Giant duck in Oxford for month-long RNLI fundraiser

A GIANT inflatable duck is set to return to Oxfordshire’s waterways.

The 15-foot yellow bird passed through the county this weekend to get to Lechlade, from where it will today begin a month-long journey to Teddington, London.

It is due to pass through Oxford this weekend, likely reaching Osney Bridge and the Head of the River pub on Saturday.

Organiser Tim Dodd-Wilson is raising money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in memory of the Penlee...
source: This is Oxfordshire

2019-06-20 06:32
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