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Summary

  1. Updates on Monday 8 February 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Andrew Humphrey

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our news coverage through the day

    That's it for today's BBC Local Live for Oxfordshire. We'll be back tomorrow from 08:00. Join us then.

  2. Latest headlines: River Thames flood warnings

    Andrew Humphrey

    BBC Local Live

    This evening's top stories in Oxfordshire:

  3. Weather: Storm Imogen clearing to leave a chilly night

    Emily Wood

    BBC Weather

    The wind and rain should gradually ease as we head through this evening.

    Emily Wood

    With some dry and clear weather overnight it will turn quite chilly, with lows of 2C (36F).

    You can get a full 10-day forecast on the BBC Weather site.

  4. Sport headlines: Thousands of JPT final tickets sold

    Jerome Sale

    Sports editor, BBC Radio Oxford

    This evening's top sport stories:

    • More than 4,000 seats for Oxford United's JPT final at Wembley have been snapped up in the first eight hours of sales to season ticket holders
    • U's chairman Darryl Eales says he'd be surprised if anything could tempt manager Michael Appleton away from the club, after recent newspaper reports linking him with a role heading up Manchester United's academy
  5. Be a BBC Weather Watcher ... like Bill Giles

    What a day of weather we've had... and if you want to be part of the conversation then sign up to be a BBC Weather Watcher today... just like former BBC weather presenter Bill Giles.

    Bill Giles

    You can log in, tell us the temperature, send in a picture and you might even see it on the TV. 

    Sign up at the BBC Weather Watchers website.

  6. Tonight's TV: Cases of female genital mutilation increasing

    Geraldine Peers

    Presenter, BBC South Today

    On South Today this evening: The rise in reported cases of female genital mutilation being seen in the Thames Valley. We'll hear from a victim of the practice.

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    Video caption: Geraldine Peers brings you the stories coming up at 18:30

    Also, claims that planned changes to benefit payments will leave some cancer patients worse off.

    And wartime codebreaker Mary Harding is laid to rest, age 93.

    Join Geraldine at 18:30 for that and the rest of the region's news.

  7. On Tuesday's Breakfast show with Howard Bentham

    Howard Bentham

    Radio Oxford presenter

    An Oxford city councillor has called for urgent action to address the shortage of housing for key workers such as teachers and nurses.

    A primary school classroom

    We'll hear from Liberal Democrat Andrew Gant about his ideas for making Oxford a more affordable location, and from headteachers in the city on the recruitment issues they face.

    For that and more, join Howard Bentham at 07:00.

  8. Man's body found near Botley Road in Oxford

    A man's body was found by a member of the public in land just off Botley Road on Sunday afternoon, police say.

    The man has not been formally identified, but he is believed to be Trae Van-Merlin, who went missing in 2015.

    There were no suspicious circumstances and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

  9. Empty site in Banbury now called home by residents

    Banbury Guardian

    A redundant eyesore which has now been transformed into affordable apartments and a source of community pride has welcomed its first residents.

  10. Travel latest: Littlemore road blocked and train cancellations

    Danny Cox

    Presenter, BBC Radio Oxford

    • The A4074 in Littlemore is partially blocked in both directions because of a fallen tree
    • There are cancellations and delays on GWR services from Didcot

    You can get the latest on the BBC Travel site.

  11. BreakingFlood warning for River Thames from Buscot Wick to Shifford

    A flood warning, meaning flooding that could affect properties is possible, has been issued for the River Thames at Buscot Wick, Buscot, Kelmscott, Radcot, the Lower Bampton area, the Chimney area and Shifford.

    The Environment Agency says the water is likely to rise from Tuesday morning.

  12. Two Oxford United matches rearranged

    Oxford's postponed match against Exeter City, which was called off due to a waterlogged pitch at the weekend, has been set for Tuesday 23 February.

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    Another changed fixture is the home game against Dagenham, scheduled for the weekend of the JPT final at Wembley, which will now be played on Tuesday 15 March.

  13. Great Western Railway delays caused by bad weather

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    There have been cancellations from Didcot including:

    • 15:56 to Cardiff Central
    • 16:12 to Weston-super-Mare
    • 16:16 to London Paddington 
    • 16:47 to London Paddington
    • 16:58 to Swansea  
  14. BreakingFlooding 'expected' on the River Thames at Wolvercote

    A flood warning has been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Thames and tributaries at Wolvercote in Oxford, with flooding "expected".

    People living nearby are advised to act now to protect their property, prepare an emergency kit of food and medicines and avoid entering flood water.

    The agency says it is monitoring the situation, and you can keep up to date on their website.

  15. Kerry Reeves murder trial to begin in May

    The trial of two men accused of shooting Kerry Reeves in the head in Abingdon in November will begin on 9 May.

    Kerry Reeves was found in Thornhill Walk in Abingdon after being shot in the head

    Billy Johnson, 20, from Ripon Court, Corby, Northamptonshire, and Charles Noble, 20, from Kempton Avenue, Northolt, Ealing, have both pleaded not guilty.

  16. Refurbished South Parade toilets 'some of the best in the country'

    The public toilets in South Parade in Oxford have been converted to a unisex facility as part of a £600,000 programme to refurbish every city council public convenience.

    South Parade toilets

    In October 2015, the council triumphed at the Loo of the Year Awards - with all 10 toilets entered into the competition winning the Gold Standard.

    Quote Message: In 2012 the people of Oxford told us that they wanted their money invested to improve the city’s public toilets. Now, four years later, we have some of the best toilets in the country. from Councillor John Tanner Board member for Cleaner, Greener Oxford
    Councillor John TannerBoard member for Cleaner, Greener Oxford
  17. Coming up on Drivetime with David Prever

    David Prever

    BBC Radio Oxford

    A meeting of the Vale of the White Horse District Council has granted permission for Truck Festival to expand its capacity by a third to 9,999.

    Truck Festival

    Steventon Parish Council had objected to the move over fears that their village would become jammed with traffic, but organisers say they have a new plan to divert festival goers away from the village.

    We'll speak to our reporter who was at the meeting and get the latest reaction.

    Join David for that and more from 16:00.

  18. Latest headlines: Storm Imogen damage and Truck Festival capacity increase

    Andrew Humphrey

    BBC Local Live

    The county's top stories in Oxfordshire this afternoon: