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Abingdon

Open: Support services manager Claire Wilnecker and capital development manager Martin New cut the ribbon

New sensory garden opens for patients

James Phillpott, father of Amber

Festival drums up funds

The Guildhall

Dispute over future uses of Guildhall

Work: Front, from left, Jason Hewitt and pupil Ilya Kovzinkin, 14, with fellow contributors behind

Talented storytellers create book of town’s tales

Stephen Gray

Plea as 59-year-old man goes missing

Funky: Teachers at Fitzharrys School, Abingdon, join forces to make a video for their Year 11 leavers

Teachers’ funky music video is a leaving gift to remember

Grateful: John Fieldsend

Holocaust survivor pays tribute to man who saved him from the Nazis

Bumper: Kirsty Ebsworth, public relations correspondent at Millets Farm, inspects the strawberries

It’s so hot I can see the fruit growing

Labour of love: Bryan Brown with his new book outside Albert Park, Abingdon

Visit the park, now read the book

Have you seen missing Stephen Gray from Abingdon?

UPDATE: Missing Stephen Gray from Abingdon found

Fundraisers: Emma Frank and her children Katy, six, and nine-year-old Ted, centre, with Finlay Turner, also nine, are raising money as part of the festival

Music festival remembers ‘little ray of sunshine’

Two-car crash in Marcham near Abingdon

Two-car crash in Marcham near Abingdon

Try this: Lucy Brotherton, left, and Millie Jones, both 13, use spaghetti and marshmallows to build a tower as part of National Women in Engineering Day

Focus key as Millie and Lucy build spaghetti tower

Honda stolen in Abingdon

Honda stolen in Abingdon

Showtime: Rehearsals for the production of The Elephant Man. Tony Green plays Dr Treves, Rebecca Peberdy is Mrs Kendal and Duncan Blagrove is John Merrick

Elephant Man play ‘brings human frailties to life’

Plans: The Guildhall in Abingdon

Tenders are vetoed but Abingdon Guildhall project is still on

All Abingdon Guildhall bids rejected over investment and access fears

All Abingdon Guildhall bids rejected over investment and access fears

Decision: A revamp of Abingdon Guildhall will be discussed behind closed doors tonight

Meeting behind closed doors set to decide fate of Abingdon Guildhall

Showstopper: Great British Bake Off finalist Christine Wallace with winner Lara Kalafatis

Bake-off win is a picnic at Abingdon school

Man behind bars for race abuse in cell

Man behind bars for race abuse in cell

Delighted: Harwell scientist Martin Whalley with his son James at the Philae landing event last November

Comet lander’s revival delights scientist

Unveiled: From left, Mike Badcock, town archivist Jackie Smith, Abingdon School head Felicity Lusk, Mayor Helen Pighills and Prof Robert Evans, of Oxfordshire Blue Plaques Board

Plaque recognises a major role in history

Colourful: Jennifer Dingwall, 17, with a jug she handpainted with scenes from her life in Abingdon

Abingdon school exhibition is display of talented art students’ work

Landmark year: Doris Hyde is celebrating her 105th birthday today

Abingdon’s grandest old lady celebrates her 105th birthday

Oxford Crown Court

Drunk ex-burglar knocked out woman then ground man’s face into pavement

Car taken after keys stolen from house in Radley near Abingdon

Car taken after keys stolen from house in Radley near Abingdon

Squirrel? No, he’s more a sausage dog type

Squirrel? No, he’s more a sausage dog type

Charity shop volunteer is honoured

Charity shop volunteer is honoured

Concerned: Sandy Lovatt, the leader of Abingdon Town Council

Double blow for Abingdon as hotel and Co-op quit town

Grease is the word: Students at Abingdon & Witney College in their final-day rehearsals for the production of Grease!

Grease is the student musical the audience wants

Police hunt thief who stole booze from a supermarket

Police hunt thief who stole booze from a supermarket

US Abingdon gets red phone boxes

US Abingdon gets red phone boxes

Shoplifter takes bottles of wine from Abingdon Waitrose

Shoplifter takes bottles of wine from Abingdon Waitrose

Rotary Club members, back from left, Debs Axtell, Hollie Wise and Naomi Barnes; front, Deb Hoffmann from Wisconsin and and Pippa Wheeler

Video: Fan’s visit to ‘land of Winnie the Pooh’ dream come true

Natasha Elderfield jailed for nine years for killing Robert Dobinson on boat in Abingdon

Update: Video - Killer Nastasha Elderfield's nine-year sentence not enough for victim's family

Andrew Hall, left, with Clym Buxton

Former Abingdon School pupil is inspired to get on his bike to boost Skye Hall’s memorial

Top honour: Abingdon-based illustrator Rob Jones

Book award leaves illustrator speechless

All aboard: Left to right are Salter’s manager (Oxford) Matt Longford, director Paul Salter and Abingdon Bridge marine manager Sam King

Salter Steamer’s make a grand return to Abingdon Island

Man not charged for Abingdon bike theft

Man not charged for Abingdon bike theft

Cheers: Celebrating the revamp are, left to right, Natasha Cattemull, Baz Dyrda, Abingdon mayor Helen Pighills, Ian Grundy, Ashley Parrott and Bethany Tatam

New Abingdon mayor gets a taste for the job

Inquest adjourned

Inquest adjourned

Saved: Council leader Matt Barber at the pool as Friends spokesman Peter Harbour swims by

Friends of open-air pool make big splash as it is saved again

Broken down vehicle blocking one lane on A34 near Abingdon

Broken down vehicle blocking one lane on A34 near Abingdon

Sale: Mark Thornton at Mostly Books

Book shop needs fresh ideas for future as owner moves on

Valuables: Tony Hall of Lockdales auctioneers examines an antique pocket watch

Valuation day has proved its worth with visitors

£6m retail park revamp plans for future without Homebase

£6m retail park revamp plans for future without Homebase

Coach and car in crash near Abingdon

Coach carrying children and car in crash near Abingdon

UP: Pupils from Abingdon School launch the balloon towards the edge of space

Pupils’ experiment was out of this world

Warm praise as caretaker leaves special school

Warm praise as caretaker leaves special school

Driver of Audi involved in collision with moped in Abingdon sought by police

Driver of Audi involved in collision with moped in Abingdon sought by police

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