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Banbury Guardian
Volunteers needed to help neighbours during snow in Banburythey need – and also provides training for the role. The project has been set
Banbury Guardian / Posted yesterday
they need – and also provides training for the role. The project has been set up by the town council in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council and Cherwell District Council and is based on similar schemes that operate in towns and cities... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Councillors vote overwhelmingly against new parking charges for towndon't feel like there should be any charges to the public." Any changes to par
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
don't feel like there should be any charges to the public." Any changes to parking in the town would have to be agreed by Oxfordshire County Council, as the transport authority. Mr Parnes said that during the meeting last Tuesday it was suggested... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
See the new 'Alice in Wonderland' Westgate TV advertthe city on her way to the Westgate but shoppers may not experience such ease o
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
the city on her way to the Westgate but shoppers may not experience such ease on Tuesday. Last week Westgate Alliance, Oxfordshire County Council and the bus companies revealed its plan to encourage visitors to ditch their cars and use the Park... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Controversial plans for 3,500 homes could go ahead – but only if new bridge is builtmany calling for the Culham scheme to be dropped as they believe it will dwarf
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
many calling for the Culham scheme to be dropped as they believe it will dwarf the village. But it was also revealed that Oxfordshire County Council believes more studies into the potential impact of the homes on transport infrastructure need to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
See the new 'Alice in Wonderland' Westgate TV advertthe city on her way to the Westgate but shoppers may not experience such ease o
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
the city on her way to the Westgate but shoppers may not experience such ease on Tuesday. Last week Westgate Alliance, Oxfordshire County Council and the bus companies revealed its plan to encourage visitors to ditch their cars and use the Park... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
WESTGATE: Alice in Wonderland TV adverts hit the screensthe city on her way to the Westgate but shoppers may not experience such ease o
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
the city on her way to the Westgate but shoppers may not experience such ease on Tuesday. Last week Westgate Alliance, Oxfordshire County Council and the bus companies revealed its plan to encourage visitors to ditch their cars and use the Park... Read more
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Oxford Mail
WESTGATE: Alice in Wonderland TV adverts hit the screensthe city on her way to the Westgate but shoppers may not experience such ease o
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
the city on her way to the Westgate but shoppers may not experience such ease on Tuesday. Last week Westgate Alliance, Oxfordshire County Council and the bus companies revealed its plan to encourage visitors to ditch their cars and use the Park... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
‘Stranded’: Hanwell Fields residents upset by bus route changesearlier at 6.17am and 7am. Stagecoach spokesman Emma Twemlow said: “These chan
Banbury Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
earlier at 6.17am and 7am. Stagecoach spokesman Emma Twemlow said: “These changes follow extensive discussions with Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) and are at the same time as a number of current OCC contracts are due to expire.” And... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
New support service could be a lifeline for domestic abuse victimsany one will believe you. "Having a place to go that is safe and anonymous is
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
any one will believe you. "Having a place to go that is safe and anonymous is very important." A strategic review by Oxfordshire County Council last year found that there were 11,792 incidents of domestic abuse reported to Thames Valley... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford homeless shelter will be bulldozed by the New Yearpeople said they wanted to reopen will be bulldozed by the New Year. Lucy Fait
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
people said they wanted to reopen will be bulldozed by the New Year. Lucy Faithfull House closed in February 2016 after Oxfordshire County Council withdrew £500,000 of funding. Oxford City Council’s Green Party leader David Thomas said it would... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Oxford homeless shelter will be bulldozed by the New Yearpeople said they wanted to reopen will be bulldozed by the New Year. Lucy Fait
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
people said they wanted to reopen will be bulldozed by the New Year. Lucy Faithfull House closed in February 2016 after Oxfordshire County Council withdrew £500,000 of funding. Oxford City Council’s Green Party leader David Thomas said it would... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Three people in hospital after crash on A34their hydraulic cutting equipment to rescue the person. None of their injuries
Reading Evening Post / Posted 6 days ago
their hydraulic cutting equipment to rescue the person. None of their injuries are thought to be life-threatening. (Image: Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service) The incident is the second on the road firefighters have been called to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Old plastic bottles could be used to fill potholes on our roadsmaintenance than typical asphalt - which is sure to be an attractive choice to
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
maintenance than typical asphalt - which is sure to be an attractive choice to cash-strapped councils around the country. Oxfordshire County Council told the Oxford Mail it is monitoring whether work in Cumbria is a success and how MR6 might be... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Used plastic bottles could be used to fill potholes on our roadsmaintenance than typical asphalt - which is sure to be an attractive choice to
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
maintenance than typical asphalt - which is sure to be an attractive choice to cash-strapped councils around the country. Oxfordshire County Council told the Oxford Mail it is monitoring whether work in Cumbria is a success and how MR6 might be... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Paving slabs could be removed from town centre to protect pedestriansHAZARDOUS paving slabs could be removed completely in a bid to make the centre
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
HAZARDOUS paving slabs could be removed completely in a bid to make the centre of Witney safer for pedestrians. Oxfordshire County Council claimed vehicles owned by market traders were responsible for much of the damage and that it may seek to take... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Fears over parking chaos allayed as permit plan rejecteda swathe of legal challenges – has been turned down. The owners of Wingfield H
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
a swathe of legal challenges – has been turned down. The owners of Wingfield House in Gathorne Road, Headington had asked Oxfordshire County Council for permission to grant parking permits for the residents who live in its six flats. The... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Fears over parking chaos allayed as permit plan rejecteda swathe of legal challenges – has been turned down. The owners of Wingfield H
