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  1. Businessman bids to takeover Oxford United
  2. Portsmouth drugs team make 100th arrest
  3. Older motorists offered driving appraisal
  4. Alabama rot conference in Reading today
  5. Weather: A chilly start but dry and bright

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  1. Procession in memory of cyclist

    Bike ride in Botley

    Cyclists rode through Oxford, wheeling a white empty bicycle at the front.

    About 100 cyclists have taken part in a ride in Oxford to pay respects to a fellow cyclist who died in crash involving a bus.

    Named locally as Claudia Comberti, the 31-year-old was killed near the McDonald's on the Botley Road at about 14:30 BST on Tuesday.

    Earlier cyclists rode from Carfax Tower to Seacourt park and ride, wheeling an empty white bicycle in front.

    Friend Sam Chapel, who painted the bike, called it "a very solemn ride".

    Procession in memory of cyclist

    Bike ride in Botley

    Cyclists rode through Oxford, wheeling a white empty bicycle at the front.

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  2. Cliff top and beach shut after landslip

    Barton-on-Sea
    Image caption: The rock fall took place on Tuesday evening

    The cliff on the edge of the New Forest is "highly likely" to see another landslip, scientists warn.

    Cliff top and beach shut after landslip

    Barton-on-Sea

    The cliff on the edge of the New Forest is "highly likely" to see another landslip, scientists warn.

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  3. BreakingJudge Dredd TV series announced

    Dave Gilyeat

    BBC South

    British comic book icon Judge Dredd is to star in his own TV show. 

    Rebellion, which prints the character's stories in 2000 AD, is teaming up with studio IM Global to produce the "big-budget" series. 

    Judge Dredd poster

    It is the first time the futuristic lawman's onscreen escapades are being overseen by the Oxford-based publisher. 

    Rebellion said development of the project, titled Judge Dredd: Mega-City One, has begun, with the cast to be announced at a later date.

    Judge Dredd

    Judge Dredd patrols an over-populated metropolis in the 22nd Century, where he has the powers of a judge, jury and executioner. 

    Created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra in 1977, his satirical stories took inspiration from hard-edged cop movies and the punk movement.

  4. Reading FC: Stam says everybody should be happy already

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    Video caption: Royals boss Jaap Stam wants to finish season with a flourish and make a good season great.
  5. 'Wee in street' claim over shut toilet

    Sandbanks ferry terminal public toilets

    Borough of Poole council has closed half of its public toilets as it looks to save £75,000.

    'Wee in street' claim over shut toilet

    Sandbanks ferry terminal public toilets

    Borough of Poole council has closed half of its public toilets as it looks to save £75,000.

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  6. Plan for hotel near Norman tower passed

    St George's Tower
    Image caption: St George's Tower is one of Oxford's oldest buildings, dating from the 11th century

    Conservationists opposed the plans to build the hotel, next to the 11th Century tower in Oxford.

    Plan for hotel near Norman tower passed

    St George's Tower

    Conservationists opposed the plans to build the hotel, next to the 11th Century tower in Oxford.

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  7. Academies Enterprise Trust 'appalling behaviour' claim over Sandown Bay

    A trust that runs a troubled school on the Isle of Wight has been accused of "appalling behaviour" following a proposed merger. 

    Sandown Bay Academy

    Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) intends to merge its Sandown Bay and Ryde academies. 

    Councillors have called an extraordinary meeting on 17 May following protests against the plan. 

    AET had said falling numbers and the consequent impact on finances had prompted the merger decision.

  8. Southampton v Manchester United

    Southampton fans ahead of kick-off

    Listen to 5 live commentary and follow live text, images and social media from Manchester United's trip to Southampton.

    Southampton & Man Utd ends goalless

    Reaction as Southampton and Manchester United contest a goalless draw in their penultimate match of the Premier League season.

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  9. CCTV released in arson investigation

    CCTV images have been released by police investigating an attempted Arson in Langley, Slough.

    Thames Valley Police said attempts were made to set fire to a house in Parlaunt Road on 28 April between 01:00 and 10:00.

    Detectives are hoping to trace the people in the photographs who may have information about the incident.

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  10. Council appoints new leader

    West Berkshire Council has appointed a new chairman, leader and executive.

    Graham Jones has been elected leader of the Conservative-run authority until May 2019 with Hilary Cole as deputy leader.

    Quentin Webb was re-elected chairman for a second year, while Carol Jackson-Doerge was also re-elected vice chairman.

  11. Burnley fans set off on 285-mile cycling challenge

    More than 20 Burnley fans have begun a 285-mile cycling trip for charity.

    The group hope to arrive in Bournemouth ahead of Saturday's Premier League game between the two sides.

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  12. Balloon sculpture record attempt

    Here are some more photos of the balloon sculpture world record attempt in Winchester.

    We were a bit worried about the balloon man at the bottom before we realised he was holding a fishing rod.

    Balloon sculpture
    Balloon sculpture
  13. Sandbanks public toilet closure 'forcing people to wee in street'

    Residents at a Dorset beauty spot say the closure of a council-run toilet has led to members of the public urinating in the street and people's gardens.

    Sandbanks ferry terminal public toilets

    Sandbanks Association said it was "angered and frustrated" by the closure of the lavatories near the chain ferry.

    The nearby Haven Cafe has been forced to install a gate to its yard to prevent people relieving themselves.

    Borough of Poole council said visitors had "plenty of opportunity" go use a toilet before arriving at the ferry