The latest figures show house prices in Oxford went by 8.1% in the last year.
Thames Valley: Parking Charges
A road safety charity claims some councils in the Thames Valley made a profit on parking charges last year - totalling more than £13.5 million
However, according to figures from the Institute of Advanced Motoring, some councils here made a loss.
Here is a full list:
Total parking income after expenditure on capital charges (include off street and on street parking)
Source: Calculated by the IAM from Department for Communities and Local Government Revenue outturn data 2010/11 and 2011/12
2010/11 (£) 2011/12 (£)
Aylesbury Vale -2,510,000 -466,000
Bracknell Forest UA 118,000 99,000
Buckinghamshire -110,000 - 23,000
Cherwell 0 0
Milton Keynes UA 5,918,000 6,468,000
Oxford 2,739,000 3,090,000
Oxfordshire -127,000 797,000
Reading UA 733,000 750,000
South Bucks 580,000 67,000
South Oxfordshire -146,000 312,000
Vale Of White Horse -11,000 -23,000
West Berkshire UA 672,000 773,000
West Oxfordshire -1,695,000 -267,000
Windsor & Maidenhead UA 67,000 652,000
Wokingham UA 411,000 568,000
Nationally it's claimed authorities took more than £141 million in parking last year - an increase of almost 15% on 2011.
The Local Government Association says the figures are wrong.
A man's been charged with murdering Daniel Lavender in Aylesbury.
More than 150 distracted motorists were pulled over in Hampshire and the Thames Valley in a week-long operation.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
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