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

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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.

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

Herald Series: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

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

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

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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’

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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

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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.

Memorial to footballer

Herald Series:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A football tournament and fun day was held on Saturday in memory of a popular AFC Wallingford player.

Town is all set to remember each one of its 82 local heroes

Herald Series:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE names of 82 men on a town’s war memorial will be read out before a church service to mark the First World War’s centenary.

Red Arrows wow crowds with stunning aces high display

Herald Series:

7:35pm Friday 25th July 2014

SKIES across Wallingford played host to an amazing Red Arrows display.

Pupils asked to create a vision

Herald Series:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN have been asked to create a vision of the future for a business park.

Teacher is charged with sexual offences

Herald Series: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A former Carmel College teacher has been charged with a series of sexual offences.

‘One track can’t cope with this extra traffic’

Herald Series:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS will have to wait to outline their concerns about traffiafter planning officers decided at the last minute to delay discussing plans for 166 new homes near Wallingford.

Ex-Oxfordshire teacher charged with historic sex offences

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

3:09pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FORMER Carmel College teacher has been charged with a number of sexual offences.

Construction firm fined £525,000 after death of worker Mark Williams

Herald Series: Mark Williams

12:45pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CONSTRUCTION firm has been fined £525,000 and ordered to pay costs of about £90,000 after the death of Nuneham Courtenay worker Mark Williams. 

Fire crew remains on site of barn fire at Thame

Herald Series:

8:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The barn fire at Abbey Farm, North Weston, near Thame has now been put out. 

50 glorious years of a fine village institution

Herald Series:

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

IN 1965, when the Beatles released their album Help!, residents in Towersey realised their village hall was in desperate need of repair.



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