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Police are appealing for witness to a fatal road traffic collision in Kidlington last week.
At around 1.15pm on Tuesday, March 4, a collision occurred between a mobility scooter and a white car in Oxford Road.
The car stopped at the scene.
The driver of the mobility scooter, a 73-year-old local man, was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital and subsequently died yesterday.
Anyone who saw the incident shouild contact Sergeant Keith Rayner or Sergeant Bryan Smith from Bicester Roads Policing Department by calling 101.
A pensioner from Portsmouth has denied stalking MP Mike Hancock by causing him alleged "serious alarm or distress".
Les Cummings, 69, of Berkshire Close, denies sending the MP offensive emails and distributing offensive leaflets to the public.
Cummings is also accused of accosting the MP for Portsmouth South, who was recently suspended from the Liberal Democrat Party as he faces a civil case in the High Court for alleged sexual assault, outside his constituency office and displaying alarming behaviour towards him.
The case was adjourned for trial at a date and venue to be set.
Live animal exports have resumed at Ramsgate - 18 months after they were banned by the local council.
Two lorries carrying sheep entered the Port this morning, greeted by protesters who oppose the transport of live animals to the continent. Exporters had switched operations to Dover but repairs to a berth there mean they have returned to Ramsgate for the time being.
The High Court has since ruled that the ban by Thanet Council was unlawful, meaning it will have to pay compensation to the exporters.
Prince Harry is in Henley to meet the Row to Recovery crew of wounded ex-servicemen who successfully rowed across the Atlantic last year. The adventure was backed by the Endeavour Fund, created by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.
Yesterday was the warmest day of the year so far with 20.5 °C recorded in Gravesend (image from midday yesterday) http://t.co/eRaLGfc57a
Two men have been charged in connection with a series of robberies at bookmakers in Kent. On Tuesday, 4 March 2014, the pair was charged with conspiracy to rob in relation to seven robberies that took place between November and December last year.
Jack Hennessy, 27-years-old, previously of Pollyfield Close, Snodland and Keith Hodgson, 32-years-old, previously of Holborough Road, Snodland they will appear before Medway Magistrates Court via video link on Tuesday, 11 March 2014.
The pair have been arrested in connection with the incidents listed below. They are currently on remand at HMP Elmley.
- 28th November 2013 - Robbery at Corals, Tovil
- 1st December 2013 - Robbery at Corals, Chatham
- 1st December 2013 - Robbery at Betfred, Larkfield
- 2nd December 2013 - Robbery at Post Office, Grafty Green
- 2nd December 2013 - Robbery at Corals, Borough Green
- 4th December 2013 - Robbery of a Seat Ibiza in Rochester
- 9th December 2013 - Robbery at Ladbrokes, Snodlan
Around 4,000 households most affected by noise from a possible second runway at
Gatwick will get £1,000 towards their council tax, bosses of the West Sussexairport have promised.
The pledge involves annual compensation and is equivalent to Band A council tax. Gatwick chiefs are pressing hard for an extra runway and such an option is on the shortlist now being considered by the Whitehall-appointed Airports Commission.
– Gatwick's chief executive, Stewart Wingate
Expansion at Gatwick would, without doubt, deliver many upsides for our local community in terms of jobs and investment. But we must also recognise the negative noise impacts on local people from more flights. Gatwick's location obviously means that comparatively fewer people would be affected by a new runway. However, I believe we must do more to help those that would be affected. Under the scheme, we are pledging £1,000 towards council tax for qualifying households in the local area, if and when a second runway became operational."
One of those opposed to a second runway at Gatwick is Horsham Tory MP FrancisMaude. He addressed more than 300 residents of the village of Warnham who areobjecting to a new Gatwick flight path trial.
– Francis Maude MP, Horsham Con
Even these last few weeks, with the weather keeping people indoors and off-season traffic levels, the noise from the flight path trial has been unacceptable for local residents. When high holiday season is on us, with the warm weather enticing people outside, the effects are likely to be intolerable. So I'm urging (air traffic control company) Nats and Gatwick to call time on this trial now. We've had the trial. It's failed."