THE death of Liberty Baker in Witney on Monday, as she walked with her friends to Henry Box School, was a horrific tragedy and unimaginable for any parent.
The way her friends and the wider Witney community have reacted, with a sea of flowers and tributes at the scene, is a demonstration of how shocking the incident was.
Last night Liberty’s heartbroken family thanked people for their condolences and, whilst it will only be of small comfort to them at this most traumatic of times, at least the people of Witney are trying to make a difference.
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12:24pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
A CRASH is currently blocking a lane on the A34 near the Botley Interchange.
11:56am Tuesday 26th May 2015
A LANE on the A40 near Witney has been closed this morning for essential pot hole repairs.
12:13pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
A video review of how the murders of Jan and Derin Jordon and Phil Howard, plus the subsequent manhunt for Jed Allen, unfolded.
11:22am Tuesday 26th May 2015
RESULTS of post mortem examinations on the three people killed in Didcot are not expected until tomorrow, police said.
9:43am Tuesday 26th May 2015
THE eastbound Botley Road is at a near-standstill this morning following the latest phase of roadworks at Frideswide Square.
9:20am Tuesday 26th May 2015
Oxford City general manager Justin Merritt feels that his side’s change of divisions next season is a mixed blessing, but is relishing the new challenge.