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Oxford University's Old Power Station is a dangerous place

AFTER the recent explosion in Gibbs Crescent, following hard on the discovery of dangerous seeds the week before, I decided to exercise my rights under the Freedom of Information (FOI) act and ask the University what is stored in the Old Power Station (OPS). 108 more words

Oxford University reacts to power station squat

Last week, a group of homeless people known as the Iffley Open House (IOH), occupied a space in the Old Power Station – by the river and just yards from what was The Kite. 124 more words

The Valentine's Day massacre near Mill Street, Oxford

IT HARDLY seems a week ago that I was having a wee in Mill Street when a massive explosion made me almost evacuate myself.

One poor soul, whoever it may be, was killed by the explosion that toppled a three storey house and other houses nearby will have to be demolished too. 200 more words

615 N. Mill St

615 N Mill St Built circa 1878. In 1873 John Christian Peterhans (Chris) purchased a plot of land from George Starkweather and built this home. This home was owned by his descendants until 1975. 566 more words


Windsor police seek bespectacled teenage suspect in knifepoint robbery

Windsor police are looking for a west end store robber described as a small male in prescription glasses who looked like he was 15 years old. 177 more words

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SW Park Avenue, circa 1920

Lincoln High School from the corner of SW Park Avenue and SW Mill Street, circa 1920. The building now serves as Lincoln Hall on the Portland State University campus. 17 more words


Stories of small towns: Six questions with Small Business Revolution creator Amanda Brinkman

Amanda Brinkman came to Deluxe in 2014 with a bold idea: Rather than focus on advertising to generate brand awareness, tell stories about small business around the country. 1,046 more words

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