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Rail passengers stay on track as engineering works begin in earnest

We've been checking out the engineering works on the rail network around Oxford today, and how commuters have been coping.

Thousands of rail replacement bus services have been introduced as the line between Oxford and Didcot Parkway will be closed for 16 days for flood prevention work at Hinksey.

The tracks at Hinksey run alongside the River Thames and have flooded 11 times in 14 years.

They will be raised 60cm (24 inches) and culverts will be built to allow water to flow underneath the line.

Rail replacement services have begun in earnest at Oxford station
Rail replacement services have begun in earnest at Oxford station
The rail line near Hinksey is being raised to prevent future flooding
The rail line near Hinksey is being raised to prevent future flooding
The line between Didcot and Oxford will be closed until 14 August
The line between Didcot and Oxford will be closed until 14 August

Now you see it... better

Oxford University spinout company OxSight has developed "smart glasses" to help the blind and visually-impaired to find their way around independently, avoid collisions and even see in the dark.

Computer assistant could revolutionise lives of visually impaired

Cancer Research UK's condolences to Robin Chard's family

Ed Aspel, executive director of fundraising and marketing at Cancer Research UK, has issued a statement on behalf of the charity for which Robin Chard was fundraising.

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We send our sincerest condolences to the family of Robin Chard. We are very grateful that he chose to cycle in RideLondon to support Cancer Research UK, and would like to express our deepest sympathy to his loved ones at this difficult time.

Ed Aspel

Travel latest: Delays likely on Oxford's Eastern Bypass

Get up-to-the minute details on this and the rest of the county's travel news on the BBC Travel site or follow @BBCOxTravel.  

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Theresa May 'won't intervene' in David Cameron's honours list

Theresa May will not intervene over her predecessor David Cameron's resignation honours list because it would "set a very bad precedent", No 10 has said.

David Cameron

It comes amid opposition MPs' calls for reform of the system after the the Witney MP's alleged list was leaked by a newspaper.

The Sunday Times said Mr Cameron had chosen to reward Remain campaigners and No 10 staff and donors, including his wife Samantha's special adviser.

Downing Street said all the "proper processes" would be followed.

BreakingBreaking: Campaigners lose battle over children's centres

A judge has dismissed an application to review the closure of children's centres in Oxfordshire.

The county council had voted to replace 44 centres with a network of 18.

The council says the High Court ruling means it will "continue with its programme of change".

Image released of Robin Chard

Friends of Robin Chard have released a picture of the fundraising cyclist from Bicester who died during the RideLondon event yesterday.

Robin Chard and his wife Vickie
Chard Family
Robin Chard and his wife Vickie

Can you give a cat a home?

The Blue Cross charity in Burford says it is struggling to find homes for the 71 cats it is looking after.

Roo the kitten
Blue Cross

The shelter says some cats are taking months to find new homes, partly because of the usual summer fall in demand.

The centre says the summer is also known as 'kitten season', with an influx of pregnant mums and unwanted litters.

Robin Chard's 'personal crusade'

Robin Chard's JustGiving fundraising page total has now soared past the £15,000 mark. 

He had survived Hodgkin Lymphoma, while his wife Vickie lost her mother to non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Meanwhile, his father and stepfather both died from lung cancer.

He said before the event he wanted to "try and find more effective and permanent cures and improve the treatments available today".

You can see it's a bit of a personal crusade, but I'm not riding a white charger, just a bike 100 miles in and around London.

Robin Chard

Donations flood in for cyclist

Online donations in memory of cyclist Robin Chard, who died while taking part in Sunday's RideLondon event, are flooding in.

The 48-year-old cancer survivor had set up a JustGiving page to raise money for Cancer Research UK - which has so far topped £11,000.

Several donations are being made every minute, with fellow riders paying tribute to a "real hero" and "lovely man".

Online donations

Cyclist 'suffered cardiac arrest'

Organisers of the RideLondon cycling said Robin Chard suffered a cardiac arrest at Kingston Bridge at around 25-miles in.

He received immediate treatment from fellow riders and medical personnel at the scene, he died later in Kingston Hospital. Everyone involved in Prudential RideLondon would like to express sincere condolences to Robin’s family and friends.

Prudential RideLondon

Cyclist's widow releases statement

The wife of Robin Chard, who died during the RideLondon cycling event, has released a statement saying her husband died "doing something he loved to raise money".

It was a cause that was very important to him after losing his father, his mother’s partner and my mother to cancer. I’d like to thank everyone who has helped and supported Robin and me, especially the event stewards, the event team and the amazing staff at Kingston Hospital.

Vickie Chard

BreakingMan dies in RideLondon cycling race

RideLondon - Surrey race
The Ride London event was disrupted for 45 minutes between Pyrford and Ripley in Surrey

Robin Chard, from Bicester took part as a "personal crusade" for Cancer Research UK, after both his father and stepfather died from lung cancer.

Robin Chard was doing something he loved to raise money for Cancer Research UK, his wife Vickie said

Cancer survivor dies in bike event

A cancer survivor raising money for charity dies during the RideLondon-Surrey 100-mile (160km) cycling event on Sunday, his sister says.

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So far so good as rail closures begin

Lilley Mitchell has been in Oxford this morning to see how rail replacement bus services have been coping since the start of two weeks of engineering works in the area.

Passengers waiting for rail replacement bus services in Oxford at the start of two weeks of engineering works

Rise in rural crime reported

There's been a 16% rise in rural crime in Oxfordshire in the past year.

Rural crime

In 2015 it cost the county nearly £750,000, according to the insurer NFU Mutual. 

Vehicle and livestock theft, and vandalism are the main crimes carried out in the countryside.  

A&E waiting time targets missed for a year

Accident and emergency departments in Oxfordshire's biggest hospitals have missed waiting time targets every month in the last year, a new report shows. 

July 2015 was the last time Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust (OUHT) met the national target of 95% of patients being treated in under four hours. 

NHS chiefs said patients were forced to wait in A&E for beds and care to become available. 

The county's clinical commissioning group said the situation was improving.  

Ambulance waits at the John Radcliffe Hospital
Bill Nicholls

Police hunt after armed robbery on Banbury post office

A man suspected of carrying out an armed robbery on a post office in Banbury at the weekend is still being hunted by police.

Danny Walsh
Thames Valley Police
Danny Walsh

Danny Walsh, 25, is wanted after a man brandishing what appeared to be a black handgun made off with cash from Easington Post Office at about 15:20 on Saturday.

Walsh, who officers say is "known to sometimes sleep in a tent in and around the town", is described as white, with short black hair and a black beard.

Thank you!

We've been sent this fantastic photo by Michael Nottage of Hinksey Lake.

Hinksey Lake, Oxford
Michael Nottage
Hinksey Lake, Oxford

Oxford United women show off their bravery

League Two side Oxford United held their family fun day on Sunday - and it sounds like the U's women's team win in the bravery stakes as they got to grips with a snake that was, appropriately, the colour of the club's strip.

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Travel latest: Slow on the M40

Get up-to-the minute details on this and the rest of the county's travel news on the BBC Travel site or follow @BBCOxTravel.

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Sunrise over St Mary's Church in Kidlington
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Sunrise over St Mary's Church in Kidlington