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Banbury man arrested after fatal collision in Gaydon

Warwickshire Police are investigating a fatal collision which happened in Gaydon on Wednesday night.

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A woman had a lucky escape after her car crashed into the central reservation after it hit a lorry on the M40 this morning (February 16) Photo courtesy of West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Lucky escape for driver in M40 crash this morning

A woman whose car hit a central reservation after a collision with an HGV on the M40 near Gaydon has escaped with almost no injury.

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The A361 was closed after a collision yesterday.

Collision on M40 near Gaydon is causing delays

Police are dealing with a collision between a car and a lorry on the M40 motorway near Gaydon.

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Building work on Castle Quay 2 means no 2017 canal day for Banbury

Banbury’s popular Canal Day will not be held this year due to work being carried out on Castle Quay 2.

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Van crashes into wall, narrowly avoids ending up in river

A van nearly ended up in the river in Woodstock when it crashed into a wall yesterday, Thursday, afternoon.

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Sealing work to be carried out on top deck of Banbury station car park

Less parking spaces will be available for commuters from Banbury Station as work is carried out to make the top deck of the station’s car park watertight.

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UPDATE: Driver involved in Cropredy collision dies from his injuries

Police still seek witnesses to the fatal accident involving two vehicles.

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Head on collision near Banbury

Two vehicles collided head on along the road between Swalcliffe and Sibford Ferris, last Friday morning.

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Extra cash for counties to repair potholes in roads

Roads in south Northants and Oxfordshire are to benefit from a share of £1.2 billion to pay for pothole repairs.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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The aftermath of the crash and fire. Picture courtesy of OPU Warwickshire

UPDATE: Five people escape injury after M40 vehicle fire

Five people were lucky to escape serious injury following a crash on the southbound M40 this morning (Monday January 9) which left a car and van on fire.

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Pilot draws Christmas tree over Northampton and Milton Keynes

PICTURE: Pilot ‘draws’ Christmas tree over Northampton and Milton Keynes

A creative pilot was clearly in the Christmas spirit when he ‘drew’ a Christmas tree with his flight path around Northampton and Milton Keynes which also took in Buckingham, Banbury, Daventry and Rugby.

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Calls for lower speed limit on ‘rat run’ road

Campaigners want a 20mph limit on Astrop Road

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Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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The A422 close to the scene of the collision

Two drivers seriously injured after three car crash near Brackley

Two drivers were taken to hospital with serious injuries after a three-car crash.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

On Monday night there will be an incredible supermoon – when the full moon will be at its biggest and brightest for almost 70 years.

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