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Helicopter in search for man in Wallingford garden

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

A police helicopter was called to the town at about 4am yesterday after a man was spotted in a garden of a property in Wantage Road, Wallingford.

Appointment starts redesign for Wallingford Town Council

Oxford Mail: Town clerk Jamie Baskeyfield is investigating after reports of a busker blocking St Mary’s Street with a piano

7:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

WALLINGFORD Town Council’s newest staff member will start on Monday, marking the start of a restructuring for the council.

Benson man, 70, denies claiming pension and other benefits

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

A PENSIONER who allegedly claimed thousands in benefits despite owning four houses was described as a “consistent fraudster” by a barrister.

Circular footpath resurfaced for all

Oxford Mail: south oxfordshire district council logo

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

RESIDENTS of Chalgrove will once again be able to enjoy a popular footpath after volunteers came together for a resurfacing project.

Police helicopter used in hunt for man in Wallingford garden

Oxford Mail: thames valley police helicopter

9:08am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A POLICE helicopter was out over Wallingford last night after a man was spotted in a garden of a property in Wantage Road.

Going bald to raise cash for research into cancer

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 27th October 2014

MANY people do their bit for charity by taking part in a half-marathon or collecting loose change outside shops.

Warborough businessman honoured for turnaround expertise with global award

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

AN OXFORDSHIRE businessman has won a global award for his work in corporate restructuring.

Teacher sex charges

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:50am Saturday 25th October 2014

A former teacher at Carmel College, charged with a series of sexual offences, appeared at Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

Elderly woman taken to hospital after A4074 crash

Oxford Mail: a4074 alert

1:01pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN ELDERLY woman was taken to hospital after two cars crashed on the A4074. 

Baby’s middle name in memory of 22-year-old bone cancer victim Alex

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

THREE years after his death the family of 22-year-old bone cancer victim Alex Lewis continue to find ways to remember the son and brother they loved.

Bikers hurt in crashes at Shillingford and Islip

Oxford Mail: John Radcliffe Hospital stock

9:10am Friday 17th October 2014

PARAMEDICS were called to two separate motorbike crashes on Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Homes to be built at former Wallingford Habitat site

Oxford Mail: south oxfordshire district council logo

5:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

DEMOLITION work is under way at a former Habitat store in Wallingford that is being demolished to make way for more than 130 homes.

Crown Inn pub at Benson is putting on the Ritz with £40,000 upgrade

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A FORMER director of The Ritz hotel has brought a touch of glamour to a South Oxfordshire pub.

Bus driver seriously injured in A4074 crash south of Wallingford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A Wallingford bus driver was said to be in a serious but not life-threatening condition yesterday after a crash on Monday night.

BBC comedy pilot lights up Wallingford's historic town hall

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

FAKE smoke surrounded Wallingford’s town hall during filming of a new BBC comedy.

Firefighters turn back time for anniversary

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS past, present and future celebrated Wallingford Fire Station’s 90th birthday.

Hundreds help give a lift to African women

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

IT IS more than just chests these garments will be supporting, after hundreds of women binned their bras at the weekend to help African women fighting poverty.

Firm awaits sentence over worker’s death in Moulsford

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:31pm Sunday 12th October 2014

OXON: A stonemasonry firm found guilty of corporate manslaughter has had a date set for its sentencing.

Watlington firm pledge cash for Roman loo

Oxford Mail: The £11.2m initiative will create a Landscape Discovery Centre and Youth Hostel at the mid-point of Hadrian’s Wall

8:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

TOILET seat manufacturer Tosca & Willoughby has pledged cash to help preserve the first wooden toilet seat ever found from the Roman Empire, at Vindolanda Fort, near Hadrian’s Wall, in Northumberland.

Novelist Sophie is new owner of £21k crime queen’s ring

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Novelist Sophie Kinsella is now the owner of a three-stone diamond ring once owned by Agatha Christie.

Fans of Downton Abbey and Lewis get chance to tour Oxfordshire locations

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

MURDER may be a gruelling experience for some of Oxfordshire’s fictional detectives, but for tourist organisations it is the gift that keeps on giving.

Homeless drug addict jailed after committing 48th offence

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A HOMELESS drug addict who repeatedly breached a restraining order preventing him from visiting his grandmother’s house in Berinsfield was yesterday jailed for 15 months.

Primary school in Wallingford celebrates international links award

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A WALLINGFORD primary school which Skypes a primary school in Pakistan to learn about life there has been given an award for its international links.

Walking tall in memory of caring mum

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

PUPILS are to take on a fundraising walk in memory of a mother who died months after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.

