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Oxfordshire lake death: Mother pays tribute to 'caring' daughter

Nicole Sanders was one of six people who died last weekend after having problems in water in England.
Tags: News, Mother, Oxfordshire, Nicole Sanders

Jack stations sign up for charity car rally partnership

JACK stations have signed up to become the official media partner of the last ever Twin Town Challenge. The Twin Town Challenge is a charity car rally in which teams buy a banger, pimp it up, and drive it from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire to Le Touquet in France. Through the partnership, JACK Media will bring the challenge to life for its listeners, also exploring the work of the SpecialEffect charity, which focuses on improving the lives of those with physical disabilities. Jim Rosenthal, ...
Tags: France, Radio, Jack, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, Station News, Le Touquet, Trevor Marshall, Jim Rosenthal, Twin Town, Caroline O'Connor, Jack Media, JACKfm, JACK Media National, Brendon Cross, Jim Trev

JACKfm listeners raise £63k via two-day Radiothon

JACKfm has raised £63k in a live broadcast from Ronald McDonald House Oxford for two days, 12 hours a day, on July 1st and 2nd. The event, supported by sister stations JACK2 Hits and JACK3 Chill, shared heartbreaking stories and journeys of the parents who use the facilities and encouraging listeners across the county to support the charity. JACKfm’s breakfast presenter Trevor Marshall encouraged listener donations by taking part in challenges including being waxed, having a spray tan and ea...
Tags: UK, Radio, Oxfordshire, Ronald McDonald House, Station News, Trevor Marshall, JACKfm, Ronald McDonald House Oxford

Charles and Diana 'wedding bun' sells at auction in Oxfordshire

The 40-year-old cake, thrown during royal wedding celebrations in 1981, is preserved with varnish.
Tags: News, Diana, Charles, Oxfordshire

Emirati human rights activist Alaa Al-Siddiq dies in crash

Emirati human rights activist Alaa Al-Siddiq is named as the woman who died in a Oxfordshire crash.
Tags: News, Oxfordshire, Alaa Al Siddiq

Prince Charles given anti-wrinkle cream during Oxfordshire farm visit

The Prince of Wales has been touring a centre to promote sustainable farming in Oxfordshire.
Tags: News, Wales, Prince Charles, Oxfordshire

UK gets glowing salute from Bezos-backed General Fusion: Nuclear energy company to build plant in Oxfordshire

Biz will develop Magnetized Target Fusion technology at the site General Fusion – the Canadian-based atomic outfit backed by Jeff Bezos and a battalion of other major investors – is to build a test facility in Oxfordshire to showcase its power-generating technology.…
Tags: UK, Software, Jeff Bezos, Oxfordshire, Bezos

Nuclear fusion start-up backed by Jeff Bezos to build first reactor

A nuclear fusion start-up backed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has picked Oxfordshire for its pilot nuclear plant in a bid to create a new source of abundant clean energy.General Fusion, a Canadian start-up, is hoping to crack the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, Jeff Bezos, Oxfordshire

Radio nominees announced for the 2021 IRN Awards

The shortlist for the 2021 IRN Awards in association with Sky News has been revealed. The nominations were announced by Sky News presenter Anna Jones ahead of a special video ceremony on Thursday 15th July at which the winners and the recipient of the IRN Gold Award will be revealed. There are 12 categories including the Student Journalist of the Year prize, which is supported by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council. And the nominees are: Newcomer of the Year: Amelia Beckett – Greatest H...
Tags: England, Scotland, Awards, Radio, Celtic, Northern Ireland, West Yorkshire, Sky News, Bill, LBC, Joan, Oxfordshire, Wilder, Hallam, Anna Jones, Harry Dunn

Ai Weiwei on colonialism and statues, Churchill, China and Covid

As his controversial Gilded Cage installation goes on display at Blenheim Palace, the artist and human rights campaigner reflects on the ‘complicated world’From this week a seven-metre-high installation entitled Gilded Cage, by the exiled Chinese artist and human rights campaigner Ai Weiwei, will be on display at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. The piece, originally constructed for Central Park in New York in 2017, was made as a reflection on the worldwide refugee crisis. Ai Weiwei, 64, is curre...
Tags: Art, Europe, New York, Human Rights, China, New York City, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Winston Churchill, Oxford, Installation, Colonialism, Exhibitions, Blenheim Palace, Ai Weiwei

