Didcot News

A MAN was arrested on suspicion of drug driving after a serious crash at a roundabout near Kingston Bagpuize.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 9:38 am
A HUGE fire has engulfed a barn close to the A34.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 8:20 am
Temporary traffic lights caused long delays for drivers this morning on the A420.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 7:31 am
UP TO 1,700 new homes could finally be set for a controversial site near Blackbird Leys that the city council has wanted to see developed for more than 20 years.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 5:14 am
CONCERNS about an elderly man's driving had been passed to police just days before he was involved in a fatal crash on the M40.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 5:48 pm
PLANS have been revealed to close an Oxfordshire village post office and move the branch to a new supermarket.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 3:50 pm
YOUNG dancers from Didcot will appear in Britain's Got Talent finalist Donchez Dacres' first music video.
Posted: December 3, 2018, 7:06 pm
AN OXFORDSHIRE man who pretended to be an 18-year-old in order to contact and sexually exploit young girls online has been jailed for 12 years.
Posted: December 3, 2018, 11:50 am
TWO DRIVERS were taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the A420.
Posted: December 1, 2018, 9:50 am
A DECISION on whether to allow 500 homes to be built on Oxford Brookes University's Wheatley Campus will be made today.
Posted: November 28, 2018, 7:02 am
DIDCOT will be transformed into a winter wonderland tomorrow for a special 25th edition of the annual Christmas street fair.
Posted: November 28, 2018, 5:58 am
LESSONS from the past must be used to shape plans for the latest giant new housing estate in Oxfordshire, residents have stressed.
Posted: November 28, 2018, 5:27 am
COMMUTERS faced major delays heading into Oxfordshire due to a crash on the A34.
Posted: November 27, 2018, 9:04 am
A SCHOOL club won a national award at a ceremony at the House of Lords.
Posted: November 26, 2018, 12:34 pm
A PUBLIC consultation on plans to build a new bridge over the Thames near Abingdon has closed.
Posted: November 26, 2018, 6:17 am
AN INDIAN spiritual group who run a historic Oxfordshire manor as a retreat centre have applied for planning permission to make some alterations.
Posted: November 25, 2018, 8:50 am
POLICE have released an E-fit after a teenage boy was sexually assaulted when he refused to go home with a man in Didcot.
Posted: November 24, 2018, 10:51 am
RESIDENTS are stepping up their campaign to stop new homes being built in a village pub garden.
Posted: November 24, 2018, 7:05 am
TWO drug dealers who were found with a stash of cocaine hidden in a pair of woman’s knickers have been found guilty.
Posted: November 23, 2018, 7:02 am
TOY-enthusiasts will gather for the final time this year to browse hundreds of collectables.
Posted: November 22, 2018, 10:11 am
A CONTROVERSIAL housing plan which prompted a protest play about kidnapping an Oxford don has now been formally submitted for approval.
Posted: November 22, 2018, 10:02 am
A WOMAN who had her hip replaced by Oxford surgeons has now climbed 15 mountains just to prove what a good job they did.
Posted: November 21, 2018, 1:04 pm
RESIDENTS of Didcot see our town growing year by year with new housing developments and the roads leading to the new homes.
Posted: November 21, 2018, 10:01 am
A SPATE of thefts at an Oxfordshire beauty spot has prompted a police warning about a 'suspicious' car.
Posted: November 21, 2018, 9:49 am
CHILDREN have unveiled hand-drawn road signs aimed at getting drivers on a new estate to watch their speed.
Posted: November 21, 2018, 5:31 am
MOVES to introduce fines for drivers using a council car park have been rejected.
Posted: November 21, 2018, 5:18 am
EXTRAS put their finest German accents to the test as filming got under way for a 'epic' war-time drama.
Posted: November 20, 2018, 5:32 am
WORK will be carried out at locks on the River Thames in Oxfordshire as part of a winter upgrades programme.
Posted: November 19, 2018, 10:41 am
A 13-YEAR-OLD boy was sexually assaulted after he refused to go back to a man's house.
Posted: November 18, 2018, 12:40 pm
NURSERY staff went above and beyond to help the homeless as they spent a night in a cardboard shelter for charity.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 2:01 pm
MOTORISTS in southern Oxfordshire can enjoy some free parking in district council car parks in the run up to Christmas.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 1:57 pm
A MAN has been placed under curfew after admitting dumping building waste close to known natural beauty spot.
Posted: November 16, 2018, 1:05 pm
AN OCTOGENARIAN who was this week arrested for his part in a climate change protest says he did it for his five grandchildren.
Posted: November 16, 2018, 6:01 am
RESIDENTS are being given a chance to have their say on the latest large new housing estate planned for Oxfordshire.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 10:32 am
ONE PERSON was taken to hospital after a crash left a car on its side in a South Oxfordshire village last night.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 9:06 am
GROWING population levels could un-do improvements in air quality, councillors have warned, with some calling for more monitoring to better understand the problem.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 8:03 am
COUNCILLORS want to hold a public meeting to discuss the future of Didcot Civic Hall.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 6:30 am
IN POIGNANT and often moving scenes, thousands of people lined the streets of Wallingford and Didcot to pay their respects to the fallen.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 5:47 am
OXFORDSHIRE County Council has responded to criticism over its failure to hold consultation events in villages closest to planned new roads.
Posted: November 13, 2018, 11:20 am
THOSE living closest to sites where new roads are planned have attacked the county council for a 'lack of consultation'.
Posted: November 13, 2018, 6:03 am
FILMING is due to get under way today on a production set in the Second World War.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 5:48 am
NEW roads planned for south Oxfordshire will make it easier for people to move around the countryside without their cars, the county council has claimed.
Posted: November 11, 2018, 8:31 am
VISITORS to beauty spots in South Oxfordshire have been warned to avoid parking in isolated areas after a spate of thefts from cars.
Posted: November 9, 2018, 4:02 pm
COUNCIL volunteering grants have helped pay to create five new football teams in south Oxfordshire.
Posted: November 9, 2018, 10:16 am
CHILDREN have helped to plant a field of more than 2,000 poppies on a village green.
Posted: November 9, 2018, 5:50 am
THE building of thousands of new homes should be put on hold until infrastructure is given a chance to catch up, according to frustrated residents.
Posted: November 9, 2018, 5:22 am
OXFORD Mail readers have backed fireworks organisers who hit out at 'freeloaders' for finding ways to watch a town's display without paying.
Posted: November 7, 2018, 8:43 am
THRIFTY fireworks enthusiasts have been labelled 'freeloaders' for finding ways of watching a town's display for free.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 12:21 pm
THE organiser of a town's fireworks display has unleashed an extraordinary rant against 'freeloaders' who managed to watch the event without paying.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 6:50 am
MANAGERS of a £20m hotel set to open on Monday will give the parish council a number to call if it gets too noisy.
Posted: November 5, 2018, 5:04 pm