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Appeal for help after cat is shot and dies in Oxfordshire

15 month old Maggie Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a young cat was shot in Wallingford. Between 8am and 10.30pm on Friday 17 October, a 15-month-old black and white female cat named Maggie was shot possibly with an air weapon. She later died as a result of her injuries. Anyone with information is urged to contact PC James Moxey from Wallingford police station via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101. Or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police appeal for help to find missing man

Mark Jones was last seen on Sunday Credit: Thames Valley Police

Police are appealing for the public's help to find a missing man from Wallingford in Berkshire. Mark Jones who's thirty five was last seen in Fir Tree Avenue. Police say Mr Jones has links to Cornwall, Lancaster and Edinburgh.

Investigating officer, Det Insp Louise Roddy said: "Mark's family are extremely concerned for his welfare and desperately want him to come home. If Mark is reading this you're not in any trouble, just please get in touch with your family or police so we know you are safe and well.

"If anyone has any information regarding Mark's whereabouts please contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101. If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."


Power restored to hundreds of Oxfordshire homes

A power cut in Oxfordshire left 1,582 homes and business without electricity on Monday afternoon. Southern Electric managed to restore power to most of the homes in Wallingford after the fault at 1:50pm.

Spokesman Greg Clarke said earlier: ”We are doing everything we can to restore power to the remaining customers affected.

“And we would like to apologise to anyone affected for any inconvenience this may have caused.”


Oops! I've dropped my phone

Chef Raymond Blanc bends down to pick up his phone Credit: ITV Meridian
Raymond Blanc taking a photo as he carries the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg between Wallingford and Henley on Thames Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Gold and white tracksuit - check, Olympic Torch - check, mobile phone - dropped on the road. French chef Raymond Blanc was so focused on carrying the flame, that he dropped his mobile phone in the street.