The nurse in charge of looking after a teenager who was found drowned in a bath at a care home in Oxfordshire has told an inquest he had checked on him just moments before. Connor Sparrowhawk, who was 18 and had learning disabilities and autism, drowned in a bath at Slade House in Headington in July 2013.
The NHS trust in charge initially said his death was due to 'natural causes'. But an independent report later found it 'was preventable' and the trust "failed significantly" in his care.
Thames Valley Police has today charged a 41-year-old man in connection with a rape in Headington, Oxford.
Catalin Horhota, of no fixed abode, was charged with one count of rape; one count of attempted rape; two counts of sexual assault on a female; one count of burglary dwelling and theft; and one count of exposure.
The charges are in connection with incidents in a property in Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, on Saturday, in South Park on Sunday, in Abingdon police station yesterday and a burglary in Morrell Avenue, Oxford, on Thursday.
Horhota was remanded in custody to appear at Oxford Magistrates’ Court today.
Thames Valley Police has released this e-fit of a man it wants to speak to after a car was reversed into a Police Community Support Officer at speed. It happened on Wharton Road in Headington earlier this month. The PCSO suffered minor injuries and was treated in hospital.
A woman is in hospital with serious burns after a fire in Headington near Oxford. Nine people - six of them children - were rescued from the blaze at a house in the Barton area.
It is thought the fire may have started in a caravan - and then spread to the property.
The blaze took hold early on the morning of Wednesday 10th July 2013. Neighbours say they were woken by a loud explosion. Penny Silvester reports.
Thames Valley Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body has been found in a property in Headington in Oxford. Officers were called to the The Link after receiving reports of 'a fear for welfare'.
The woman, who's not been formally identified, was in her 80s. A post mortem examination will be carried out tomorrow. A 58-year-old man from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.
A 26-year-old woman has died after her car left the road and hit a tree. Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after the fatal collision in Oxford this morning.
At around 12.55am a blue Volkswagen Golf was travelling along the A40 Northern Bypass towards the Green Road roundabout from the Banbury Road direction when it left road. The driver, a 26-year-old woman, suffered fatal injuries in the collision.
Police are asking anyone who saw the collision, saw the vehicle after it, or knows of any car which has sustained serious damage to contact Sgt Scott Silk via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre in 101. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Two men have been charged with rape after a 20 year old woman was attacked in Bury Knowle Park in the Headington area. It happened at 11 o'clock on Tuesday night. The 28-year-old man from Oxford and a 26-year-old man from Swindon are to appear before magistrates today.
Two men have being questioned on suspicion of raping a woman in a park in Oxford. The attack on a 20 year old woman happened in Bury Knowle Park in the Headlington area at 11 o'clock last night. A 28-year-old man from Oxford and a 26-year-old man from Swindon have been arrested.
Thames Valley Police has arrested two men on suspicion of rape following an incident in the Headington area of Oxford.
The victim, a 20-year old woman, has reported that she was sexually assaulted by two men, in Bury Knowle Park at around 11pm yesterday.
A 28-year-old man from Oxford and a 26-year-old man from Swindon have both been arrested on suspicion of rape.
A scene watch is in place at the park.
So far we've seen a drought, then serious flooding but today a street in Oxfordshire found themselves completely without water on the hottest day of the year so far.
A burst water main meant residents at Headington woke up with no running water as temperatures soared into the high twenties. Click below for the full report