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Call for help as severe flooding hits hamlet ‘for first time’

Whitecross, near Abingdon, suffered bad flooding earlier this year after Storm Henk battered the country in January. The hamlet has now been hit again with flooding as more rain continues to cause issues across the county. There are five flood warnings and 38 flood alerts still in place. READ MORE: Future Belgian Queen ‘transcends friendship’ with student at

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Abingdon Parkrun cancelled for third week due to flooding

Taking to the Abingdon Parkrun Facebook page yesterday (February 22), organisers also shared pictures of the waterlogged route, captioning the post “I think the pictures tell the story”. The Abingdon Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5km walk, jog or run at 9am every Saturday at Rye Farm Meadow. READ MORE: Increasing flood alerts and weather

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New rules could see drug and drink drivers disqualified at the roadside

It comes as force chiefs are in early discussions looking at the type of tests that could be used and the legal changes needed to make the move possible. Chief Constable Jo Shiner, the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), who is the lead for road policing, also wants to toughen punishments for drivers who kill while under

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