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An inquest jury has concluded that a string of failures contributed
to the death of a prisoner at Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes.
45-year-old Michael Cameron was found hanging in his cell days
after arriving at the jail - he's one of 18 prisoners that have
taken their own lives in the past 4 years.
The prison says changes have already been made and nobody has
Kate Bradbrook has been at the inquest.
Michael Cameron had been charged with serious offences
He was dependent on alcohol and known to take drugs.
The inquest heard while in police custody he put
He was assessed as being at very high risk of self-harm.
When he was transferred to Woodhill Prison,
He was given a three-minute mental-health screening but never
referred for an urgent mental health review.
I think a mental health assessment should have been done for him
and if he had seen the doctor when he was there, he never saw
a doctor, I think Michael would still be with us today.
The jury was told while at Woodhill Prison razor blades were found
in his cell and handed to staff by his cell-mate.
Prescription medication was not always given because staff
were concerned he was under the influence of drugs.
On the day he was found hanged, his cell-mate
The inquest heard on that day Michael Cameron should have been
observed by staff every 30 minutes but he was found hanging 36
He died at Milton Keynes Hospital two days after being found
in his cell having suffered severe brain damage.
Today, the jury found there was a failure to carry out
adequate procedures and reviews and each of these failures
These conclusions are the same, Michael is the 14th self-inflicted
death between 2013 and 2016, it is dispiriting to ask the same
questions of off in the same witnesses and have the same answers.
It was the conclusion Michael's mother had been hoping
for but she says nothing will bring him back.
Following the national cyber security attack
affecting parts of the NHS, BBC South understands the health
trusts in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Swindon
In many parts of the country computer systems have been shut down
and contingency plans have been activated.
In some instances hackers have been demanding money to unlock systems.
Here, our health trusts have said they are "on alert"
New figures suggest more than 2-hundred cyclists have been
caught riding their bikes in parts of Oxford city centre
which are restricted to pedestrians in little more than a year.
Under the council's public spaces protection orders,
restrictions are in place in daylight hours on Queen Street
Campaigners say the rules arent clear enough,
Oxford is known for its high number of cyclists.
But here in this part of the city centre it is a pedestrian-only zone
during the day between 10 and 6, or should be.
We have only been here for a few minutes but already dozens
of cyclists are ignoring this ban like this one right here.
Campaigners say the signage isn't clear and it is too high.
They are not in the right place for where a cyclist
Especially with a lot of people on foot they are trying
to quite rightly make sure they don't interact with.
So the signs are not in the right place to make an effective message.
More than 230 cyclists have been caught breaching the rules according
And it says this type of offence is much more of a problem compared
to other behaviour they class as a nuisance like
Do you know you are not supposed to ride your bike along here?
Are you aware you're not allowed to ride your bike in this area?
I guess I was aware there were not that many bikes going down here.
Are you aware you are not allowed to ride your bike on here?
I'm never quite sure about this street when I am allowed.
Anyone caught flouting the ban is initially given a warning.
But repeat offenders can then be given a fixed penalty notice.
Are you aware you are not allowed to ride your bike along here?
New recommendations at Oxford City Council include
targeting groups like students who might be unaware of the rules
But it's clear some people just aren't bothered.
Are you aware you're not supposed to ride your bike on this road?
Are you aware you are breaking the rule?
As long as I don't run anyone over at this speed.
A week of action to target Rogue Traders has been carried out
Officers have been using Number Plate recognition cameras
to pull over vans and small trucks that are suspected of
More than a hundred vehicles were stopped.
Two drivers were found to have no licences and at least four
One unlicensed scrap metal dealer was stopped and will be formally
We target rogue traders which the community like.
We are looking for defective unroadworthy vehicles which is good
Every now and then we'll get someone who is wanted as well
Long delays are expected on the roads this weekend as part
of the M4 in West Berkshire will be fully closed.
There'll be no access to the motorway between junctions 12
The road was closed at 9 o'clock tonight and won't re-open
Alternative routes are expected to be extremely busy.
The weekend weather is coming up with Alexis, but that's it from us.
Hello and a very good evening to you. We have had some very heavy
downpours today but they have eased the way now, but there are one or
two night showers to be had through the course of the night. We will
have one or two holes in the cloud as well and looks like we will see a
mild night through the night, ten or 11 degrees the load. One pieces of
wet weather around through dawn, generally a bright start of the day.
We hope we will have sunny intervals and one or two showers could crop up
but in the sunshine temperatures pleasantly warm eyes of 17 or 18
degrees. There is rain overnight Saturday to Sunday, Sunday at self
shaping up to be another fine and bright day with some sunny spells
and scattered showers. Rain A bit of a mixed bag earlier on
today, some of us were cloudy with rain. This is the view from one of
our weather watchers in Cornwall. But in the Highlands of Scotland, it
was completely different, find, sunny and warm. The satellite and
radar picture shows the variety of weather we have had. It brightened
up into the afternoon, early