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Teenage bell-ringer rescued from Abingdon belfry

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 15:15
Fire crews use a rope system to lower the 17-year-old down to the church floor on a stretcher.

Collapsed rape trials could hamper convictions, says Lord Judge

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:07
Recent collapsed trials may deter convictions in genuine cases, a former lord chief justice warns.

Gas leak closes main road between Swindon and Oxford

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:05
A police station is evacuated "as a precaution" after a gas leak in Swindon closes a main road.

Oxford United v Bury

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:13
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Oxford United and Bury.

Five things in Oxfordshire

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:33
A collection of stories and videos from the last week.

Oxford student Oliver Mears rape case dropped by CPS

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:05
Oliver Mears was arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault in 2015 when he was 17 years old.

Oxfordshire's Big Picture

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:51
If you have a great image of Oxfordshire send it to us by email to oxfordshire@bbc.co.uk

Oxford United: Ryan Ledson bid rejected as midfielder in demand

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:28
Oxford United reject an offer approaching £1m for midfielder Ryan Ledson, BBC Radio Oxford reports.

'Sometimes I don't recognise my face'

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:44
Oxford professor Liz Frood was fit and healthy until she was struck by what she thought was a stomach bug.

Emily Maitlis fears stalker will never stop

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:11
The Newsnight presenter speaks about being harassed by a former friend for more than two decades.

'Rude' Oxford hospitals parking staff to undergo training

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:45
The "conflict resolution training" is to help staff deal better with vulnerable people, the trust says.

Adham Fisher has been 'extreme commuting' since 2004

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:14
Guinness World Record holder Adham Fisher was invited to Oxford to try out its buses.

Government sorry Newsnight presenter received prison letter

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:15
A judge demanded an explanation after Edward Vines wrote to the Newsnight presenter from prison.

The dad who gave son his kidney for Christmas

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:33
Simon Pont's son Robert had Chronic Kidney Disease.

Last British Dambuster: 'I'd do it again'

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:41
George 'Johnny' Johnson had good advice for a young Flying Officer.

Thames Valley PCC 'not supportive' of scrapping horse unit

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:29
Removing Thames Valley Police's horse unit is one of three options to be discussed at a budget meeting.

Jack Payne: Blackburn Rovers sign Huddersfield Town forward on loan

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:50
League One side Blackburn Rovers sign Huddersfield Town forward Jack Payne on loan for the rest of the season.

BBC star Emily Maitlis' harasser sentenced

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:31
Edward Vines inflicted "psychological torture" on Emily Maitlis despite court orders against him.

Formula 1: Robert Kubica named Williams reserve driver to Sergey Sirotkin

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:02
Robert Kubica is named Williams reserve driver, seven years after suffering life-changing injuries in a crash, as Sergey Sirotkin takes race driver spot.

TE Lawrence's grave site 'under threat' from quarry plans

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:06
Plans for three quarries could "spoil" the setting of TE Lawrence's grave in a Dorset churchyard.