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Summary

  1. Items once belonging to Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued hundreds of children from the Nazis, sold at auction
  2. Plans for new development near 'Narnia' nature reserve

Live Reporting

By Joe Nimmo, Anna Browning and Dave Gilyeat

All times stated are UK

  1. That's all for this week

    Thanks for joining us. We'll be back from 08:00 on Monday.

  2. Schoolchildren's work to appear on fireworks safety posters

    Two Oxfordshire schoolchildren have won a fireworks safety poster competition organised by the Oxfordshire County Council's Fire and Rescue Service and the Trading Standards team.

    More than 540 entries were received from 19 schools, and the winners were Jake Coyne, five, from Sonning Common Primary School, and Evie Warland, 10, from North Hinksey Church of England Primary School.

    Jake Coyne

     "I am very proud of myself, Jake said. Evie said she was "surprised but thrilled".  

    Evie Warland

    Richard Webb, trading standards manager at the council, said: "The competition is an opportunity for children to learn about important firework safety messages while having the chance for their work to be featured as part of the council’s firework safety messages."

  3. Weather: 'Dry and frosty'

    BBC Travel

    This evening and tonight will be clear, dry and frosty.

    Minimum temperatures 2C (36F).

  4. Teacher stands in way of Oxford United dreams

    Jerome Sale

    BBC South Today

    "Mr Wilson", an assistant head teacher, is the man trying to keep out Oxford United in the FA Cup tomorrow.

    Phil Wilson is also goalkeeper for non-league Merstham. The first round tie is a dream draw for the Surrey side but for Wilson, who grew up as an Oxford fan, it's even more sweet. 

    He was able to play his only Football League match in the final weeks of the season 15 years ago for Oxford United.

    Quote Message: When I left it was the start for a bad decade from them. Glad to see they’re moving in the right direction as Merstham are on a smaller scale. from Phil Wilson
    Phil Wilson
  5. BBC South Weather

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    Video caption: BBC South Weather
  6. Nice guys in Henley

    Our pictures of Howard Bentham's guy have been described as "creepy" and "uncanny" on Twitter, but on a more positive note Henley Herald has tweeted us photos of some pretty cool Guy sightings in their town.

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  7. Mouth cancer screenings at Police HQ

    Thames Valley Police officers have been receiving free mouth cancer screenings at their Kidlington HQ today as part of Mouth Cancer Action Month.

    It's one of the few cancers that's increasing in Britain year-on-year.

    Mouth cancer screening

    Hilary Hibbert-Biles, cabinet member for public health, pictured above at the event with clinical director Anushiaha Brogan, said it was about "raising awareness of mouth cancer across Oxfordshire, keeping people mindful of early symptoms to give themselves the best possible chance to be treated early and successfully".  

  8. Storytime with Cas Lester

    Local author Cas Lester appeared on the afternoon show with Danny Cox today.

    Here she is reading from her latest book, the appropriately titled Nixie: Fizzy Firework Fun.

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  9. Travel update: A34 northbound heavy at Kidlington

    BBC Travel

    There's heavy traffic on the A34 northbound in Kidlington between the Kidlington Junction and Weston-On-The-Green.

  10. Pioneering liver scan developed in Oxford

    Angie Walker

    BBC South Today reporter

    A pioneering scan has been developed in Oxford which could change the way liver disease is diagnosed and treated.

    The multi-scan means liver problems can be seen without the need for painful biopsies - and it could save the NHS millions.

    Daniel Eadle is the first patient in the world to be diagnosed using the scanner, and in this clip talks about the painful process he previously endured, while Dr Rajarshi Banerjee explains the benefits of the new non-invasive scan.

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    Video caption: Pioneering liver scan developed in Oxford
  11. Oxfordshire woman wins £1m in the EuroMillions

    Congratulations to Pam Aird who has won £1m in the EuroMillions.Pam, 58, who has an "absolute passion" for theatre, has pledged to help out the Unicorn Theatre in Abingdon and the Didcot Phoenix Theatre with her winnings.She also hopes to buy a new house in Abingdon and a narrowboat to get to and from Cropredy Festival!

    Pam at Unicorn Theatre
    Quote Message: “Already I have put wheels in motion to pay off debts that I have carried around for too many years and finally make a clean start. Putting things right and helping the local arts in Oxfordshire are the two priorities but I’d be lying if I didn’t say the win will also make a difference to how [my partner] Alick and I enjoy life. from Pam Aird
    Pam Aird
  12. Travel update: Slow on A34 Southern By-Pass Road northbound in South Hinksey

    BBC Travel

    There's slow traffic on the A34 Southern By-Pass Road northbound in South Hinksey between the South Hinksey Golf Course Turn Off and the Wytham Turn Off.

  13. Five Things

    T-Rex skull

    A collection of bits and pieces from the last week.

    Five Things

    T-Rex skull

    A collection of bits and pieces from the last week.

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  14. Raid at Oxford city centre B&B following rape

    A bed and breakfast in Oxford city centre was raided by police this morning.

    The warrant at the premises near George Street followed the arrest of a 28-year-old man in Oxford yesterday on suspicion of rape of a 16-year-old girl.

    Star B&B Oxford

    He has been bailed until 4 January.

    Thames Valley Police said the offence took place between 11 October and 13 October at the B&B.

    Det Insp Jim Holmes said: "We have executed a warrant this morning as part of this ongoing investigation.

    "The victim is being safeguarded and we have been working with other agencies throughout this investigation. Specially trained officers are providing ongoing support to the teenage victim."

  15. WATCH: 'I earned my F1 shot'

    He's the youngest driver ever for Formula One, but Canadian teenager Lance Stroll believes he has earned his place with Oxfordshire team Williams.

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    Video caption: Stroll
  16. Travel update: Overturned van on A4260 at Wootton

    BBC Travel

    An overturned van on the A4260 Banbury Road in Kidlington at Wootton is causing disruption.

  17. Doctor Who companion talks about 'lost' story

    On BBC Radio Oxford today, 1960s Doctor Who companion Anneke Wills spoke to Kat Orman about upcoming animation The Power of the Daleks.

    Polly in Doctor Who

    The new cartoon brings to life the six-episode story which marked Patrick Troughton's first adventure in the role, after regenerating from First Doctor William Hartnell.  

    Dalek animation

    This week marks the 50th anniversary of the story, which along with many other black and white episodes was deleted by the BBC to save space.

    Ben, Polly and he Doctor

     With 97 episodes still missing, the hope is that old lost episodes could still turn up.    

    Quote Message: If anybody's got one in their cupboard bring it forth - now is the moment. Someone should make a spy thriller about the search for the missing episodes of Doctor Who. from Anneke Wills Actress
    Anneke WillsActress