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Norfolk County OPP Briefs

OPP Briefs include an act of mischief at a home in Waterford and a break and enter in Port Dover, which resulted in charges for one individual.

OPP Encourage Drivers To Not Veer For Deer

OPP says deer-vehicle collision rates increase significantly 1.5 hours during sunset and sunrise. And although there are signs to warn drivers of higher deer-travelled areas, they need to be aware everywhere. 

United Way Oxford's Annual Stair Climb Returns

The event will feature several students from schools throughout the region, competing to raise the most money. Last year's competition saw over 1,500 students raise over $50,000. It goes on November 7th.

OPP Investigating Fraud Complaint In Simcoe

The victim contacted police immediately after they became suspicious when they were asked for their banking information. The OPP say if you you receive a call from someone claiming to be a police officer, they urge all residents to hang up the phone.

Solar-Powered Egg Laying Farm Opens In Oxford County

The new farm is the largest solar-powered egg laying farm in Canada which creates more power than it uses and shares its power with the adjacent farms. The barns utilize high efficiency motors along with lighting and ventilation systems to ensure the farm is using as little power as possible to run the equipment.

Who Will You Ride For Motorcycle Ride Raises Nearly $5,000

The event saw participants take a 30 minute ride to Port Burwell before choosing an alternate route coming back. The proceeds will be split between the Welkin Child And Youth Wellness and the Oxford County Suicide Prevention Team.

New Strategic Plan In Brant County

In the spring of this year, the County took up a strategic planning process, which began with community engagement. The plan consists of six main strategic priorities, including effective communications and healthy, safe and engaged citizens.

Big Cheese Days Among The Finalists For Event Of The Year

The award recognizes events or festivals in Ontario that demonstrates local food or drinks. It is one of three businesses who are nominated in the Ontario’s Culinary Tourism Awards of Excellence.

City Making Progress on Cyber Attack

The City of Woodstock has built a new trusted network, staff are starting to get email access back and they are hoping everything will be back to normal by mid next week.

Infant Not Secured on the 401 Near Ingersoll

Oxford OPP recently pulled over a vehicle on the 401 near Ingersoll to find a mother in the passenger seat with her 4 month old infant in her lap, instead of a car seat.

Tips to Avoid Food Poisoning This Thanksgiving

With many families getting ready for their thanksgiving feast today, it's a good time to go over tips on how to avoid foodborne illness, more commonly known as "food poisoning" 

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