Sat, 19th Apr 2014

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News

Asbestos timebomb: Deaths set to peak over next two years, says family who lost grandad

8:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

The Oxford Times: aughters and grandchildren of Larrie Lewington, clockwise from front left, Callum Lewington, 13, Summer Clapperton, two, Rebecca Lewington, 31, Louis Clapperton, six, Charlie Unwin, seven, Evie Unwin, 11, Jessica Lewington, 30, Jake Cross, 11

THE family of a man who died after years of exposure to asbestos have warned of a “ticking timebomb” as deaths from the disease are expected to peak over the next two years.

A41 near Ambroeden shut after crash

6:42pm Saturday 19th April 2014

The Oxford Times: A41 traffic alert

A ROAD is blocked near Bicester after an accident this afternoon.

Science Vale Oxford: a true research phenomenon

5:10pm Saturday 19th April 2014

The Oxford Times: Steve Cowley

STEVE COWLEY is a proud man. “The UK is the second most productive research nation in the world after the US, but the US is five times the size of the UK,” he enthuses when asked about Science Vale. “Per head, nobody compares to us.”

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Sport

Oxford United in a spot of bother after being sunk by controversial penalty

9:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

The Oxford Times: Ryan Williams sums up the mood around the Kassam Stadium as he misses a good chance in the second half as Oxford United lost 1-0 to fellow play-off hopefuls York City

OXFORD United felt hard done by as their crunch meeting with fellow play-off hopefuls York City was decided by a hotly-contested penalty.

CRICKET: Kingston retain crown after dominant display

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

The Oxford Times: Kingston Bagpuize, who retained the Oxfordshire Indoor Competition title

Kingston Bagpuize retained the Oxfordshire Indoor Competition title with an emphatic 66-run victory over Horspath in the final at St Gregory the Great School, Oxford.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Comeback proves in vain as Horspath pipped by Poole

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

The Oxford Times: Horspath’s Zac Payne (left) and Mark Boaler en route to victory over Poole’s Will Bristowe and Aaron Smith (right)

Horspath Hammers were edged out 91-87 in their South and South Wales League Division 1 clash at home to Poole Comets.

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Business

Flood-hit homes and firms set for package of support

6:30am Friday 18th April 2014

The Oxford Times: Oxford residents Michael and Maura Dennehy in their flooded Western Road basement when the storms hit

TRADERS and residents hit with bills because of flood damage could soon benefit from support measures.

Consultation on latest plans for new Westgate

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

The Oxford Times: PLANS: Redevelopment of the Westgate Centre has got outline planning approval

A FRESH round of public consultations is to start on the next stage of the £400m redevelopment of the Westgate Centre.

Husband launches natural products for sensitive skin

10:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The Oxford Times: Tim Davies with some of his skincare products. Picture: OX66297 David Fleming

Supermarket shelves are full of skincare products proclaiming to be “natural” and “organic” but there are question marks over exactly how many chemicals they contain.

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