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A lorry driver has had a lucky escape after the cab of his vehicle caught fire in Crawley near Witney in Oxfordshire.
Firefighters from Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Service said the blaze had started to spread to nearby embankments and oil was had started to run down the road towards a nearby river when they reached the scene.
The crews from two fire engines tackled the flames and used the environmental protection equipment to prevent the oil running into the nearby river.
David Cameron's mother has won an Oldie award for campaigning against the closure of a children's centre hit by cuts his government brought in.
Mary Cameron was crowned Mother Knows Best of the Year for her 10 000 strong petition opposing her local Conservative council shutting the facility in Oxfordshire, where she used to volunteer.
The centre was forced to close after a spending review under the former prime minister left councils in England facing a loss of 24 per cent in central government funding by 2020.
Ms Cameron signed a petition a year ago against plans to shut 44 children’s centres in and around her son’s former constituency of Witney.
A horse is recovering after being rescued from a muddy river bank in Oxfordshire.
A specialist animal rescue unit from the fire service was dispatched to the River Windrush near Willow Farm in Witney on Saturday morning.
The horse, which was trapped in the mud, was pulled to safety. An on call vet was called but the animal was unharmed.
Crew Manager Glen Lee said “Working closely with the vet and the horse’s owner, our firefighters put into practice nationally recognized techniques that allowed the horse to be successfully freed without injury”
Robert Courts has described a huge sense of responsibility after being sworn in to Parliament as the New MP for Witney.
Mr Courts won the by-election prompted by David Cameron's resignation.
He says he's focused on the local issues he campaigned on - as well as the difficult task of finding his way around Parliament.
A man's been jailed for life after he raped a woman he approached on a common in Witney.
Callum King, who is 25 ,also pleaded guilty to one count of grievous bodily harm and one count of sexual assault.
He'll serve a minimum of nine years and three months.