Leafield-based Caterham F1 car-maker goes into administration

Witney Gazette:

11:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE West Oxfordshire-based maker of Caterham Formula 1 racing cars has gone into administration.

Simple online test gives people a vital warning of bone fracturing disease osteoporosis

Witney Gazette:

10:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A SENIOR medic wants 1,000 over-50s in Oxfordshire to take a simple online test to see if they are at risk of a common bone disease.

Poll's outcome to be used to fight homes

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

5:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

A PUBLIC poll will be held in Woodstock after plans were unveiled to build up to 1,500 homes east of the town.

Nearly full cemetery set to be closed for future burials

Witney Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A “full up” graveyard is set to close, preventing residents from being buried in their village.

Police stay tight-lipped over use of terror laws to snoop on journalists

Witney Gazette: police officer rear

4:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

SENIOR Thames Valley Police chiefs are refusing to say whether they know if their officers have been using an anti-terrorism law to discover journalists’ secret sources.

Severe weather warning for Oxfordshire following Hurricane Gonzalo

Witney Gazette: After the heatwave comes the thunderstorms: 'Yellow Alert' as heavy rain forecast

2:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

SEVERE weather warnings are in place for Oxford tomorrow.

Lanes closed after bus and truck crash on A361

Witney Gazette: Traffic Alert general

1:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BUS and a truck collided between Chipping Norton and Shipton-under-Wychwood this morning.

Radiographers take strike action as part of pay dispute

Witney Gazette: John Radcliffe Hospital stock

9:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital will walk out today in the latest round of industrial action over pay.

County is braced for battering by winds tomorrow in wake of Hurricane Gonzalo

Witney Gazette: storm clouds coming over Norton for consideration in the press Picture of the Week feature.Best wishes,Nick Fletcher (9045746)

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

STRONG winds could hit Oxfordshire tomorrow, as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo reach the UK.

Blenheim Palace plans to open gates to music fans with series of concerts

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

WOODSTOCK has welcomed plans to hold a series of concerts at Blenheim Palace.

Man who scared off burglars with a sword from his Witney home is left feeling 'a bag of nerves'

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

A BURGLARY victim who scared off his intruders while holding a sword said the incident had left him emotionally scarred.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Monday

Witney Gazette:

7:31am Monday 20th October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

Ambulance watchdog needs county member

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Nominations are being sought for an Oxfordshire member of a body which oversees the county’s ambulance service.

Taking the sugar out of diet is film’s sweet plan for Oxfordshire residents' health

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Rose Hill have taken to the silver screen to encourage families across Oxfordshire to make healthier food choices.

Rising social care demands following child exploitation cases lead to council cash warning

Witney Gazette: Ian Hudspeth

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RISING demand in social care will make it even harder for the county council to balance the books next year, its leader has warned Ian Hudspeth revealed there was an overspend on adult and children’s social care this year.

Didcot steam enthusiast chuffed by Combe Mill show’s popularity

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

TRADITIONAL industries of wood and steam came together at the original sawmill and workshop of the Blenheim Palace estate, Combe Mill.

Council and NHS leaders defend use of office space by county unions

Witney Gazette: WAR ON WASTE: Jonathan Isaby

7:29pm Sunday 19th October 2014

COUNCIL and NHS leaders have defended allowing their buildings to be used by unions after concerns that this goes against official guidance.

Clarkson gets points on licence

Witney Gazette: Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been caught speeding

11:02am Saturday 18th October 2014

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is to receive points on his driving licence after being caught speeding, he has admitted.

The week's best pictures: from ballroom to barrels, our snappers are on a roll

Witney Gazette:

6:00pm Saturday 18th October 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

Remains of Hurricane Gonzalo to cause strong winds across Oxfordshire this week

Witney Gazette: Wild winds headed towards Cornwall

12:09pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Strong winds will hit Oxfordshire on Tuesday as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK.

Details of 11th Duke of Marlborough's funeral released

Witney Gazette:

9:50am Saturday 18th October 2014

FAMILY and close friends will attend the funeral of the 11th Duke of Marlborough on Friday in Woodstock, Blenheim Palace has said.

Sex crime reports in Oxfordshire rise by 22 per cent

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

The number of sex crimes reported to police in Oxfordshire rose by 22 per cent in the last year, new figures have revealed.

Thousands like Facebook post on council page criticising traffic chaos

Witney Gazette: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

WHEN Charles New posted a comment on Oxfordshire County Council’s Facebook page about traffic gridlock, it prompted thousands of responses.

Site visit proposed over plan for 270 homes in Witney

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

6:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

COUNCILLORS are expected to support visiting the site in Witney of a controversial plan for 270 homes before making a decision.

