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Update: One dead after three-car collision in Witney Road near Brize Norton

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

5:32pm Monday 1st September 2014

A PERSON has died after a three-vehicle crash in Witney Road near Brize Norton.

Music and food fans tuck in at Big Feastival

Witney Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

ROCK star Alex James and chef Jamie Oliver joined 16,000 festival-goers in hailing their Big Feastival “the best yet”.

County council's cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian steps down

Witney Gazette: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

11:35am Monday 1st September 2014

COUNTY council cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian has stood down from his position.

Scales of Justice: 18 people up in court

Witney Gazette: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

18 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Grandfather killed in Isle of Man motorbike crash 'died doing what he loved'

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A former Formula 1 mechanic and Eynsham driving instructor has been killed in a motorbike crash on the Isle of Man.

Man punched in face in clash over bicycle

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Monday 1st September 2014

A 22-year-old man was left bruised and with a chipped tooth after being punched in the face in Witney.

Drivers facing delays on Oxfordshire roads

Witney Gazette: Traffic Alert general

8:51am Monday 1st September 2014

DRIVERS are facing delays of up to 15 minutes this morning due to heavy traffic.

Theatrical costume charity faces final curtain after 46 years

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Wanted: a new home for 7,000 costumes, accessories and props, 3,000sq m or more.

Customers sorry to see Witney pharmacy move from High Street

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A PHARMACY chain is closing its shop in the centre of Witney and moving to a health centre.

New homes meeting

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

7:20am Monday 1st September 2014

Residents have their first chance to comment on a plan for nearly 10,000 new homes today.

Campaigner delighted at £160m boost to cancer drug fund

Witney Gazette: Prime Minister David Cameron meeting cancer campaigner Clive Stone in 2010. Picture: Andrew Parsons

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Cancer campaigner Clive Stone has welcomed news of a £160m boost to a drug fund set up following his fight for drug treatment.

Musicians strike last blow of the year for Carterton bandstand

Witney Gazette:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

The sound of a traditional British summer was played out in Carterton yesterday as the town bandstand hosted its final show for the year.

Finance member steps down from cabinet

Witney Gazette: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Arash Fatemian, Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet member for finance, has resigned from the cabinet.

Oxfordshire 'Oyster' mired in debate over technology

Witney Gazette:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN OYSTER-style travel card for Oxfordshire is being hampered by technology wrangles, it has been claimed.

Saddle up for a charity horse ride

Witney Gazette: WHATEVER IT TAKES: Michael Wood who has written a book after his horrific horse riding accident and is raising funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

6:50am Monday 1st September 2014

Registration is open for a charity horse ride at Blenheim Palace, in Woodstock, on Friday, September 19.

Micro gym will be a big asset to Leafield village

Witney Gazette:

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A COMMUNITY gym is to be built in a West Oxfordshire village.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Witney Gazette: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

The week's best pictures

Witney Gazette:

6:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Our picture editor Leah McLaren takes her pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why she reckons they make the grade

Trains cancelled after person hit by train

Witney Gazette: A First Great Western High Speed Train

3:32pm Saturday 30th August 2014

TRAINS from Oxford to London Paddington were cancelled this afternoon after a person was hit by a train at Ealing Broadway.

Check out the Witney Scouts named Sainsbury's charity of the year

Witney Gazette:

10:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

SCOUT Sarah Dalton went for a spin in a Sainsbury’s trolley as the superstore named a Witney scout group its charity of the year.

Victims of crime in Oxfordshire to get £1m in support from Thames Valley Police

Witney Gazette:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

ONE million pounds has been made available to help victims of crime by the Thames Valley’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Acts jump through hoops as Big Feastival begins

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

SOPHIE Greenwood showed punters at the Big Feastival how to hula yesterday, as the event opened with musical performances from Reggae Reggae sauce entrepreneur Levi Roots and Abba tribute act Bjorn Again.

It's all in the worst possible taste - hospital's food condemned

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

FOOD quality at Witney Community Hospital has been ranked as the third worst in England.

Connor Tremble murder: Couple recall 'confrontation with psychopath'

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

TEENAGER Denise Stratford says killer Will Blencowe’s footprint is still on her window after he tried to break into her home, a week before he murdered Connor Tremble.

Connor Tremble murder: Life sentence for ‘jealous’ killer who has never shown remorse

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

MURDERER Will Blencowe will serve a life sentence for fatally stabbing Connor Tremble in a “vicious and carefully planned” attack.

