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Wantage

Bloomin' marvellous: Project co-ordinator Olwen Barlow in the market garden at the Charlton Day Centre in Wantage

‘Secret’ garden treat for town

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Councillor St John Dickson at Wantage’s old police station

Mayor 'devastated' as flats win approval

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Wallingford School students James Coulson, Lauren Giles and Helena Harpham with their impressive haul of A* grades

Record-breaking pupils prove a class apart

Dog rescued in Faringdon after muzzle was bound shut by tape

Dog rescued in Faringdon after muzzle was bound shut by tape

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Memorabilia: Twinning association German group chairman Graham Parker at the anniversary exhibition

Exhibition celebrates towns’ twinning link

Vital work: St John Dickson at the launch of the CAP project

Community unites to CAP off scourge of under-age drinking

Cyclists make it a marathon effort in park

Cyclists make it a marathon effort in park

Underground electrical fire closes road

UPDATE: Underground electrical fire closes road

Pic by TVP: A417 near Wantage closed between Ardington and Lairns Barn due to major gas leak

A417 near Wantage closed between Ardington and Lains Barn due to major gas leak

Issue: Craig and Karen Waggott with twins Luke, left, and Jamie at their house

Covenant means we can’t sell or rent this house, says family

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Farewell: Phil Bailey conducting

Conductor steps down for new job abroad

Prepared: Wantage carnival organiser Ray Collins, centre, is flanked by Chamber of Trade President Gurmukh Randhawa, left, and Wantage Mayor St John Dickson and other carnival participants

Firms to help boost Wantage Carnival

Man arrested in Wantage following robbery

Man arrested in Wantage following robbery

Fond farewell: Retiring headteacher Jenny de la Coze is joined by pupils including, front, Evie Stone, eight, and Alex Miller, six

Teachers retire but look at schools’ changing faces

Sammy Ashby, left, with the EpSMon app, with Jane Hanna OBE

Smartphone app for epileptics can help save lives

Appeal: Ian, Theresa and Jasmine Hillsdon

‘I need £20k to save my brother’s sight’

Closing: Manager Liz White outside the Oxfam shop in Wantage Market Place which is being forced to move because the building is being redeveloped

Charity shop set to lose premises

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Action: From left, Tony Grover, activities assistants Wendy Pill and Liliana Fludra and project director Bob Karper

Care home is alive with the sound of music

Viewing: Sculptor Jonannes von Stumm with one of the works on show

Wantage’s art scene ‘blossoms’ with new exhibition

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On a mission: Gareth Lloyd, left, and David Colman at the motorsport charity’s base in East Challow

Motorsport jobs give war heroes a fresh start in life

Mayor ‘amazed’ as retirement flats passed

Mayor ‘amazed’ as retirement flats passed

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Police station and magistrates' court to be demolished for retirement apartments

Police station and magistrates' court to be demolished for retirement apartments

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Discussions: Simon Spiers, executive headteacher of the Vale Academy Trust

School aiming to sell grounds for housing

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Flower power: From left, Wendy Pill, activities assistant, with Maria Roberts, 85, on the guitar

Swinging 60s bring smiles at care home open day

Blueprint: Julie Mabberley with Tony Gilhome and Steve Trinder outside the old magistrates’ court

Plan could transform a swathe of Wantage

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Work in progress: Headteacher Simon Spiers in front of King Alfred’s Academy’s new building which is still under construction

Wantage Town Council fears a stink over school science block plan

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Cheers: From left, Mitzie Stone, 72, Beverley Sullivan and Evelyn Dance, 90

‘Tea and triumph’ as coffee group finds a new home

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Woman threatened with knife as car and jewellry stolen near Wantage

Woman threatened with knife as car and jewellery stolen near Wantage

Ham Road, Wantage, closed due to burst pipe

UPDATE: Ham Road, Wantage, reopens after burst water main repaired

Exchange: Chairwoman of Sustainable Wantage Mim Norvell and Karolina Kliskey, of Streetbank

Swap-shop shows value of recycling

Moonstruck: Eight-year-old Thomas Aspinall takes a very close look at samples of lunar rock

A science lesson that really rocks

Delays: The tennis courts at Wantage Memorial Park

Fault: Wantage tennis club move is served up with delay

Back: Celebrating the return of the Wantage Summer Festival

Wantage Summer Festival rescuers aim to find young talent for 2016 revival

StJohn elected as new mayor of Wantage

StJohn elected as new mayor of Wantage

Jigs: Grahame O’Connor plays for Wantage Folk Dance Club

Folkies’ King Alfred dance marks 40th birthday

Two people from Wantage to appear in court after 18-year-old attacked

Two people from Wantage to appear in court after 18-year-old attacked

Car stolen after keys taken from house in Wantage

Car stolen after keys taken from house in Wantage

Shed catches alight

Shed catches alight

Lucy Print, 38, made her own silver bracelet at the jewellery workshop.  Picture: David Fleming

It’s DIY jewellery time

Gerry Anderson with Stringray captain Troy Tempest

Video: Fab news as Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson's new show waits to blast off

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Five men from Wales fined for poaching in Wantage

Five men from Wales fined for poaching in Wantage

Broken down bus causing queues in Wantage

Broken down bus causing queues in Wantage

Accident causes delays on the A420

Accident causes delays on the A420

Sarah Breakspear and her daughter, Milly, four

Parents lodge appeals over 'impractical' offers of primary school places

Plans: An artist's impression of the retirement apartments

Residents back bid for car park instead of new retirement apartments

Performers: From left, Justina Petkunaite, Iona McNaught, Madeline Pound, Eloise Rees, Brennan Reeves on drums and Dylan Edwards on stage

Club gives budding musicians a chance to hone their talents

Skewed view: John Paul Groves is presenting a satirical art show at Wantage

Artist has a blast with his explosive imagination

Town team: Iain Nicholson, centre, with Kate Rayner and Richard Strange

Pop-up shops to fix empty units issue in town centre

Fundraisers: Donna Whittaker, Jodie Allday, Kate Laybourne, Michelle Stead and Yolanda Owen, with dogs Barney and Shankly, take part in the Wantage Rotary Club annual sponsored walk along the Ridgeway

Turnout for charity fundraiser falls

Housing plans: The St Mary’s Convent site in the centre of Wantage

Evictions threat over convent homes plan

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