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Beautiful spot to train for a 10k run

Oxford Mail: Views from Wittenham Clumps yesterday show flooded fields and footpaths, stretching from Little Wittenham and Day's Lock up towards Dorchester. Picture: OX65235 David Fleming

7:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Runners are preparing for the Earth Trust’s inaugural 10k run in Wallingford on September 21 with training sessions on the Wittenham Clumps.

Charity shop gets new look after 25 years

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CHARITY shop in Wallingford reopened on Monday after being refurbished for the first time since opening 25 years ago.

Pub chef cooks up a treat with local food

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MATTHEW Cockman cooked up a storm at Wallingford Local Producer’s Market on Saturday as he promoted local food and suppliers.

Sentence suspended

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A 34-year-old man has avoided jail after he was convicted of carrying out a sexual assault.

Celebrating a traditional Viking way of life at museum

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

IN 1006, the Vikings swept through Wallingford and burnt the place to the ground.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Oxford Mail: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Memorial tournament is a real winner for ‘Mr Football’

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

“WE hope that Derek will be remembered for his passion, his will to win and his support to all his players.

Medieval magic on display at skills fest

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Monday 18th August 2014

MEDIEVAL skills used to build a 12th century Oxfordshire abbey are to go on display.

‘Marathon walk was homage to my war veteran ancestor’

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

WHEN Adam Wheeler discovered documents about his great-grandfather during the First World War he wanted to pay his respects.

Slimline trainer to take on four marathons

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

A FORMER 17-stone pastry-lover turned personal trainer is gearing up for his biggest challenge of four marathons – more than 100 miles – in two days.

Barber Gareth's top of the locks

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

AFTER 27 years trimming locks Gareth Clarke’s cutting-edge talents have won national recognition.

Modest lifestyle of man who gave away millions

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE name of William Morris is preserved in posterity as the man who created Oxford’s car industry. His house, Nuffield Place, near Wallingford, is almost as well preserved. Before he died in 1963, Lord Nuffield stipulated in his will that his house – now 100 years old – should be kept just as he left it. PETE HUGHES went to explore

Players set to recall popular football boss

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Monday 11th August 2014

A FOOTBALL boss from Chalgrove who died in a cycling crash will be remembered in a tournament featuring his former teams.

Man who held drugs for someone else is spared immediate jail term

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Monday 11th August 2014

A 45-YEAR-OLD who admitted acting as a “custodian” for Class A drugs has avoided an immediate prison sentence.

Open day for animals at Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 11th August 2014

Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary held its annual fundraising open day yesterday, despite the wet weather.

Super festivals make splash between downpours

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 11th August 2014

THOUSANDS of people didn’t let a bit of rain put them off enjoying festivals in Oxfordshire this weekend.

Meadows win a Green Flag award again

Oxford Mail: south oxfordshire district council logo

6:06pm Monday 11th August 2014

WALLINGFORD Castle Meadows has been awarded a Green Flag by the Keep Britain Tidy campaign for the seventh year running and has received green heritage site status for the first time.

Watch: Raymond Blanc turns chanteur with Katherine Jenkins for a special night at Le Manoir + Video

Oxford Mail:

12:50pm Friday 8th August 2014

WE ALL know he can cook but who knew Raymond Blanc of Oxford’s Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons could sing too.

Grundon plans to make a clean sweep of waste

Oxford Mail: Residents of Wigan borough have been praised for their recycling efforts.

6:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S recycling rates could improve with a new processing plant in a landfill site at Ewelme, near Wallingford.

Can you help donkeys like Tracey?

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A donkey sanctuary has launched a £35,000 appeal to set up a hospital for the abandoned and abused animals it looks after.

High praise for ‘turnaround’ nursery school

9:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A NURSERY which was rated inadequate after safety fears has turned itself around and been told it is good in all areas.

Wonders of alien beings are explored in author’s latest tale for youngsters

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THERE were extra-terrestrial visitors at Wallingford Library when children’s poet James Carter launched his latest work.

Sex case adjournment

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A former teacher at Carmel College charged with a series of sexual offences has had his case adjourned until October.

Power tools are taken

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Copper pipes and power tools were stolen when burglars forced their way into a site in Wallingford.

Dad walking tall after his 70-mile trek for charity

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

IT was a fitting end to an admirable feat.

