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  1. Updates on Monday 14 March 2016

Live Reporting

By Joe Nimmo

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our news coverage through the day

    Joe Nimmo

    BBC News Online

    That's all from the BBC Local Live team for today, the service will resume from 08:00 on Monday.

  2. Tonight's TV: Rise in domestic violence calls and hi-tech car crime

    Geraldine Peers

    Presenter, BBC South Today

    Coming up on South Today, the rise in calls to a domestic violence helpline in Oxfordshire - and the BBC documentary about a specialist police unit to help victims.

    Video content

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

    Also, how hackers are stealing cars by accessing the built-in computer systems - and the Oxfordshire firm trying to stop them.

    South Today is at 18:30 on BBC1.    

  3. Tomorrow on BBC Radio Oxford: Paramedic pressure 'leading to PTSD'

    Howard Bentham

    Radio Oxford presenter

    Tomorrow morning on BBC Radio Oxford we will be talking about how last year paramedics in our area had almost 3,000 days off work due to stress.

    Some 800 paramedics work for South Central Ambulance and unions say the pressure of the job is so bad it's leading to them being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.

  4. Weather update: Breezy but dry this evening

    Emily Wood

    BBC Weather

    It will stay breezy but dry into the evening and overnight, with a touch of frost possible in inland rural areas.

    Emily Wood

    It might become more generally cloudy in the Thames estuary and east coast towards dawn, with lows of 3C (37F).  

  5. Sport headlines: Former U's duo found using LinkedIn

    Dan Freeman

    BBC Coventry & Warwickshire Sport

    This evening's top sport stories:  

    • The head coach of FK Valdres, the Norwegian third division side that have taken on Aidan Hawtin and Sam Humphreys, has revealed that LinkedIn helped him find the former Oxford United duo
    • United will be looking to return to winning ways when they host bottom of the league Dagenham tomorrow night
    • And the Grove-based Williams F1 team have announced Paul Di Resta as their reserve driver for the upcoming season

      More updates on the BBC Sport page.   

  6. Travel updates: Broken-down car causing delays on Eastern Bypass road

    Al Ryan

    BBC Oxford travel presenter

    • There are delays on the Eastern Bypass between the Mini plant and Horspath Driftway because of a broken-down car blocking one lane
    • Normal train services have resumed between London Paddington and Greenford following an earlier fault with the signalling system at Acton
  7. Latest headlines: People 'deceived and surprised' over number of hospital beds

    Joe Nimmo

    BBC News Online

    This evening's top stories in Oxfordshire:

  8. Safe and jewellery stolen in village burglary near Thame

    Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Milton Common in which a safe, jewellery and cash were stolen.

    Milton Common

    Between Friday and Sunday a property in Old London Road was burgled and entry was gained through a rear patio door, police said.

  9. Police warn 80 drivers they face prosecution for filming crash aftermath

    Dozens of drivers who filmed the aftermath of a lorry crash on the M40 could be prosecuted by police.

    Warwickshire Police has sent 80 motorist letters telling them they may be summonsed to court or face a fine of £100 and penalty points.

    The lorry

    It comes after a lorry crashed into the central pillar on Friday and shed its 27-tonne load of cattle feed.

  10. Thames Valley cases to feature in domestic violence documentary

    BBC Radio Oxford

    Tonight on BBC One you can follow the journey of three women who were victims of domestic abuse offences based in the Thames Valley.

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  11. Audi stolen from driveway in Stanford-in-the-Vale burglary

    Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after burglars stole a car from a driveway in Stanford-in-the-Vale.

    Chapel Road

    Between 21:30 on Thursday and 06:45 on Friday offenders entered a house in Chapel Road and removed a handbag, a set of car keys and stole a black Audi A6 car from the driveway.

  12. People 'deceived and surprised' over reduction in Townlands beds

    People have said they feel "deceived and surprised" after reports that Townlands Hospital will have fewer beds available to patients.

    Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) told residents at a meeting that there will now be eight beds at a new on-site care home - as opposed to the planned 14.

    The planned hospital

    But the hospital is due to open in May and the CCG says it has a back-up plan to provide extra beds if ​​​they're needed.

  13. Oxford one of UK's best cities for new small businesses

    Oxford has been named as one of the best cities in the UK for small businesses to set up.

    That's according to a study carried out by the Centre for Economics and Business Research.

    Cowley Road

    The league table has been compiled ahead of this week's budget, urging the chancellor to put measures in place to support small businesses across the country.

  14. Oxford in Bloom seeks 12 businesses to sponsor competition

    Oxford in Bloom, the city’s annual gardening competition, is looking for 12 local businesses to sponsor its award categories.


    The competition, which launches in May, is open to all residents, businesses, schools and community groups across Oxford.

  15. Good Samaritan chases robber and recovers woman's stolen phone

    At about 17:25 on Saturday a 21-year-old woman was robbed in the car park of the John Allen Centre in Cowley.

    Thames Valley Police said she was approached by another woman who grabbed her phone and kicked her, then ran away.

    Police tape

    A member of the public chased the woman and managed to detain her to recover the phone.

  16. Inquiry into Oxford University Labour club anti-Semitism allegations widened

    Labour is widening its inquiry into allegations of anti-Semitism among its university organisations, the BBC understands. 

    Labour peer Baroness Royall is looking into claims of anti-Semitism at Oxford University Labour club, as part of a review of Labour's youth wing.

    John Mann

    MP John Mann, who called on leader Jeremy Corbyn to take "decisive action", said: "It's not a big problem, but a small problem when it comes to racism needs to be dealt with."

  17. Lunchtime TV: Man seriously burned by unknown substance in Barton

    South Today

    Coming up on South Today, we'll have the latest after a 36-year-old man suffered serious burns when a substance was thrown at him in the Barton area of Oxford.


    And we speak to a Banbury company that says it's found a way to deal with the rising trend of "car hacking".

    Join us at 13:30 on BBC One.