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Live Wednesday, July 29

Fatality: Emergency services at the scene of the crash on the A420 near Faringdon yesterday

Four are left dead in tragic 24 hours on the county’s roads

Challenge: Andrew Chesterman with his seven-year-old daughter Escenia

‘Unpleasant confrontations’ on buses over buggy spaces

Police top brass warn cuts to force will 'change the priority' on crimes

Police top brass warn cuts to force will 'change the priority' on crimes

Fire crews battling blaze at Stonesfield house

Breaking UPDATE: Man helps elderly Stonesfield couple from house after burnt-out boiler sparks fire alert

Concerns: Laura Price

Ward to close at Witney Community Hospital to free up nursing staff for other units in county

'Abnormal' load blocks A34 southbound near Abingdon

'Abnormal' load blocks A34 southbound near Abingdon

Going down: The explosive demolition of the three cooling towers of Didcot A Power Station a year ago

A year after demolition, Didcot awaits next chapter

Complaint: Rapper and law graduate ShaoDow – Elliott Haslam – in Oxford city centre with one of his CDs

Rapper in complaint against police after being handcuffed

Man jailed for more than three years for breaking into woman's house and threatening her with knife

Man jailed for more than three years for breaking into woman's house and threatening her with knife

One lane closed on the A40 London Road after car and lorry crash

Breaking One lane closed on the A40 London Road after car and lorry crash

Inspired: From left, Chamarli Jackson, 11, Destini Anthony, 12, and Regdjay Clarke-Wilson, 11, with their artwork

Youngsters create art about ‘the things that really matter’

Traffic at a standstill near Oxford station due to Botley Road temporary traffic lights

Traffic at a standstill near Oxford station due to Botley Road temporary traffic lights

Book cover design for PD James novel set to go under the hammer in Kidlington

UPDATE: Book cover design for PD James novel sells for more than £1,000 in Kidlington

My normal: From left, Maya Francis, Spencer Wilkinson, Christina Riley, front, and Hannah Bruce

‘This project gives our community a voice’

‘We must seize the chance to provide more hospital beds’

‘We must seize the chance to provide more hospital beds’

Fixer: Stuart Bottomley at the Luther Street Medical Centre

Big-hearted ex-nurse boosts old surgery

Scott Seamons, city council executive board member for housing

City council could invest £5m into buying houses to help homeless people in Oxford

Project: Hannah Todd at the Oxford Brookes University campus

What would you write to your 16-year-old self?

Meat to please you: Dave Bartlett with some of his sausages

Sausage sales sizzling, say butchers

Upset: Ingrid Smith with Choas

Devastated owner offers cash for goats’ return

Animal testing ethics to be debated

Animal testing ethics to be debated

More work needed to identify the perpetrators of child sexual abuse

More work needed to identify the perpetrators of child sexual abuse

Munitions case man is given bail again

Munitions case man is given bail again

Got one: Pete Newbold of Oxfordshire Mammal Group holding a sleepy dormouse

Volunteers needed to go on dormice hunt to help survey

Take aim: Filming of Endeavour in Merton Street, Oxford

Heads turn as Blavatnik stars in Endeavour TV bank heist

Teenage dad jailed for string of offences

Teenage dad jailed for string of offences

Oxfordshire air ambulance set for delivery

Oxfordshire air ambulance set for delivery

Opposition: Mick Haines, front, with a petition and residents against plans for a bus lane in Cherwell Drive

Residents launch a petition to fight ‘congestion-easing’ plan

Councils in spat over housing

Councils in spat over housing

Consultation on Chipping Norton Community Hospital suspended

Consultation on Chipping Norton Community Hospital suspended

Woman choked to death in Witney store’s cafe

Woman choked to death in Witney store’s cafe

Concerns: Nick Hards at the Orchard Centre

Town centre’s expansion plan hits roadblock over bus route

Art: One of the Turner replicas on display in Broad Street, Oxford

Turner painting to inspire more grand city pictures

Live Tuesday, July 28

'Significant' crash closes part of A420 near Faringdon

UPDATE: Pensioner killed and lorry driver left with life-threatening injuries in A420 crash near Faringdon

Major crash and car fire shuts M40 southbound between junctions 10 Brackley and 9 Bicester (PIC: Adrian Everton)

Update: Two people die after major crash between junctions 10 and 9 of the M40 last night

Opponent: Green councillor Craig Simmons at the bins at flats in Southfield Park

Oxford residents are told council will go through their bin contents

Petition: Some of the residents campaigning to save the bus route

500 sign up to save threatened bus route

Hazel Punter with her St John Ambulance gilt Laurel Leaf award

Hazel’s half a century of caring is honoured

The cars are the stars: Nick Mulford at the toy fair

A century of toys prove more than just child’s play at county fair

Plans: David Henwood at the site

‘Flat dwellers could peer into bedrooms’

Help: Tilly Burns, left, and Jodie Meeson with their artwork  which helped raise £300 for the mental health charity Restore

Teenagers prove their mettle in county citizenships scheme

Bloom: Virginia Vargo with the Madagascan periwinkle

‘Leukaemia’ plant is blooming

American dentist accused of killing Oxford Univeristy project lion Cecil

Breaking American dentist accused of killing Oxford University project lion Cecil

Abingdon woman, 43, killed in Sutton Courtenay crash

Abingdon woman, 43, killed in Sutton Courtenay crash

Adventure: Morgan Lyes and other Scouts get ready to go

Top Scouts in Japan for world jamboree

Plans: What the new skatepark could look like

Boarders to reveal their vision of new skatepark

Taking aim: Gracie Webb and Francesca Hotson rehearse for Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons in seven days

Former Thames Valley Police chief constable admits cuts could see police not responding as quickly to crimes

Former Thames Valley Police chief constable admits cuts could see police not responding as quickly to crimes

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