Juliette Fletcher reports on the job losses planned at Oxfam, 125 posts are set to go.
Oxfam are planning to change services at their Oxford headquarters, cut 125 jobs and close some regional offices it has been announced today.
It is all part of their plan to reshape their UK-based operations to reflect the organisation's priorities.
Oxfam is hoping these changes will show the organisation as a global leader in supporting development and delivering aid in areas of the world where it is most needed.
Mark Golding, Oxfam CEO said, "Advances in technology means we no longer need as much support in head office.
"Instead, our resources will be focused in the regions where we carry out the majority of our work.
"This means we can deliver the most effective and efficient support to the millions of people who go to sleep hungry every night."
The changes will be in two stages, starting with a reform in human resources, finance, business support and campaigns at in the Oxford headquarters.
Then, it is thought a total of 125 jobs are expected to be lost, with some regional offices then closing.
The charity Oxfam has been fighting poverty around the world for 70 years and in that time it has amassed a lot of paperwork and important research.
Now, the organisation is to donate its archives to Oxford University's Bodleian Library. Kate Bunkall reports and speaks to Chrissie Webb, archivist at the library.
Oxford-based international development charity Oxfam has announced it has donated the organization's archive, spanning the last seventy years, to the University of Oxford's Bodleian Libraries.
Now, with a substantial grant from the Wellcome Trust, a four-and-a-half-year project is underway at the Bodleian to catalogue Oxfam's extensive records and make them more accessible.
Hundreds of dancers took over the centre of Reading at the weekend to raise funds for good causes. Oxjam Reading saw performers start spontaneously dancing to Michael Jackson songs before a large crowd on Broad Street.
Andrew Barton, from Oxfam, said: "All of Oxfam have been cheering Federer's progress for the past couple of weeks.
"The real hero, though, must be Mr Newlife, for his generous gift and his tremendous sporting acumen. It may inspire other people to support Oxfam and our West Africa appeal."
The bookmakers has already paid out £16,750 to the charity from another bet placed by Mr Newlife which wagered £250 at 66/1 that Federer would win 14 Grand Slam events. Oxfam said the payout is enough money to enable the charity to bring food to 10,000 people for an entire month.
Mr Newlife died in 2009, aged 59, leaving his estate to Oxfam, who now collect £101,840.
William Hill said: "Mr Newlife told had identified Roger Federer as a future serial winner & wanted to place a 'sizeable' long term wager on him.This is one of the most remarkable bets we have ever accepted."
A book donated to Oxfam has sold at auction in Oxford for twelve thousand pounds after an eagle-eyed specialist spotted it was a rare find.
The first edition of Samuel Beckett's Murphy was sold at the charity's annual Bonhams book auction and went for double the estimated price.
Murphy, published in 1938, was the first novel written by the Irish author and dramatist. The auctioned book is one of only 1,500 copies printed and one of the few that has survived with its original dust jacket.