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Thame music teacher accused of sexually assaulting pupil

Emma Ginger, a music teacher, discussed her sex life with a 15-year-old boy pupil before sexually groping him and forcibly kissing him, a jury heard today.

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Daylesford Farm crowned among the best UK Easter days out

Daylesford Farm in Oxfordshire has been deemed one of the best places to visit this Easter.

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BBC Race Across the World applications now open – how to apply

This is how you can apply for the ultimate travel adventure on BBC Race Across the World and be given the chance to win £20,000.

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Three further arrests over double stabbing

Two men aged 33 and 28 were found badly wounded in a street in Oxford on Sunday evening.

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Thames Water told to find extra cash itself

It follows reports the firm has lobbied the regulator to allow it to raise bills by 40% and face lower fines.

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A4130: Henley road emergency closure causes traffic chaos

An emergency road closure in Henley has caused major traffic delays in the area.

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Anti-social behaviour policing priority in rural communities

Bicester and Kidlington rural communities have directed police to focus on anti-social behaviour, drugs, and vehicle theft following a public discussion.

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JK Rowling has her say on Scarlet Blake transgender debate

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has spoken on Scarlet Blake as a woman throughout the trial proceedings.

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South-East Week of Action highlights livestock worrying

South-East Week of Action against rural crime has begun, with a focus on livestock worrying to start the initiative.

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Dida Gardens Didcot calls on developers for footpaths

Residents of Dida Gardens in Didcot who are "cut off" from local amenities are calling on Taylor Wimpey to install gravel footpaths on and off their estate.

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More than 1,000 actions needed for Didcot and London route

More than 1,000 actions have been identified to improve a major rail line plagued by faults between Didcot Parkway in London Paddington.

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Soho Farmhouse in Oxfordshire gets permission for car park

Soho Farmhouse at Great Tew in Oxfordshire has been granted planning permission to extend its car park.

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Cholsey and Wallingford Railway renovations and restorations

Cholsey and Wallingford Railway will unveil new renovations and restorations this year, including a 1951 original carriage and enhancements to the garden area.

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Oxfordshire: Nearly 100 miles of road repairs across county

Department for Transport figures show nearly 100 miles of roads in Oxfordshire had improvement work completed up to March last year.

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Oxford stabbing: Police release three arrested on bail

Three people arrested in connection with a double stabbing in Cowley Road in Littlemore, Oxford, have been released on bail.

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A34 delays as police attend crash near Abingdon

There has been a crash on A34 running between Marcham and Milton.

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BBC Radio 1 confirms new host Jamie Laing will start soon

BBC Radio 1 have confirmed when Jamie Laing will start hosting his new show after taking over from Jordan North.

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NSPCC reveals parents fear for children's online safety

Two in five parents say they are worried about digital devices or technology negatively affecting their children's health.

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Oxfordshire: Man arrested on suspicion of intent to supply

Police officers conducted a stop and search of a vehicle near Cassington in West Oxfordshire during their #SEPARC week of action patrols.

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Which? warns UK mobile phone users about huge price hikes

Which? has warned mobile customers they could face having to choose between “huge” mid-contract price rises or “crippling” exit fees from April.