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  1. That's all for today

    Thanks again for joining us today.

    Tomorrow we'll be back with more news, sport, weather and travel from around Oxfordshire from 08:00. 

  2. Unfair fines reported at Charlbury railway station

    New number plate recognition cameras installed at Charlbury Station have led to taxi firms and customers being unfairly fined. 

    Cab drivers say they've been charged for picking up different customers within the same hour - and there are complaints from people who say they've been charged for waiting to pick up passengers who were on a delayed train.

    Charlbury station

    They also claim there's also no information on the parking signs about how long you can stay without buying a ticket.

    The firm that runs the car park - APCOA - has said it is happy to refund taxi drivers and any fine issued to a customer who has waited longer because of a delayed train. It's also agreed to increase the signage.

  3. Thames Valley Police starts speeding crackdown

    Today Thames Valley Police has launched a crackdown on drivers committing speeding offences.

    It will finish on Sunday and will involve random checks throughout Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire at all times of the day and night. 

    Drivers who are caught speeding will be issued with anything from a fine to a summons to attend court.

    Sgt Chris Appleby said: "Excessive or inappropriate speed has a devastating impact on the safety of road users, increasing both the risk of a crash and the severity of the consequences."

  4. Royal Mail walkout: Bosses 'fully committed' to resolution

    Royal Mail vans

    The Communication Workers Union said members had gone on strike across Wiltshire and Oxfordshire after a vote on Wednesday morning.

    Here's what Royal Mail has had to say in response:

    Quote Message: We are fully committed to resolving our colleagues' concerns in co-operation with the Communication Workers Union (CWU). We will do all we can to minimise any disruption and to deliver and collect mail as normal.

    The walkout is affecting the Swindon Mail Centre as well as offices in Royal Wootton Bassett, Devizes and Chippenham, the CWU said.

  5. Change needed for Team GB champions to represent whole nation

    Political changes need to be made to close the gap between the sporting opportunities at state and private schools, according to TV presenter Clare Balding. 

    Will Satch
    Image caption: Will Satch

    In Rio, 32% of British medals were still won by privately educated athletes, even though only about 7% of schoolchildren in Britain go to fee paying schools.  

    Liz Nicholl, chief executive of UK Sport, says they're trying to redress the balance with an online application system for budding Olympians from all walks of life. 

    Will Satch from Henley, who won gold at Rio in the men's eight rowing, said he was financially supported for what is deemed an "elitist" sport by the Christopher Ward Challenger Programme.

  6. Last chance to see railway history

    Thousands of people have signed up to see a piece of railway history in Banbury before it is demolished. 

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    Video caption: Thousands of people sign up to see a piece of railway history

    The town's north signal box predates World War 1, with the building constructed in 1900. 

    It uses Victorian technology and is being replaced to allow the network to be run electronically. 

    Heritage campaigners say the tours, which run to October, allow visitors to "feel the way the signalman worked and lived his life". 

  7. Garden village vision unveiled

    West Oxfordshire District Council is considering creating a new "garden village" near Eynsham. 

    It would mean 2,200 homes would be built on an area just off the A40. 

    Councillor Warwick Robinson is in charge of planning at the council and says a government scheme means it's financially more beneficial for councils to build brand new towns, rather than add to existing ones.

    Quote Message: This is an opportunity which is only open to local authorities for a finite period of time. We've decided we will put this expression of interest forward on the basis that we've nothing to lose and everything to gain. from Councillor Warwick Robinson West Oxfordshire District Council
    Councillor Warwick RobinsonWest Oxfordshire District Council
  8. 'Unstoppable army making things happen'


    Still not sure what the BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero award is about?

    Let Clare Balding explain.........

    Video content

    Video caption: You can nominate your 2016 Unsung Hero from today

    Send us in your suggestions for your sporting unsung hero by tweeting using the hashtag #BBCUnsungHero

  9. Researchers uncover images of rare Mexican manuscript hidden for almost 500 years

    Oxford Mail

    Researchers from the Bodleian Library have revealed stunning images of a Mexican manuscript that were hidden for almost 500 years.  

  10. Council issues computer fraud advice

    Cherwell District Council is warning people to look out for scammers pretending to be from their internet service providers.

    Computer generic

    An elderly man contacted the council to say he had been called by hoaxers who offered to help him deal with rogue software on his computer they themselves had installed. 

