The Union flag will be flying at half mast today to mark a repatriation which is taking place this afternoon.
We have been advised by RAF Brize Norton that the Repatriation of Lt Steven Clark, UK MCC Bahrain Royal Navy will take place on Tuesday 18th December 2018.
The aircraft will land at approx 1.30pm. It is estimated that the cortege will pass the Memorial Garden at approximately 3pm, reaching the John Radcliffe Hospital approximately 4pm
Norton Way will be closed from approx. 1.30pm, whilst Station Road, Brize Norton, will be closed for approximately 10 minutes once the cortege leaves Britannia Gate at RAF Brize Norton.
There will be road closures in place at the Marston Ferry Road / Cherwell Drive Junction, Marston Road / Cherwell Drive Junction, and at the mini roundabout by the entrance to the John Radcliffe Hospital. Please expect severe delays in this area whilst the road closures are in operation.
The weather forecast for Tuesday is expected to be heavy rain with a fresh breeze.
Please note that times are subject to change at short notice and we advise that you check again by visiting www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/repatriations or call 01865 816345.