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Wantage

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

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

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

School aiming to sell grounds for housing

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wantage MP Ed Vaizey made minister of state in Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Wantage MP Ed Vaizey made minister of state in Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Upset: Members of the coffee morning

Elderly ‘devastated’ as group must move

Last orders for a while as landlord takes a break from pulling pints

Last orders for a while as landlord takes a break from pulling pints

Team effort: Malcolm Collins, front left, who has just been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and Ray Collins, front right, with members of Team Malcolm

Fundraisers are in the pink as thousands raised for charity

Finance boss swindled employer out of £735k to pay off gambling debts

Finance boss swindled employer out of £735k to pay off gambling debts

Financial ‘hangover’ for Williams from poor F1 racing season

Financial ‘hangover’ for Williams from poor F1 racing season

Lord Lieutenant James Puxley, Philip Wroughton, Ron Hart and Ben Salter

Family's tribute to war hero at cross standing on side of A338

Go for road scheme

Go for road scheme

60 tonnes of manure on fire in Wantage

60 tonnes of manure on fire in Wantage

Car stolen after Jasper Conran bag containing keys taken from Wantage home

Car stolen after Jasper Conran bag containing keys taken from Wantage home

First floor of a derelict building in East Challow collapses after fire

First floor of a derelict building in East Challow collapses after fire

Gordon Setter Rhum in action for Flybal

Video: Sport for dogs is a bit of a Rhum-do

Soapbox: Julie Mabberley speaks at the event

Candidates attend rally on housing development

'Ideal': Ed Vaizey wants to use part of a museum as office space

Vaizey wants to use museum for ‘office’

Fiona Roper

Safety fears lead to appeal for crossing at Wantage CofE Primary

Andrew Taylor's crewmates battle to rescue him

How I survived bring thrown overboard into the Pacific + video of Andrew Taylor's rescue

Charity champion: Ray Collins (middle)

Easter Ray of sunshine for the deserving

Leticia Marsh and Elliot Crook won gold for Great Britain in the Copenhagen Ice Dance Cup in Denmark

Letitia and Elliot take gold for Britain in ice skating champs as they dream of Olympics

Girl with brain cancer brings Easter cheer to children's hospital patients

Girl with brain cancer brings Easter cheer to children's hospital patients

From left, Toby Mew, 15, Gabriella Ireson, 14, King Alfred’s Academy headteacher Jo Halliday, deputy mayor St John Roper, mayor Fiona Roper, Molly Rigby, 14, and Tom Gould, 15. Picture: David Fleming

Youth council will give young people a voice in local politics

John and Olive Price celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today. Inset: The couple on their wedding day at Christ Church, Colliers Wood. Picture: David Fleming

Diamond duo thank their lucky socks after 60 years

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