Last paddle weir on Thames to keep its centuries-old ways

Witney Gazette:

5:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A WEIR in West Oxfordshire is believed to be one of the last in the world to use ancient techniques of managing river flow.

Childcare provision above the national average

Witney Gazette: CARE AND CAREERS: Career is just child’s play

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE is one of the few places in the UK where enough out-of-school childcare is available, a report has revealed.

Most of Oxfordshire will have fast broadband by late next year

Witney Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PROJECT to equip 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Oxfordshire with superfast broadband is on track to be completed by the end of next year, say county council bosses.

Big Feastival: A sheaf of music and food down on Alex's farm

Witney Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Pop stars, TV personalities and top chefs will join 20,000 fun-seekers on a West Oxfordshire farm this weekend for what must surely be the country’s most rarefied music festival.

Roadworks on A420 near Shrivenham finish a week early

Witney Gazette: a420 alert

3:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

Roadworks scheduled to rumble on until mid-September have finished a week early.

No10 seed has smashing time on new courts

Witney Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

DAVID Cameron played tennis on recently- resurfaced courts against club members.

FA honours Charlbury Town FC's Keith Claridge for half-century of service to sport

Witney Gazette:

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

WHEN Keith Claridge started his love affair with his town football team, the sporting landscape was a different world.

William Blencowe sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering Connor Tremble

Witney Gazette:

10:13am Friday 29th August 2014

William Blencowe has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Connor Tremble.

Connor Tremble murder: I'm better off behind bars, killer told psychiatrist

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

MURDERER Will Blencowe told a psychiatrist in prison he was better off behind bars, the jury was told during the trial.

Connor Tremble murder: Fatal attack fuelled by jealousy over ex

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

JEALOUS Will Blencowe stabbed Connor Tremble 15 times when he found out he was dating his former girlfriend Aimee Harrison, the court heard.

Connor Tremble murder: 'We finally believe that we have got justice for Connor'

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE mother of murdered teenager Connor Tremble said she has endured a “living nightmare” after his killer was convicted.

Connor Tremble murder: Blencowe convicted of carefully-planned killing

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CONNOR Tremble’s family simply said “we have got justice” after Will Blencowe was convicted of the 17-year-old’s murder.

Connor Tremble murder: Mother gathers book of tributes to her son

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CONNOR Tremble’s mother has gathered tributes to her son in a book she opened up at his funeral.

Chilly challenge supports efforts to combat disease

Witney Gazette:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

TIPPING buckets of icy water over your head has never been of use for anything more than perhaps getting a cold.

UPDATE: Will Blencowe guilty of murdering Connor Tremble in Oxford house + family statement

Witney Gazette:

8:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WILL Blencowe has today been found guilty of murdering 17-year-old Connor Tremble.

RAF reservists’ Freedom march will be a ‘first’

Witney Gazette: Jeanette Baker

6:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

RAF reservists based at Brize Norton will march through Witney next month for the first time since they were awarded the Freedom of the County.

Henry Box School's class of 1980 gets back together

Witney Gazette:

4:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE class of 1980 at Witney's Henry Box School is holding a reunion on Saturday.

Forklift driver jailed for sex attempt with 14-year-old girl

Witney Gazette: Oxford Crown Court

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FORKLIFT truck driver has been jailed for two years for trying to meet and have sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Delays on First Great Western trains due to signalling problem

Witney Gazette: A First Great Western High Speed Train

2:58pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TRAINS between Didcot Parkway and Reading are delayed by up to 20 minutes due to an earlier signalling problem.

Mother and daughter open a female-only fitness studio

Witney Gazette:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MOTHER and daughter have teamed up to launch a new female-only fitness studio in Witney.

Service sector firms have helped boost Oxfordshire recovery

Witney Gazette:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW report highlights Oxfordshire as a recovery success story.

Brewery stocks pubs with defibrillators

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BREWERY is looking at where best to equip its Oxfordshire pubs with life-saving machines.

New Carterton 'residents' have a timeless quality

Witney Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

CRADLING a baby as a military serviceman looks on, she could be any woman to have graced the streets of Carterton in its 114-year history.

The Scales of Justice: 20 people up in court

Witney Gazette: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Asbestos-related deaths 'will peak in next five years'

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

ASBESTOS deaths are set to reach a record high in Oxfordshire in the next six years, it has been warned.







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