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Five things from Oxfordshire

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 11:12
A collection of stories and videos from Oxfordshire this week.
Categories: Oxfordcity, Oxfordshire

Children and adolescents 'account for half of sports A&E attendances'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 00:39
Football, rugby, trampolining and netball were among the sports linked to the most injuries.
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Horspath World War One memorial stone 'half-baked'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 16:58
The stone monument has been installed at a cost of £15,500.
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Oxford soup kitchen founder Ma Smith given award

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:12
Icolyn "Ma" Smith was given a Pride of Britain award for her work feeding the homeless for 28 years.
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Electrification of Great Western Mainline to Swindon completed

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 01:13
Work is completed on electrifying a further section of railway line between London and south Wales.
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Epilepsy: Calls for 'critical' funding to save lives

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:48
Hundreds of people with epilepsy are dying every year because "critical" checks are not taking place, campaigners warn.
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Blenheim Palace dredging project reveals hidden rooms

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 15:44
The draining of lakes at Blenheim Palace reveals a series of hidden rooms.
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Stephen Hawking wheelchair and thesis auction opens

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 00:07
Items in the online auction include signed works, an early wheelchair and a Simpsons script.
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Father of 'Jihadi Jack' asks Canada to help bring son home

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 22:46
John Letts is urging Canada to bring home his son and other Canadians detained in Kurdish-held Syria.
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National Action trial: Accused 'vowed to fight on' after ban

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 17:22
Adam Thomas is accused of sending messages outlining plans to reform a faction of a banned terror group.
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#Cellarforever campaign backed by music stars

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 13:34
The Cellar in Oxford is under threat after a risk assessment found the fire escape was not big enough.
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National Action trial: Terror accused 'not raising mini Nazi'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 18:41
Adam Thomas named his son after Adolf Hitler but says far-right activism has ruined his life.
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Thames Valley chief constable first on scene of crash

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 17:49
Francis Habgood, of Thames Valley Police, climbed into an overturned car and waited with the driver.
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M40 death crash: Junction reviews after caravan accident

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 16:37
Three people died when a car pulling a caravan drove the wrong way down the carriageway.
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Christian Concern 'must pay for extra security at Oxford University event'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 15:48
Christian Concern wants to hold an event at Lady Margaret Hall college at Oxford University next year.
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Thames Valley Police repost tweet mocking Diane Abbott

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:56
Thames Valley Police reposted a tweet from a former officer mocking the shadow home secretary.
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Potholes: Why do we have so many of them?

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 02:09
The chancellor says councils in England will get an extra £420m in his Budget to fix potholes.
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Heathrow to Paddington trains were disrupted after power fault

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 16:49
Trains between Paddington, Heathrow, Oxford and Maidenhead were severely disrupted after cable damage.
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Kingston Lisle crash: Teenager critically injured

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 16:10
The 17-year-old girl was among four people in a car which hit a tree in the early hours.
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Oxford-Cambridge Arc: Row over central England mega-plan

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 10/27/2018 - 11:28
The transport secretary says the government will back major development on the Oxford-Cambridge arc.
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