Man hanged himself in his outbuilding

Herald Series: 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

Herald Series: 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

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10:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

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

£3,000 grant will help fund new action team

10:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SCHEME to improve relations between young people and their communities in South Oxfordshire has benefited from a £3,000 grant.

Late-night Wallingford takeaway agreed despite feared disturbances

Herald Series: 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.

Recycling shift planned

Herald Series: south oxfordshire district council logo

7:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CONSULTATION over removal of mixed recycling banks across South Oxfordshire is under way.

Resurfacing work closes stretch of A329 near Great Milton

Herald Series: Traffic Alert general

7:40am Monday 15th September 2014

DUE to resurfacing work, the A329 is closed until Wednesday .

School hit by virus sends pupils home

Herald Series: 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

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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

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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.

Officers honoured for their actions in the line of duty

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5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

POLICE officers who put their lives on the thin blue line have been recognised in a special ceremony.

Man arrested on suspicion of kidnap is bailed again

Herald Series: 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.

‘Wiggo’ among top cyclists to race in county

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6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

ROLLING road closures are to be put in place as the world’s top cyclists race through Oxfordshire tomorrow.

Bees love the buzz of the city, scientists discover

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8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BEES seem to prefer the buzz of the big city to the country, Oxfordshire scientists have found.

Mum discovered baby face down in her bath

Herald Series: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

7:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A 13-month-old baby was found dead in a bath, an inquest heard yesterday.

‘Disappointment’ at decision to approve homes

Herald Series: south oxfordshire district council logo

7:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

RESIDENTS say they are “astonished, disappointed and angry” at councillors’ decision to approve 166 homes on a “fast and dangerous” road near Wallingford.

Picture Special: a colourful look at weekend events

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9:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

The heat is on as schoolboy James learns firemaking

Hot-air balloons rise to the occasion for African charity

Herald Series:

1:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

CHURCH fundraisers staged a balloon festival near Wallingford to raise cash for a bakery in Kenya.

Car fire closes one lane of M40 near Lewknor

Herald Series: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

10:59am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A CAR fire closed one lane of the M40 near Lewknor, traffic reports have said.

Bicycle thieves strike

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

10:20am Saturday 6th September 2014

BIKES, a lawn mower, and garden tools were among the haul taken by burglars who got inside a shed and a garage in Wallingford.

Woman and child freed from Jaguar after three-vehicle collision in Aston Rowant

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

6:14pm Friday 5th September 2014

A WOMAN and a child had to be rescued from a Jaguar following a three-car accident this afternoon.

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

Herald Series: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

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

People escape after coffee shop roaster catches fire

Herald Series: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:40am Thursday 4th September 2014

People escaped a first-floor flat in Wallingford on Tuesday after a fire in the cofffee shop below.

Missing people are found

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Thursday 4th September 2014

Two people reported missing have been found safe, police have said.

Overheating coffee machine causes cafe fire

Herald Series: Fire engine Oxfordshire

9:04am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

FIRE crews called to smoke coming from The Wallingford Tea and Coffee Co Ltd in St Martins Street found an overheating coffee roaster. 

Red Kites are becoming a pest - don't feed them, say conservation groups

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6:11pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

BIRD watchers have been asked to stop feeding Red Kites because the creatures have become too successful in Oxfordshire.

Councillor relives TV stardom

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7:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

MARCUS Harris originally found fame as one of the stars of the 1970s TV series The Famous Five.

Missing teen found

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

7:10am Monday 1st September 2014

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

This year's Bunkfest puts others in the shade + picture gallery

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7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AS some of the last rays of summer sun beat down on Oxfordshire at the weekend, thousands turned out to celebrate the 13th annual BunkFest in Wallingford.

Ethics of war to be discussed at church assemblies

Herald Series: WAR ZONE: A scene from the new ten-part television series The Pacific that looks at the story of young US soldiers fighting the Japanese

6:30am Monday 1st September 2014

THE ethics of war will be discussed as part of a church’s plans to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.

Missing teen found safe

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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

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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

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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

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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 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.



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