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Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Warm Homes, Healthy People

A local Oxfordshire project to help people keep warm and well.

You may have heard or read about Oxfordshire Warm Homes Healthy People. It is a Partnership of many local organisations working together to get help to people suffering from fuel poverty in Oxfordshire. Money has been received from the Department of Health to help vulnerable residents keep warm and well this winter.

If you or you know anyone who may have contact with elderly or vulnerable neighbours please make them aware of this project.

Further details are available by clicking on the following link:

Monday, 20 February 2012

White Transit PE51 NJK

At about 3:00 p.m. today 20 February at least two men in a white Transit, PE51 NJK, broke into a farmyard at Cookley Green near Henley.

They cut the chain on the gate and smashed the padlocks on at least four buildings. It is not known how much was stolen at this stage.

Police and the police helicopter attended.

 Ford Transit PE51 NJK with 3 male occupants, entered a dairy farm in Compton, it drove through the farm with the occupants having a good look around and tried to exit through one of the back gates. When approached by the farm manager the vehicle made a speedy exit.
This is the same vehicle that was sighted earlier in the afternoon at Cookley Green.
The same vehicle was seen at Woodcote at about 3:30 p.m. on the same day where it was responsible for a smashed padlock. It was also seen at Fingest, near High Wycombe at around 4:00 p.m. If you see this vehicle, please notify the police at once.

Sheep Slaughtered

Five sheep were slaughtered and professionally butchered in a field at Aston Rowant Nature Reserve in the last two weeks. The villains left behind only the skins, feet and internal organs which had been thrown into bushes. Farmers are being advised to be extra vigilant of their livestock.

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Cash-point Scam

Police are warning about a cash machine scam that sees criminals placing sticky strips in the mechanism to stop money coming out.

Users then believe that the machine has not dispensed the cash and when they go into the bank to complain the watching thieves take the cash.