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Severe accident: A34 Oxfordshire southbound

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A34 Oxfordshire southbound severe accident, from A420 to Chilswell Path.

A34 Oxfordshire - A34 in Botley closed and queues southbound from Botley Interchange to South Hinksey Golf Course Turn Off, because of an accident.

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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
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Carlisle volunteering scheme inspires others in the UK

Ewan Murrie

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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
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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.