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Music, Opera, Oxford, Oxford University

Anne Sofie von Otter at the Sheldonian Theatre

  A review by Nicholas Newman As part of the Oxford Festival of the Arts, I saw last night at the Sheldonian Theatre Oxford internationally acclaimed Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter is one of […]

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BLENHEIM PALACE FLOWER SHOW 2018

A review by Julia Gasper This year’s Blenheim Palace Flower Show was an absolute triumph. Since it was started, it has gone from strength to strength and is now one of the established highlights of […]

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Abingdon, Bicester, Law, Lawyers, London, Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University, Oxfordshire

Fly-tipping News

Many lawbreakers are using farmland and rural spaces, to illegally dump waste as opposed to using a lawful method of disposal – commonly known as fly-tipping.  Not only is the practice extremely anti-social, it’s also […]

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An Unsatisfactory Icon: Germaine Greer.

By Julia Gasper Al Jazeera ‘Head to Head’ with Germaine Greer Germaine Greer, who appeared at the Oxford Union last night, interviewed for Al-Jazeera TV, is now aged eighty. She is frequently asked to endorse […]

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Events, Going Out, Oxford, Review

A night at the Opera at Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre

A review of Oxford Millennium Orchestra Last Friday night, the Oxford Millennium Orchestra performed at Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre a series of pieces from various well know operas including Rossini’s Barber of Seville, Mozart’s Magic Flute, and […]

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Thoroughly Modern Millie
Lifestyle, Oxford, Theatre

Thoroughly Modern Millie

A review by Nicholas Newman If you are looking for a good evening out, then a good place to be is Oxford’s New Theatre. This week its Thoroughly Modern Millie a musical based on the film […]

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meeting, held by the group “Woman’s Place UK”
Oxford

A Woman’s Place is Ours to Define

By Julia Gasper I went to a women’s rights meeting in Oxford on 25th April, which had to be held at a venue kept secret until the last possible moment because of the threat of […]

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Business, Oxford

One Mission, How Leaders Build a Team of Teams

Nicholas Newman reviews a book by  Chris Fussell and C.W. Goodyear Portfolio, New York, 2017, 304 pages Nicholas Newman reviews a book by  Chris Fussell and C.W. Goodyear Portfolio, New York, 2017, 304 pages   […]

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Business, Health, Health and Safety, Healthcare, Lifestyle, London, Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University, Oxfordshire

SLEEP EXPERT CALLS FOR BOSSES TO ALLOW STAFF TO NAP IN THE OFFICE AFTER CLOCKS GO FORWARD

  A sleep expert is calling for company bosses to allow their staff to take a nap in the office on Monday to make up for the time lost over the weekend. Silentnight’s sleep expert […]

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Sutra New Theatre Oxford

A theatre review by Nicholas Newman Last night’s performance (23 March) of Sutra at Oxford’s New Theatre could be described as dancing with dominoes or coffins depending on your point of view. Certainly, the mix of […]

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