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Live Reporting

Anna Browning and Alex Regan

All times stated are UK

  1. That's all for today

    Thanks for reading today, we'll be back from 08:00 tomorrow with more news, sport, weather and travel from around Oxfordshire.

  2. Thousands of homes without power

    Scottish and Southern Energy has said after Storm Doris hit today it had 7,000 homes without power in the Oxfordshire area, but this is now down to about 3,000 in the West Oxfordshire area.

  3. Tree brings down power line in Oxford

    Our reporter in Squitchey Lane in north Oxford snapped this fallen tree, which also appears to have brought down a lower cable.

    Squitchey Lane in north Oxford
  4. Park End Street reopens after roof made safe

    Park End Street in the centre of Oxford has now reopened, a bit earlier than expected, after the police and fire services made the roof of a building safe.

    There were reports of a partial collapse following high winds from Storm Doris.

  5. Storm Doris: Cardboard almost causes crash in Banbury

    Susan Ellis sent us this picture from Banbury and said: "The cardboard blew across the main road from the church side straight into car windows and bumpers.  

    "This almost caused a crash due to sudden stopping and swerving out of the way.  

    "The cardboard blew from there over to the cinema side and by the Whately Hall Hotel."

  6. Arthur Daly's coat 'flogged' at auction

    Gary Webster and George Cole
    Image caption: Gary Webster appeared alongside Cole in two series of Minder

    The items are synonymous with wheeler-dealer Ar'fur Daley, played by George Cole.

    Arthur Daley's coat 'flogged' at auction

    Gary Webster and George Cole

    The items are synonymous with wheeler-dealer Ar'fur Daley, played by George Cole.

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  7. Fire service working to make roof safe in Oxford

    Firefighters and police are working to make roof tiles safe in Park End Street in Oxford, the fire service has said.

    Fire crews used a hydraulic platform to gain access to the roof after the police closed the road.

    They have so far taken down over 10 tiles and will shortly be handing the incident back to the owner once safe to do so.

    The road will remained closed for at least the next hour.

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A4144 Oxfordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A4144 Oxfordshire both ways severe disruption, between New Road and A420 Park End Street.

    A4144 Oxfordshire - A4144 Park End Street in Oxford closed and very slow traffic in both directions between the New Road junction and The Royal Oxford Mini Roundabout.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. BreakingStorm Doris: Reports of roof collapse in central Oxford

    We are getting reports a roof has collapsed in central Oxford as a result of Storm Doris.

    Park End Street has been cordoned off and the police and fire service are on the scene dealing with the incident.

    Park End Street
  10. Oxfordshire firefighters deal with 40 fallen trees or branches

    Firefighters have been dealing with more than 40 fallen trees or large fallen branches across the county. 

    A spokesman said the worst of the weather hit the west of Oxfordshire, but there have not been any major or life threatening incidents.

    A fallen tree
    Image caption: Police officers have also been out dealing with fallen trees

    Sandy Lane in Yarnton had previously been closed due to a fallen tree but it has now re-opened.

    Met Office weather warnings for high winds in Oxfordshire are set to remain in place until 20:00 this evening.

  11. WATCH: Storm Doris in timelapse

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    Video caption: Timelapse footage of Storm Doris
  12. Downed tree no block to community spirit

    Thanks to a group of motorists' can-do attitude, a tree which closed a road near Tackley, has been opened again in minutes.

    Here is the tree which briefly blocked the road near the village, north of Oxford:


    However, within minutes a group had sawn the branches into pieces, cleared the road and were on their way...

    Group clearing tree
  13. Tree down near Tackley

    Thanks to Eleanor Rowling, who has sent us this picture showing a tree down at Church Hill, near Tackley.

  14. Funding approved for 'super council' battle

    West Oxfordshire District Council has approved £25,000 funding to campaign against proposals to create one council covering the whole county.

    The money will finance a social media campaign and online survey, a letter to residents and signs across the district.

    Council leader James Mills said: “This is not a programme of this council’s making but when it is so clear how our residents feel, I believe we must relay the other side of the story.”

    He added that the county council is spending £200,000 on its campaign and said he had made it clear to them that he believed there are "better things to spend the money on".