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Wantage/Grove

Ray Collins with Alison Eddy, of Irwin Mitchell, and his British Citizen Award

Community champion given medal of honour for ‘selfless’ charity work

Curator, Suzie Tilbury, with cattle skull from the Roman period

Ancient treasures from historic excavations to be displayed at museum

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Photographer: David Fleming.Catchline: New Drawing Class.Length: Standalone.Date: 25/1/16.Booked by: Hughes.Contact: Suzie Tilbury 01235 771447.Location: Wantage.Caption:.New drawing classes for adults are underway at The Vale and Downland Museum...Centre

Teacher drawn to new forms of creativity at museum classes

Barbara Hewlins celebrates her 101st birthday with daughter Pauline Seaman

One crossword a day is the secret to keeping 101 year old Barbara Hewlins sharp

Roadworks in Wantage

More months of traffic disruption in Wantage as gas work resumes

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Changing Lives charity shop manager Lisa Sammons with colleague Owen Watts

Just knock next time, says charity shop targeted by would-be burglars

Two men charged following rural crime operation near Shrivenham

Two men charged following rural crime operation near Shrivenham

Councillor Brian Forster, second from right, with Kingston Bagpuize residents Karen White, left, Margo Evans and Roy Wolfe

Village hits out after plans for 280 new homes are approved

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Steve Thompson, chairman of Wantage Lawn Tennis Club, with a scale model of the proposed development

Homes approved for tennis club despite safety fears

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Wantage Rotary Club is organising a rock concert for local charities in March

Rotary club members set to raise the roof with fundraising rock concert

Matthew Barber in training for his charity run

Councillor Matthew Barber gets set for 5km charity run

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The statue of Sir John Betjeman at St Pancras

£17k bronze of poet will help boost tourism, councillors hope

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Getting ready for the Christmas lunch for the elderly, front from left, Robert Huffnagle,  Molly Arthurs and Ray Collins; back, Jenny Ward and Rachel Green

Shop manager and charity champion to receive British Citizen Award

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Revamped gym is fit for the future after £127k upgrade

Large chicken shed destroyed by fire

Large chicken shed destroyed by fire

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Enthusiast: Terry Waite with Margaret O’Donohoe

Former hostage Terry Waite opens new book store in Wantage

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Police investigating crossbow incident

Front from left, cook Robert Huffnagle;  Molly Arthurs who will be attending this year’s event and Wantage charity champion Ray Collins; back, care coordinator Jenny Ward and Waitrose partner coordination manager Rachel Green

Slap-up Christmas lunch aims to put a smile on lonely faces

Getting the sack: Arthur Gould, seven, ready to deliver Christmas cards

Local scouts have it licked delivering Christmas cards

Compensation: Wantage mayor St John Dickson plans to bill the motorist who brought down the town’s Market Place Christmas Lights

Careless motorist who nearly ruined Christmas should pay, mayor says

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Grand opening: MP Ed Vaizey MP in the new restaurant with pupils Ellie Vizor, 15, left, and Katie Allen Topping, 15

MP’s visit on menu at new school restaurant

13-year-old charged with arson after barn fire

13-year-old charged with arson after barn fire

Wantage Mayor St John Dickson and town crier Dave Richardson

Festive lights are off after crash

One lane blocked on A34 sliproad near Milton after three car crash

Delays of up to an hour on A34 after four-car crash near Milton

Coming down: The wall in Wallingford Street, Wantage

‘Wobbly wall’ saga is settled with payout

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Rubbish idea: From left, Tudor Court Park’s John Ives, Jenny Barnett, Alan Kirby, Janet Kirby and Val Tinson

Bin lorry row forces mobile home residents to take rubbish to site entrance

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Humpty Hill in Faringdon has been designated a town green

Humpty Hill in Faringdon has been designated a town green

Villagers delighted as development rejected

Villagers delighted as development rejected

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Four-car collision causes delays on A420 at Faringdon

Four-car collision causes delays on A420 at Faringdon

Lane closed on A4130 at Milton after lorry crash

Lane closed on A4130 at Milton after lorry crash

Magnetic appeal: Bruce Webb builds a geomeg structure

No computers allowed at school's fun games day

Depressed BAFTA-winning TV producer took his own life

Depressed BAFTA-winning TV producer took his own life

Parish support for homes proposals

Parish support for homes proposals

'Cheeky chap': The family of Dylan Edwards say they are devastated by his death

Family devastated over death of teen at his home

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The barn in ruins after the suspected arson. Fire crews have been on site round the clock since the fire started on Friday Picture: Richard Cave

Police arrest teenagers for suspected arson attack that left barn burning for days

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Fundraisers: Natasha Gordon, left, and Charli Viner

Teen to walk 15 miles for dementia victims

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Firefighters tackle huge barn blaze in East Hanney

Firefighters tackle huge barn blaze in East Hanney

Pleased: Dr Mary Gill

West Way plan is halted after activists threaten legal action

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Raided: Dapper Street in Wantage Market Place

Gang sought for £15k clothes store burglary

Pupils are quick on the draw as newspaper cartoonist pays a visit

Pupils are quick on the draw as newspaper cartoonist pays a visit

Sense of humour: Former hostage Terry Waite entertaining the audience at the Betjeman festival in Wantage

Hostage Terry Waite kept humour while imprisoned

Teen released over £15k clothes heist

Teen released over £15k clothes heist

Air ambulance lands near King Alfred's school in Wantage

UPDATE: Teenage boy taken to hospital after air ambulance lands near King Alfred's school in Wantage

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Tall tales: Professional storyteller Marion Leeper works with children at Fitzwaryn School

Pupils captivated by fanciful tales from storyteller Marion Leeper

Councillors discuss future of West Way

Councillors discuss future of West Way

Annoyed: Vale of White Horse District Council vice chairman Mike Badcock

Work on new homes must stop, says Vale council

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Funeral of teenager Maisie Norton to be held today

Funeral of teenager Maisie Norton to be held today

Dig it: From left, Rotary members Jim Lidbury and Terry Rose, with Fitzwaryn pupils Elliott Carr, 16, and Frederic Barr, 17

Club work will help pupils really blossom

Showstopper: Cody Lamble, eight, with her giant chocolate cup cake

Schoolgirl rises to occasion with her giant cupcake

Friends of Maisie Norton at the remembrance area at King Alfred’s School Sixth Form, from left, Bella Yearling, Simran Bhatia, Rachel Jones, Hannah Barton and Clara Humphreys, all 17

Community mourns teenager who ‘could have ruled world’

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