All the Audio & Radio Industry Awards 2021 winners

All the winners have been announced for the 2021 ARIAS at an intimate event at the Mayfair Hotel in London. The evening, which was streamed live to Radio Academy members, was hosted by KISS Breakfast presenters Jordan & Perri. Guests in the audience included management and staff from some of the companies that entered, along with presenters Scott Mills, Chris Stark, Fleur East, Vanessa Feltz, Lauren Laverne, George the Poet, Melvin Doom, Rickie Haywood Williams and Snoochie Shy. The BBC took ...
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Awards, Bbc, BBC News, Industry, Netflix, Radio, Britain, Jordan, Times, Black Lives Matter, Ian Wright, BBC World Service, Alan Partridge

Here's Your First Look At 'Clarkson's Farm', Jeremy's New Amazon Show

Clarkson's new show, chronicling his life over the last year at the working farm he bought in Oxfordshire, kicks off next month
Tags: Autos, Jeremy, Clarkson, Oxfordshire

‘Iranian culture has huge depths and continues to be relevant today’

Five thousand years of Iranian art goes on show at the V&A this month. A private collector who lent many of the works reveals what light these treasures cast on the countryThe drive from London to a certain nameless valley in rural Oxfordshire - a preposterously pretty realm of flint cottages, quaint pubs, willow trees and gentle hills - is always slightly unnerving. This part of the country is so close to London and yet the feeling is of stepping back in time, a remoteness that is sudden and un...
Tags: London, World news, Iran, Culture, Britain, Middle East and North Africa, Art and design, Museums, Exhibitions, V&a, The Iranian revolution, Oxfordshire, Ina Sarikhani Sandmann

Conservatives appoint Eddie Reeves as new Oxfordshire party leader

Eddie Reeves replaces Ian Hudspeth as leader of Oxfordshire's county council Conservatives.
Tags: UK, News, Oxfordshire, Ian Hudspeth, Eddie Reeves

Oxfordshire’s Get Radio launches Property Show

Oxfordshire DAB station Get Radio has launched a brand new property show called Home Truths. The programme is hosted by property professionals, husband and wife Michael and Lucy Joerin, co-founders of bespoke Oxfordshire estate agency Stowhill Estates. “We’re really excited about the show!” said Lucy. “We’ll be here every Monday evening covering all aspects of the property business – insight and analysis, top tips on buying and selling, how to add value to your home, how to present it for a f...
Tags: Radio, Lucy, Michael, Oxfordshire, Station News, Get Radio, Lucy Joerin, Stowhill Estates, James Craddock, Oxfordshire s Station Get Radio Home Truths

JACK starts new breakfast show across the group

A new breakfast show hosted by Jim Rosenthal and Trevor Marshall is set to launch across all JACK branded radio stations in the UK. Jim, who is also the voice of the station, will be on-air with established host Trevor from 7 till 9am from 10th May for JACK’s Wake Up Call. Adam English, who hosts The Full English on Union JACK radio, will move to 4-7pm every weekday on Union JACK radio, also from 10 May. The breakfast programme will use smart technology to play different songs on each station...
Tags: UK, Radio, Itv, BAFTA, Trevor, Jack, Group, Oxfordshire, Jim, Ian Walker, Rosenthal, Rajar, Royal Television Society, Station News, Trevor Marshall, FIFA World Cups

Agatha Christie: Wallingford home on sale for £2.75m

The author lived at Winterbrook House in Oxfordshire from 1934 until her death in 1976.
Tags: News, Agatha Christie, Oxfordshire, Wallingford, Winterbrook House

Oxfordshire millionaire 'in thrall' to murder-accused tenant

A vulnerable landlord was "controlled" in a plan to steal part of his £3.5m estate, a court hears.
Tags: UK, News, Oxfordshire

JACKfm’s two-day fundraising Radiothon returns

JACKfm’s Radiothon is returning for 2021 supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities UK on the 1st and 2nd July. For two days Oxfordshire’s JACKfm, alongside sister radio stations JACK2 Hits and JACK3 Chill, will broadcast live from Ronald McDonald House Oxford for 12 hours a day. By sharing the stories and journeys of parents who use the facilities, all three stations will help to raise awareness and funds for the Charity, which enables families to stay close by to their children in hospital...
Tags: Radio, House, Oxfordshire, Ronald, Station News, Caroline O'Connor, John Radcliffe Hospital, JACKfm, Ronald McDonald House Charities UK, Ronald McDonald House Oxford, Sobell House Helen Douglas House, Homeless Oxfordshire, Ronald McDonald House Charities UK Supporters, JACK Media Oxfordshire, McDonald House Oxford

