Witney News - Witney blaze causes damage to shops

Witney - A view from Church Green

Advertisements

Witney blaze causes damage to shops

Witney blaze causes damage to shops A fire in the entrance of the Sobell House charity shop in Witney last night is believed to have been caused by arsonists.

The fire started at 11.05pm and the flames damaged part of the roof.

The shop next door, Laughing Stock, is also thought to have been damaged as the entrance door is boarded at present. The Figments gift store was also danaged.

The charity shop is currently surrounded by scaffolding (see photo above).

CID officers are examining CCTV footage. Anyone with information should call Det Sgt Berry on 08458 505505, Crimestoppers on 0800 555111

Posted : 07/06/2006 17:25:07

Other recent Witney news items


Chairman's event raises thousands for local charity

A children's charity has been given a boost of more than 3,000 thanks to a special fundraising event. Helen and Douglas House in Oxford, which offers respite and end of life care for children, yo...[more]


Dancers in the frame at special exhibition

A photographic exhibition celebrating the mature dancer is to go on display in Witney. Joie de Vivre is a collection of images designed to showcase the beauty and vitality of older dancers with th...[more]


Call for voters to register in time for elections this May

With local elections taking place in just a few weeks, voters in Oxfordshire are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote and are able to take part on polling day, Thursday 4 May. The c...[more]


To view the full Witney Blog, click here