On The Record: My Time In The Thames Valley Police Force

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A look back on the force, in the words of our very own tour guide, Paul Kyberd… “Well let me start by saying, I suppose I am lucky that throughout my police career I served in three police forces, without leaving Oxford. Let me explain… on 1st January 1968, Thames Valley Constabulary was formed, amalgamating […]

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  • On the Record: The Queen’s in Oxford

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    Our Queen, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has two birthdays, her actual birthday on 21st April and another on the second Saturday of June known as the Queen’s Official Birthday.  This was first celebrated in 1748 under the reign of King George II to celebrate the birthday of the Monarch with what is now known […]

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  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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