Didcot News

WORK began this week on a £280,000 refurbishment of The Fox in Steventon, which will see the local transformed into a gastro pub.
Posted: October 20, 2018, 5:03 am
BREXIT will give the UK the best chance it has had in 45 years to make a better system for farmers and the environment, the head of an Oxfordshire conservation body has said.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 2:43 pm
A MAN has been arrested after a car was stolen and crashed it into a field.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 2:04 pm
THE family of the M40 crash victim who died when his car was hit by another travelling the wrong way have spoken out.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 1:41 pm
MOBILE phone users in Oxfordshire are set to get a better internet connection thanks to a local fire station.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 10:48 am
POLICE have pledged to continue tackling the theft of cash machines after a ram-raid burglar was convicted.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 2:30 pm
POLICE have pledged to continue tackling the theft of cash machines after a ram-raid burglar was convicted.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 2:02 pm
A PETROL station on the A34 has been bought by M&S.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 11:05 am
A PUB in southern Oxfordshire is celebrating a double award win.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 10:01 am
A HEADTEACHER who oversees two Oxfordshire schools was banned from driving for a month and fined hundreds of pounds after she was caught speeding.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 4:55 am
A MEMBER of a gang of ram raiders who smashed into a Co-Op before dragging out an ATM filled with tens of thousands of pounds has been jailed.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 3:49 pm
A WOMAN who was reported missing from Didcot earlier this month has been found.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 2:23 pm
TWO women were taken to hospital with serious injuries following a two-car crash in south-east Oxfordshire yesterday.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 12:53 pm
THE National Trust are opening a new exhibition on a 'great lost building' in southern Oxfordshire, which they plan to restore.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 10:03 am
A CRASH closed a section of the M40 after a driver was seen travelling the wrong way.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 3:09 pm
A ROAD is blocked in both directions following a three-vehicle crash in South Oxfordshire.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 2:07 pm
A scout group from southern Oxfordshire have won the County Patrol Camping competition.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 1:15 pm
Youngsters from a primary school in southern Oxfordshire left a message for future generations by burying a time capsule at the Wellington Gate development.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 10:01 am
OXFORDSHIRE’S Eddie Pepperell hit a hole-in-one to get into a share of the lead at the British Masters today.
Posted: October 11, 2018, 2:48 pm
PLATE spinning and tightrope walking were perfected by pupils at circus workshops.
Posted: October 11, 2018, 7:03 am
WALLINGFORD’S Illusion Fireworks Ltd have won yet another prestigious national competition.
Posted: October 10, 2018, 11:03 am
IT WAS smiles all around as TV's most famous engine rolled into town - to the delight of his young fans.
Posted: October 10, 2018, 7:18 am
EARLY morning and evening rural buses are set to be scrapped, leaving villagers 'isolated.'
Posted: October 10, 2018, 5:01 am
ELDERLY and vulnerable residents of a care home were slapped, verbally abused and denied use of the toilet for up to 90 minutes, a court heard.
Posted: October 10, 2018, 4:16 am
RESIDENTS of southern Oxfordshire have again been warned that they could face a £1,000 fine if they fail to update the details councils hold on them.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 3:52 pm
A SCHOOLGIRL was assaulted in an alleyway by a group of boys in Didcot, police have revealed today.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 2:14 pm
CHILDREN at a special school in southern Oxfordshire were delighted with a surprise donation of a specially adapted minibus by a coalition of charitable organisations.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 9:00 am
A VILLAGE’S long fight to rescue its only pub has ended in victory after campaigners finally completed their purchase of the building.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 5:18 am
RESEARCHERS will attend services at two south Oxfordshire churches for a project on religious worship and social connectedness.
Posted: October 8, 2018, 9:56 am
THE new Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary kennels have been officially opened after months of construction work.
Posted: October 8, 2018, 9:09 am
A NURSERY that was fined after a dead mouse and droppings were found in its kitchen is 'clean and safe', Ofsted has found.
Posted: October 8, 2018, 7:34 am
COUNCILLORS will discuss the Oxford Local Plan 2036 at a meeting tomorrow.
Posted: October 7, 2018, 1:46 pm
THREE fire engines were called to deal with a fire inside a warehouse in Didcot.
Posted: October 6, 2018, 3:14 pm
FIVE vehicles and £27,000 of criminal property have been seized after police arrest eight people in two-day drug operation.
Posted: October 5, 2018, 8:34 am
DELAYS have cleared after earlier disruption caused by a broken down train near Didcot this morning.
Posted: October 5, 2018, 7:00 am
POLICE have released a further image of a missing woman they are trying to track down from Didcot.
Posted: October 5, 2018, 6:48 am
A DREAM sailing holiday in the Seychelles ended in tragedy when an Oxfordshire man drowned as he snorkelled in the clear blue waters, an inquest heard.
Posted: October 4, 2018, 2:45 pm
A COUNCILLOR has hit back over suggestions prices have fallen in a flagship housing estate.
Posted: October 4, 2018, 7:14 am
A NEW gym has been given planning permission, despite a neighbouring funeral parlour raising objections.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 10:34 am
UP TO seven previously undiagnosed heart conditions could have been discovered as young people underwent tests in memory of a teenager who died.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 8:03 am
SINGERS took to the platforms of Didcot Parkway station to entertain crowds of commuters.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 6:19 am
A LONG-AWAITED new healthcare centre is set to be built on a rapidly growing estate.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 5:02 am
AN OXFORDSHIRE postcode has been listed among the 'most notable fallers' for house prices in the south east.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 8:14 am
A PARKINSON’S sufferer from southern Oxfordshire has completed a ‘phenomenal’ 240-mile endurance race through the Canadian wilderness.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 8:02 am
RESIDENTS could hear up to five 'audible popping sounds' today as work continues to demolish Didcot A power station.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 7:14 am
AN OXFORDSHIRE village could finally have a pub again as part of a development that includes building eight houses on the Green Belt and a new 12-room hotel.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 12:01 pm
AFTER more than 1,000 miles, several punctures and more than a few cold nights in a tent, a cyclist has arrived at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 10:27 am
NURSERY pupils from Chandlings' Prep School made their own apple juice yesterday.
Posted: September 29, 2018, 11:02 am
A PHOTOJOURNALIST based in southern Oxfordshire is set to travel to Kenya to take part in a project to fund children living in slums' education.
Posted: September 29, 2018, 11:01 am
RESIDENTS of a quiet cul-de-sac are celebrating after plans to build 84 homes at the end of their street were turned down.
Posted: September 29, 2018, 9:01 am