Police watchdog called in over handling of death of woman in Kidlington

12:06pm Friday 30th May 2014

THAMES Valley Police has called in the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) to look at its handling of an unexplained death of a woman last year.

Caron Kiernan died aged 54 in Charlton-on-Otmoor, near Kidlington, on December 19 2013.

The force has been forced to refer itself to the IPCC because Ms Kiernan had recent contact with the police before she died.

The date for an inquest into her death has not been set.

Jordan Saxton not guilty of murdering 11-week-old son but guilty of manslaughter

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12:40pm Monday 5th October 2015

A FATHER accused of shaking his 11-week-old baby to death has been cleared of murder.

Brother of Oxford United striker dies in car accident

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1:21pm Monday 5th October 2015

The brother of Oxford United striker James Roberts has died after being involved in a car accident on Saturday night.

Broken down truck partially blocking A34 at South Hinksey

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12:03pm Monday 5th October 2015

THE A34 in South Hinksey is currently partially blocked due to a broken down tipper-truck.

Oxfordshire set for a soaking in afternoon downpour

Oxford Mail: Tourists in Oxford huddled under umbrellas in Radcliffe Square

11:50am Monday 5th October 2015

PARTS of Oxfordshire are due to be hit by heavy rain later today, according to the Met Office. A severe weather warning has been issued by the agency for the South East, which will be in place from 12pm until 10pm today. It has been forecast that some areas will see more than 15 mm of rain in an hour, with overall totals more than 40 mm in several hours. Small patches of localised flooding and disruptions to transport are also possible. A Met Office spokesman said: "A very complex area of low pressure will bring warm, moist air northwards into Britain. There is a developing signal for heavy rain to affect some southeastern parts of England later on Monday.  "Some minor disruption due to flooding is likely, with an additional risk of some very isolated more substantial impacts."

Family denies forcing man to be ‘servant’ for £5 a day

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8:30am Monday 5th October 2015

A FAMILY stole thousands of pounds of benefits from a man with severe learning disabilities while forcing him to do menial and manual labour for £5 a day, a court heard.

Chalking up the streets to get children inspired by drawing

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7:00am Monday 5th October 2015

GREY pavements will be transformed with striking street art as one woman hopes to chalk up yet another successful art event this weekend.

Heavy traffic on A34 after four-car crash

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4:01pm Sunday 4th October 2015

TRAFFIC is heavy on the A34 between the Wendlebury interchange and Pear Tree Roundabout after an earlier crash.

‘She could easily have gone into shock but was very calm’ say river rescuers

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 3rd October 2015

A YOUNG woman who fell in the river after a seizure on her way to work has thanked two boaters for saving her life.

E-fit released after man driving silver car sexually assaulted two children at newsagents in Harwell

Oxford Mail:

12:26pm Saturday 3rd October 2015

An e-fit has been released today of a man police want to speak to after two children were sexually assaulted in Harwell.

UPDATE: Woman taken to hospital after Eastern Bypass crash

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11:45am Saturday 3rd October 2015

A woman was taken to hospital after a car and lorry crashed on the Eastern Bypass.

We won a battle, but not the war, say Woodstock estate protesters

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 3rd October 2015

PROTESTERS against a development that would double the size of Woodstock have said the war is still on.

‘Hospitals must keep driving up standards’ says trust chief

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 3rd October 2015

OXFORDSHIRE’S hospitals must keep driving up standards despite being awarded a national vote of confidence by the health sector regulator.

Relief all round as Frideswide Square finally starts to take shape

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 3rd October 2015

FOR more than nine months workers have been busy behind boards transforming Frideswide Square.

Football festival kicks off...and shows it’s a game of two sexes

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6:00am Saturday 3rd October 2015

FEMALE football fever took hold of the city as nearly 30 schools participated in a festival celebrating the sport.


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