The Olympic Torch facts for Tuesday 10th July. We will run updates throughout the day online and on Meridian Tonight on ITV1 at 6pm.
The Olympic Torch visits Aylesbury, Waddesdon, Bicester, Kirtlington, Woodstock, Kidlington to Oxford on Monday 9th July. Full details here
Police call for information after a man was shot in Aylesbury yesterday morning.
Thames Valley Police has confirmed it is investigating the possible discovery of a human ear in a church graveyard.
Police were called to St Mary’s Church, St Mary’s Square, Aylesbury at 6.37pm yesterday by a man who was walking his dog and discovered what he believed may be a human ear.
Investigations are ongoing.
Police have sealed off a church graveyard after reports that a human ear had been found among the gravestones.
A cordon is in place at St Mary's Church in Aylesbury.
Police have not confirmed or denied that the grim discovery has been made
The body of a woman who was sleeping rough in a tent has been found on a canal bridge in Aylesbury.
The woman was white, about 5ft 4in tall, approximately 18 to 22-years-old, of large build and has black-dyed hair above the shoulder. She was wearing a black hoodie with 'Lonsdale' in bright pink writing across the front, blue jeans and black Nike trainers with fluorescent green/yellow thick laces.
Police, who were called to the bridge on Monday morning, believe that the woman may have been sleeping rough in a tent in a barn. DI Deborah Goff says the death is being treated as unexplained and wants anyone with information to contact her via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.
Thames Valley Police investigating an accident in which a 10-year-old girl and a 40-year-old man were knocked down and seriously injured in a collision with a car, have arrested a man. It happened on the A413 Wendover Road at its junction with Eascote Road just after midnight on Sunday 3rd February.
A 29-year-old man from Aylesbury was arrested on the evening of Wednesday 6th February on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop and report an accident. He has been released on bail until 22nd March pending further inquiries.
PC Colin Riley, of the Joint Roads Policing Unit based in Amersham is appealing for witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information can contact the police on 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously by telephone on 0800 555 111 or on the Crimestoppers website.
Firefighters urged people to stay away from lakes and waterways after a woman caused a full-scale alert by walking 30 metres across a frozen reservoir when her dog fell through the ice.
Two crews and a rescue boat were called to Worlds End Lane, Weston Turville, at 3.15pm yesterday, along with police officers, an ambulance and an air ambulance.
As they arrived they found that the woman and dog had left the scene.
Gary Taylor from Aylesbury Fire Station, who also attended the incident, said: "It stands to reason that if the ice can't support the weight of a dog, a human shouldn't venture on to it.
"Please don't risk your life in a situation like this. Over the years, many other people have not been so lucky."
Thames Valley Police officers investigating the disappearance of a 76-year-old woman have located a body on land in Woodham near Aylesbury.
Patricia Goodband was reported missing on Wednesday 9th January. Her family have been informed of today's discovery. However the body has not yet been identified.
The lead officer in the investigation Detective Superintendent Chris Ward said: " The body was found on land at Akeman House in Woodham this afternoon. Scenes of crime officers and a forensic archaeologist are continuing to work at the location.
"The recovery of the body will understandably take some time and we will not be able to carry out a formal identification until this process has been completed.
"Patricia’s family have been informed of this latest development in our inquiry.”
Thames Valley Police is continuing its inquiry to locate a missing woman from Aylesbury.
Patricia Goodband, aged 76, who also uses the surname Roberts, was reported as missing by a relative on Wednesday, January 9th.
Det Supt Chris Ward said: “We are still in the very early stages of our investigation and we have a team of officers trying to piece together Patricia’s whereabouts after Monday December 17th, which is when we now believe Patricia was last seen.
“Following our initial enquiries we have arrested two men, aged 63 and 59, on suspicion of murder, conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and of concealing a body. They are currently in custody where they are being questioned about Patricia’s disappearance.
“However, I would like to stress that although two people have been arrested, we are continuing to treat this as a missing person inquiry.
“I am urging anyone who has seen or heard from Patricia since Monday 17 December, or who has any information about her, to come forward as soon as possible.
“We are keeping Patricia’s family fully updated as our investigation progresses.”
Anyone with information is asked to call the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
Conservationists from around the world have been hearing how a project running in Aylesbury is having a positive impact on urban biodiversity.
It relates to the successful breeding of a pair of peregrine falcons on top of Buckinghamshire County Council's building.
The district council’s biodiversity team project lead, Paul Holton, said: “Thousands of people from around the world logged into the AVDC website to watch the day-to-day struggles of our peregrines.
"Next year we hope to make further improvements to the cameras, platform and project to enable the public to gain even greater enjoyment and involvement from ‘our’ birds.”
There are delays of up to 40 minutes on trains running from Oxfordshire into London Marylebone.
Chiltern Railways says this is due to problems with line side equipment between Beaconsfield and High Wycombe.
Services from Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire are also affected.
Thames Valley Police and the Metropolitan Police forces say they have carried 16 warrants in connection with drug offences in the Aylesbury and Met area.
The locations targeted in the drugs crackdown in Aylesbury include: Two addresses in Intalbury Avenue; two addresses in Weedon Road; and other properties in Poets Chase, Bicester Road, Eaton Road and Lyner Close.