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Wantage

Ray Collins with Alison Eddy, of Irwin Mitchell, and his British Citizen Award

Community champion given medal of honour for ‘selfless’ charity work

Curator, Suzie Tilbury, with cattle skull from the Roman period

Ancient treasures from historic excavations to be displayed at museum

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Photographer: David Fleming.Catchline: New Drawing Class.Length: Standalone.Date: 25/1/16.Booked by: Hughes.Contact: Suzie Tilbury 01235 771447.Location: Wantage.Caption:.New drawing classes for adults are underway at The Vale and Downland Museum...Centre

Teacher drawn to new forms of creativity at museum classes

Barbara Hewlins celebrates her 101st birthday with daughter Pauline Seaman

One crossword a day is the secret to keeping 101 year old Barbara Hewlins sharp

Roadworks in Wantage

More months of traffic disruption in Wantage as gas work resumes

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Changing Lives charity shop manager Lisa Sammons with colleague Owen Watts

Just knock next time, says charity shop targeted by would-be burglars

Two men charged following rural crime operation near Shrivenham

Two men charged following rural crime operation near Shrivenham

Steve Thompson, chairman of Wantage Lawn Tennis Club, with a scale model of the proposed development

Homes approved for tennis club despite safety fears

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Wantage Rotary Club is organising a rock concert for local charities in March

Rotary club members set to raise the roof with fundraising rock concert

Getting ready for the Christmas lunch for the elderly, front from left, Robert Huffnagle,  Molly Arthurs and Ray Collins; back, Jenny Ward and Rachel Green

Shop manager and charity champion to receive British Citizen Award

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Revamped gym is fit for the future after £127k upgrade

Enthusiast: Terry Waite with Margaret O’Donohoe

Former hostage Terry Waite opens new book store in Wantage

Front from left, cook Robert Huffnagle;  Molly Arthurs who will be attending this year’s event and Wantage charity champion Ray Collins; back, care coordinator Jenny Ward and Waitrose partner coordination manager Rachel Green

Slap-up Christmas lunch aims to put a smile on lonely faces

Getting the sack: Arthur Gould, seven, ready to deliver Christmas cards

Local scouts have it licked delivering Christmas cards

Compensation: Wantage mayor St John Dickson plans to bill the motorist who brought down the town’s Market Place Christmas Lights

Careless motorist who nearly ruined Christmas should pay, mayor says

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Grand opening: MP Ed Vaizey MP in the new restaurant with pupils Ellie Vizor, 15, left, and Katie Allen Topping, 15

MP’s visit on menu at new school restaurant

Wantage Mayor St John Dickson and town crier Dave Richardson

Festive lights are off after crash

Humpty Hill in Faringdon has been designated a town green

Humpty Hill in Faringdon has been designated a town green

Magnetic appeal: Bruce Webb builds a geomeg structure

No computers allowed at school's fun games day

Depressed BAFTA-winning TV producer took his own life

Depressed BAFTA-winning TV producer took his own life

'Cheeky chap': The family of Dylan Edwards say they are devastated by his death

Family devastated over death of teen at his home

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The barn in ruins after the suspected arson. Fire crews have been on site round the clock since the fire started on Friday Picture: Richard Cave

Police arrest teenagers for suspected arson attack that left barn burning for days

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Fundraisers: Natasha Gordon, left, and Charli Viner

Teen to walk 15 miles for dementia victims

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Firefighters tackle huge barn blaze in East Hanney

Firefighters tackle huge barn blaze in East Hanney

Raided: Dapper Street in Wantage Market Place

Gang sought for £15k clothes store burglary

Pupils are quick on the draw as newspaper cartoonist pays a visit

Pupils are quick on the draw as newspaper cartoonist pays a visit

Sense of humour: Former hostage Terry Waite entertaining the audience at the Betjeman festival in Wantage

Hostage Terry Waite kept humour while imprisoned

Teen released over £15k clothes heist

Teen released over £15k clothes heist

Air ambulance lands near King Alfred's school in Wantage

UPDATE: Teenage boy taken to hospital after air ambulance lands near King Alfred's school in Wantage

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Tall tales: Professional storyteller Marion Leeper works with children at Fitzwaryn School

Pupils captivated by fanciful tales from storyteller Marion Leeper

Funeral of teenager Maisie Norton to be held today

Funeral of teenager Maisie Norton to be held today

Dig it: From left, Rotary members Jim Lidbury and Terry Rose, with Fitzwaryn pupils Elliott Carr, 16, and Frederic Barr, 17

Club work will help pupils really blossom

Showstopper: Cody Lamble, eight, with her giant chocolate cup cake

Schoolgirl rises to occasion with her giant cupcake

Friends of Maisie Norton at the remembrance area at King Alfred’s School Sixth Form, from left, Bella Yearling, Simran Bhatia, Rachel Jones, Hannah Barton and Clara Humphreys, all 17

Community mourns teenager who ‘could have ruled world’

Man badly hurt in crash with 999 ambulance

UPDATE: Man fighting for life after crash with 999 ambulance

Stocked up: Charity champion Ray Collins, front, with volunteers Gail Vallis and Andrew Chapman and a van load ready to go from Wantage Health and Wellbeing Centre to Calais

Refugee appeal has van-tastic response

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Man in serious condition after collision involving an ambulance in Wantage

Man in serious condition after collision involving an ambulance in Wantage

Recollections: Henrietta Knight

Racing legend to share fond memories of champion jockey husband at festival

Concerned: Assistant manager Karen Barnes is worried about a loss in takings at The Buzz Cafe in Wantage during roadworks

Shops warn of chaos as busy street closes

All set: Members of Wantage Silver Band with junior players and their instruments

Bric-a-brac band is a top brass act

Crooks with ladder steal £15k clothing

Crooks with ladder steal £15k clothing

Listed: The St Mary’s Convent site

Convent looks set to get go-ahead for demolition and 31 new homes

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Jennifer McFall, on board High Times, negotiates a water feature in the Cross Country stage of the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

Riders provide a spectacular finale to horse trials

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Mark Todd

Paedophile who groomed girls gets 15-year jail term

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Wyon Stansfeld, centre, of Emmaus with Jon Robson and Gerrie Smee and some of the donations they have received that will be going to Calais

Residents overwhelm charity with donations for refugees

Police in appeal for witnesses to car crime spree

Police in appeal for witnesses to car crime spree

Upset: From left, family friend Amelia Welch, with Geoffrey Stevens, and sister Loreen Spicer, by their mother Seenia Stevens’s grave in Chain Hill Cemetery

Outrage as vandals desecrate cemetery in overnight attack

Charity champ rallies town to collect aid for Calais migrants

Charity champ rallies town to collect aid for Calais migrants

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Hunt for woman who helped elderly man after Wantage crash

Hunt for woman who helped elderly man after Wantage crash

Grand designs: Wantage Lawn Tennis Club chairman Steve Thompson with a model of the new courts

Club to serve up new courts and a pavilion

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