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Coronavirus: Inclusive choir finds voice in lockdown

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/06/2020 - 00:04
The Soundabout Inclusive Choir is helping to overcome the isolation felt by some people with special needs.
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Coronavirus: Cornbury Music Festival cancelled

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 05/05/2020 - 13:33
The Cornbury Music Festival was due to take place from 10 to 12 July at Great Tew Park.
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Oxford John Radcliffe Hospital nurse dies of coronavirus

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 17:09
Philomina Cherian was 62 and had worked for the NHS for 15 years.
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Coronavirus: Oxford City Council's funding 'a long way short'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 12:31
Oxford City Council's leader says £1.5m is not enough to deal with the "immediate impacts" of Covid-19.
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Oxford May morning celebrated virtually due to lockdown

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 09:07
Crowds usually gather outside Oxford's Magdalen College to hear the choristers sing from the Great Tower.
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Coronavirus: Virtual maypole dancing in lockdown

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 01:18
Families are posting virtual maypole dances online to celebrate May Day and the coming of summer.
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Coronavirus: Vaccine 'could be ready by end of year'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 16:46
AstraZeneca will make and distribute Oxford University's coronavirus vaccine if it proves effective.
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Mini to resume production at Cowley Oxford plant

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 12:28
Production work at the factory in Cowley was halted in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Abusers target children online in lockdown

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 16:00
Thames Valley Police says it has seen reports of online child sexual abuse increase 146%.
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Coronavirus: Oxfordshire landlord fears being 'pushed into insolvency'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 12:36
Bryn Jones says his business will not be viable if rent needs to be paid during the pandemic.
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Captain Tom: Train named in honour of NHS fundraiser

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 08:57
The high-speed train will enter service on Thursday, Captain Tom Moore's 100th birthday.
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Coronavirus: Home haircuts raise £40k for NHS charities

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 06:01
Hundreds of people have been shaving their heads in the Covhead-19 Challenge.
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Coronavirus: Oxford United to give out club facemasks

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 04/28/2020 - 14:41
The club's Thai owner, Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth, said it wanted "to do something to help".
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Rawan Hussain: Teenager caught train from Leeds

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 04/28/2020 - 13:29
Police are appealing to anyone who has seen Rawan Hussain, 16, in either Birmingham or Oxford.
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University of Oxford cuts ties to fossil fuels industry

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 04/28/2020 - 11:19
Oxford University will also ask its fund managers show evidence of net zero carbon business plans.
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Wild white stork eggs due to hatch in Sussex

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 04/27/2020 - 19:12
Three nests are being monitored on the estate in Sussex, including one containing five eggs.
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Coronavirus: Crowdless app offers shoppers supermarket crowd levels

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 04/27/2020 - 17:00
University of Oxford's Alex Barnes led a team to design the app that calculates shop crowd sizes.
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Court action over Oxfordshire County Council's transgender policy

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 04/27/2020 - 10:41
The case, brought on the teenager's behalf, is set to be heard at the High Court later this year.
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Coronavirus: Care home staff struggling to get tests

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 04/26/2020 - 06:56
Managers say staff face long journeys to test centres, with one reporting a three-hour round trip.
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Steventon listed railway bridge saved from demolition

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 04/25/2020 - 14:34
The 19th Century bridge was threatened due to the upgrade of the Great Western Mainline.
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