Oxfordshire

New chief appointed to under-fire trust

BBC Oxford News Feed - 1 hour 47 min ago
A new chairman is to be appointed at the scandal-hit trust where a teenager drowned in the bath.
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Expenses fraud MEP jailed for four years

BBC Oxford News Feed - 4 hours 35 min ago
A former South East MEP who dishonestly claimed almost £100,000 in expenses with a "sustained pattern of stealing" is jailed for four years.
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Roberts wants success in 'awful' year

BBC Oxford News Feed - 6 hours 39 min ago
Oxford United striker James Roberts hopes to finish off an "awful" year with automatic promotion from League Two.
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Family fight Didcot explosives plan

BBC Oxford News Feed - 8 hours 19 min ago
The family of one of the three workers missing in the Didcot Power Station collapse say they will fight the decision to bring down the rest of the building with explosives.
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Gene therapy reverses sight loss

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:25
A genetic therapy improves the vision of some patients who would otherwise have gone blind, Oxford researchers discover.
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Chairman of under-fire NHS trust resigns

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:09
The chairman of a health trust under fire for not properly investigating the unexpected deaths of patients resigns.
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Woman killed on road after boyfriend row

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:17
A 19-year-old woman killed after a car hit her on a main road in Oxfordshire had just got out of a vehicle following an argument with her boyfriend, an inquest hears.
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First crime rise in region for 10 years

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:23
Reported crime in the Thames Valley police region has risen by 7.2% since last year, according to the latest figures.
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Two lanes to open on 'bedlam' roundabout

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:23
Two lanes of traffic are opening "at the end of this week" through extensive roadworks that have caused delays in north Oxford since mid-April.
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Rail works 'will increase flood risk'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:26
Plans to raise part of a railway line in Oxford will increase the flooding risk to 19 nearby homes, a council admits.
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'Free walls' graffiti pilot launched

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 00:46
Walls where graffiti is allowed are being piloted in Oxford in a bid to reduce vandalism in the city.
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The call is out for rusty musicians

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 15:54
Want an excuse to get that old guitar out of the loft? How about cleaning the banjo strings and tuning it up again? Or maybe it's time to have another go on those dusty drums?

Man charged after woman stabbed

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:55
A man is charged with wounding after a woman in her 70s was found stabbed at a house in Oxfordshire, police say.
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NHS 'knew of drowning death unit failings'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 00:13
An NHS trust knew of failings at a care unit 10 months before a teenager drowned in a bath there, the BBC learns.
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Attempted murder arrest over stabbing

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:03
A man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman in her 70s was stabbed at a house in Oxfordshire, police say.
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New funding leads the way for rural businesses

Cherwell Council News Feed - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:35
Rural businesses in Oxfordshire are being encouraged to apply for a slice of European funding.

Critical Varnish wants 'culture change'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 14:56
Jess Varnish says she spoke out against British Cycling chief Shane Sutton in the hope of changing attitudes at the organisation.
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Bard anniversary statue 'distracting'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 09:04
A statue of Shakespeare, cast at a foundry in Cropredy, is yet to find a home after being deemed distracting for motorists in Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Red kite found dead and two injured

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 08:22
A red kite, one of the UK's most highly protected birds of prey, is found dead and two more left riddled with shotgun pellets.
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Woman seriously injured after 'assault'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 20:50
A woman is taken to hospital with "life-threatening" injuries after an alleged assaulted in Chipping Norton.
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