Didcot News

AN OXFORDSHIRE town is being 'transformed', thanks to the number of sought-after stores and restaurants opening up.
Posted: August 18, 2018, 6:46 am
AN Oxfordshire headteacher has slammed the government over A-Level curriculum changes, after the first cohort under the new system received their grades yesterday.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 1:46 pm
MORE than half of homes and businesses in South and West Oxfordshire do not have full 4G coverage, according to Ofcom.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 9:55 am
A DECADE after the death of her son from an undiagnosed heart problem, a mother is urging young people to get screened at a free event.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 12:01 pm
A 'RETRO-inspired' family-friendly restaurant will open its doors in Oxfordshire.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 1:17 pm
A FUNERAL home has objected to a gym being installed above it, saying it will interfere with grieving families.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 11:09 am
A PUB landlord ordered to install a new kitchen extraction fan system has reassured customers that he is not closing and will continue to serve ‘excellent’ food.
Posted: August 9, 2018, 5:01 pm
A DIDCOT-BORN comedian is deadly serious about his new role as an ambassador for the UK's leading autism charity.
Posted: August 9, 2018, 12:13 pm
OXFORD residents will not have to travel far for a free day out at the beach this month, with a ‘pop up’ beach appearing near Abingdon.
Posted: August 9, 2018, 12:09 pm
A DIDCOT-based opticians has celebrated its 80th anniversary in retro style.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 5:03 pm
VILLAGERS have said they are 'not giving up the fight' to save their historic railway bridge after Network Rail reveal it would appeal against a decision to stop it being demolished.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 5:02 am
FAMILY fun transferred seamlessly into evening entertainment as the first ever Didcot Summer Fayre provided something for everyone.
Posted: August 7, 2018, 3:09 pm
OXFORDSHIRE Animal Sanctuary has said one of its most successful open days ever has raised valuable funds towards a major revamp.
Posted: August 7, 2018, 1:01 pm
FORMER Henley Hawks player James Comben has died at the age of 29 after battling cancer.
Posted: August 7, 2018, 11:19 am
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Posted: August 7, 2018, 7:38 am
A RETIRING teacher has advised new recruits to dodge the ‘slings and arrows’ fired from Westminster and just enjoy the job.
Posted: August 7, 2018, 5:31 am
FARMOOR Reservoir hosted a free sailing session for locals on Saturday.
Posted: August 6, 2018, 2:20 pm
THOSE looking for inspiration for how to take advantage of the South Oxfordshire countryside this summer can now turn to a new handy guide.
Posted: August 5, 2018, 9:31 am
SWEEPING sculptures forged from hot metal and melted glass will tower among foliage in ornamental gardens.
Posted: August 4, 2018, 3:01 pm
CUTE cats and adorable dogs will be ready to meet families at Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary's annual summer open day tomorrow.
Posted: August 4, 2018, 10:01 am
A HISTORIC railway bridge was saved from demolition after councillors voted against controversial plans to destroy the structure.
Posted: August 2, 2018, 4:16 pm
AN OXFORDSHIRE village is set to run out of space to bury its dead in a matter of months.
Posted: August 2, 2018, 6:02 am
NEIGHBOURS in a Harwell street have scooped £9,000 collectively in a lottery win.
Posted: August 1, 2018, 3:06 pm
A SUMMER fayre is hoping to bring the whole of Didcot together for a day of fun.
Posted: August 1, 2018, 8:03 am
A DEVELOPER already criticised for ‘abandoning’ Oxfordshire home owners with unfinished roads and public spaces is facing fresh complaints at a second estate.
Posted: August 1, 2018, 6:01 am
A HOLE the 'size of a cave' underneath a road is continuing to cause major problems with residents complaining their village has been 'cut in two'.
Posted: August 1, 2018, 5:16 am
A LIFE-SIZE LEGO Darth Vader welcomed people through the doors for the first day of Wantage LEGO Expo.
Posted: July 29, 2018, 11:17 am
A STASH of engraved jewelery has been stolen from a family in Wheatley.
Posted: July 27, 2018, 9:56 am
A SEVENTH century building is set to be rebuilt on the site where its archaeological remains were first discovered.
Posted: July 26, 2018, 1:01 pm
A OLD-fashioned hot air balloon was seen drifting through the sky in south Oxfordshire this evening, closely flanked by a very modern helicopter.
Posted: July 25, 2018, 8:24 pm
THE MANAGER of an Oxfordshire village nursery has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
Posted: July 25, 2018, 10:17 am
AN entire Oxfordshire village is set to be reduced from a 30mph zone to 20mph over safety fears.
Posted: July 23, 2018, 1:01 pm
TWO of Oxfordshire district councils have agreed to explore ways in which parking enforcement could be taken off the police.
Posted: July 23, 2018, 10:42 am
OXFORDSHIRE'S homegrown hero Gaz Coombes wowed crowds on the first night of this year's Truck Festival at Steventon.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 1:22 pm
VERY cool scientists in Oxfordshire have been helping a quest to create 'the perfect ice cream'.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 6:31 am
CELEBRITY chef Raymond Blanc’s Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Great Milton has been crowned Food Hotel of the Year for a third year running.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 3:34 pm
THE INQUEST into the death of a pensioner who died following a head-on crash near East Hanney has been opened.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 3:38 pm
A MOTHER and baby shop, known as the go-to place for Royalty, has announced it will open another store in Oxfordshire.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 9:10 am
SEVERAL dogs have been seized in the Didcot area after people were bitten by the animals.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 3:04 pm
AN APPEAL to collect shoes for people in South Africa has been 'overwhelmed' with donations after receiving triple the number of pairs expected.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 9:57 am
PLANS to launch the first rockets into space from the UK could provide a big boost for Oxfordshire.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 7:02 am
CONTROVERSIAL plans for a 'vibrant' new estate ‘with the community spirit of a village and the facilities of a 21st century market town’ were viewed by about 200 people.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 6:01 pm
TEN Cents, Zip and Sunshine took time out of their busy schedules to pay a visit to Didcot at the weekend.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 5:24 pm
MORE than 2,400 people battled the intense heat during a gruelling 100km race along the Ridgeway through Oxfordshire.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 11:05 am
Cars were targeted in attacks which saw windscreens and windows smashed.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:35 am
THE NHS has made an urgent call for Oxfordshire people to join the organ donor register with 49 people in the county currently on the transplant waiting list.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 9:11 am
SCRUTINY of a failed council outsourcing contract that will roll on until 2025 has been ‘all over the place’, according to a councillor.
Posted: July 14, 2018, 9:03 am
THE ‘world’s largest lesson’ helped pupils share their thoughts on what they consider to be the biggest problems faced by people around the world.
Posted: July 14, 2018, 9:01 am
A CYCLIST will follow in his late grandfather’s footsteps by making a heroic trip from the D-Day beaches to Berlin.
Posted: July 13, 2018, 12:32 pm
ASTRONAUT Tim Peake praised Oxfordshire's role in helping to develop an 'exciting new era' in space exploration during a visit to the county.
Posted: July 13, 2018, 10:39 am