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Witney’s Langdale Hall up for sale

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A WITNEY town centre hall has been put up for sale after being valued at more than £750,000.

Man’s ear bitten off in Witney bar fight

Witney Gazette: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man bit off another man’s ear during a fight in Norton’s Cafe Bar in Langdale Court at about 11.30pm on Saturday.

Council lobby for increased pothole cash

Witney Gazette: Cllr Jean Fooks alongside a pothole at Carfax Tower in Oxford city centre, the third-worst location for compensation claims

6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE county’s potholes will be brought to the Government’s attention as the council vowed to lobby for more cash.

Jewellery stolen from Carterton home

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

3:48pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

JEWELLERY was stolen in a burglary at a house in Alvescot Road, Carterton on Saturday .

Man bites off other man's ear in attack in Witney bar

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

3:22pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN bit off another man’s ear during a fight in Norton’s Cafe Bar in Langdale Court, Witney.

NHS staff crisis looms

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

bosses at the county’s main hsopitals are having to spend millions of pounds extra on agency workers due to staff shortages.

Jobs in jeopardy as phone shops are closed

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

WORKERS at four Oxfordshire Phones 4U outlets are waiting to discover what will happen to their jobs after the telecommunications company faced administration.

Teddy takes to the skies for round-the-world charity trip

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MEET the latest recruit for RAF Brize Norton’s 99 Squadron.

Case to be delayed

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A musician will stand trial early next year accused of a string of sex crimes dating back 40 years.

Residents invited to celebrate their district

Witney Gazette: Cogges Manor Farm

7:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CELEBRATION of West Oxfordshire is being staged this week, with free guided walks, bike rides and horse rides available to residents, as well as discounted entry into attractions.

Fog warning for Oxfordshire

Witney Gazette:

7:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A YELLOW weather warning for fog has been issued for Oxfordshire this morning.

Carousel church service rolls around for 50th anniversary

Witney Gazette:

7:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE 50th anniversary of the Witney Feast carousel church service got the 771st edition of the event under way.

Good summer means corking vintage for our wine-makers

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S winemakers are looking forward to raising a glass to next month’s harvest after a perfect summer for growing grapes.

Thames Water complaints drop

6:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Thames Water has reduced the number of complaints it receives by 10,300 in a year, a new report has found.

Call handlers will go hi-tech with the public

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE call handlers are set to use the latest technology to create a greater picture of members of the public getting in touch.

Volunteers will run half of county’s libraries by 2015

Witney Gazette:

5:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS will be staffing almost half the county’s libraries by next year as controversial changes come into force.

Teenager’s DIY mission to help orphans

Witney Gazette:

10:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

MOST 16-year-olds spend their summers with friends in the park or out shopping.

£37.5m health cash set to be signed off

Witney Gazette:

5:20pm Monday 15th September 2014

SENIOR health officials are being asked to sign off a submission for £37.5m of funding from NHS England this week.

Inaccurate breast cancer tests probe ongoing

Witney Gazette: Breast cancer charities are encouraging more women to go for screening

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

INVESTIGATIONS into why 30 women had to be recalled over fears about inaccurate breast cancer tests are ongoing, the Oxford University Hospitals Trust said.

Cherry farms miss out on record crops

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

FARMERS around the country are boasting record cherry sales this year, but the fortunes of those in Oxfordshire have blossomed less well.

Vinegar producer's taste triumph

Witney Gazette:

11:30am Monday 15th September 2014

A vinegar producer has been given an award for using traditional flavours and characteristics.

Cost concerns over landmark 'liberties' case

Witney Gazette:

11:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A LANDMARK court case is set to cost Oxfordshire’s social care service thousands of pounds because of changes to how councils protect people in care.

The Scales of Justice – 20 people up in court

Witney Gazette: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 15th September 2014

20 cases heard recently at Oxford Magistrates’ Court

Report’s council verdict

Witney Gazette: oxfordshire county council logo round

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

There are “no concerns” about changes to Oxfordshire County Council’s governance structure, a report says.

UPDATE: Heavy traffic across Oxfordshire causing queues

Witney Gazette: Traffic Alert general

8:24am Monday 15th September 2014

There is heavy traffic this morning on the A34 northbound between Abingdon North and the Hinksey Hill Interchange.

The many remember how much is owed to The Few

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE Battle of Britain’s 74th anniversary was commemorated across Oxfordshire yesterday with parades and church services.

All the home's a stage for fundraising actors

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Monday 15th September 2014

PERFORMERS of the Stonesfield Players took on various characters for a marathon 12 hours to raise more than £330 for a West Oxfordshire charity.

