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Thames Valley Police Confirm Final Details For The Funeral Of PC Andrew Harper

Thames Valley Police has confirmed the final details and arrangements for the funeral of PC Andrew Harper. The funeral is to be held at Christ Church Cathedral in St Aldates, Oxford, at 11 am on Monday 14th October. A spokesperson for Thames Valley Police said: “The force is working closely with Andrew’s family to ensure we plan the funeral to

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Man Admits Paying Two Women To Abuse Children Online Sexually

An automotive engineer has admitted paying two women to sexually abuse children online, after a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation. Dean Petley, 30, met the women on an unnamed adult services website.  Petley paid one woman, Jodie Little, who called herself ‘devil bitch 666’, £750 from January 2017 to February 2018 to see her sexually abuse two young children. Dean

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Thousands Expected To Honour PC Andrew Harper During ‘Ride Of Respect’

Thousands of motorcyclists are expected to turn out for a ‘ride of respect’ event that has been arranged to honour the memory of PC Andrew Harper. PC Harper was tragically killed after he responded to reports of a burglary on 15th August.  A Facebook group, set up by Sian Sloper, gave details of a plan to undertake a commemorative ride

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3-Week-Old Baby Dies After Being Stabbed

Northumbria Police have today (Monday) confirmed that a baby boy who was stabbed in Wallsend last week has sadly died in hospital. Last Wednesday, a 21-year-old woman and her three-week-old son were rushed to hospital after the assault inside an address on Portland Close. They had both suffered injuries consistent with a bladed article and were treated for life-threatening injuries.

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Wife Of Seriously Injured Officer Thanks Public For ‘Love And Support’

The wife of a West Midlands Police officer left seriously injured when he was struck by a car he was trying to stop has thanked the public for their support. PC Chris Burnham was struck by a Mini in the Holbrooks area of Coventry at around 2.45 pm on 25 September.  PC Burnham, who has been with the West Midlands

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Man Jailed After Claiming £2.5 Million With Fake Lottery Ticket

A man has been jailed after claiming a National Lottery prize of more than £2million using a fake ticket. Fifty-four year old, Edward Putman, from Station Road, Kings Langley was sentenced at St Albans Crown Court on 4 October after being found guilty of fraud by false representation.  He was sentenced to nine years in prison. The incident occurred in

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Emergency Services Staff To Face Car Parking Charges Under New Proposals In Kendal

Medics, the police and other emergency service personnel in Kendal may now have to pay to park their car when driving to work. Proposals to turn a ‘free’ carpark behind Country Hall in Busher Walk, Kendal, into a pay-and-display one have also been extended to include a smaller staff car park that is used by the emergency services. Cumbria County

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RAF Typhoon Pilot Seconded To Virgin Orbit Space Programme

The partnership between the RAF and Virgin Orbit was unveiled at the Air and Space Power conference in July. Following a stringent selection process, Air Vice-Marshal Simon’ Rocky’ Rochelle and Virgin Orbit CEO Dan Hart have announced that Flight Lieutenant Mathew ‘Stanny’ Stannard had been selected. Flt Lt. Stannard is currently a Typhoon pilot with one of the RAF’s test

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Male Admits To Stabbing His Mum & Dad To Death Over A Row Involving His Dog

Sergey Koudriavstev, 48 (01.05.71), of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey yesterday (Thursday, 3 October) to stabbing his mother and father to death. Both his mother Tatiana, 68 and his father Vladimir Koudriavstev, 69, were found dead in their flat in Adair Tower, Appleford Road, W10. Both were from Russia but had lived in the UK for

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Over 17 Migrants Detained After Two Rigid Inflatable Boats Land On Beach In Hastings

Sussex Police believe that a small number of people may have left the beach and dispersed following the landing of two rigid inflatable boats containing suspected illegal immigrants in the Hastings area on Thursday morning (3 October). It is thought they probably crossed the English Channel from France overnight, coming ashore at Hastings, and further east near Winchelsea Beach. Seventeen

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