Wallingford

England, United Kingdom

Latest Stories

BBC political correspondent analyses what happened in the region

Peter Henley with a round-up of election news from the south of England
The University of Reading app helping children to eat the sprouts
University doctors are trying to help parents encourage their children to eat their greens using a mobile app.
Dino Visser was making only his second appearance in English football

Dino Visser saves all three penalties to help Exeter reach the EFL Trophy last 16, while Ipswich, Bristol Rovers, Tranmere and Leicester's Under-21s also progress.

Read more

Serious crash on A34 in Oxfordshire

Police are at the scene of a serious crash on the A34 in Oxfordshire, which happened in the early hours of this morning.

The northbound carriageway is closed between Hinksey Hill and Peartree.

Diversions are in place but Highways England have stated there are long queues and to avoid the area.

The official diversion route can be found here.

A34 in Oxfordshire
Google

Carlisle volunteering scheme inspires others in the UK

Ewan Murrie

Reporter

A volunteering programme in Carlisle has inspired similar schemes in other parts of the UK.

Give a Day to the City was set up in 2015 by Andy Fearon of Carlisle Vineyard Church, to co-ordinate people willing to work on community improvement projects.

A picture of Andy Fearon
BBC

It has led to a cast iron fence at Portland Square being repainted, and the renovation of uninsured homes that were damaged by Storm Desmond.

The project has inspired similar schemes in Aberdeen, Ayrshire, Oxfordshire and Dungannon in Northern Ireland.

Young, black student heads to the University of Oxford
BBC London follows Skai Campbell as he packs his bags and heads off to university.