Striding and riding to aid county's historic churches

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Monday 15th September 2014

CYCLISTS took to Oxfordshire’s countryside over the weekend to tour of some of its finest churches while also raising money to help maintain historic churches across Oxfordshire.

Recycling details available online

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

6:20am Monday 15th September 2014

RESIDENTS can now find out their bin collection dates online.

‘Poor management’s driving special constables to resign’

Witney Gazette:

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A FORMER volunteer police officer has claimed “poor management” has led to more than 100 special constables leaving in the past two years.

Discounted activities on offer in district

Witney Gazette:

5:30am Monday 15th September 2014

MOUNTAIN bike rides, guided walks and horse rides will be available at discounted prices for West Oxfordshire attractions this week.

Man arrested in connection with Liberty Baker death re-bailed

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

5:11pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A man arrested following the death of schoolgirl Liberty Baker has been re-bailed by Thames Valley Police.

Battle of Britain marked by 4624 Squadron's first march through Witney since Freedom of County given

Witney Gazette:

3:30pm Sunday 14th September 2014

ROYAL Air Force reservists of 4624 Squadron marched through Witney this morning to mark the beginning of Battle of Britain Week.

Police and Crime Commissioner 'concerned for future' as new budget cuts set to take effect

Witney Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

IN November, the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) will have been in the new job for two years. Crime reporter Ben Wilkinson spoke to Anthony Stansfeld about the job, the threat of further funding cuts and the future for Thames Valley Police

Brave four-year-old with rare brain condition joins group for Legoland fun

Witney Gazette:

4:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

DESPITE being unable to walk or talk, four-year-old Isabella Gardiner never fails to put a smile on her mum Tracey’s face.

From an heir to the throne to a lot of hot air, we capture it all

Witney Gazette:

2:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Photographer Richard Cave takes his pick of the week's best photographs and tells us why he reckons they make the grade.

Man's walking tall after losing more than 10 stone

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A FORMER fried breakfast-lover has lost a ‘woman’ from his life.

Bishop joins Thames Path pilgrimage

Witney Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

FOR hundreds of years Christian pilgrims have trodden well-worn paths to holy sites from Jerusalem to Canterbury in search of a closer relationship with God.

Downton stars big fans of Bampton butchers’ bangers

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

PRIZE-WINNING bangers made by a village butchers have taken on a whole new level of fame after being endorsed by Downton Abbey stars.

It’s not too late to apply for charitable aid

Witney Gazette: Gannett Foundation logo  (9554835)

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

GOOD causes across the county have two extra weeks to apply for their chance to win up to £10,000.

Councils merger plan is given £400,000 funding

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

7:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

AN OXFORDSHIRE council’s move to merge services with three other authorities has been given £400,000 of Government funding.

Fans are out in force as the Tour of Britain pedals past + video

Witney Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

STAGE six of the Tour of Britain raced through Oxfordshire yesterday as hundreds of fans turned out to catch a glimpse of their cycling heroes.

Anne has a clear round at Blenheim Horse Trials

Witney Gazette:

6:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

FORMER royal Olympic rider Princess Anne rolled back the years yesterday at the Blenheim horse trials.

PM's personal video to teens

Witney Gazette:

6:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

PRIME Minister and Witney MP David Cameron sent a personal video message to youngsters who completed their National Citizen Service in Oxfordshire.

Hospitals failing to meet targets on dementia tests

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

HOSPITALS in Oxfordshire are failing targets for screening elderly patients for dementia, potentially missing hundreds of cases every month.

Mums ride out to help Africa education plan

Witney Gazette:

9:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

FIVE mums from a school near Chipping Norton raised more than £3,000 for charity by each cycling 54 miles.

Cancer survivor will face a fear of heights for charity

Witney Gazette:

9:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A BREAST cancer survivor with a fear of heights will skydive to raise cash for charity.

Rail worker killed after stepping in front of Cotswold Line train near Charlbury

Witney Gazette: A Class 180 Adelante train calls at Charlbury station on Wednesday

5:10pm Friday 12th September 2014

AN EXPERIENCED railway worker died when he walked out in front of a Cotswold Line train near Charlbury, after telling a co-worker and friend to get lost.

How communities keep growing and growing

Witney Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

AS developers swarm in on Woodstock looking to double the size of the town with another 1,500 homes, DAN ROBINSON looks at other towns in Oxfordshire that have grown from small beginnings to become significant population centres

Rare mirror saved after £33,000 was raised to keep it in the county

Witney Gazette: Bid to find UK buyer for Iron Age mirror

5:01pm Friday 12th September 2014

A RARE Iron Age artefact at risk of leaving the country has been saved after £33,000 was raised to keep it in Oxfordshire.

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