WATCH: Right royal occasion as RAF hands on helicopters + video

Herald Series:

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PRINCE Andrew joined RAF personnel and Royal Navy staff as they paraded at RAF Benson yesterday to mark one of the base’s helicopter squadrons being officially disbanded.

Prince Andrew at RAF Benson as the Merlin helicopter squadron is disbanded

Herald Series:

3:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FORMER Royal Navy helicopter pilot Prince Andrew has visited RAF Benson as one of the air base’s helicopter squadrons was officially disbanded.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash with car near Dorchester

Herald Series: Ambulance stock image

11:44am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a BMW.

Wallingford dancers invited to step up and show their moves

Herald Series:

1:30pm Saturday 27th September 2014

MEMBERS of a Didcot dance group are now showing off their routines in Wallingford.

Win tickets for Halloween family fun at Beaulieu

Herald Series:

10:06am Friday 26th September 2014

YOU can join in the ghoulish Halloween fun at Beaulieu in the heart of the New Forest.

Stolen lorry recovered near M40

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Friday 26th September 2014

A stolen lorry was recovered yesterday in Waterstock, just off the M40 near Thame.

Lynx drops in to give pupils a lesson on helicopters

Herald Series:

5:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

PUPILS at Wallingford School have always been taught to reach for the heights, but on Tuesday they were given a first hand demonstration.

‘Housing will bring in too much traffic’

Herald Series: Mayor of Wallingford Bernard Stone

3:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE former mayor of Wallingford, Bernard Stone, has warned that new homes planned for the area will bring too much traffic into the town.

Shop theft charge

Herald Series: oxford magistrates court

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Police have charged a woman in connection with a theft at a supermarket.

Politicians mourn loss of an energetic, warm personality

Herald Series:

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

heartfelt tributes from all political sides were paid yesterday to Ann Ducker, the leader of South Oxfordshire District Council, who has died of cancer.

Burglars fail over a supermarket break-in

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Burglars were left empty-handed after breaking into a supermarket on Sunday.

Woman jailed for shoplifting at Waitrose

Herald Series: oxford magistrates court

8:05pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A woman has been jailed for 24 weeks for stealing shopping in a trolley from Waitrose in St Martin’s Street, Wallingford, before she was stopped by other shoppers.

Burglars break into Tesco store but leave empty-handed

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

1:54pm Monday 22nd September 2014

BURGLARS were left empty-handed after breaking into a supermarket yesterday.

UPDATE: Tributes paid to Ann Ducker, leader of South Oxfordshire District Council, who has died

Herald Series: South Oxfordshire District Council leader Ann Ducker

10:21am Monday 22nd September 2014

Ann Ducker, leader of South Oxfordshire District Council, has died.

Shoppers jump in to stop would-be shoplifter

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

SHOPPERS stopped a would-be thief from escaping from a Wallingford supermarket without paying for a trolley full of goods.

Wallingford school plans extensions for extra pupils

Herald Series: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

PLANS have been put forward to extend a Wallingford primary school library and build two extra rooms to accommodate rising pupil numbers.

Schoolgirl Maisie ready to 'swim channel' for charity

Herald Series:

7:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

SWIMMING the English Channel is something most adults would think twice about but 10-year-old Maisie Smith has dived in to the challenge.

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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

Herald Series:

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.

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