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Ferrying people up and down the Thames for over 150 years has been the business of the Salter Bros

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Banbury Cake: Oxford author Dr Simon Wenham has written Pleasure Boating on the Thames, A History of Salter Bros 1958-Present

FOR more than 155 years a family firm has been ferrying residents and tourists up and down the River Thames. Now the story of the Salter Bros boating business has been put into words by Oxford author Simon Wenham in Pleasure Boating on the Thames: A History of Salter Bros, 1858-Present Day.

Election candidate lists to be announced tomorrow

7:40am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Banbury Cake: Disaster banner ballot-box.jpg for the homepage

Candidates standing for election across Oxfordshire this month will be announced tomorrow.

Teachers vote for strike action during exam time

6:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Banbury Cake: Gawain Little

OXFORDSHIRE delegates of the National Union for Teachers voted to stage another strike during exam time if the row with the Government over pay, pensions and conditions continues.

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Sport

Our futures are on the line, says Oxford United skipper

9:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Banbury Cake: United captain Jake Wright

JAKE Wright admits he is among the Oxford United players whose future at the club is on the line after their play-off ambitions all but vanished during a wretched Easter weekend.

Oxford United youngsters well beaten at Colchester

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Banbury Cake: Jon Meades, pictured in the pre-season game at Ardley United is back in training after seven months out with an ankle injury

AN inexperienced Oxford United Development side went down 4-0 at Colchester United yesterday afternoon The U’s looked at six trialists in their line-up, with Matt Bevans the only player included to have played for the first team this season.

Oxford United boss refuses to throw in the towel

9:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Banbury Cake: United's players look disconsolate after going a goal down at Scunthorpe

GARY Waddock ref-used to give up on Oxford United reaching the play-offs, but a 1-0 defeat at Scunthorpe United left them needing a miracle.

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Business

Campaign to save pubs for community

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Banbury Cake: west oxfordshire district council

PUBS in West Oxfordshire could be protected under laws marking them as assets of community value.

Flood-hit homes and firms set for package of support

6:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Banbury Cake: 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

Banbury Cake: 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.

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