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UK’s largest haul of sperm whale teeth seized from home near Wantage

Man arrested as sperm whale teeth seized A man has been arrested on suspicion of importing and selling whale teeth. TVP Rural Crime Task Force said £18,350 of sperm whale teeth were seized from an address in Grove. Officers were assisted by the UK National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU). This is believed to be the largest

Oxford Don’s new sculpture displayed in Trafalgar Square

An Oxford Don has had his new sculpture displayed on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square.  Artist Samson Kambalu, who is a Fellow at Magdalen College, has said his new sculpture represents “standing up for justice and equality”.  The Malawi-born artist’s piece, Antelope, depicts a 1914 photograph of European missionary John Chorley and Malawian Baptist preacher John Chilembwe, who

Home from The Vicar of Dibley on the market for £900k

The cottage which ‘played’ the house in BBC’s The Vicar of Dibley was gone on sale, meaning one lucky buyer could own a piece of TV history. Church Cottage in the village of Turville played Geraldine Granger’s home in the fictional Oxfordshire village of Dibley throughout the much-loved comedy series. READ MORE: Common Nighthawk: Wantage residents

Missing Thames Valley girls found in London

Three girls who police were urgently searching for have been found in London. Tiffany, Layla and Paige were last seen yesterday (28 September) at around 4pm in High Wycombe. It was believed they travelled to London together and may have spent the night at Waterloo Station. Thames Valley Police announced this afternoon that the girls

Netflix searches for actor to play Prince Harry in The Crown

Netflix is looking for Prince Harry actor in The Crown - How you can apply (PA) Netflix is looking for a young actor to play Prince Harry in The Crown’s next series. The casting was shared on Facebook by British Youth Music Theatre – BYMT which details exactly what Netflix is looking for. If you’re

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s niece names boat after his, Endurance

THE great-great niece of a famous explorer has become the first person allowed to name her boat “Endurance” after the notorious ship which sunk in the Antarctic Sea. Anna Shackleton is descended from the family of Sir Ernest Shackleton who famously led three British expeditions to the Antarctic. Between 1914 and 1917, Shackleton led the Imperial

Dreamgirls comes to New Theatre Oxford

Taking on the role of iconic character Effie White has been a humbling experience for Nicole Raquel Dennis, the star of the first UK tour of Dreamgirls. The multi-award winning show comes to the New Theatre Oxford tonight for a five night run. Direct from the West End the production features the classic songs And

Sales assistant died after ‘complications’ with chemotherapy

THE death of a woman from complications with chemotherapy has been ruled as “natural causes”. Christina Annal, 55, of Main Avenue in Sandford-on-Thames, died on March 10 this year at the John Radcliffe Hospital. The sales assistant, originally from Liverpool, had multiple myeloma and was undergoing necessary chemotherapy treatment. READ MORE: University student, 20, dies from

Company bosses to sleep outside to raise money for homeless charities

Up to 40 business and community leaders will be spending a night under the stars in Christ Church Meadow to raise funds to tackle homelessness. CEO Sleepout is a national initiative asking company owners, managers and executives to sleep outside to support charities at the frontline of homelessness and poverty . The charity, which has raised over

Police officer spared jail after admitting possessing extreme pornography

A police officer has been spared jail after admitting possession of “extreme pornography”. Former Thames Valley Police PC, Craig Finch, who had been based at St Aldates’ police station, was told the offence was “aggravated” by his profession at a time of concerns over “undermining public confidence” in the police as he was handed a

Driver killed in A34 crash near Milton Interchange has been named

A DRIVER that was killed in a crash on the A34 near Didcot has been named. Garry Chadwick, 56, was driving a HGV near Milton Interchange on August 30 this year when the vehicle overturned across several lanes. The married Dartford driver was pronounced dead at 9.46am after the air ambulance, police, and fire and

Government has ‘no plans’ to rebuild Wantage & Grove station

CAMPAIGNERS are not losing hope of reopening an old railway station in southern Oxfordshire despite the Government saying it has “no plans” for it. More than 1,100 people have signed a petition to build a station at Grove near Wantage – close the old site which was closed in 1964. The former Wantage Road Station

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