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Arrest made in death of Vanastra woman

Sunday, 13 May 2018 06:16 BD
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Huron OPP say they've arrested a man in the death of a Vanastra woman. The body of 27-year-old Laura Wigelsworth was discovered Thursday along a road in the community north of London. She'd last been seen going for a walk in the town the previous evening. Police say a post-mortem examination confirmed Wigelsworth was a homicide victim and the arrest was made Saturday afternoon. Police have not released any other information about the suspect, charges, or cause of death.

 

Provincial funding to allow transit expansion in Norfolk and Tillsonburg

Saturday, 12 May 2018 12:14 BD
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Norfolk County is eligible to receive $765,000 in provincial funding to expand the current Ride Norfolk service to link Simcoe with Brantford. The proposed daily route would run from Simcoe to Waterford, Wilsonville, Oakland, Mt. Pleasant and connect with the Darling Street bus terminal in Brantford. This would allow riders to connect with Brantford Transit as well access GO Transit and VIA rail services. The town of Tillsonburg also received funding to connect with Ride Norfolk service and daily runs connecting Langton and Courtland with Tillsonburg.

 

Annandale Ball Diamonds Closed

Friday, 11 May 2018 08:49 MH
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The town of Tillsonburg has announced that effective immediately, the Annandale Ball diamonds will be closed until construction is completed on Concession Street East. For your safety, there will be no public access on the grounds until further notice.
All booked use and seasonal contracts for annandale ball diamonds are hereby cancelled and contracts will be re-issued with amended dates and fees once they are confirmed.
The reconstruction project will proceed as quickly as possible, and if there are no further
weather delays, access to the parks may be re-established after june 8.

Town staff compiled information about alternative diamond availability in nearby towns and can make that information available upon request.

(HR)

 

 

"Safe on 6" Police Blitz

Friday, 11 May 2018 08:47 MH
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They threw out a net and made quite the haul.

A multi-force police unit carried out a special enforcement initiative May 2nd and 3rd on Highway 6, from south of the 40- to almost Port Dover. The unit included two automated license plate recognition cars.

A total of 353 traffic stops took place, resulting in 333 charges including suspended and uninsured drivers, 8 criminal offences, and 48 tobacco related charges.

One man was wanted by 7 different police services in Ontario and Alberta.

534,200 contraband cigarettes were seized taking the total number to 3-million over the past few months, which translates into hundreds of thousands of dollars being removed from the Highway 6 underground economy.

(HR)

 

Body Found in Vanastra

Friday, 11 May 2018 08:44 MH
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Provincial police say they're investigating following the discovery of a body about 75 kilometers north of London.

Police say a member of the public found the body near a road just north of Vanastra late Thursday morning.

Investigators say the cause of death is being treated as suspicious.

(The Canadian Press)

 

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