• Thursday 9 November 2017
  • NO. 5185
  • VOL. 148


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Shezan Restaurant

Mughal Indian cuisine at Shezan: 1st floor, 135 High St, Oxford. From our kitchen to your table, we bring you fresh herbs, spices, roots, fragrances and the Mughal tradition of passion for good food. Serving as dining rooms since 1915. Open daily noon–3pm and 5.30–11pm. Tel: 01865 251600. Website:

Groups and societies

The Oxford University Newcomers' Club at the University Club, 11 Mansfield Rd, OX1 3SZ, welcomes the wives, husbands or partners of visiting scholars, of graduate students and of newly appointed academic and administrative members of the University. We offer help, advice, information and the opportunity to meet others socially. Informal coffee mornings are held in the club every Wednesday 10.30–12 (excluding the Christmas vacation). Newcomers with children (0–4) meet every Fri in term 10.15–11.45. We have a large programme of events including tours of colleges, museums and other places of interest. Other term-time activities include a book group, informal conversation group, garden group, antiques group, opportunity to explore Oxfordshire and an opportunities in Oxford group. Visit our website:

OxRSSOxford Research Staff Society (OxRSS) is run by and for Oxford research staff. It provides researchers with social and professional networking opportunities, and a voice in University decisions that affect them. Membership is free and automatic for all research staff employed by the University of Oxford. For more information and to keep up to date, see: web:; Facebook:; Twitter: @ResStaffOxford; mailing list:

Restoration and conservation of antique furniture

John Hulme undertakes all aspects of restoration. 30 years' experience. Collection and delivery. For free advice, telephone or write to the Workshop, 11A High St, Chipping Norton, Oxon, OX7 5AD. Tel: 01608 641692.

Services offered

Big or small, we ship it all. Plus free pick up anywhere in Oxford. Also full printing services available (both online and serviced), 24-hour photocopying, private mailing addresses, fax bureau, mailing services and much more. Contact or visit Mail Boxes Etc, 266 Banbury Rd, Oxford. Tel: 01865 514655. Fax: 01865 514656. Email: Also at 94 London Rd, Oxford. Tel: 01865 741729. Fax: 01865 742431. Email:

Carpenter/joiner. For bookcases, wardrobes, etc, made on site to your specifications. Portfolio available. Call Rob Guthrie on 01608 677423 (evening) or 07961 444957 (daytime). Email: Web:

Manuscript reviewing and thesis coaching with a positive, constructive approach. Experience with high-ranking journals, major scholarly publishers and doctoral theses at leading institutions. Working at any stage, from outlining ideas and structure to that difficult half-way stage to pre-submission reviewing. Areas of specialisation include politics/IR, conflict studies and HRL/IHL (theoretical/empirical) but have worked more broadly (archaeology, religion, etc). It can be a less painful process. Email

Situations vacant

Part-time Production Editor, Journal of International Child Neurology Association. We are looking for a Production Editor; you will be responsible for copy editing papers and the production of an electronic journal to schedule and budget. Responsibilities: coordinating and monitoring production processes, in particular ensuring journal specifications are correctly recorded, typesetting, copy-editing, proofreading, correction, and publication of manuscripts from acceptance to appearance in an online issue; ensuring articles are completed to schedule; and liaising with authors. The successful candidate will have strong written language skills, attention to detail, computing and office skills. Desirable: proven publishing experience and familiarity with XML including formats like PMC XML, Crossref XML and online publication processes. Salary: this would be on an hourly rate, with an initial intensive period, thereafter much less depending upon submissions to the journal. Please contact Professor Newton: or 07787 186385.

Houses to let

Charming 2-bedroom detached gatehouse on the Tubney Estate, recently refurbished with a fully fitted kitchen including white goods, part-furnished and with superfast fibre optic broadband. Ample off-road parking for 2 cars and gardens. Quiet rural location with easy public transport to Oxford. £950 pcm. Available in Nov. Please contact with enquiries.

2-bedroom terraced house available in Didcot in the Ladygrove area. Recently refurbished. Unfurnished. Garden with rear access and shed. Garage. Walking distance to the train station. £900 pm. References and 1 month's deposit required, please. Available end of Nov. Please ask for further details. Tel: 07812 050829.

