Oxford

Oxford successfully combines its role as a first-class academic and cultural centre, a tourist haven and a modern industrial city. Accommodation is difficult to find in the heart of the city, but the surrounding area has more to offer. The typical accommodation is detached, two-storey housing with w...

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Oxford’s Operation Buzzard and Brush against crime

Oxford started a crack-down on street robbery at the end of June in conjunction with Operation Brush against anti-social behaviour in the city’s parks.   Operation Buzzard is now in i...
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Oxford to lose police officers

Thames Valley police authority, which serves Oxford, is to lose 800 officers and support staff over the next four years. A spokesman for the force said that the priority was to maintain frontline poli...
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Mosquito device comes to Oxford

A device that transmits an uncomfortable high frequency sound audible only to young people to deter them from congregating is to be installed for the first time in Oxford. The trial of the Mosquit...
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Oxford CCTV

Even more of Oxford is now under CCTV surveillance, as newly installed cameras were switched on in the Blackbird Leys area of the city. The area is one of the largest council estates in Europe and has...