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Severe disruption: M40 Oxfordshire southbound

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M40 Oxfordshire southbound severe disruption, between J11 for A422 and J10 for B430 Brackley.

M40 Oxfordshire - One lane closed on M40 southbound between J11, A422 (Banbury) and J10, B430 (Brackley), because of debris on the road. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: M40 Oxfordshire northbound

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M40 Oxfordshire northbound severe accident, at J9 for A34.

M40 Oxfordshire - One lane blocked and it's slow on M40 northbound at J9, A34 (Bicester), because of an accident and recovery work.

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

3D street art adorns hotel wall

Street art at Midland Hotel
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An Indonesian street artist is putting the finishing touches to a huge painting on the side of a Cheltenham hotel.

The mural depicts the French cartoonist and writer Moebeus, and is being painted by the artist Wild Drawing, otherwise known as "WD".

Originally from Bali he paints all over the world, and specialises in 3D designs.

He's been working on the side of the Midland Hotel since last week - and has attracted a lot of interest due to his different style of painting.

Street art at Midland Hotel
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MBE for disability campaigner

Watch: Peter Pepys-Goodchild - 'It means the world'

A man from Gloucestershire, who was born with cerebral palsy, is getting an MBE today for his services to public and political life.

Peter Pepys-Goodchild from Cheltenham has been recognised for his work in helping to improve the rights of people with disabilities.

He went to the National Star College at Ullenwood before joining the Conservative party when he was aged 16.

One of his biggest successes was influencing a group of people, including former chairman of the British Railways Board, Sir Bob Reid, to introduce wheelchair-friendly train carriages.

Appeal over alleged spanner assault

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Wiltshire Police say they are appealing for witness to an assault where a 23-year-old man was reportedly hit over the head with a spanner.

The assault happened at approximately 12:50 BST in Cirencester Way, Swindon on October 10.

Police say both men had bikes with them at the time, and the offender left towards Gorse Hill.

Severe disruption: M4 Wiltshire westbound

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M4 Wiltshire westbound severe disruption, at J17 for A350.

M4 Wiltshire - M4 lane closed on exit slip road westbound at J17, A350 (Chippenham), because of a broken down van.

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

Severe disruption: M4 Wiltshire westbound

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M4 Wiltshire westbound severe disruption, between J17 for A350 and J18 for A46 Bath.

M4 Wiltshire - M4 partially blocked westbound between J17, A350 (Chippenham) and J18, A46 (Bath), because of a traffic cone on the road.

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

Severe disruption: M4 Wiltshire eastbound

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M4 Wiltshire eastbound severe disruption, at Leigh Delamere Services.

M4 Wiltshire - M4 lane blocked on slip road into the services eastbound at Leigh Delamere Services, because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: A34 Oxfordshire southbound

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A34 Oxfordshire southbound severe disruption, from A4130 to M4 J13 Chieveley.

A34 Oxfordshire - One lane closed on A34 southbound from Milton Interchange in Milton Heights to Chieveley in Snelsmore, because of a break down.

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

Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire westbound

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M4 Berkshire westbound severe disruption, at J13 for A34 Chieveley.

M4 Berkshire - M4 lane closed on exit slip road westbound at J13, A34 (Chieveley), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Ollie Thorley: From FA Cup final mascot to flying down Gloucester's wing
Gloucester back Ollie Thorley recalls being a mascot at the 2006 FA Cup final as the new Premiership rugby union season arrives.

Severe disruption: A34 Oxfordshire both ways

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A34 Oxfordshire both ways severe disruption, between A423 Southern By-Pass Road and A420.

A34 Oxfordshire - It's very slow on A34 in Oxford between Hinksey Hill Interchange and Botley Interchange, because of Weekend roadworks mean the road is closed Northbound and a lane two closure Southbound until 05:00 Monday morning. Congestion to 3 miles before Hinksey Hill interchange Northbound.

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

Severe disruption: M4 Gloucestershire eastbound

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M4 Gloucestershire eastbound severe disruption, from J18 for A46 Bath to J17 for A350.

M4 Gloucestershire - One lane closed and it's slow on M4 eastbound from J18, A46 (Bath) to J17, A350 (Chippenham), because of an overturned vehicle.

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

Severe accident: A4260 Oxfordshire northbound

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A4260 Oxfordshire northbound severe accident, from B4030 to South Side.

A4260 Oxfordshire - A4260 Oxford Road in Steeple Aston closed and delays northbound from the B4030 junction to the South Side junction, because of a serious accident involving three vehicles.

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

Severe disruption: A41 Buckinghamshire both ways

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A41 Buckinghamshire both ways severe disruption, from Quainton Road to Blackgrove Road.

A41 Buckinghamshire - A41 in Waddesdon blocked in both directions from the Quainton Road junction to the Blackgrove Road junction, because of cow on the road.

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

Severe disruption: M4 Wiltshire westbound

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M4 Wiltshire westbound severe disruption, between J17 for A350 and J18 for A46 Bath.

M4 Wiltshire - Temporary closure and stationary on M4 westbound between J17, A350 (Chippenham) and J18, A46 (Bath), because of people on the road.

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

Severe disruption: A436 Gloucestershire eastbound

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A436 Gloucestershire eastbound severe disruption, between A435 and Kilkenny.

A436 Gloucestershire - A436 in Seven Springs closed eastbound between the A435 junction and the Kilkenny junction. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M4 Wiltshire eastbound

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M4 Wiltshire eastbound severe disruption, at J15 for A346 Marlborough Road.

M4 Wiltshire - M4 lane closed on exit slip road and queues eastbound at J15, A346 (Swindon East), because of shed load on the roundabout.

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

Severe accident: A338 Berkshire both ways

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A338 Berkshire both ways severe accident, from Upper Eddington to Gipsy Lane.

A338 Berkshire - A338 Eddington Hill in Eddington closed, stationary and delays in both directions from the Upper Eddington junction to the Gipsy Lane junction, because of an accident. Diversion in operation - via Denford Lane, Dark Lane, Bath Road and vice versa.

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

Police given stop and search powers after fight rumours

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An order has given police increased stop and search powers after rumours of planned fights in Newbury.

Thames Valley Police said it was aware of rumours regarding potential fights at Newbury Michaelmas Fair.

The Section 60 order - giving officers greater powers to ensure people are not carrying weapons - started on Wednesday and will end in the early hours of Thursday.

The order will cover Newbury town centre and Goldwell Park where the fair is due to be held.

The force said it was increasing the number of officers attending the fair.

Severe disruption: M5 Gloucestershire southbound

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M5 Gloucestershire southbound severe disruption, from J11A for A417 Gloucester to J12 for B4008 Quedgeley.

M5 Gloucestershire - One lane blocked on M5 southbound from J11a, A417 (Gloucester) to J12, B4008 (Quedgeley), because of emergency repairs. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire both ways

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M4 Berkshire both ways severe disruption, at J13 for A34 Chieveley.

M4 Berkshire - M4 lane closed on entry slip road at J13, A34 (Chieveley), because of a lorry having a tyre changed.

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