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1 September 2014 Last updated at 08:59

Hundreds run for integrated sportsOxsrad run

A race to mark the 25th anniversary of a charity promoting sport for both able-bodied and people with disabilities is held.


Library, medieval dictionaryDictionary completed after 101 years

A dictionary of medieval Latin reaches its defining moment after 101 years of painstakingly gathering entries.

A420 at WatchfieldBypass reopens after resurfacing

Work to resurface a major bypass is completed a week ahead of schedule.

Peter Henley Article written by Peter Henley Peter Henley Political editor, South of England

Is Minister for Portsmouth a job for life?

Matt Hancock has been appointed the new Minister for Portsmouth - but how long will the job last?

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    Loom band boy 09:10:

    A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who started a world record for creating the longest loom band passed away on Friday.

    Skye Hall

    Skye Hall, from Abingdon, was paralysed from the shoulders down having been diagnosed in August last year.

    His Loom to the Moon idea encouraged people to send him loom bands to add to the record attempt as well donating to the charity set up by his parents called Blue Skye Thinking - which is aimed at speeding up brain tumour research.

     
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    News headlines 08:58: Charles Nove Newsreader, BBC Radio Oxford

    In the news at 09:00: Skye Hall, from Abingdon, has lost his battle with an aggressive brain tumour just over a year after being diagnosed.

    Speaking just two days before his son's death, Andrew Hall told BBC Radio Oxford he hoped the five-year-old's legacy will live on.

     
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    Pub forced to close 08:50: Oxford Mail

    An Oxford pub shut its doors for the last time on Saturday after recent incidents involving violence and drug use.

     
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    Missing woman 08:42:

    Police are trying to find a woman missing from her home in Stanford in the Vale, Faringdon.

    Laura Robey

    Laura Robey, 34, who also goes by the names Poppy Brett and Poppy Lewis, was last seen in the early hours of last Wednesday.

    Police are concerned about her welfare due to her state of health. It is thought she may have made her way towards central London and is driving a black Saab, registration plate starting LC05.

     
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    Traffic woes 08:32: BBC Radio Oxford

    Back to school traffic is expected to put extra pressure on Oxford's ring road this morning.

    Drivers are being urged to plan ahead and avoid queues around Kennington. The roundabout is currently being upgraded to a hamburger-style interchange.

     
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    Bright spells 08:21: Bee Tucker BBC Weather

    Cloudy and damp with light rain through the morning.

    It will become drier later with some bright spells. Turning chilly and misty tonight. Highs of 20C (68F).

    Here's the picture in Oxford today.

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    A34 delays 08:09: Sara Dumbell Travel presenter, BBC Radio Oxford

    There are long delays on the A34 southbound from junction 9 for Bicester of the M40 to the Hinksey Hill interchange.

     
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    Good morning 08:00: Michael Stoddard BBC News, Southampton

    Morning all, I'll be bringing you news, sport, travel and weather from Oxfordshire until 18:00.

    If you'd like to get in touch you can email oxfordshire.locallive@bbc.co.uk

     

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