Chloe Delevingne shares tour inside unconventional Oxfordshire home

Cara and Poppy Delevingne's sister Chloe invited HELLO! into her beautiful...
Tags: Oxfordshire, Poppy Delevingne, Cara, Chloe, Chloe Delevingne

The foreign royals and billionaire tax exiles collecting UK's furlough millions

Read the list of super-rich claimants, from Saudi princes to Dubai monarchs, tax exiles to the UK’s richestUK furlough scheme pays out millions to foreign states and tax exilesGlympton Park is a sprawling, 2,000-acre estate featuring an 18th-century stately home, nestled in the verdant Oxfordshire countryside near Woodstock.It was bought for £8m in 1992, by Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud, the senior Saudi royal whose past roles include ambassador to the US. He is said to have sp...
Tags: Business, UK, Saudi Arabia, Football, US, Qatar, Travel & leisure, UK News, Tax and spending, Middle East and North Africa, Premier League, Dubai, JD Wetherspoon, Evgeny Lebedev, Philip Green, Superdry

Radiohead sketchbook sells for £5,000 after auction

The pad was found in an Oxfordshire barn where the band had been rehearsing in the early 1990s.
Tags: News, Radiohead, Oxfordshire

Ambitious Carey becomes brand ambassador for Darwin Escapes

Team Ireland’s David Carey drives on the eighth at the Emirates Golf Club during winter practice in Dubai Team Ireland’s David Carey has taken another positive step in his professional career by signing with major UK resort operator Darwin Escapes as their brand ambassador.The Dubliner (24) had a successful amateur career,  helping Ireland win the 201...
Tags: UK, Sport, David, Ireland, Italy, Golf, Portugal, Yorkshire, Darwin, Oxfordshire, Carey, Emirates Golf Club, Team Ireland, David Carey, Challenge Tour, Dundonald Links

‘Astonishing’ dig reveals domestic life in the iron age

A large settlement, a Roman villa and many household objects are among the discoveries at an ancient site in OxfordshireWhen archaeologists began excavating land near the iron age hillfort at Wittenham Clumps, a famous Oxfordshire landmark, they were hopeful of unearthing something of interest because the area has been occupied for more than 3,000 years. But nothing prepared them for the excitement of discovering an extended iron age settlement, with the remains of more than a dozen roundhouses ...
Tags: UK News, Culture, Architecture, Heritage, Oxford, Archaeology, Oxfordshire, Roman Britain, Earth Trust, Wittenham Clumps

UK snow: Godzilla created by body-paint artists in Oxfordshire

Body-paint artists create "snowzilla" following Sunday's heavy snowfall across the UK.
Tags: UK, News, Godzilla, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire boy groomed by gangs 'failed' by authorities

Jacob, 16, was found dead in his bedroom in Oxfordshire after being groomed into drug trafficking.
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Flying start for Radio Travel News audio service

Recently launched service Radio Travel News is expanding its audio bulletins service just a week after launching. The company has started providing more regional content for radio stations, with the addition of audio bulletins for services in the East of England. Radio Travel News is now heard on over 20 radio stations across the UK, including recently launched Cambridge and Norwich DAB station Rubix Radio along with established FM station Diverse FM. Both are now taking the new East bulletin...
Tags: Business, UK, Top, Radio, Cambridge, Norwich, Lancashire, Oxfordshire, Beyond Radio, Andrea Day, Radio Travel News, Rubix Radio, East of England Radio Travel News

RAF Chinook 'stuck in the mud' in Oxfordshire after emergency landing

The aircraft is still in a field, three days after it sunk into the mud in a precautionary landing.
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Christmas flooding in Witney following heavy rainfall

Flood warnings are issued by the Environment Agency across Oxfordshire, with further rain forecast.
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Millions more join tier 4 Covid restrictions in England from Boxing Day

Oxfordshire, most of Hampshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, West Sussex and whole of East Sussex join strictest tierCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMillions more people in England are to be plunged into the toughest tier 4 restrictions from Boxing Day, it has been confirmed, as the government grapples to contain the “dangerous” spread of the new Covid variant.After ministers met on Wednesday morning to hammer out plans to combat the rising number of infections, ...
Tags: Health, England, Science, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Brighton, Health policy, Surrey, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, East Sussex, Waverley, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus, COVID