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Police & Crime Bulletin September 2019

Police & Crime Bulletin September 2019

Rehabilitating our criminal justice system

Confidence matters. Not just in the sense of good PR, or a nice warm feeling inside, it actually matters. Thankfully, most people have very little or no contact with the criminal justice system, but we all need to have confidence that the system is in good health and working to protect us and those around us. You do not have to believe in a rose-tinted past... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:04 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Knife Crime Awareness Week

Knife Crime Awareness Week

National Knife Crime Awareness week runs from today (16 September ) – Sunday 22 September.

During that time Thames Valley Police, along with other forces will be taking part in a variety of activities designed to challenge and reduce the threat of knife crime. This includes:

* Work with our professional partners including local schools, colleges and trading standards.

* Knife amnesty bin at Abingdon... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:52 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Beggars

Beggars

TVP South and Vale have been made aware of beggars in Wantage, Wallingford and Thame town centres.

Before handing over any money, please consider whether your spare change will be able to make a real change.

We believe that offering shelter, emergency food, clothing and specialist support for substance abuse is a bigger help than giving money to those begging on the street and we work with a number of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:53 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Community grants worth up to £75,000 are now available

Local groups in the Vale of White Horse can apply for grants totalling up to £75,000 as part of a community grant scheme which has opened this month.

In the past the scheme, run by Vale of White Horse District Council, has given grants to a variety of local community organisations including money for parenting programmes in Botley, a play area resurfacing in Faringdon and most recently new furniture... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:00 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Neighbourhood Policing Newsletter 09/09/2019

Neighbourhood Policing Newsletter 09/09/2019

Neighbourhood Policing Newsletter

Priorities
Burglary: Following the summer burglary campaign we have recorded two burglaries for Wantage and the surrounding villages during this month. Clearly this is very low and a great improvement on last year's figures. Despite the good news please remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity.

Violent Crime/Drugs: The Neighbourhood Team are working towards... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:09 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Residents reminded to respond to theirHousehold Enquiry Form

Residents reminded to respond to their Household Enquiry Form

Released on 9 September 2019

Residents who haven't responded to their yellow 'Household Enquiry' form are being urged to do so as soon as possible.

Last month, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils sent a yellow letter to all homes across the two districts requiring people to confirm everyone over the age of 16 who currently... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:08 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Councils launch competition to promote Car Free Day on 22 September

Give driving a miss for a day and be in with a chance to win a prize

Sunday 22 September is World Car Free day and South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are offering drivers in the districts the chance to win a prize – if they give their vehicle a rest on that day.

World Car Free Day has been running for 25 years. Cities, towns and villages take the opportunity to raise awareness... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:07 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Didcot Garden Town - Sign Up!

As a parish council within the Didcot Garden Town area, you can now sign up to receive regular updates on progress to turn the vision of the Didcot Garden Town delivery plan into real life projects. The delivery plan can be found here.

It's an exciting time for the garden town and all surrounding villages, and by signing up, you could help us to shape over 60 individual projects.

We anticipate over 20,000... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 11:02 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Didcot Garden Town

Press release - First ever Cycling Champions appointed at two district councils

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have each appointed their first ever Cycling Champions to help and encourage people to travel by bike.

Cllr Sam Casey-Rerhaye at South Oxfordshire and Cllr Eric de la Harpe at Vale of White Horse will work with local organisations, communities, other councils and transport bodies to make sure there is wider access to cycling paths across the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 11:18 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Notification of Road Closures: A34 Oxfordshire

A34 Oxfordshire Road Marking and Road Stud Replacement

We will be carrying out work to refresh the road markings and install LED road studs at the West Ilsley junction, Chilton junction, Milton Interchange, Hinksey Hill junction and the Botley Interchange, to improve safety to road users.

For the safety of our workforce and customers, we will be closing the A34 north and southbound carriageways overnight... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 09:48 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Road Closure

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