• Thu. Apr 18th, 2024

Oxford church building broken into by thieves

The minister of a nearly-completed church has described a break-in which damaged its doors and windows as “a terrible blow”. Staff St Andrew’s Church in Orchard Road, Dean Court, plan…

Strange posters are appearing in Mill Street, Oxford

A series of strange posters have been spotted on a street in the city, but what do they mean? The billboard on the side of Pack and Send in Mill…

Casting for the Oxford season of Come Dine With Me open now

A POPULAR cooking show is coming to Oxfordshire in September and are looking for local restaurants and chefs to take part. Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me is back with…

Man denies coercive and controlling behaviour charge

A man is accused of threatening to ‘kick their unborn child to death’ during a two-year campaign of controlling behaviour towards his then partner. Jay Reynolds, 25, is said by…

Oxford LTN planter vandalised

Plants in an Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) traffic filter have been “systematically snapped off” in an act of “petty vandalism”. During the last few months, several LTN traffic filters throughout…

Hundreds of animal cruelty calls in Oxfordshire over 3 years

HUNDREDS of calls warning of deliberate animal cruelty in Oxfordshire have been made to RSPCA helplines over the last three years, new figures show. The RSPCA said it is a…

Doughnut Time will be opening in Westgate Centre next month

A NEW doughnut shop is opening in Oxford next month. Doughnut Time, a sweet-treat chain, is opening a new store in the Westgate Centre between Rituals and the Library, and…

Man, 21, in court over Cowley Road ‘shooting’

A Cowley man is due before the magistrates this morning in connection with a shooting on Sunday. Emman Riasat, 21, of Outram Road, Cowley, has been charged by the police…

New rabies jab could help prevent thousands of deaths every year, say experts

A new single-shot rabies vaccine shows promising results in protecting against the disease, early research suggests. Phase 1 clinical trial results also indicate the jab is safe. The new vaccine…

First picture of Oxfordshire dad who broke his baby’s bones

This is the face of twisted dad Ryan Briston, who subjected his newborn son to repeated attacks as the ‘red mist’ descended. The 27-year-old eventually confessed to handling the boy…