Oxfordshire

Platinum Jubilee: Goring and Streatley in longest street party bid

BBC Oxford News Feed - 8 hours 35 min ago
The party in Goring and Streatley will join the two villages and straddle two counties.
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Southern Health: Trust boss says 'more learning to do'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 14:04
Southern Health's Care Quality Commission rating recently fell from good to requires improvement.
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Final stages of Barton Park in Oxford approved

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 11:02
Work at Barton Park started in 2015 and will eventually include 885 homes.
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Rail strike: RMT union votes for national action

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 22:53
RMT members vote in favour of strike action across Network Rail and 13 train operating companies.
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Swimmer Nigel Downing, 70, in Strait of Bonifacio challenge

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 11:56
Nigel Downing, 70, is set to swim between Corsica and Sardinia to raise money for charity.
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Ukrainian Olympic rower and wife 'so grateful' after escaping to England

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 09:28
Dmytro Mikhai and Dasha Kutanova are living with the family of Team GB rower Jack Beaumont.
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Music festivals: Only 13% of UK headliners in 2022 are female

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 07:59
Organisers insist some progress has been made, following 50/50 promise made in 2017.
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Banbury gang jailed after victim's 'harrowing ordeal'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 14:03
The woman was assaulted, forced to take drugs and later raped at a house in Banbury last June.
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Chilterns red kites: Plea not to feed birds after meat drops on heads

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 09:45
Several complaints are made after red kites drop scraps of cooked and uncooked meat from the skies.
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Oxford low-traffic neighbourhood measures targeted by vandals

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 16:33
The measures are meant to allow resident access to streets while preventing their use as short-cuts.
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Oxford Mini plant strikes end after pay deal

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 19:13
Unite members secure a pay deal which could see their wages rise by up to 21%
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ATM thefts: Six men from organised crime group jailed

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 15:36
The gang targeted cashpoints in the south of England using explosive gases and flammable liquids.
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Oxford LTNs: Work to roll out a further three schemes to end

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 12:34
The plan for the three Low Traffic Neighbourhoods was approved by the council's leader in December.
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Binfield Heath: Passengers flee from burning bus

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 12:31
A bus burst into flames as it was travelling through Binfield Heath after a passing motorist flagged it down.
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Binfield Heath: Passengers flee from burning bus

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 12:24
A bus burst into flames as it was travelling through Binfield Heath, after a passing motorist flagged it down.
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HMP Bullingdon expansion gets approval from Cherwell District Council

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 09:49
HMP Bullingdon, near Bicester, has about 1,100 inmates but it will soon have space for another 247.
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Oxford United: James Henry and Elliott Moore extend contracts at League One club

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 09:04
James Henry and Elliott Moore extend their contracts to stay at League One side Oxford United next season.
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Women's Tour: Competition to design final stage start flag

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 08:13
The winning entry will be used to kick off the final day of racing in Chipping Norton on 11 June.
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North West Bicester: New forest school opens

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/19/2022 - 08:19
The school was delayed by the Covid pandemic, and the discovery of a colony of badgers.
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East Oxford Community Centre: Groups displaced by £5.4m redevelopment

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:54
Fusion Arts and the East Oxford Community Association are among those looking for a new home.
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