Climate Forum hots up

The Oxford Climate Forum (OCF), which calls itself “the country’s highest-profile student-led conference on climate change”, will run on 25th and 26th January at the Said ˜Business School. According to the group’s Facebook page, it will aim to “mobilise students in Oxford, nationwide, and across the globe to engage with the climate issues affecting us […]

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Bod acquires funds

The Bodleian has secured half the funds needed to acquire the personal archive of the ‘founder of photography’, William Henry Fox Talbot. ˜ The National Heritage Memorial Fund has awarded £1.2 million to the Bodleian Libraries towards the acquisition. The archive is being sold for £2.2 million and the Bodleian libraries have until February to […]

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Christ Church building bridges

Christ Church College has applied for planning permission to build a bridge across the Cherwell in order to link the Christ Church Meadow to their sports ground. The 28-metre-long bridge, which is planned to be finished before summer, will be available for all Christ Church students and would cut their walk from college to the […]

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Charity’s work may be halted

The future of a local anti-homophobia charity has been called into question following doubts regarding its value to the community.˜ The Oxfordshire Homophobia Awareness Liaison Team (HALT) was formed in 1998 by members of the gay community who, according to the charity’s website, “felt the police were not treating homophobic hate crime adequately.” Since then, […]

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