Didcot News

RESIDENTS can now peruse plans to revamp a Didcot pub online.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:36 am
EXPERTS are opposing plans to rip a historic staircase from a listed public building and replace it with a lift.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 8:19 am
DIDCOT Town FC bosses are urging residents to back the club as it is facing an uncertain future due to financial pressures.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 3:56 am
A YOUNG artist’s picture promoting healthy eating will be seen by thousands of shoppers after he won a bag design competition run by his local Tesco store.
Posted: May 23, 2017, 2:58 pm
A DIDCOT pub which was shut down almost two years ago may be given a new lease of life after a pub chain put forward an application to bring it back into use.
Posted: May 23, 2017, 10:47 am
WORK to complete clearing the collapsed Didcot Power Station site has started again after a new contractor was appointed.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 3:38 pm
AN OXFORDSHIRE secondary school has revealed plans to expand to take hundreds of extra pupils.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 2:34 pm
THE SUMMER house in which Philip Pullman wrote Northern Lights and the Didcot railway building built by Brunel have been nominated for the coveted crown of Shed of the Year.
Posted: May 19, 2017, 1:20 pm
A MAN scammed his own employer out of more than £40,000 after he found himself unable to cope with growing debts.
Posted: May 19, 2017, 8:45 am
MIKE Langley, who has died aged 73, trained hundreds of young pilots at Oxford Aviation Academy and flew with the RAF across the world in a 36-year military career.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 11:12 am
A CENTURIES old windmill has been restored to its former glory thanks to the efforts of a local preservation group.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 8:41 am
CLEAR-UP work is set to resume at Didcot Power Station within two weeks, with workers already on site preparing for the task.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 8:40 am
A ROAD near the A34 Milton Interchange is closed this evening.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 7:00 pm
NESTLED in the shadows of Oxfordshire's most impressive promontories - Wittenham Clumps - artists and craftsmen have been showing off their creations.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 9:45 am
CLEAR-UP work is set to resume at Didcot Power Station within two weeks, with workers already on site preparing for the task.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 7:40 am
At the Didcot 50th anniversary gala on the May Day bank holiday weekend we used two of our four-wheeled Victorian carriages on the branch line.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 6:59 am
A DIDCOT pub which was shut down almost two years ago may be given a new lease of life after a pub chain put forward an application to bring it back into use.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 6:24 am
WORK on a road that residents spent 20 years campaigning for is apparently 'progressing well'.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 11:33 am
A MUM-of-three who battled breast cancer is now treading the boards for a charity performance.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 10:53 am
ANGRY residents say they are fighting to protect their village's identity and surrounding wildlife from a planned 1,000 home development.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 7:28 am
A ‘SHAMEFUL’ money launderer who pocketed thousands from a rugby club has walked from court with a community order.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 5:23 am
A MAN robbed and sexually assaulted a woman while holding a knife to her throat.
Posted: May 10, 2017, 3:33 pm
A RETIREMENT home named after the founder of a Formula One racing team is beginning to take shape.
Posted: May 10, 2017, 11:06 am
THE MANAGER of a crematorium said he was ‘appalled’ and found it ‘totally disrespectful’ that thieves had targeted a place of memorial.
Posted: May 10, 2017, 9:23 am
AN extra-large garden waste collection will be available to residents in Vale of White Horse from next week.
Posted: May 10, 2017, 8:14 am
THE new mayor of Didcot has said supporting charities close to her heart will be a key part of her year in the role.
Posted: May 10, 2017, 5:39 am
ANGRY residents say they are fighting to protect their village's identity and surrounding wildlife from a planned 1,000 home development.
Posted: May 10, 2017, 5:10 am
DETAILED designs for a 425-home estate have been revealed.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 10:58 am
THREE men have been arrested after a burglary at a crematorium.
Posted: May 7, 2017, 10:22 am
AN OXFORDSHIRE company developing a revolutionary air-fuelled spacecraft engine has this week begun construction on a test facility where it plans to carry out its first ground-based tests.
Posted: May 5, 2017, 1:48 pm
A MAN was fined £500 after rubbish he removed from a customer's home was found piled on a farmer's field.
Posted: May 3, 2017, 8:30 am
A LIFESAVING machine has been installed at Abingdon Lock a year after a hypothermic man was rescued from the river.
Posted: May 3, 2017, 7:39 am
A DETERMINED mum is campaigning for a £50m shopping centre in Didcot to install special toilets for disabled customers.
Posted: May 3, 2017, 6:24 am
THE former owner of a Chinese takeaway was ordered to pay more than £4,000 for putting her employees’ lives at risk.
Posted: May 2, 2017, 2:07 pm
IT STARTED life as a disused engine shed – but 50 years later Didcot Railway Centre is still delighting visitors and bringing history to life.
Posted: April 30, 2017, 5:33 pm
IT STARTED life as a disused engine shed – but 50 years later Didcot Railway Centre is still delighting visitors and bringing history to life.
Posted: April 30, 2017, 5:27 pm
STRANDED rail passengers were given food and water by a council emergency response team after signalling failures on the line between Didcot and Swindon.
Posted: April 30, 2017, 11:20 am
ALL aboard for a golden anniversary at Didcot Railway Centre this Bank Holiday.
Posted: April 29, 2017, 9:29 am
ONE of the largest demolition companies in Europe will resume the task of clearing the wreckage at Didcot Power Station next month after work stopped following the death of four men in the collapse.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 8:55 am
Train passengers travelling through Didcot were given a tasty surprise yesterday when waiters served them up pizza as they waited at the platform.
Posted: April 27, 2017, 11:13 am
Drivers are facing delays on the A420 this morning following a crash that it is reported to have involved four vehicles.
Posted: April 27, 2017, 8:47 am
POLICE seized an abandoned car that was dumped in a lay-by in a dilapidated state.
Posted: April 26, 2017, 6:43 pm
A MAN exposed himself to a 15-year-old boy in a park.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 10:05 am
A home in Didcot linked to drug use has been closed by police for three months.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 5:20 am
A GROUNDBREAKING project to create clean energy from seawater has been given a major boost at a time of great uncertainty in the form of £21m funding.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 5:02 am
A PAIR who stole bank cards from ‘elderly and vulnerable’ people fleecing more than £12,000 from their accounts have been jailed.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 6:03 am
A HOARD of valuable jewellery include an antique gold wedding ring and this gold necklace handmade in Turkey were stolen from a 70-year-old man.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 2:22 pm
A WOMAN who disappeared from the car park of a South Oxfordshire beauty spot has been found 24 hours later.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 12:00 pm
DIDCOT residents might be able to tuck into a 'cheeky Nandos' by next spring as more high street brands and restaurants are lined up for a £50m shopping centre.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 8:19 am
A DRUNK driver has been locked up for more than four years for killing a father-of-one when he smashed into his motorbike head on.
Posted: April 18, 2017, 4:48 pm