Didcot News

TWO men escaped virtually uninjured from a helicopter crash in South Oxfordshire.
Posted: March 25, 2017, 2:20 pm
POLICE want to speak to this man after an attempted distraction burglary in Didcot.
Posted: March 24, 2017, 1:34 pm
A GREAT British Bake Off contestant is whisking up a treat in Didcot as the food festival returns for its second year.
Posted: March 24, 2017, 12:18 pm
Posted: March 22, 2017, 4:43 am
AN AFTERNOON of trampolining, whizzing tea cup rides and all the fun of the fair was a fitting celebration for Didcot after a much loved park was saved from development.
Posted: March 21, 2017, 1:47 pm
A TEDDY bear has travelled half way around the world after a social media tribute in memory of the five-year-old boy found dead in Faringdon went viral.
Posted: March 21, 2017, 6:23 am
A MAN arrested on suspicion of assaulting a train guard has been released on bail until April.
Posted: March 20, 2017, 3:16 pm
AN empty games arcade in Abingdon is set to become a cafe.
Posted: March 20, 2017, 12:15 pm
A man has been arrested after a train guard was assaulted.
Posted: March 19, 2017, 12:30 pm
ONE of Oxfordshire's two new Aldi stores has donated plants and fertiliser to a nearby mental health charity.
Posted: March 18, 2017, 1:01 pm
PEOPLE power has won the day after a decision to build a technology institute on a much loved park has been overturned.
Posted: March 17, 2017, 9:45 am
VILLAGERS condemned the 'carnage' of a cull after dead rabbits were left to rot in a popular park.
Posted: March 17, 2017, 8:17 am
CANADIAN waffles, English afternoon tea and a 'taste of the Orient' were on the menu as a town council celebrated Commonwealth Day.
Posted: March 15, 2017, 1:32 pm
Traumatised residents have been left with the stench of smoke after a serious fire damaged their block of flats.
Posted: March 14, 2017, 12:42 pm
TWO schoolgirls who dream of a life on stage are hoping to bound into the limelight in a major ballet production this month.
Posted: March 11, 2017, 1:34 pm
A brief history of the Army in Didcot, Part II by David Taylor of Didcot & District Archaeological & Historical Society
Posted: March 8, 2017, 2:35 pm
FELICITACIONES, onnea and glückwünsche to a village primary school that has taken home its sixth consecutive international award.
Posted: March 8, 2017, 1:40 pm
THIS is when a day at school really is out of this world.
Posted: March 8, 2017, 12:10 pm
A £24 million development at a science and business park will create 1,000 new jobs.
Posted: March 8, 2017, 7:01 am
A WOMAN who has fought and survived three different types of cancer says she owes it to the ‘ladies who did not make it’ to share her story and help save lives.
Posted: March 8, 2017, 6:00 am
DIDCOT Town FC chairman John Bailey fears the club could face a fine for the pitch invasion that led to Saturday’s game against Hereford FC being abandoned.
Posted: March 7, 2017, 7:00 am
OUTRAGED councillors rebelled against their own council policy as they rejected a controversial development next to a landfill site.
Posted: March 2, 2017, 5:09 pm
JUST weeks after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States a group of pupils from Didcot had the chance to sample the atmosphere across the pond.
Posted: March 1, 2017, 7:15 pm
TWO women from the same village have secured coveted charity places at this year's London Marathon for causes close to their hearts.
Posted: March 1, 2017, 12:47 pm
FAMILIES who forged friendships at a children's centre will mark its closure with a farewell bash.
Posted: March 1, 2017, 10:18 am
THE number of bobbies on the beat in Wantage could be halved, a top councillor has warned.
Posted: March 1, 2017, 9:03 am
FESTIVAL organisers and a further education centre are pushing to fulfil Abingdon's potential as an 'epicentre of UK science'.
Posted: March 1, 2017, 8:32 am
IN a last hurrah, Ladygrove residents have laid a new deal on the table in a bid to save their much loved park.
Posted: March 1, 2017, 8:08 am
A FATHER who defied odds by surviving a near-fatal aneurysm will help to fund life-saving research.
Posted: February 28, 2017, 11:36 am
PUPILS from Abingdon were just one step away from blast-off to the stars when they spent four nights living in Russia's cosmonaut training school.
Posted: February 28, 2017, 11:25 am
A ROGUE trader who fleeced two pensioners out of their cash has repaid the thousands he pocketed from his dodgy scams.
Posted: February 25, 2017, 11:59 am
A GRIEVING family hope lessons have been learned after their son ‘failed to find help’ before committing suicide whilst an inmate at Bullingdon Prison.
Posted: February 25, 2017, 11:16 am
SYNCHRONISED swimmers, ice skaters and Didcot's favourite 'Secret Santa' were all honoured at a ceremony celebrating young people's achievements in the county.
Posted: February 25, 2017, 10:57 am
"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
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