Warwick adStunning 4-bed bay-fronted Victorian home: undergone significant refurbishment to create modern family living accommodation, whilst retaining character features. Unique features include 2 brand new fitted bathrooms, double length reception room with open fireplace and charming window seat, wooden flooring on ground floor, brand new carpets on first and second floor and extended kitchen/diner, creating an open-plan feel. French doors to enclosed rear garden; parking on street with permit. Buckingham St is quiet residential side road conveniently located within short walking distance to city centre, train station, St Ebbe's Primary School and lovely river walk from end of Brook St. Grandpont is desirable to many families needing access to the city centre, train station, road connections; primary school and has wonderful community spirit. Email:

Flats to let

1-bedroom furnished flat: £1,350 including bills and taxes in north Oxford (OX2 8NR). No smokers, no pets. The rent includes council tax, gas, water, electricity, TV licence and Wi-Fi internet. Email:

Large, comfortable fully furnished 1-bedroom flat, weekly or monthly for Nov/Dec, longer from Jan. Ideal for visitors. Everything included: all utilities, Wi-Fi, TV, fully equipped kitchen, double bedroom, en-suite bathroom. Self-contained part of private house with own entrance. Non-smokers only. In Cassington village, 3 miles west of Oxford; dedicated cycle track and S2 bus. Monthly £995, weekly £350 all included. Email:

Accommodation offered

Graduate Accommodation Office

The Graduate Accommodation Office provides affordable accommodation to full-time graduate students of the University. Please see Academic visitors, staff and part-time students may wish to register for Student Pad, a website where private landlords advertise for tenants associated with the University –

Visiting academics welcomed as paying guests for short or long stays in comfortable home of retired academic couple. Situated in quiet, leafy close in north Oxford within easy distance of main University buildings, town centre, river, shops and restaurants. Rooms have free TV, Wi-Fi, refrigerator, microwave, kettle, tea, coffee, central heating. Linen, cleaning, breakfast all included in the very moderate terms. Email:

scottfraser – market leaders for quality Oxfordshire property. Selling, letting, buying, renting, investing – we are here to help. Visit for more information or call: Headington sales: 01865 759500; Summertown sales: 01865 553900; East Oxford sales: 01865 244666; Witney sales: 01993 705507; Headington lettings: 01865 761111; Summertown lettings: 01865 554577; East Oxford and student lettings: 01865 244666; Witney lettings: 01993 777909.

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Self-catering apartments

Short Let SpaceVisiting Oxford? Studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bed properties conveniently located for various colleges and University departments. Available from 1 week to several months. Apartments are serviced, with linen provided and all bills included. Details, location maps and photos can be found on our website at Contact us by email on or call us on 01993 811711.

Shortlet studios for singles or couples needing clean, quiet self-catering accommodation for weeks or months. Handy for High St (town, colleges), Cowley Rd (shops, restaurants), University sportsground (gym, pool), Oxford Brookes campuses, buses (London, airports, hospitals). Modern, self-contained, fully furnished including cooking and laundry facilities, en-suite bathroom, Wi-Fi broadband, TV/DVD/CD, central heating, cleaning and fresh linen weekly. Off-road parking for cars and bikes. Taxes and all bills included. Enquiries:

Looking for 5-star serviced accommodation right in the heart of the city? Swailes Suites offer city-centre, award-winning maisonettes and apartments providing that 'home from home' feel that will help you get the most out of your stay. The Swailes Suites 'easy in, easy out' flexible booking arrangements, from 3 days to 6 months, together with good transport links makes arrival and departure hassle-free. Check out our website at, contact Debbie on 01865 318547 or email Office established more than 25 years in 47 Walton Street, Jericho, OX2 6AD.

Holiday lets

Cornwall, cottage and restored chapel in quiet hamlet on South-west Coastal Footpath within 100m of the sea and minutes from Caerhays and Heligan. Each property sleeps 6. Comfortably furnished, c/h, wood burner and broadband. Ideal for reading, writing, painting, walking, bathing, bird watching. Beautiful beach perfect for bucket and spade family holidays. Short winter breaks available from £250. Tel: 01865 558503 or 07917 864113. Email: See:

Choose from over 11,000 holiday villas and apartments in Spain with Clickstay. We make it easy for you to make the perfect choice with our verified renter reviews and a dedicated customer services team. You can choose from modern apartments in Mallorca to whitewashed traditional fincas in Tenerife from just £73 pw! Many of our rental properties have private pools, sea views and large gardens with BBQ facilities. See:

Property for sale

Mosaics, Oxford – an exciting new development and demonstrator NHS Healthy New Town – within easy reach of the city and Headington via networks of cycle routes and public transport. Stylish and architecturally elegant properties: prices from £360,000 for a 2-bedroom apartment and from £595,000 for a 3-bedroom house. Show apartment open daily 10am–5.30pm. Help to Buy available. Contact Savills: 01865 269010. For more information see:

Spacious 4-bedroom family house just outside the ring road in Horspath. The property has been completely modernised. Large open-plan kitchen and dining room leading to large reception room with fireplace. Good-sized garden and off-road parking. Well-regarded primary school, shops, pubs and Shotover Country Park nearby. Easy connections to city centre and London. £695,000. Please contact Jo on 07900 606366 for more details.