Didcot News

PARTS of Oxfordshire have retained their titles as two of the best locations to live in the UK, but have slipped down the table.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 2:23 pm
A FAMILY bonding charity held a Christmas lunch to bring 'vulnerable and isolated' families together.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 10:53 am
AFTER a year of fun runs, football tournaments, charity balls and countless collection buckets, fundraisers have achieved almost double their target.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 10:48 am
THESE smiling youngsters proved stars aren’t only found on the top of a Christmas tree when they appeared in their school nativity.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 8:59 am
COUNCILS have introduced a new app to allow residents to check waste collection services.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 12:27 pm
A MAN has been banned from Wantage, Grove and Ardington as part of a police order.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:48 am
NEW plans have been submitted for a controversial 700-home estate on fields near Kingston Bagpuize.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:08 am
A BUS driver claimed he accidentally hit the accelerator seconds before ploughing into a pedestrian, a judge heard.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 9:03 am
A WOMAN had to be cut free from the wreckage of a head-on crash in East Hendred, near Wantage.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 8:46 am
MILITARY personnel who travelled to the Caribbean to help after the devastation of two hurricanes have been recognised for their bravery.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 7:43 am
MANAGERS at MEPC, the developer which runs Milton Park near Didcot, have welcomed the results of its green travel campaign.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 11:53 am
A HEALTH governor and former leading figure in Oxfordshire banking has died aged 76.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 10:10 am
A COMMEMORATIVE treat inspired by Didcot's railway history has been created.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 7:00 am
THE councillor responsible for air quality in Abingdon, Wantage and Faringdon will today be asked to explain what has happened since an 'action plan' was made two years ago.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 7:00 am
A 'women hating' parrot was at large in Didcot for more than 24 hours until he was cornered in a garden shed.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 2:50 pm
AFTER more than four decades of helping the people of Didcot look after their pets, a well-known retailer is closing up shop.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 11:04 am
SOUTHERN Oxfordshire was covered in a blanket of snow that thrilled youngsters but frustrated commuters.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 10:13 am
RUNNERS wrapped up warm with tinsel scarves and reindeer onesies for a fundraiser near Didcot.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 9:41 am
SHE has won Olympic medals, danced on national television and now Oxfordshire resident Victoria Pendleton is aiming to scale the world’s highest mountain.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 2:57 pm
THE sister of top chef Heston Blumenthal is set to appear at court today to face a charge of assault.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 8:36 am
A MAN has been convicted of more historic sex offences after victims came forward when they saw him in the news.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 7:59 am
IS this the most Christmassy house in Oxfordshire?
Posted: December 8, 2017, 11:50 am
AFTER a year-long campaign a mum has won her battle to get a special toilet for disabled customers installed as part of a £50million shopping centre redevelopment.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 10:21 am
GRANDMOTHER Margaret Fell was all smiles as she delivered her final bags of knitted donations to the special care babies unit at the John Radcliffe.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 6:35 am
A COMMUNITY-owned solar farm in Oxfordshire which was the largest in the UK when it opened is to be managed by a private company.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 6:30 am
THE A34 is now clearing following two major accidents in the space of a few hours this morning.
Posted: December 6, 2017, 7:29 am
AFTER a year-long campaign a mum has won her battle to get a special toilet for disabled customers installed as part of a £50million shopping centre redevelopment.
Posted: December 6, 2017, 7:25 am
SMALL businesses, the elderly and the poor will suffer most when NatWest branches close across Oxfordshire next year, it has been warned.
Posted: December 6, 2017, 5:58 am
THE Earth Trust has become the latest group to hit out at the plans for an 'Oxford to Cambridge Expressway'.
Posted: December 4, 2017, 4:28 pm
THE A34 has been closed after a number of vehicles have been involved in a crash.
Posted: December 4, 2017, 7:18 am
TEENAGER Courtney Hughes is looking forward to receiving thousands of Christmas presents to give away.
Posted: December 2, 2017, 10:58 am
A DIDCOT man who went missing yesterday has been found.
Posted: December 2, 2017, 12:00 am
THE FESTIVE season is in full swing across Oxfordshire as two more towns begin the countdown to Christmas.
Posted: December 1, 2017, 11:49 am
TWO members of ambulance service staff were interviewed by police after a 999 call made about the death of George Michael was apparently leaked.
Posted: December 1, 2017, 9:37 am
MINI skirts at the ready – the 24th annual Christmas street fair in Didcot will be swinging as the town welcomes in the festive period with a 1960s theme.
Posted: November 29, 2017, 10:09 am
A DEVELOPER is considering its options and may kick start an inquiry after its plans for a giant new quarry were refused by Oxfordshire County Council.
Posted: November 28, 2017, 1:48 pm
A MISSION to launch spacecraft in the UK could see a surge in business at an Oxfordshire science centre, the Government has said.
Posted: November 27, 2017, 12:04 pm
GREYHOUNDS who have left their racing days behind them have been given a new temporary home in Oxfordshire.
Posted: November 25, 2017, 10:16 am
A GIANT quarry planned for the heart of rural South Oxfordshire is set to be refused in days' time after major concerns were raised about road safety.
Posted: November 24, 2017, 12:03 pm
AFTER thousands of airmiles, reams of paper and a lifetime of stories, an Oxfordshire woman is marking seven decades of writing to her pen pal on the other side of the world.
Posted: November 24, 2017, 6:38 am
A GIANT oak sculpture has been unveiled to celebrate a 'momentous year' for trees.
Posted: November 22, 2017, 11:38 am
Those pitched into the education system just before and during the Second World War could have done little better than Miss Cranmer’s class at The Manor School, Didcot.
Posted: November 22, 2017, 9:00 am
CAMPAIGNERS have welcomed a report suggesting a new £3bn Oxford to Cambridge expressway will not plough through green belt land.
Posted: November 22, 2017, 7:25 am
A CHARITY pot containing money raised for Children in Need has been stolen from a supermarket.
Posted: November 20, 2017, 4:24 pm
THEY say a picture is worth a thousand words and that has never been more true than for photographer Richard Raynor.
Posted: November 20, 2017, 11:44 am
A STOLEN car has been found burnt out on the side of the road in South Oxfordshire.
Posted: November 18, 2017, 3:20 pm
POLICE investigating the collapse of the boiler house Didcot Power Station are likely to send their report to the Crown Prosecution Service by the end of the year, it is understood.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 3:02 pm
'CAN you help my son get into Oxford University?' is among a list of bizarre request made to Travelodge hotel teams in Oxfordshire in the past year.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 2:25 pm
THE great and the good of Didcot were out in force as the town celebrated the best of business and community life.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 12:01 pm
CELEBRITY chef Raymond Blanc swapped pans for paintbrushes as he explored his newest Oxfordshire venture.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 6:13 am