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That's all for today

That's the end of our Local Live updates for Friday. The service will be back at 08:00 on Monday.    

Proud day for the Bodleian

The 2016 National Student Survey has revealed that 97% of students at the University of Oxford felt the libraries resources met their needs.

It's the highest satisfaction score of any UK university.   

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Oxfordshire's Big Picture

If you have a great image of Oxfordshire, we would love to showcase it. Send it to us with details and where the picture was taken to oxfordshire@bbc.co.uk, or post it on Twitter @bbcoxford or BBC Oxford on Facebook.

Ewelme
Hedley Thorne

Today's picture of Ewelme in the dull, early morning light was taken by Hedley Thorne.

Travel update: Very slow on A34 near Weston-on-the-Green

BBC Travel

There's very slow traffic on the A34 in both directions at Weston-On-The-Green, because of traffic slowing to look at that nearby fire. 

There's congestion on the A41 Southbound to Bicester and to the Hinksey Hill Interchange.

Five things from BBC Oxford

It's time to catch up on some of the most memorable and popular news stories for Oxfordshire this past week in case you missed them. 

Utahraptor model
OUMNH

A dinosaur looking for a home, a memorial to a WW1 hero and a Top Gear presenter defending mobile libraries are among this week's news gems.

The model

Five things from BBC Oxford

A collection of bits and pieces from the last week from across Oxfordshire.

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Oxford medics test new oxygen monitor

Care for critically-ill patients with shock could be improved, it is hoped, after the first successful testing at the John Radcliffe Hospital of a new machine to record oxygen consumption in real time.

Oxygen consumption machine
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Patients in shock suffer a lack of oxygen throughout the body, causing organs to deteriorate and even stop working.

Doctors do not have any way of measuring how much oxygen is being used by the body, making it difficult to judge what treatment is needed.

Travel update: Smoke on A34 Southbound near Islip

BBC Travel

There are reports of a field fire near Islip, with smoke blowing across the A34 Southbound and slowing traffic from Junction 9 on the M40 to Islip.

Travel update: Heavy on A34 Western By-Pass northbound

BBC Travel

There's heavy traffic on the A34 Western By-Pass Road northbound in Oxford between the Wytham turn off and the Peartree Interchange.

Researchers discover longest-living vertebrate

An international team of scientists led by the University of Copenhagen and including the University of Oxford has found that the Greenland shark has a life expectancy of at least 272 years

Greenland sharks
University of Oxford / Julius Nielsen

This discovery shows it is the longest-living vertebrate known to science, exceeding even bowhead whales, turtles and tortoises. The findings have been published in latest issue of the journal, Science.   

Mum calls for maternity cuts u-turn

Oxford Mail

A new mum has called on an NHS trust not to force pregnant women in north Oxfordshire to take long, risky journeys to get the healthcare they need.

Oxford Brookes congratulates its Olympian chancellor

Oxford Brookes has congratulated Chancellor Dr Katherine Grainger after she became the most decorated British female Olympian of all time at Rio 2016.

Oxford Brookes Chancellor Dr Katherine Grainger
Oxford Brookes University

Dr Grainger and Vicky Thornley took the silver medal in the final of the women’s double scull and were just narrowly beaten by Poland.

William Morris's home receives lottery fund boost

Kelmscott Manor, the former home of designer William Morris, has been awarded £4.7m to help it double the number of days it is open to the public.

Kelmscott Manor
Bill Nicholls

The house in West Oxfordshire is among a dozen projects and places to receive a share of £55m from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Oxford restaurant gets zero hygiene rating

Oxford Times

A Korean restaurant in Frideswide Square has been slapped with the lowest possible food hygiene rating after council inspectors found "filthy" conditions in the kitchen.

Cropredy: Hayseed Dixie talk dungarees and drunkenness

Hippy Joe Hymas and John Wheeler of Hayseed Dixie spoke to BBC Radio Oxford's Will Banks ahead of last night's performance at Cropredy 2016.

Hippy Joe says he's been wearing the same dungarees for 10 years.

Farm heritage wins vote for new sports ground name

Residents in Bicester have chosen Whitelands Farm Sports Ground as the name for the new multi-million pound leisure development on the Kingsmere estate, Cherwell District Council has announced.

Last month, the authority invited people to decide between either Whitelands Farm or Queen Elizabeth II Sports Ground as the name for the new facilities in south west Bicester.

Following a two-week vote on social media, websites and email, residents voted in favour of naming the site after its former farmland use.

Panini Cheapskates are back

The English Premier League is back tomorrow and so are Panini Cheapskates.

Alex and Sian Pratchett from Oxford drew their own versions of the official stickers for the Euro 2016 tournament.  

The #EPL kicks off tomorrow. Join us as we attempt to (badly) draw every single 2016-17 Premier League player...

The #EPL kicks off tomorrow. Join us as we attempt to (badly) draw every single 2016-17 Premier League player...

