Breaking news Missing teen found safe

Herald Series:

5:14pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A TEENAGER from Wallingford who went missing on Thursday night has been found safe, Thames Valley Police said.

Police fear for welfare of missing teenager

Herald Series:

9:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

A teenager was missing last night, with police and his family fearing for his welfare.

Sowing seeds for learning

Herald Series:

6:50am Saturday 30th August 2014

VISITORS to Harcourt Arboretum have been sowing the seeds of a good time this week.

Town shines a light on crime queen Agatha Christie

Herald Series:

6:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

WALLINGFORD is to mark its association with the Queen of Crime at the first ever Agatha Christie Weekend, to be held from September 19 to 21.

Family concerned about missing teenager

Herald Series:

3:32pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TEENAGER has gone missing with police and his family fearing for his welfare.

Crowds expected at festival that puts town on the map

Herald Series:

9:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WALLINGFORD is set for the biggest weekend of the summer as BunkFest returns for the 13th year.

New Wallingford distribution centre ‘should lead to 75 jobs’

Herald Series: Lynda Atkins

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A NEW distribution centre working for national supermarket chains including Tesco and Sainsbury’s could bring 75 jobs to Wallingford.

A34 to be closed overnight for road repairs

Herald Series: Revealed - list of roads to be repaired in town

6:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WORK is being carried out along the A34 in southern Oxfordshire over the course of this week.

Youngsters’ spirits sky high thanks to park at RAF base

Herald Series:

5:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WHILE their parents are flying overhead in state-of-the-art military planes, the children of RAF Benson will be able to enjoy a new skate park on solid ground.

Crash in Little Milton on A329 left road partially blocked

Herald Series: Traffic Alert general

9:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

THERE has been a crash in Little Milton near Wheatley this morning.

Descendant honours fallen great-grandad

Herald Series:

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE great-grandson of an Oxfordshire man who was killed in the First World War will travel to France next week to visit the village where he was killed.

Woman escapes with minor injuries after crashing into a ditch on the M40

Herald Series: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

8:33am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CAR crashed into a ditch on the M40 this morning.

Beautiful spot to train for a 10k run

Herald Series: 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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series: 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

Herald Series:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

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

Memorial tournament is a real winner for ‘Mr Football’

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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’

Herald Series:

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.

Man awaits sentence for rape of teenager

Herald Series: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

A 31-year-old man has pleaded guilty to raping a teenager near Watlington.

First of Chiltern Railways' new locomotives arrives in UK

Herald Series: A Class 68 locomotive at builder Vossloh's factory in Valencia, Spain

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

THE first of six new diesel locomotives to power Chiltern Railways expresses between Oxfordshire, London and the West Midlands has arrived in the UK.

Man admits raping teenager in Little Haseley

Herald Series: Oxford Crown Court

3:25pm Friday 15th August 2014

A MAN has pleaded guilty to raping a teenager at Oxford Crown Court today.

Slimline trainer to take on four marathons

Herald Series:

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.

Suspicious string traps planted for cyclists, police warn

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

11:55am Friday 15th August 2014

CYCLISTS have spotted neck-height traps on footpaths in South Oxfordshire.

Barber Gareth's top of the locks

Herald Series:

11:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

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

All aboard for a day of railway nostalgia at Chinnor

Herald Series:

8:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

IT WAS a nostalgic day yesterday for Phil Marsh as he took passengers along the preserved railway line between Chinnor and Wainhill.

M40 death man ‘had walked into roadway’

Herald Series: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

7:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

An inquest has opened into the death of a Thame man who was killed on the M40.

Modest lifestyle of man who gave away millions

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series: 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

Herald Series:

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.

Old stables bid to house church’s growing ‘flock’

Herald Series:

12:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

A SMALL evangelical church is opening its fourth place of worship in Oxfordshire to accommodate its growing membership in the county.

Grundon plans to make a clean sweep of waste

Herald Series: 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?

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series: 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

Herald Series: 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.

Councils act as pong persists

Herald Series: oxford city council logo

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

HEALTH officers from two councils are now investigating the cause of the smell reported across the county.

Dad walking tall after his 70-mile trek for charity

Herald Series:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

IT was a fitting end to an admirable feat.

Concert will help raise Aids awareness in Africa

Herald Series: 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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

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

Men to be sentenced over insurance claims

Herald Series: Scales of Justice

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Three men who organised car crashes to scam insurance money will be sentenced next month.

You’d better get used to it: Motorists to face months of delays

Herald Series:

8:50am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than 60,000 motorists may face three months of misery, after roundabout schemes entered their latest phase.

Watch: Didcot's tumbling towers - A dawn chorus of excitement as Didcot's skyline changes forever + video

Herald Series:

9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

FIFTY years of history – gone in 15 seconds. Despite Didcot’s sadness at seeing its cooling towers sink to the ground, there was applause and cheering when the moment arrived.

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