Didcot News

"IT'S a load of rubbish!"
Posted: February 22, 2017, 12:02 pm
WHO knew that a threepenny stamp would be the start of a 50-year-old legacy in Didcot?
Posted: February 22, 2017, 11:11 am
"A unitary council will deliver a better Oxfordshire". After South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils announced they were backing Oxfordshire County Council's controversial bid to create a new 'super council', district leaders Matt Barber and John Cotton explain why they believe it will be better for taxpayers.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:01 am
A MAN who took his own life will be gifted with ‘the send off he so deserves’ thanks to friends and strangers who funded his funeral.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 7:21 am
AN ANIMAL sanctuary has hit back at claims it is unfit to operate.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 7:01 am
AN £18m new leisure centre will be built in Wantage by 2020, the man holding the purse strings has pledged.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:19 am
LEISURE facilities are set to get a major overhaul after two district councils set aside millions of pounds.
Posted: February 21, 2017, 10:54 am
A TOWN has vowed to never forget the four men killed in the Didcot Power Station collapse with discussions under way about a permanent memorial.
Posted: February 21, 2017, 6:01 am
A MAN who posed as a qualified accountant swindling thousands of pounds has been stripped of his membership and ordered to pay costs.
Posted: February 20, 2017, 3:43 pm
DIDCOT Railway Centre is stepping into the spotlight to celebrate its starring role in hundreds of films and documentaries.
Posted: February 18, 2017, 10:33 am
A BUDGENS store was targeted by thieves just one day before another Oxfordshire branch was robbed at gunpoint.
Posted: February 16, 2017, 1:42 pm
THE FOUNDERS of an animal sanctuary in Didcot say they are heartbroken after a fire tore through their buildings and killed their animals.
Posted: February 16, 2017, 10:30 am
MORE than 100 amateur singers, who had never before met, rehearsed and performed one of classical music's greatest works in a single day and raised £2,500 for charity.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 10:02 am
A GRASSROOTS group of parents are hoping their efforts to secure cash will allow them to run an improved children's centre service in Wantage and Grove.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 9:06 am
RESIDENTS cheered and applauded as their town councillors vowed not to surrender their lease on a beloved park.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 8:01 am
A PRIMARY school which surrendered control to the Church of England has been told it must improve.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 7:11 am
SHOPAHOLICS will be flocking to Didcot after the first High Street names were confirmed for the town's £50m new plaza.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 6:01 am
POLICE officers have renewed an appeal for information about a man who has been missing for more than two weeks.
Posted: February 11, 2017, 6:06 pm
PRINCESS Anne might have been forgiven for breaching Royal fashion protocol and wearing sunglasses indoors today as she stepped inside a giant microscope ten billion times brighter than the sun.
Posted: February 8, 2017, 6:50 pm
A brief history of the Army in Didcot by David Taylor: The First World War
Posted: February 8, 2017, 4:43 pm
MORE lives will be saved in Didcot thanks to a generous donation by the town's rotary club.
Posted: February 8, 2017, 12:18 pm
WITH their tiny white petals often the first to break through the hardened frosty ground, snowdrops are without a doubt the heralds of spring in Oxfordshire.
Posted: February 8, 2017, 10:22 am
YOUNG bookworms will be able to travel to distant kingdoms, back in time, and meet captivating characters at their school's £11,000 new library.
Posted: February 8, 2017, 10:21 am
YOUNG bookworms will be able to travel to distant kingdoms, back in time, and meet captivating characters at their school's £11,000 new library.
Posted: February 8, 2017, 9:25 am
THE CEO of Harwell’s Diamond Light Source laboratories has said a royal visit today by Princess Anne will be a ‘big boost for morale’.
Posted: February 8, 2017, 7:01 am
DIDCOT could become a university town under plans to make it a top hub for scientists and businesses.
Posted: February 8, 2017, 6:01 am
SIXTH formers grilled their MP on topics from Brexit to Strictly Come Dancing when he visited their school.
Posted: February 6, 2017, 3:26 pm
DIDCOT Animal Sanctuary is appealing for volunteers to help keep it running throughout the week.
Posted: February 6, 2017, 1:56 pm
THE prospect of a new gravel extraction pit being created near Wallingford is now more likely after county council leaders ratified Oxfordshire's minerals plan.
Posted: February 3, 2017, 1:29 pm
THE DEMOLITION firm which was deconstructing Didcot Power Station when part of the boiler house collapsed killing four men has set aside £1.3m to cover the possible costs of the incident.
Posted: February 2, 2017, 2:14 pm
A MAN has been charged following a burglary in Didcot.
Posted: February 1, 2017, 2:25 pm
WALLINGFORD School is considering the possibility of allowing one of its playing fields to be used as a car park for the town, it has emerged.
Posted: February 1, 2017, 9:01 am
A MAN who dumped a large amount of waste in countryside in Drayton has been ordered to pay more than £1,500 in a fine and costs.
Posted: February 1, 2017, 8:01 am
TOWN councillors have vowed they will not just 'roll over' out after a housing developer u-turned on a promise to build new shops.
Posted: January 27, 2017, 1:29 pm
COUNTY councillors are lobbying residents on Wallingford Bridge in a bid to prevent the route from being closed in a trial to improve air quality.
Posted: January 27, 2017, 11:45 am
A CHARITY that supports young carers has rebranded itself as part of a ‘fresh start’.
Posted: January 27, 2017, 10:34 am
A two-car crash has blocked part of a road approaching Milton Interchange in Didcot.
Posted: January 26, 2017, 4:49 pm
A MAJOR survey has exposed the scale of 'dangerous' parking problems in Wantage and Grove, the authors claim.
Posted: January 25, 2017, 12:58 pm
PLACARD waving residents have warned councillors they will form their own parish if their green space is not safeguarded.
Posted: January 25, 2017, 10:02 am
A pair of men have been jailed after a burglary and a theft from a vehicle in Thame.
Posted: January 23, 2017, 1:03 pm
AN OXFORD University academic has jumped ship to join the Diamond Light Source laboratories in Harwell.
Posted: January 20, 2017, 9:55 am
VILLAGERS are fighting for freedom after a former UKIP treasurer a bought up vast swathes of beloved countryside and started fencing it off.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 7:31 am
ONE person has been taken to hospital and another treated at the scene after their car crashed on an icy road created by a burst water main.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 9:46 am
This is the latest information for the repatriation tribute today near RAF Brize Norton and outside the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.
Posted: January 12, 2017, 7:50 am
A 60-year-old man was left shaken and unable to travel after being threatened by a cyclist.
Posted: January 12, 2017, 12:20 am
A BROKEN-DOWN vehicle is causing delays on the A34 through Oxfordshire.
Posted: January 6, 2017, 9:56 am
POLICE have denied launching a Major Crime investigation into George Michael's death.
Posted: January 6, 2017, 7:56 am
Nuclear workers at the former nuclear research station in Harwell could be set to go on strike.
Posted: January 5, 2017, 11:56 am
Trains travelling through Didcot Parkway station could be delayed by up to 20 minutes this morning.
Posted: January 5, 2017, 9:00 am