Olympics: Greg Searle in Henley

Former Olympic rower Greg Searle has been at Henley's Leander Club, which has so far produced 112 Olympic medal-winning rowers.

Olympics: Greg Searle at the Leander Club

He says GB's best chance of adding to the gold medal tally today is in the women's pair and men's four competitions.

Calls for safety measures after A34 crash

Oxford Mail

Campaigners have called for urgent safety measures on the A34 following a horrific crash that killed a mother and three children.

'Cheat' pigeon champ expelled for life

Joe Nimmo

BBC News

A pigeon racing champion has been handed a lifetime ban from the sport following allegations he cheated to win a race from France.  

Eamon Kelly
BBC

Eamon Kelly, 52, was accused of cheating in this year's Tarbes Grand National, a blue ribbon event.  

Eamon Kelly

'Cheat' pigeon champ expelled for life

A national pigeon racing association expels a former champion for life after allegations he cheated to win a race from France.

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Cropredy: Suggs 'inspired by Tommy Cooper'

Cropredy music festival is under way. Yesterday, BBC Radio Oxford's Will Banks went backstage and spoke to Suggs.

The Madness frontman says one of his biggest influences as a performer is Tommy Cooper, who he describes as "the king of messing about on stage".

Olympics: Graeme Thomas 'crushed' over Rio illness

Graeme Thomas is back in training at Henley's Leander Club after illness forced him to fly home from the Olympics.

Earlier he took time out to talk to the BBC about his disappointment and plans for the future.  

Oxford Playhouse refurbishments completed

Dave Gilyeat

BBC News

A three-year project to upgrade Oxford Playhouse has been completed.

Oxford Playhouse
Oxford Playhouse

The £800,000 scheme involved modernising the foyer, bars, air conditioning, sound and lighting, and replacing worn auditorium fittings.  

A34 crash: Tributes to victims

Tributes have been paid to the victims of Wednesday's fatal crash on the A34. Three of those who died have been named locally as 45-year-old Tracy Houghton from Dunstable and her two sons Ethan and Joshua.

Tracy Houghton
Facebook

Tracy worked as a council finance officer at Central Bedfordshire Council, and colleagues have described her as a "likeable and bubbly person".  

A new newspaper for Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire's first new paid-for newspaper for 80 years is being launched today

The Oxford Paper is being published by Taylor Newspapers, who are confident it will be successful.

The Oxford Paper
BBC

It will compete with Oxfordshire's two other paid for titles - Oxford Mail and Oxford Times - which are both published by Newsquest.

University fire: Praise for emergency crews

Oxford University has thanked the emergency services following a fire at one its buildings.

Twenty firefighters were needed to bring the blaze at the Clarendon Institute under control yesterday.

Oxford University fire
Jessica Joseph

One person was treated at the scene for minor injuries. Early indications suggest the fire started in a toaster.  

Weather: Cloud clearing for plenty of sunshine

BBC Weather

There will be some cloud at first but this will clear to leave plenty of sunshine for much of the day, although this may become hazy later in the afternoon. 

Chinnor
JCM
A cloudy start in Chinnor, by Weather Watcher 'JCM'

It should be feeling warm in the westerly breeze with highs of 22C (72F).  

Travel latest: Hold-ups in Frilford, Benson and Bicester

BBC Travel

On the A338, there's some traffic congestion around the A415 junction in Frilford.

In Benson, there are stop-go boards on the A4074 at the Churchfield Lane junction.

And, on the A41 there's congestion around the Little Chef Roundabout junction in Bicester.

For the latest, visit the BBC Travel site or follow @BBCOxTravel.

Olympic Games 2016: Rowers race for medal positions

In Rio, a number of Oxfordshire's rowers will take to the water again today to race for medal positions.

Victoria Thornley and Katherine Grainger
AP

Yesterday, Katherine Grainger, who is also Chancellor of Oxford Brookes, (pictured on the right) became Britain's most decorated female Olympian by taking silver in the double sculls.  

Syria fighter 'should not have been allowed to travel'

An Oxfordshire father whose son died in Syria believes he should never have been allowed to join the fight against the so-called Islamic State group.

Dean Evans was hit by an IS bullet as he volunteered alongside Kurdish forces.

Dean Carl Evans
Ragihandina YPG

John Evans, who lives in Wallingford, hadn't seen him for 19-years but believes he was motivated to fight by his rejection from the British army on medical grounds.

Travel latest: Eastern bypass busy and A4130 slow

BBC Travel

The main routes are running well across the city and county this morning - no reported delays on the M40, M4 or A34.

On the ring road, the Eastern bypass is looking a little busier from Cowley junction to the Littlemore Roundabout.

In Didcot, the A4130 is slow from the Milton Interchange to Great Western Park

Catch the latest on the BBC Travel site or follow @BBCOxTravel.  

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