Oxford Station closes

Image Credit: Matt Buck (CC-BY-SA-2.0) Since July 6, all rail services, passenger and freight, have been stopped from passing through Oxford Station as controversial construction plans get underway. The works are part of Network Rail’s plan to expand the rail capacity in the Oxford Corridor. Network Rail have outlined the project detailing as follows: “We […]

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The Cellar to remain open

The planning application to redevelop The Cellar into retail space was withdrawn on Wednesday after public outcry against closing the nightclub. A Change.org petition to save The Cellar reached more than 13,000 signatures, and a Facebook event titled “Save the Cellar” had over 1,100 people register as “going” and a further 1,800 “interested”. “Support flooded […]

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OU murder suspect charged

Andrew Warren, a senior treasury assistant at Somerville College, has been charged with first degree murder in the US for his involvement in the death of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, a 26 year old hairstylist. He is charged alongside Wyndham Lathem, former professor of Northwestern University in Chicago. The results of a post-mortem examination, announced last Friday, […]

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OxStu Bitesize: Issue 5

Oxford keeps ticking even when its students are on holiday – so we at the OxStu News team have put together a weekly newsletter for all your Oxford news in one quick bite. Every Monday, to start your week, we’ll bring student, university, research and city news all together in one place. Student Admissions to […]

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Cladding fears close Oxford hospital unit

Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital is closing its trauma unit after assessment of its fire safety found the building had “serious and embedded fire safety issues”, according to a report by fire safety consultancy Trenton Fire. The Oxford University Hospitals NHS foundation trust (OUH) had commissioned the report in the wake of the fire which destroyed […]

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