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NSPCC warning after extent of child sex crimes in the Thames Valley revealed

Six sexual offences against children and young people were recorded every day across the Thames Valley.

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IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced from Aylesbury Vale and beyond

The following people from Aylesbury Vale and beyond have recently been sentenced at magistrates courts in the county.

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Twitter bid to save Thames Valley Police mounted police horses

Twitter bid to save Thames Valley Police mounted police horses

Hundreds of people have joined a Twitter campaign urging Thames Valley Police to hold their horses about scrapping their mounted section.

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Warning after boxing fans are caught off guard buying Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker tickets online

It’s the most high-profile fight of heavyweight hero Anthony Joshua’s glittering career so far – and tickets are like gold dust.

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VIDEO SOME MAY FIND DISTRESSING: Thames Valley Police target drivers in week-long crackdown as harrowing footage released

Thames Valley Police has released a distressing video as it targets motorists using mobile phones in a week-long crackdown.

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Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Shoppers are being advised to be wary of fake emails pretending to be from Sainsbury’s after a rise in reports of fake gift vouchers sent on behalf of the supermarket.

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‘Smishing’ scam sends fake NatWest messages

Action Fraud is warning people not to be duped by fake text messages claiming to be from NatWest after the cyber-crime reporting centre received new reports of text message fraud.

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Nigerian businessman sentenced for his part in £1.28m Lincolnshire NHS trust fraud

Following a trial at Leicester Crown Court a thirteenth defendant has been convicted of conspiracy to launder money in an international fraud and money laundering investigation.

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Car break-ins are on the rise

Motorists warned after rise in car break-ins

Almost a quarter of a million cars were broken into according to new figures, with more than half of all police forces in England, Scotland and Wales reporting an increase in thefts from cars over the previous year.

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Number of reported flytipping incidents up in South Oxfordshire last year according to new figures

The number of reported flytipping incidents in the South Oxfordshire district increased in 2016/17, according to new figures from DEFRA (the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs).

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These are the new laws that will come into force in the UK in 2018

These are the new laws that will come into force in the UK in 2018

A new year usually brings with it a raft of changes and that’s certainly the case for new laws.

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What you can do if you spot the signs of domestic abuse this Christmas

What you can do if you spot the signs of domestic abuse this Christmas

While most of us celebrate the Christmas season with festivities and merriment, for victims of domestic abuse the Christmas period is one of the hardest times of year to access support, a leading domestic abuse charity has revealed.

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Shoppers warned of ATM crime during last minute Christmas shopping

Shoppers warned of ATM crime during last minute Christmas shopping

For those preparing to do last minute Christmas shopping today, shoppers are being urged to stay alert when taking out cash at ATMs.

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Top tips to prevent burglars ruining your Christmas

Top tips to prevent burglars ruining your Christmas

As we wind down for the festive break, that’s a sign for the nation’s burglars to step up their activities.

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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The car seized by police for not having 'commuting' insurance

Police issue warning after car seized due to insurance not covering commuting

A driver had their car seized by police on a motorway -because their insurance policy didn’t cover commuting from work.

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How to avoid credit card fraud this Christmas

How to avoid credit card fraud this Christmas

It’s an unfortunate fact that, for most of us, a Merry Christmas will involve a bit of expense.

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VIDEO: Police and forensics on the scene as Buckingham Street in Aylesbury is cordoned off

Police and forensic officers are in Aylesbury town centre this morning after a section of Buckingham Street was cordoned off.

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Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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