It's been a long time coming but it seems the summer has finally arrived. This weekend will see the start of the hottest spell since 2006.
To coincide with the warmer weather, a mum from Dorset is warning others about the dangers of paddling pools. Debbie Brown's seven-year-old son was left severely brain damaged when he fell into one at a birthday party.
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BT today announced that Oxfordshire is to benefit from plans to create 1,000 new apprenticeships and graduate jobs in the UK this year.
Thursday mornings weather for the east of the region
Thursday mornings weather for the west of the region