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
a swathe of legal challenges – has been turned down. The owners of Wingfield House in Gathorne Road, Headington had asked Oxfordshire County Council for permission to grant parking permits for the residents who live in its six flats. The... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Has £65,000 'superdump' clear-up just pushed fly tipping into village?travellers' site on and off for almost 30 years. At the beginning of 2017 ther
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
travellers' site on and off for almost 30 years. At the beginning of 2017 there was a fresh tipping spree at the site, but Oxfordshire County Council, which owns the land, has been unable to catch the dumpers to make them pay. So, at the beginning... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Has £65,000 'superdump' clear-up just pushed fly tipping into village?travellers' site on and off for almost 30 years. At the beginning of 2017 ther
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
travellers' site on and off for almost 30 years. At the beginning of 2017 there was a fresh tipping spree at the site, but Oxfordshire County Council, which owns the land, has been unable to catch the dumpers to make them pay. So, at the beginning... Read more
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Mashable
Oxford city centre could be electric vehicle-only by 2030in three years, but banning combustion engines from a major city centre? That s
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
in three years, but banning combustion engines from a major city centre? That seems a bit of a stretch. Oxford City and Oxfordshire County Council have proposed plans to rid the city centre of all diesel- and petrol-fuelled vehicles — buses and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Town split over plans to introduce parking chargesdetermined in November last year. Although the issue was debated last night ch
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
determined in November last year. Although the issue was debated last night charges cannot be introduced without the approval of highways authority Oxfordshire County Council. For details on the outcome of the meeting visit witneygaze... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford couple to take zero-waste refill shop to Londoncommunity. “There are brilliant other independent shops doing the same, we wer
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
community. “There are brilliant other independent shops doing the same, we were quite lonely so it’s great to see them.” Oxfordshire County Council cabinet member for the environment, Yvonne Constance, said: “SESI’s commitment to low packaged,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
'Zero-Emissions Zone doesn't go far enough, soon enough'largely produced by diesels, is linked to asthma, cancer and heart problems. O
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
largely produced by diesels, is linked to asthma, cancer and heart problems. Over the past decade, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have helped reduce levels in the city with initiatives such as the low-emissions zone in the city... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'Zero-Emissions Zone doesn't go far enough, soon enough'largely produced by diesels, is linked to asthma, cancer and heart problems. O
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
largely produced by diesels, is linked to asthma, cancer and heart problems. Over the past decade, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have helped reduce levels in the city with initiatives such as the low-emissions zone in the city... Read more
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AutoExpress
Oxford city centre to become world's first Zero Emissions Zone by 2020Zone (ZEZ) by banning petrol and diesels cars in the city centre from 2020. In
AutoExpress / Posted 10 days ago
Zone (ZEZ) by banning petrol and diesels cars in the city centre from 2020. In a joint proposal by Oxford city council and Oxfordshire county council, the plan is to ban conventional fuel vehicles in certain parts of the city centre in 2020. A move... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Petrol and diesel cars could be banned in city centre from 2020and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms, other businesses, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council will have to spend an estimated £7m replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric or hybrid:... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Petrol and diesel cars could be banned in city centre from 2020and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms, other businesses, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council will have to spend an estimated £7m replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric or hybrid:... Read more
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express
Petrol and diesel cars WILL be banned from this major UK city by 2020to replace your diesel with. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms, o
express / Posted 10 days ago
to replace your diesel with. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms, other businesses, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council will have to spend an estimated £7m replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric or... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Town split over plans to introduce parking chargesdetermined in November last year. Although the issue was debated last night ch
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
determined in November last year. Although the issue was debated last night charges cannot be introduced without the approval of highways authority Oxfordshire County Council. For details on the outcome of the meeting visit witneygaze... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Controversial parking permit scheme in Headington looks set to go aheadGathorne Road in Headington at evenings and weekends, but more people might be
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Gathorne Road in Headington at evenings and weekends, but more people might be allowed to park there. Highways authority Oxfordshire County Council has been told there is no reason to withhold permits for people living at the Wingfield House... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Petrol and diesel cars to be banned in city centre from 2020and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms, other businesses, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council will have to spend an estimated £7m replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric or hybrid:... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Petrol and diesel cars to be banned in city centre from 2020and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms, other businesses, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council will have to spend an estimated £7m replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric or hybrid:... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
All petrol and diesel vehicles to be banned in city centre from 2020and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms, other businesses, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council will have to spend an estimated £7m replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric or hybrid:... Read more
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Oxford Mail
World Mental Health Day scrapbook made from people's experienceshealth maintenance, via a poem, pledge, art or photo. The contributions were b
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
