The Oxford Times
|Headquarters||Newspaper House, Osney Mead, Oxford|
|Website||The Oxford Times|
The Oxford Times is a weekly newspaper, published each Thursday in Oxford, England. Originally a broadsheet, it changed to compact format in 2008. The paper is published from a large production facility at Osney Mead, west Oxford, and is owned by Newsquest, the UK subsidiary of US-based Gannett Company.
The Oxford Times has a number of colour supplements. Oxfordshire Limited Edition is included with the first edition of each month. There is also a monthly In Business supplement.
The Oxford Times has several sister publications:
- The Herald Series - a set of weekly newspapers covering Abingdon, Wantage, Wallingford and Didcot.
- Witney Gazette - a weekly newspaper covering Witney and Carterton.
- Bicester Advertiser - a weekly newspaper covering Bicester.
- Banbury Cake - a free weekly newspaper for the Banbury area.
- Oxford Star - a free weekly newspaper established in 1976;
- Oxford Mail - a daily newspaper published Monday to Saturday founded in 1928.
The Oxford Times was founded in 1862 as a weekly broadsheet.
In 1922, Lawrence of Arabia commissioned The Oxford Times to typeset and print an advance private edition of Seven Pillars of Wisdom. This is known as the "1922 Edition" or the "Oxford Text" of Seven Pillars.
In March 2008 the paper changed to compact style. Until 24 October 2008 the paper was published each Friday.
- "Newspaper Report for the publication:- Oxford Times". The Newspaper Society. Retrieved 14 February 2010.
- Awards 2004, Newspaper Awards UK
- Awards 2005, Newspaper Awards UK
- Awards 2007, Newspaper Awards UK
- "Details about the Oxford Times". legacy.thisisoxfordshire.co.uk. Archived from the original on 10 March 2007. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
- Helen Lambourne, "Editor leaves group in cost-cutting restructure", Hold the Front Page, 19 April 2011