Traveller's funeral "could attract 1,000 mourners"
UP to 1,000 people are expected at a traveller’s funeral in Wantage today.
Police warned local businesses to expect hundreds of people in town for the occasion.
The service will be held at 2pm at the Church of SS Peter and Paul.
Police spokesman Rhianne Pope said: “There will be a funeral this afternoon in Wantage, with a large turn-out of mourners expected.
“Neighbourhood officers spoke to local pubs and businesses in the town, just to inform them of the large number of people expected today.”