health maintenance, via a poem, pledge, art or photo. The contributions were bound into a book and presented to leader of Oxfordshire County Council Ian Hudspeth. The entries were submitted to the Town Hall to the Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
World Mental Health Day scrapbook made from people's experienceshealth maintenance, via a poem, pledge, art or photo. The contributions were b
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
health maintenance, via a poem, pledge, art or photo. The contributions were bound into a book and presented to leader of Oxfordshire County Council Ian Hudspeth. The entries were submitted to the Town Hall to the Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Paving slabs could be removed from town centre to protect pedestriansHAZARDOUS paving slabs could be removed completely in a bid to make the centre
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
HAZARDOUS paving slabs could be removed completely in a bid to make the centre of Witney safer for pedestrians. Oxfordshire County Council claimed vehicles owned by market traders were responsible for much of the damage and that it may seek to take... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Couple's plea: Help us find site to build new £6m centre for people with learning disabilitiesJoy, through their experiences caring for disabled daughter Alexandra, 45, and
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
Joy, through their experiences caring for disabled daughter Alexandra, 45, and their battle against cuts to day centres by Oxfordshire County Council. But they still haven’t found the perfect site for the 10 bed centre and day service. Mrs... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Couple's plea: Help us find site to build new £6m centre for people with learning disabilitiesJoy, through their experiences caring for disabled daughter Alexandra, 45, and
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Joy, through their experiences caring for disabled daughter Alexandra, 45, and their battle against cuts to day centres by Oxfordshire County Council. But they still haven’t found the perfect site for the 10 bed centre and day service. Mrs... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
All petrol and diesel vehicles will be banned in city centre from 2020and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms, other businesses, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council will have to spend an estimated £7m replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric or hybrid:... Read more
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Oxford Mail
All petrol and diesel vehicles will be banned in city centre from 2020and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
and councils an estimated £14m. Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach, all taxi firms, other businesses, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council will have to spend an estimated £7m replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric or hybrid:... Read more
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Oxford Mail
REMEMBERED - Kidlington legend who had pub and road named after himhave been more than enough for most working people, but Frank Wise never ducked
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
have been more than enough for most working people, but Frank Wise never ducked any challenges. He was also elected to Oxfordshire County Council in 1934, became vice-chairman, and in 1943, he was promoted from county councillor to county... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
REMEMBERED - Kidlington legend who had pub and road named after himhave been more than enough for most working people, but Frank Wise never ducked
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
have been more than enough for most working people, but Frank Wise never ducked any challenges. He was also elected to Oxfordshire County Council in 1934, became vice-chairman, and in 1943, he was promoted from county councillor to county... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Residents demand action so work will begin on shopping centre re-developmentConcern Mary Gill said despite the approval Mace would still be a long way off
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
Concern Mary Gill said despite the approval Mace would still be a long way off from starting the project. She said: "Oxfordshire County Council have asked for a construction management plan and they cannot start work on the site until this is... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Could 'reminder' stickers in every taxi be one solution to 'car dooring'?get out on the pavement side." He also said he would welcome creation of more
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
get out on the pavement side." He also said he would welcome creation of more cycle paths by the highways authority, Oxfordshire County Council. The county is currently considering proposals by Oxfordshire Cycling Network to create new cycle... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Farm pays its rent with a basket of applescontinued access to a historic manor farm. The tradition of the event dates ba
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
continued access to a historic manor farm. The tradition of the event dates back to the original agreement between Oxfordshire County Council and Cogges Heritage Trust, which runs Cogges Manor Farm, in 2011. A basket of apples is used as... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Residents demand action so work will begin on shopping centre re-developmentConcern Mary Gill said despite the approval Mace would still be a long way off
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Concern Mary Gill said despite the approval Mace would still be a long way off from starting the project. She said: "Oxfordshire County Council have asked for a construction management plan and they cannot start work on the site until this is... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Could 'reminder' stickers in every taxi be one solution to 'car dooring'?get out on the pavement side." He also said he would welcome creation of more
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
get out on the pavement side." He also said he would welcome creation of more cycle paths by the highways authority, Oxfordshire County Council. The county is currently considering proposals by Oxfordshire Cycling Network to create new cycle... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Police to make protection of refugee children a priority following increase in number going missingfrom January to June related to just 14 refugee children – some going missing o
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
from January to June related to just 14 refugee children – some going missing on multiple occasions The figures prompted Oxfordshire County Council to ask Thames Valley Police to appoint a senior officer to tackle the problem. The force said it... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Council staff 'upset' over 'accusatory' complaints about potholesand infrastructure, so we are kindly requesting that all future complaints are
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
and infrastructure, so we are kindly requesting that all future complaints are directed towards the responsible authority: Oxfordshire County Council. “ The message goes on to urge residents with complaints about the roads to make direct contact... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Campaigners delighted with promise not to compromise cyclist's safetyfor trucks entering and exiting the proposed West Way Shopping Centre re-develo
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
for trucks entering and exiting the proposed West Way Shopping Centre re-development after concerns were raised by both Oxfordshire County Council and cycling campaigners. Cumnor resident Simon Banks spoke during the Vale of White Horse... Read more
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