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  1. Updates on Monday 22 February 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates return at 08:00 on Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Marcus Liddell

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our coverage through the day

    That's all for today's BBC Local Live.

    We'll be back tomorrow from 08:00 to bring you all the latest news, sport, travel and weather updates for Oxfordshire.

  2. Latest headlines: Heat from Hinksey Lake could heat nearly 100 homes

    This evening's headlines in for Oxfordshire:

    • Oxford's Low Carbon Hub believes there's enough energy in Hinksey Lake to heat nearly 100 homes, along with the local primary school and outdoor swimming pool
    • Fourteen companies from Oxfordshire have been included in a list of some of the UK's fastest growing firms
    • Oxford University's Dr Indrajit Roy says people are "coping somehow" in Delhi where around 10m people are without water after three days of rioting
  3. Sport headlines: Kemar Roofe a doubt for Oxford United's trip to Exeter

    Marie Indge

    Radio Oxford Sport

    The latest from the sporting world in Oxfordshire:

    • Oxford United only have 13 first team players fit ahead of tomorrow's trip to Exeter City, with Kemar Roofe among those doubtful for the game at St James Park
    • Kidlington will play Morpeth Town or Bristol Manor Farm in the FA Vase if they beat Bowers and Pitsea in their quarter final replay on Saturday
    • Enstone-based Renault F1 have been out on the track as pre-season Formula One testing got underway in Barcelona
  4. Tonight's TV: MPs outline positions on EU referendum

    Geraldine Peers

    Presenter, BBC South Today

    On South Today this evening: Stay or leave? How Oxfordshire's MPs are planning to vote in the EU referendum.

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

    Also, Illegal teeth whitening - we'll hear from a woman left in agony by an unqualified practitioner.

    And eating disorders - around one million people in the UK have one - now a charity claims many struggle to find support in the workplace.

    Join Geraldine Peers for all the South's news at 18:30.

  5. Axed hospital beds gifted to local charities

    Henley Standard

    The old Townlands Hospital beds are getting some more use with 11 of the low-electric beds donated to three care homes and another five given to the Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed. 

  6. Tomorrow on breakfast: Howard Bentham goes out with Oxfordshire's traffic cops

    Howard Bentham

    Radio Oxford presenter

    On tomorrow's breakfast show you'll be able to hear what happened when Howard went out with Road Safety Sgt Chris Appleby.

    More than 500,000 people have been caught breaking speed limits in our region in the past three years.

    Chris Appleby

    We'll hearing from a Benson man who's planning to run the London Marathon dressed as a Stormtropper!

    Join Howard Bentham from 07:00.

  7. Weather: Chilly overnight with a touch of frost

    It will be a cold night with a few clear spells in places which will allow a touch of frost to develop, particularly in rural spots.


    There will be lows of 1C (34F). You can get a full 10-day forecast on the BBC Weather site.

  8. David Cameron will not stand for re-election in 2020

    David Cameron has told MPs he is not standing for re-election and says: "I have no other agenda than what is best for our country."  

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    Video caption: The prime minister says he is not standing for re-election

    Mr Cameron was speaking in the House of Commons as he presenting his case for staying in the EU.

    He has prime minster since 2010 and the Conservative MP for Witney in Oxfordshire since the 2001 general election.  

  9. Travel update: Crash on the A40 London Road

    Al Ryan

    BBC Oxford travel presenter

    There's slow moving traffic on the A40 London Road westbound at Wheatley due to an collision involving three cars.

  10. Travel latest: Broken-down lorry removed from the A34

    Al Ryan

    BBC Oxford travel presenter

    • All lanes are now open on the A34 southbound between Marcham and the Milton Interchange after a broken down lorry was removed
    • The usual slow moving traffic is affecting the A40 in both directions through the roundabouts at Wolvercote and Cutteslowe
    • Traffic is building on the Eastern Bypass between the Cowley and Littlemore roundabouts in Oxford
    • It's slow on the A361 South Bar street in Banbury in both directions
    • It's also looking busy heading out of Oxford on London Road

    You can keep up-to-date with the BBC Travel site.

  11. Eric Morecambe's Jensen Interceptor for sale at £150,000

    Helen Burchell

    BBC News

    A sports car owned by comedian Eric Morecambe for £4,500 has been put up for sale for £150,000 after being restored by an Oxford garage.

    Eric Morecambe's Jensen Interceptor

    Morecambe bought the Jensen Interceptor in 1968 and kept it in a garage at his home. It was eventually sold to an auction house in 2014.

    Buyer Silverstone Auctions contracted Jensen specialists Cropredy Bridge to restore the car's engine, brakes and bodywork.

  12. Employers 'need to be careful' with bulimic staff

    A woman from Bicester who struggled with bulimia for more than 10 years says employers need to be careful how they treat staff with eating disorders.

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    Video caption: Placione Esperjo says employers need more support to help staff with eating disorders.

    Placione Esperjo says "You have to make sure that they see you as helping them, and not being judgmental".

    You can see Ben Moore's full report on South Today at 18:30.

  13. Enstone-based Renault F1 start pre-season testing

    Renault F1 have given their new car an outing in F1 testing, which got underway in Barcelona today.

    The French firm completed its takeover deal of Lotus in December, after the team fell into financial difficulty.

  14. Coming up: What do you need to know before the EU referendum?

    David Prever

    BBC Radio Oxford

    From 16:00 David Prever will be looking at the questions that need to be answered on BBC Radio Oxford.

    EU flag and Union Jack
  15. Latest headlines: Baby ashes families hold Westminster meeting

    Marcus Liddell

    BBC Radio Oxford

    • Families who didn't receive their baby's ashes after cremation are meeting the ministers responsible for writing up new legislation to ensure it doesn't happen again
    • Members of the public are being asked to help fund improvements at Fairytale Farm theme park near Chipping Norton
    • A £200,000 investment is to be made improving a paddling pool at Cutteslowe and Sunnymead Park
  16. Are you Oxfordshire's next Young Sport Reporter of the year?

    Love football? Want to share a passion for athletics? Are you the next Clare Balding or Gary Lineker?

    BBC Radio Oxford is looking for future stars of sports commentary with the return of the Oxfordshire Young Sport Reporter Competition.

    Oxfordshire Young Sport Reporter Competition

    The winners will spend a day at BBC Radio Oxford, where you will learn how to be a sport reporter from the people who do the job. You'll then get to report for BBC Radio Oxford from the Oxfordshire School Games in either April or July.

    You can find all the details and application forms here.

  17. Crowdfunding campaign for Chipping Norton theme park

    A family theme park near Chipping Norton is asking the public for money to make improvements. 

    Everything at Fairytale Farm has been designed for children with disabilities but can be enjoyed by everyone.

    It was opened by David Cameron in 2013 and the park is trying to raise £91,500 for improvements. 

  18. Speed checks carried out in Oxford

    Police officers have been carrying out speed checks on Morrell Avenue in Oxford this lunchtime.