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Visitors to former quarry in Chinnor told to stay away

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 15:21
"Gangs of people" were at the disused quarry "without any concern for social distancing", an MP says.
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Coronavirus: Independent cinemas unlikely to open before September

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 01:00
An Independent Cinema Office survey found only a quarter of venues planned to open before autumn.
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Coronavirus: Peter Gough died at Oxford hospital after 'lack of PPE'

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 10:36
Emma Gough says hospitals should do more to protect admin staff after her father died.
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Formula 1: Williams up for sale after £13m loss last year

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:13
The Williams Formula 1 team and wider company group are up for sale after posting a £13m loss last year.
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Campaigners raise cash to buy Bladon's White House pub

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 15:28
The group say they are "thrilled" to have an offer accepted on the 16th Century pub in Oxfordshire.
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Thames Valley officer had mask pulled off in attack

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 13:50
Craig O'Leary, of Thames Valley Police Federation, says officers are subjected to "horrific" assaults.
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Police use horses in Oxford to chase down wanted man

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:02
Officers say the spectacle in Oxford may have provided "light entertainment" for neighbours.
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Oxford City Council defends having two deputy leaders

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 14:04
The council's Labour leader Susan Brown says having two deputies gives "strength" to her team
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Coronavirus: Oxford University intends to teach face-to-face

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 13:36
The university's vice-chancellor says emerging from coronavirus "will be slow and protracted".
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Oxford £50m electric bus bid in doubt over cost issues

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:11
Bus companies estimate the cost of replacing their fleets at more than the £50m on offer.
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Coronavirus: 'Short-lived' rebound in house hunter demand

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 09:09
Buyer demand leapt when curbs on the sector were lifted in England, but may not last long-term, analysis says.
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Plan for £6m River Thames bridge on Oxford approved

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 13:18
The bridge will cross the River Thames at Oxpens Meadow to link it with Oxford city centre.
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Coronavirus: Children and older adults to take part in vaccine trial

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 08:24
The Oxford trial will monitor the effects on thousands of people's immune systems.
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Coronavirus: Hospital admin worker who died 'was given no sanitizer'

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 18:45
Hospital admin worker Peter Gough should have been better protected, his friend says.
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Joel Cooper: Linfield winger linked with Oxford United move

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 15:05
League One side Oxford United are interested in bringing Linfield winger Joel Cooper to the Kassam Stadium.
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Henley Festival replaced by 'drive-in party'

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 13:53
The event is described as the UK's "first socially distanced and safe entertainment experience".
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Coronavirus: Hydroxychloroquine trial begins in the UK

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 03:39
The study will test the drugs - one of which Donald Trump has said he is taking - against a placebo.
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'Anxiety' in Oxford Filipino community over coronavirus

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:15
A senior nurse says there is a "heightened anxiety" among community members over coronavirus.
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League One: Clubs resume talks over whether to continue or end season

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 10:11
Portsmouth say the difference in size between League One clubs makes it difficult to agree whether to continue or end their season.
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Coronavirus: Thames Valley Air Ambulance predicts £1m shortfall

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 06:59
Thames Valley Air Ambulance says it is losing revenue from the cancellation of fundraising events.
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