A DOG charity volunteer has been nominated for a national award for her work rescuing former racing dogs.Tracey Carter, of the Forever Hounds Trust in Oxford, has been shortlisted for Volunteer of the Year in the Petplan & ADCH Animal Charity Awards 2021.Now in their ninth year, the awards recognise the remarkable work carried out by animal charities and not-for-profit organisations across the UK, Ireland, and Channel Islands.
SCHOOL children have taken part in a protest against Oxford North, the huge new housing and science centre development in the city.Last week, the kids from Wolvercote School spent an afternoon studying wildlife on fields next to where the development is taking place, as a part of a protest.
Radcliffe Camera has been revealed as one of the top landmarks tourists are most looking forward to visiting in 2021.According to data from Parkdean Resorts which used Google search volumes to compare searches between March 2021 and April 2021, Oxford's Radcliffe Camera is in the top three landmarks people are most keen to visit.
Those under the age of 40 are to be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab, it has been confirmed Vaccine experts are urging anyone who has been given the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab to be on the lookout for five unusual symptoms.It was confirmed yesterday (May 7) that those under the age of 40 are to be offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine when it is their turn to receive the jab.
THE worst streets for car crime in Oxford have been revealed.Co-op has mapped car crime hotspots in the city by the number of incidents that have taken place in the past six months.Here's a list of the worst streets in Oxford and the number of incidents reported: John Radcliffe Hospital - 7 York Road - 5 Percy Street - 4 Oswestry Road - 4 Hill Top Road - 4 John Smith Drive - 4 St Nicholas Road - 4 Rose Hill A4158- 3 Cornwallis Road - 3 Shelley Road - 3 Boulter Street - 3 Temple Street - 3 Baker's Lane - 3 Wynbush Road - 3 Church Road - 3 Johnsons of Oxford - 3 Peartree Services/Shell Station - 3 Margaret Road - 3 Raymund Road - 3
Police stopped a vehicle exceeding a 30mph speed limit and the driver was found to have an expired licence.The officer stopped the speeding vehicle on Girdlestone Road, Oxford.After checking the drivers documents it was revealed that the driver had an expired provisional licence.The vehicle has now been seized and the driver has been reported.
A NEW digital guide has been launched to help Oxfordshire hospitality businesses as we come out of lockdown.Experience Oxfordshire, the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for Oxfordshire, has created the Oxfordshire Hospitality Guide which showcases places to eat and drink across the county.It will provide and aim to attract locals and visitors back to hospitality responsibly.
CALLS for the UK to 'follow suit' on Joe Biden's support for waiving the intellectual property rights on Covid vaccines to save lives have begun.Layla Moran, the MP for Oxford West and Abingdon made the call in her role as the chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus.
A CHARITY that provides food, shelter, and well-being support to those who are homeless or vulnerably housed is asking for donations to help refurbish its new site.The Porch, on Magdalen Road, has been supporting people across Oxford for the past 30 years, and over lockdown was providing meals to over 200 people each day.
A CONTAINER ship filled with essential items is now full after a group of locals joined together to provide aid for victims of a volcanic eruption.St Vincent, an island in the Caribbean, awoke to a volcanic eruption after La Soufriere erupted for the first time in more than 40 years last month.
A GROUP of schoolgirls have won an award after creating their own sustainable homeware business.The eco-friendly company, called Kioko, was created by a group of Oxford High School students as part of the Young Enterprise competition.Kioko sells bowls, candles, and hanging baskets made from coconut shells, and won Company of the Year in the South Oxfordshire Final.
HOME to some of the most respected names in jazz, Oxford’s Spin Jazz Club is hailed as among the best in the land.So highly regarded is the intimate gathering above the Wheatsheaf pub, that it was named by the All-Party Parliamentary Jazz Awards as The Best Jazz Venue in The UK.
By Eirian Jane Prosser Community Reporter OXFORD has ranked as one of the worst cities for boiler breakdowns.According to data analysis by Online Mortgage Advisor, of the Government's local authority housing statistics, Oxford was the second-worst city, after Slough, for boiler breakdowns.Data released last month showed out of the 7,502 local authority homes, 647 boilers needed to be replaced between 2019 and 2020.
AstraZeneca may pursue a full license to distribute its COVID vaccine and skip emergency-use authorization - further delaying rollout of its shots by months
AstraZeneca may skip asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency-use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine and instead pursue the more time-intensive application for a full-fledged license to sell the shot.The move would further delay any rollout of the British drugmaker's shots in the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday - citing people familiar with the matter.
Oxford, who wrote and directed the movie in her feature debut, says that everyone can relate to Winona's — and her own personal — story."That's exactly what I set out to do with writing a film about somebody on their mental health journey, and especially with anxiety," she tells EW.
Under-40s will be able to request Pfizer or Moderna vaccine after the UK’s medical regulator recommended they be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab.The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has examined increasing evidence that younger groups are slightly more likely to suffer a rare but dangerous blood clot after receiving a first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab.
Oxford’s new permanent signing Marcus McGuane will be unavailable for Saturday’s crucial Sky Bet League One game with Burton.Midfielder McGuane, who had been on loan with the U’s, this week signed from Nottingham Forest for an undisclosed fee but is currently working his way back to fitness following a thigh injury.
On Friday May 7, it was confirmed under-40s are to be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine Covid-19 vaccine experts have isseud a warning to anybody who has received the AstraZeneca/Oxford jab.People who have had the AZ vaccine jab are being urged to look out for five symptoms which could spell trouble.
By Mark Stanford Digital Reporter A BRADFORD doctor says all under-40s will be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid jab to help combat vaccine hesitancy.Under-40s are to be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) said there is an "extremely small risk" of people suffering blood clots after having the jab, but the risk of serious illness with Covid-19 also drops for younger people as infection rates fall across the country.
LIVE UPDATES: Coronavirus - These are the 12 countries and territories included in the quarantine-free 'green list'
The government has confirmed 12 countries and territories people from Northern Ireland and Great Britain can visit without having to quarantine when they return.Sign up to our public interest bulletins - get the latest news on the Coronavirus Sign up to our public interest bulletins - get the latest news on the Coronavirus LIVE UPDATES: Coronavirus NI - One additional death and 65 new infections detected in last 24 hours Under-40s are to be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.