Concert will help raise Aids awareness in Africa

Oxford Mail: Freddie Mercury

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A CONCERT featuring a Queen tribute act will raise funds for a charity which highlights Aids awareness in Africa through the medium of cricket.

Roundabout looks blooming lovely, says town councillor

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WALLINGFORD town councillor Ros Lester has said Wallingford’s model castle in a roundabout is looking blooming wonderful despite some naysayers.

Memorial football match raises £2,600 for charity

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than £2,600 was raised at a memorial event for a Wallingford football stalwart.

Memorial to footballer

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A football tournament and fun day was held on Saturday in memory of a popular AFC Wallingford player.

Town is all set to remember each one of its 82 local heroes

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE names of 82 men on a town’s war memorial will be read out before a church service to mark the First World War’s centenary.

Red Arrows wow crowds with stunning aces high display

Oxford Mail:

7:35pm Friday 25th July 2014

SKIES across Wallingford played host to an amazing Red Arrows display.

Pupils asked to create a vision

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN have been asked to create a vision of the future for a business park.

Teacher is charged with sexual offences

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A former Carmel College teacher has been charged with a series of sexual offences.

‘One track can’t cope with this extra traffic’

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS will have to wait to outline their concerns about traffiafter planning officers decided at the last minute to delay discussing plans for 166 new homes near Wallingford.

Ex-Oxfordshire teacher charged with historic sex offences

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:09pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FORMER Carmel College teacher has been charged with a number of sexual offences.

Construction firm fined £525,000 after death of worker Mark Williams

Oxford Mail: Mark Williams

12:45pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CONSTRUCTION firm has been fined £525,000 and ordered to pay costs of about £90,000 after the death of Nuneham Courtenay worker Mark Williams. 

Tile unearthed on family dig near museum

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MEDIEVAL pottery was discovered outside Wallingford Museum at its family archaeology day on Saturday.

Disgust as puppies abandoned in box

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Two puppies, one of which was dead, were found abandoned in a cardboard box in Wallingford yesterday..

Road blocked at Ewelme after car overturns

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:37pm Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE have been called to the B4009 near Ewelme after a car onto its roof.

First cash boost for £1m Wallingford sports changing rooms revamp

Oxford Mail: Bill Service SODC’s cabinet member for leisure

4:10pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A PLAN to invest almost £1m in new changing rooms at Wallingford Sports Park has received its first cash boost.

Man jailed for 20 months for growing cannabis

Oxford Mail: Failed businessman made £130,000 growing cannabis in factories for gang

6:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

A 43-YEAR-OLD has been jailed after a cannabis factory capable of producing up to £43,500 worth of the drug a year was found at his home.

Wallingford wi-fi network’s performance under scrutiny after problems

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

9:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

TOWN councillors in Wallingford are seeking to improve wi-fi Internet provision in the town.

Rebail in kidnap arrest

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Thursday 17th July 2014

A 42-year-old man arrested on suspicion of kidnap after a father and daughter went missing has been released on police bail until September 10.

Blind man told by restaurant ‘no guide dogs allowed’

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A BLIND man was told to leave an Indian restaurant because he was with his guide dog.

Wantage MP Ed Vaizey given new title in government reshuffle

Oxford Mail: Ed Vaizey

2:44pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Wantage MP Ed Vaizey has been given a new position in the Government reshuffle.

Young Charlotte’s swashbuckling Disney film debut

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A YOUNG girl had all her dreams come true after spending a magical day on the set of a new Disney music video.

Tinchy Stryder takes Astonbury in Aston Rowant by storm

Oxford Mail:

9:50am Monday 14th July 2014

HE’S normally used to performing in front of thousands on the big stage.

Puma flies in for its first time but it was bye-bye to the Merlin

Oxford Mail: The Puma helicopter is due to visit Pembroke Dock.

8:40am Monday 14th July 2014

HELICOPTERS from the village RAF base made their first and last appearances at an airshow on the weekend.

Prolific burglar says toodle-oo to the judge as he gets six years

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 11th July 2014

A THIEF with more than 100 crimes to his name said “toodle-oo” as he was taken down to start a six-year prison sentence.

Youngsters can soon touch base at new centre

Oxford Mail: Bernard Stone: “There is a huge housing need in Wallingford.

5:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

WALLINGFORD’S new youth centre has been completed, providing young people with their own base for the first time in three years.






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