Fete serves up village party spirit

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July 28, 2014

NINE-YEAR-OLD Rosie Rasala proved her table tennis skills at a village fete.
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Schools told ‘stop hoarding or we will claw back cash’

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July 28, 2014

SCHOOLS have been warned they should stop hoarding the £18m they have in reserves and “spend on today’s children”.
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Overturned lorry on M40 near Banbury causes traffic problems

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July 28, 2014

AN OVERTURNED lorry is causing problems on the M40 near Banbury.
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Pupils ramp up reading skills with Project X

Pupils at St Leonard’s Church of England Primary School in Banbury have come on leaps and bounds in their literacy skills thanks to a brand new reading project set up by Oxford University Press.


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A look back at summer 1914: All kinds of products were still on sale

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July 28, 2014

IT WAS business as usual for Oxford shops as war approached. The summer sales were coming to an end and shop managers were keen to extract those last few coppers from housewives’ purses to fill their tills.
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A look back at summer 1914: War inevitable but county life carries on regardless

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July 28, 2014

THE people of Oxfordshire were determined not to let the threat of war in 1914 disrupt their normal way of life. There was a full cricket programme, with teams competing for the Telegraph and Airey Cups, while Oxford City took on the mayor, Alderman...
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Memory Lane Monday: A look at the summer of 2014 with John Chipperfield

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July 28, 2014

It's our weekly look back at times gone past in Oxfordshire, with John Chipperfield. This week life in Oxfordshire is remembered as war is announced
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A look back at summer 1914:

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July 28, 2014

WHAT was life like as war approached in 1914? By all accounts, people were determined to carry on as usual.
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Resident fails to be street smart

A litter lout who flytipped rubbish bags at the end of his own street was rumbled after investigating officers found his address among the household waste.
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Signings Update

Further player added to the United squad for the coming season
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Rape charge dropped against man

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July 28, 2014

The charge against a 22-year-old man accused of raping a teenage girl in Carterton last year are dropped.
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County Council brings 10 minute shake ups to Banbury

Super-hula hoopers and the movers and shakers of Banbury should get along to Castle Quays shopping centre on Thursday 14 August to show off their skills as part of Oxfordshire County Council’s Eat Well, Move More campaign.


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New manager at village care home

Lake House Residential Home in Adderbury has welcomed a new manager.
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Tests awaited on fish deaths cause

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July 28, 2014

The Environment Agency is investigating what caused the death of about 250 fish in Oxfordshire.
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Lights out – Cherwell remembers

Cherwell residents can join the rest of the country in a shared moment of reflection next month to mark the 100 years since the moment Britain entered World War One. On Monday, 4 August residents and businesses across the country will be switching off ...
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French ‘gutted’ to miss out on gold

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July 28, 2014

Shooter Matthew French admits it was "gut-wrenching" to miss out on a Commonwealth Games gold in the double trap event.
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Warning for heavy rain across Oxfordshire

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July 28, 2014

HEAVY showers are forecast for the county as the the area was issued a a yellow rain warning until 9pm today.
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All tickets sold out for this year’s Fairport’s Cropredy Convention

Fairport’s Cropredy Convention, Oxfordshire’s longest-established rock festival, has sold all the available tickets ten days before the gates open.


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Appeal for help to find missing teenager

Police have launched an appeal to find a 16-year-old girl who has been missing over the weekend.
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Riley loaned to Oxford

Oxford have completed the signing of full-back Joe Riley on a short-term loan deal from Bolton.
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Investigation launched as hundreds of fish killed in Didcot stream

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July 28, 2014

SOME 250 fish have been found dead in a stream in Didcot.
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