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Proposals to transform Boswells department store into boutique hotel unveiled

The 282-year-old iconic Boswells site, which closed in November 2019, could receive a new breath of life as a 4-star boutique hotel. Reef Group & Oxford City Council have unveiled…

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Know before you go – a COVID-safety campaign

Know before you go: book ahead and protect your community as pubs, bars and restaurants reopen. As pubs, bars and restaurants have opened across Oxfordshire today (4 July 2020), Oxford…

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Oxford is leading a new AI lung cancer research programme

Oxford leads a new national AI research programme to improve lung cancer screening. An Oxford-led artificial intelligence (AI) research programme is being implemented across 10 NHS sites in England, hoping…

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Further arrest made in the murder of Anthony Joyce

Thames Valley Police have made a further arrest in connection with a murder investigation in Oxford. On Saturday 27 June, Police were shocked to discover the body 33-year-old Anthony Joyce,…

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Thames Valley Police issue a warning about the end of lockdown

This weekend will see pubs, bars and restaurants re-open their doors for trading. As we reported earlier today, Police forces across England have warned people not to risk swapping one…

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Oxford to receive two new bus gates during August

Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council have announced plans to install new temporary bus gates in Oxford. In recent weeks, Oxford campaigners have been vocal in their support for…

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Trading Standards warn against misleading face mask claims

Traders in Oxfordshire are being warned not to sell low-tech face coverings as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or make claims they provide protection against COVID-19. Face masks and coverings have…

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Lucky to be alive – the story of Jenny Eadon

Jenny Eadon receives a ‘clap out’ as she leaves intensive care. Jenny Eadon is a 77 year old artist from a village just outside of Banbury.  She is also a…

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Urgent appeal for witnesses – aggravated burglary

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after an aggravated burglary in Oxford. Police have today issued a statement and appeal for witnesses regarding an aggravated burglary that took place…

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Seatbelts the focus on a new campaign

Thames Valley launches a new campaign to target those not wearing seatbelts. Despite the fact that wearing a seatbelt has been been compulsory in the UK since 1983, and the…

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