'We're doing all we can to ease traffic jams' says councillor after gridlock in county

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

EVERYTHING possible is being done to keep traffic flowing across the county, the county council’s transport representative has said.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Friday

Witney Gazette:

6:44am Friday 17th October 2014

Follow our blog for coverage of the hold-ups on Oxford' and the county's roads today, plus any other transport delays

Lane reopens on A44 near Yarnton after drainage works

Witney Gazette: a44 alert

4:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

The A44 Woodstock Road has reopened after one lane in Yarnton was shut because of drainage works.

Twelfth Duke of Marlborough Jamie Spencer-Churchill to move into Blenheim Palace

Witney Gazette:

3:22pm Friday 17th October 2014

JAMIE Spencer-Churchill - the 12th Duke of Marlborough - will move into Blenheim Palace, the estate confirmed today.

Woman trying to save dog rescued from River Evenlode near Stonesfield

Witney Gazette: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

12:56pm Friday 17th October 2014

AN ELDERLY woman was rescued from a river as she tried to rescue her dog  this morning. 

Son inherits 12th Duke of Marlborough title but Blenheim Palace stays with trustees

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

BLENHEIM Palace will remain under the control of trustees as the late Duke of Marlborough’s heir – Jamie Spencer-Churchill – inherited his father’s title.

Blenheim Palace flag flies at half mast and tributes paid after Duke of Marlborough dies aged 88

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

THE Prime Minister and Oxfordshire’s political leaders led tributes to the Duke of Marlborough, John Spencer-Churchill, after his death was announced by Blenheim Palace.

Bail overhaul is long overdue says mum of abused children

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A MUM of two boys who were sexually abused warned last night that victims suffer when police keep suspects on bail for months or even years.

Two-vehicle collision in Shilton Road, Carterton

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

7:34am Friday 17th October 2014

THE B4020 Shilton Road in Carterton is blocked after a collision involving two vehicles. 

Dealer and burglar held escort for £500 ransom

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Friday 17th October 2014

A BURGLAR and cannabis dealer kidnapped an escort and her boyfriend and held them hostage for a ransom of £500.

A4095 at North Leigh partially blocked after two-vehicle collision

Witney Gazette:

7:23am Friday 17th October 2014

THE A4095 at North Leigh is partially blocked after a two-vehicle collision. 

Train delays prompt review of work on £2bn rail project

Witney Gazette: A First Great Western High Speed Train

6:30am Friday 17th October 2014

WORK on the £2bn rail improvement project for Oxfordshire and the South East is being reviewed after it delayed county train services.

Elderly urged to claim what they’re rightfully entitled to

Witney Gazette:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

ABOUT 6,000 elderly people in Oxfordshire are not claiming pension credit despite being entitled to it, Age UK Oxfordshire has said.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Thursday

Witney Gazette:

6:42am Thursday 16th October 2014

Follow our blog for coverage of the hold-ups on Oxford' and the county's roads today, plus any other transport delays

Breaking News: The Duke of Marlborough has died, aged 88; Prime Minister David Cameron leads tributes

Witney Gazette:

12:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The Duke of Marlborough has died, Blenheim Palace has confirmed this afternoon.

Council unveils plan for tunnel under Oxford city centre to ease congestion

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

BUSES could be running in underground tunnels beneath Oxford’s congested streets in a multi-million-pound scheme unveiled by Ian Hudspeth.

Thames Valley Police tight-lipped over use of snooping law on journalists

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

THAMES Valley Police has refused to reveal if it has continued to use anti-terrorism laws to snoop on journalists.

Fraudster sentenced after charging Carterton pensioner £13,600 for roof repairs

Witney Gazette: oxfordshire county council logo round

4:31pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A TRADER who who tried to charge a Carterton pensioner £13,600 for roof repair work that was not needed has been ordered to pay compensation.

Update: Normal service resumes following delays between Oxfordshire and Paddington

Witney Gazette: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:13am Thursday 16th October 2014

TRAINS between Oxfordshire and London Paddington are returning to normal after signal problems this morning.

Network Rail stops part of electrification work for Oxfordshire after it led to delays

Witney Gazette:

2:22pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Work on the £2bn rail improvement project for Oxfordshire and the South East is being reviewed after it delayed county train services.

Witney complex latest to join firm's expanding retirement homes portfolio

Witney Gazette:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

OLD age is good for business, at least if you are Richmond Villages.

The Scales of Justice – 19 people up in court

Witney Gazette: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

19 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Schools first aid project IMPs wins award

Witney Gazette: Nicole Faux with IMPS manager Lynn Pilgrim

10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

AN injury prevention programme protecting children across the county has been recognised for its work.

A lack of volunteers puts Eynsham and Leafield fairs in jeopardy

Witney Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO popular village fairs could be called off because of a shortage of volunteers.

One in 20 county residents hitting drink danger levels says Alcohol Concern

Witney Gazette: A glass of wine (4347231)

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

About one in 20 adults in the county are putting their health at serious risk by heavy drinking, a leading charity has warned.

Dole queue shortens across Oxfordshire

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

The number of people on the dole in Oxfordshire has fallen again.






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