    They then tried to access his computer and attempt to access his bank account.

    Quote Message: Basic security know-how can go a long way towards thwarting such crime. Some of the most important advice to heed includes: be certain whom you are dealing with when conducting business over the internet of telephone; close or delete any suspicious pop-up windows or emails rather than opening them; and be wary of any unsolicited requests for personal information. from Cllr Tony Ilott Cherwell’s lead member for public protection
    Cllr Tony IlottCherwell’s lead member for public protection
  11. Video: Watch out for some showers later

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    Video caption: Lucy Martin gives you the latest weather forecast
  12. Warning over head injuries playing sport as a child

    Press Association

    Blows to the head suffered when young may be putting almost one in 10 people in the UK at increased risk of a blighted or shortened life, Oxford University research suggests.

    Children playing rugby

    A large-scale study has shown that even apparently mild head injuries can have potentially devastating long term effects, including an increased risk of disability, psychiatric problems, low educational attainment and even early death. 

    Many of those affected will have sustained traumatic brain injury (TBI) while playing contact sports such as football or rugby.

  13. Protest over Tom's Field housing development plan

    South Today

    People living in a village near Wantage have gathered to protest about plans to build 81 homes on the last remaining green space in their community. 

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    Video caption: Villagers in Charlton gather as plans to build 81 homes are approved

    Fuller's Field, known locally as Tom's Field, in Charlton is used by joggers and dog walkers, and is home to bats, owls and deer. 

    Campaigners say it provides a much-needed buffer from a major new housing development that's being built nearby. 

    But developers say planning inspectors have found nothing wrong with the application, and point out the land is privately owned.

  14. CCTV of audacious ram raid in Milton-under-Wychwood

    CCTV images have been released after an audacious ram raid on a shop in Milton-under-Wychwood at the weekend.

    CCTV of Milton-under-Wychwood ram raid

    The cash machine in the village's Co-op store was targeted at about 00:45 on Saturday.

    Several men using a stolen, dark-coloured Isuzu Trooper drove into the front of the store on Shipton Road.

    They used the vehicle to pull the ATM out of the shop before driving off with the machine dragging behind.

  15. Postal workers walk out in dispute

    Several hundred postal workers have walked out of sorting offices and post offices in Wiltshire and Oxfordshire in a dispute over bullying claims.

    Workers walked out following a vote on Wednesday
    Image caption: Workers walked out following a vote on Wednesday

    The Communication Workers Union said members had gone on strike after a vote on Wednesday morning.

    The walk out is affecting the main mail centre in Swindon as well as offices in Faringdon, Royal Wootton Bassett, Devizes and Chippenham, the CWU said.

    Royal Mail said it was "aware" of the situation and had "contingency plans".

  16. It's the Great Breakfast Bake Off

    Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, Mel and Sue are back on our screens tonight for the Great British Bake Off - soggy bottoms, showstoppers and all. 

    It was the most watched TV programme of 2015 and it all kicks off again at 20:00 on BBC One.  

    The Radio Oxford Breakfast team decided to have their own competition... news reader Charles Nove was voted Great Breakfast Bake Off winner by Emily Jones from Barefoot bakery in Oxford.

    And the winner is... Charles Nove with his lemon drizzle
    Image caption: And the winner is... Charles Nove with his lemon drizzle
  17. Warning after six deaths

    As the sun is expecting to be shining in Oxfordshire for the rest of this week - we're being reminded to be careful about jumping into open water. 

    The Oxford Canal may look inviting, but is not a place to dive into to cool down
    Image caption: The Oxford Canal may look inviting, but is not a place to dive into to cool down

    The Canal and River Trust has issued a warning after six people died when they got into trouble in the water, in multiple incidents across the country, last weekend.

    Quote Message: The Oxford Canal may look inviting on a hot summer's day, but any open body of water can pose a hazard as the water can often be extremely cold and can bring on cramps in even the strongest swimmers. You just can't train your body for the effects of the cold water and the other hidden dangers lurking beneath the surface, like reeds or rubbish which swimmers could get caught up in. from Gary Smith The Canal and River Trust
    Gary SmithThe Canal and River Trust
  18. New 4m sports park is a "Golden Opportunity" for local sportsmen and women in Didcot

    Oxford Times

    A Didcot sports association hopes Olympic fever will inspire its sportsmen and women to make the best use of its new £4m sporting facilities.