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Temperatures have exceeded 30C in much of England and Wales - but rain is forecast.

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Caroline Jacobs broke down on the M4 at lunchtime on Thursday - she got home on Friday morning.

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Some rail operators are running no services as 6,500 train drivers walk out in pay dispute.

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There has been a spate of thefts in rural areas due to high prices, says Thames Valley Police.

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Oxford City Council says it is "refining" the bridge proposals to link Oxpens and Osney Mead.

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The bacteria was found in Stokenchurch reservoir and left 68 homes without water in Northend.

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The announcement comes as temperatures are set to reach up to 37C this weekend.

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Annabel Mulcahy hopes her family will be able to upgrade their rescue facilities after it is sold.

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Campaigner Faustine Petron says the classes should be mandatory for college and sixth form students.

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Operators say the planned meetings later this month will not go ahead and will take place later.

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An official drought has been declared in parts of southern, central and eastern England, what happens now?

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A hosepipe ban is being introduced for some areas, but what about the rest of the UK?

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Community News

Potholes Giving Local Drivers a Problem

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 13th March 2013

LEAVING US IN A DITCH? Potholes are becoming more and more of a problem in Oxford due to a lack of local maintenance funding and the changes in the UK weather. Potholes despite being seen as a miner problem they can affect so many drivers on a daily basis.

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.

 

Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Oxford council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Avoiding Payday Loans

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 5th March 2013

AVOIDING THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL. In the beginning everyone thought these payday loan lenders where all doing us a favour and it sounds so simple borrow a little bit of money just before your payday and then pay back on your payday.

The Local Transport Infrastructure

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Oxford community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.

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