Villlage turns phone box into a mini art gallery

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Friday 3rd October 2014

IT measures just 3ft across and 9ft tall but villagers in Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, near Wallingford, say their art gallery is poetry in motion. They have transformed a traditional red phone box into a pop-up art space, and its latest exhibition marked National Poetry Day.

Duke learns how scientists use insects as weedkillers

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE Duke of Gloucester learned how Wallingford scientists use tiny insects as weed killers to help farmers around the world.

WATCH: Right royal occasion as RAF hands on helicopters + video

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PRINCE Andrew joined RAF personnel and Royal Navy staff as they paraded at RAF Benson yesterday to mark one of the base’s helicopter squadrons being officially disbanded.

Prince Andrew at RAF Benson as the Merlin helicopter squadron is disbanded

Oxford Mail:

3:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FORMER Royal Navy helicopter pilot Prince Andrew has visited RAF Benson as one of the air base’s helicopter squadrons was officially disbanded.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash with car near Dorchester

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

11:44am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a BMW.

Wallingford dancers invited to step up and show their moves

Oxford Mail:

1:30pm Saturday 27th September 2014

MEMBERS of a Didcot dance group are now showing off their routines in Wallingford.

Lynx drops in to give pupils a lesson on helicopters

Oxford Mail:

5:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

PUPILS at Wallingford School have always been taught to reach for the heights, but on Tuesday they were given a first hand demonstration.

‘Housing will bring in too much traffic’

Oxford Mail: Mayor of Wallingford Bernard Stone

3:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE former mayor of Wallingford, Bernard Stone, has warned that new homes planned for the area will bring too much traffic into the town.

Shop theft charge

Oxford Mail: oxford magistrates court

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Police have charged a woman in connection with a theft at a supermarket.

Burglars fail over a supermarket break-in

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Burglars were left empty-handed after breaking into a supermarket on Sunday.

Woman jailed for shoplifting at Waitrose

Oxford Mail: oxford magistrates court

8:05pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A woman has been jailed for 24 weeks for stealing shopping in a trolley from Waitrose in St Martin’s Street, Wallingford, before she was stopped by other shoppers.

Burglars break into Tesco store but leave empty-handed

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

1:54pm Monday 22nd September 2014

BURGLARS were left empty-handed after breaking into a supermarket yesterday.

Shoppers jump in to stop would-be shoplifter

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

SHOPPERS stopped a would-be thief from escaping from a Wallingford supermarket without paying for a trolley full of goods.

Wallingford school plans extensions for extra pupils

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

PLANS have been put forward to extend a Wallingford primary school library and build two extra rooms to accommodate rising pupil numbers.

Schoolgirl Maisie ready to 'swim channel' for charity

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

SWIMMING the English Channel is something most adults would think twice about but 10-year-old Maisie Smith has dived in to the challenge.

Man hanged himself in his outbuilding

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A 55-year-old man killed himself after battling depression and anxiety, an inquest heard yesterday.

Burglar takes jacket

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A tweed jacket was among items stolen in a burglary at a house in Benson on Tuesday morning.

Wallingford farmers' market taking root

Oxford Mail:

10:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WALLINGFORD Local Producers' Market was feeling fresh on Saturday as stallholders marked its seventh anniversary.

Late-night Wallingford takeaway agreed despite feared disturbances

Oxford Mail: Former Wallingford mayor Ros Lester is opposed to parking charges

10:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

BOUNCERS will have to be stationed outside a Wallingford fried chicken takeaway when it stays open until 1.30am.

School hit by virus sends pupils home

Oxford Mail: Your child is ill. How worried should you be?

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Parents were asked to bring their children home yesterday after a vomiting and diarrhoea bug broke out at a primary school in Berinsfield.

Motorcycle rider died after losing control of bike

6:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

A CIVIL engineer died after he lost control of his motorbike and crashed on the side of a busy road near Wallingford.

Dad on the path to aiding cause

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

GRAHAM Bagley will take on the 100km Thames Path challenge to raise money for his four-month-old daughter’s life-shortening condition.

Sickness bug hits Berinsfield primary school

5:21pm Friday 12th September 2014

A DIARRHOEA and sickness bug has hit a primary school in Berinsfield.

Traders’ market celebrates its seventh year

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

WITH the harvest season in full swing, one market will celebrate its seventh birthday this Saturday.

Tour of Britain rolls in

8:30am Friday 12th September 2014

Rolling road closures of up to 15 minutes will be in place as the world’s top cyclists race through Oxfordshire today.

Man arrested on suspicion of kidnap is bailed again

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

A 42-year-old man arrested on suspicion of kidnap after a father and daughter went missing has been rebailed until November 5.






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