On the Record: Train Day & The Great Train Robbery

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On Saturday 13th May, it’s ‘Train Day’ with events taking place throughout the country.  Trains takes my mind back to a robbery that took place in Buckinghamshire in 1963.  In the early hours of one morning a train was stopped and then robbed of its mail bags.  Mail bags contained banknotes being returned to the Royal […]

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  • On the Record: St George’s Day celebrations

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    This Sunday we celebrate St George’s Day.  A day of celebration. Friends getting together and enjoying a good St George’s Day lunch which always includes Roast Beef and Yorkshire puddings.   St George’s day was celebrated in St George’s Crypt up until the closure of Oxford Prison in 1996.   As a Detective I would […]

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