FRONT counters at police stations across Oxfordshire will shut down in a further attempt to encourage residents to self-isolate.

Thames Valley Police announced the new measures, which will affect six stations in the county, earlier this morning.

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Front counter staff from stations in Oxford, Abingdon, Banbury, Bicester, South Kidlington and Witney will be re-deployed to support the force in other areas.

The same services will also be closed in Buckinghamshire and Berkshire.