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  1. That's all from Oxfordshire Live

    Many thanks for joining us throughout the day. We'll be back on Monday from 08:00 with all the latest headlines from around our beautiful county. 

    Have a great weekend.

  2. Children across county warned after abduction

    Schoolchildren across Oxfordshire are being urged to stay in groups following the abduction and rape of a teenage girl on Wednesday. 

    Parents at some schools are being told they must inform the school if their child won’t be in, so schools can account for their pupils’ whereabouts.  

    Quote Message: While there is no immediate cause for concern in Witney and the surrounding area, as part of our duty of care, we have reminded all students through morning notices about the need to be vigilant and not to accept lifts from strangers. Wherever possible to try to walk to and from school in a group.
  3. Notorious Cutteslowe and Wolvercote roadworks finally at an end

    A £10m roadworks scheme in Oxford which drivers branded "utter bedlam" has finally come to an end. 

    Wolvercote roundabout

    Traffic lights at the Cutteslowe roundabout have been switched on, two weeks after those on the Wolvercote roundabout went live. 

    Work on the busy A40 began last summer to widen carriageways and provide new pedestrian and cycle facilities. 

    The county council's cabinet member for transport said it had been "£10m well spent".

  4. 'I want to encourage all churches to tell the Christian story'

    The Right Reverend Steven Croft has spoken about how he wants to spread the Christian faith further.

    The new Bishop of Oxford was interviewed by the BBC before his official inauguration in the city today.

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    Video caption: Bishop of Oxford interviewed on day of official inauguration
  5. Olympic star Zoe De Toledo to start Oxford Half Marathon

    Olympic silver medallist rowing cox, Zoe De Toledo, will be the official race starter for this year’s Oxford Half Marathon.

    Zoe De Teledo

    De Toledo will start this year’s runners and present the men’s, women’s and wheelchair race winners with their trophies. 

    Along with her silver medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she coxed the women’s eight to a gold medal at the 2016 European Rowing Championships. 

    She also has close ties to Oxford Brooks and Oxford University where she studied, and coxed the Oxford eight in The Boat Race.

  6. Your pictures: Train at Chilson

    Anthony Morris from Farmoor has sent us this great shot of the Worcester to Oxford train as it shoots by the River Evenlode near Chilson.

    Train near Chilson

    If you've taken a picture you'd like to share with us please send it to

  7. Travel update: Oxford Eastern By-Pass partially blocked

    BBC Travel

    The A4142 Eastern By-Pass Road in Oxford is partially blocked and there's very slow traffic at the Sandy Lane West junction, because of an accident involving two cars. 

    The congestion goes back to the Cowley Junction.

  8. Woman, 81, robbed in Faringdon

    An 81-year-old woman has been robbed in a street in Faringdon, police have said.

    A man in his 20s snatched the woman's handbag as she walked along the public footpath linking Southampton Street South towards Century Close on Tuesday at about 15:00.

    The woman, who used a mobility frame, fell but was not injured. Her handbag was recovered but her bank card had been stolen.

    Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which they say happened at a busy time of day in the area.

  9. Travel update: Slow on Donnington Bridge westbound

    BBC Travel

    There's slow traffic on the B4495 Donnington Bridge Road westbound in Oxford between the A4158 Iffley Road junction and the A4144 Abingdon Road junction.

  10. Grand procession to inaugurate new Oxford bishop

    The new bishop of Oxford has walked through the city to his inauguration ceremony at Christ Church cathedral.

    Right Reverent Steven Croft is the 43rd bishop of Oxford and formally took up his post in July.

    This afternoon's service marked the beginning of his ministry in the Thames Valley.

    The procession through the centre of Oxford, from St Michael at the Northgate marks the role of the bishop in the life of the city.  

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    Video caption: Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft in procession through city
  11. Driver in pub crash 'had lucky escape'

    A car crashed into the Greedy Goose Public House on the A44 between Chipping Norton and Moreton-in-Marsh yesterday evening, the fire service has told us.

    It smashed through the wall of the kitchen. The driver had bruising but was not seriously hurt. Staff inside the building were not injured.

    Station manager Dave Bray said: "The driver had a very lucky escape, managing to avoid serious injury having driven into a substantial stone built building.”

  12. Man, 20, dies when car hits tree near Wantage

    A 20-year-old man died when his car left the A417 and hit a tree near Wantage this morning. 

    At about 12:22 a silver Renault Clio travelling from Wantage on Faringdon Road left the road just after the railway bridge near the junction with New Road.

    The driver suffered multiple injuries and died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

  13. 'The real life Forrest Gump'


    In the last year, Ben Smith has run over 10,000 miles across Britain in all weather.

    He is nearing the end of his challenge to run 401 marathons on consecutive days.

    Find out more about Ben's task with this video.

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    Video caption: 'The real life Forrest Gump'
  14. Oxford pub landlady who died suddenly was "bubbly, kind and warm"

    Oxford Mail

    Tributes have flooded in to the "loving and caring" landlady of one of the city's most popular pubs after she died suddenly.