Police car ends up in ditch after collision in East Hanney

Herald Series:

7:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

A POLICE car ended up in a ditch following a collision with another car off Oxford Road, East Hanney, earlier today.

Concerns over missing woman, 34

Herald Series:

4:45pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Police said they fear for the welfare of a 34-year-old woman who went missing from her home in Stanford in the Vale.

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

Herald Series: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st 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. 

Kettle descaler leak puts delivery man in hospital

Herald Series: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A DELIVERY driver was taken to hospital after a container of kettle descaler leaked.

Roadworks on A420 near Shrivenham finish a week early

Herald Series: a420 alert

3:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

Roadworks scheduled to rumble on until mid-September have finished a week early.

Chemical leak in Ashbury near Faringdon leaves man in hospital

Herald Series: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:31pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a hazardous chemical leaked as it was being delivered to a property in Ashbury, near Faringdon earlier today.

Candida Lycett Green: Poet Laureate’s daughter loved life and countryside

Herald Series:

4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WRITER, conservation campaigner and daughter of a great English poet has died of cancer aged 71.

Villagers plan a co-operative to buy their pub

Herald Series:

7:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

VIILAGERS are trying to start a co-operative to save a pub in West Hanney, near Wantage.

‘Stay vigilant’ police warning after hay arson

Herald Series:

7:10am Thursday 28th August 2014

ABOUT £20,000 worth of hay has been burned in an arson attack near Wantage.

Straw fire shuts road

Herald Series: Fire engine Oxfordshire

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Six hundred tonnes of straw caught light, resulting in Copperage Road being closed at the B4494 at Farnborough Village yesterday.

Police investigate suspected arson after yesterday's hay blaze

Herald Series:

9:34am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ABOUT 200 tonnes of hay were burned in an arson attack near Wantage.

Cancer takes life of writer and campaigner

Herald Series:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A local author and journalist who raised money for an Oxford hospital has died aged 71.

Sister queries hospital decision on suicidal man

Herald Series:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE sister of racehorse trainer James Douglas-Home questioned why a psychiatrist did not admit him to hospital the day before he shot himself in the head.

Warning over 'legal highs' as men are taken to hospital

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

6:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE have warned of the dangers of “legal highs” after three men believed to have taken a white substance were rushed to hospital, one in a serious condition.

Scientist picked to fight MP for Wantage seat

Herald Series:

6:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MICROSCOPE scientist from East Hendred will contest Wantage for the Labour Party in next year’s general election.

Cancer survivor and her 11 GCSEs off on safari

Herald Series:

9:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A TEENAGER who has repeatedly battled cancer will go on the trip of a lifetime to South Africa.

Men hospitalised and arrested as substance sparks ‘chemical scare’

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO men who sparked a chemical scare with a white powder ended up in hospital and under arrest by the police.

Just hanging around

Herald Series:

8:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

HIGH FLYING: If acrobat Megan Louise wanted a good view over Oxfordshire, all she had to do was poke her head outside this tent.

600 tonnes of straw on fire leaves road closed south of Wantage

Herald Series:

8:24am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Six hundred tonnes of straw is alight, resulting in Copperage Road being closed at the B4494 at Farnborough Village.

Driver comes forward

Herald Series: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

The owner of a car thought to have originally been abandoned has come forward, police have said.

Grove's Post Office to shut during revamp

Herald Series:

6:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

GROVE Post Office will be closed for refurbishment from Friday, September 19, to Monday, September 29.

UPDATE: Chemical incident in Goosey near Faringdon leaves two in hospital

Herald Series: Fire engine Oxfordshire

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

TWO people were taken to hospital last night after emergency services were called to an incident involving hazardous chemicals.

Boys chalk up good deed for Uffington's very old White Horse

Herald Series:

8:30am Monday 25th August 2014

UFFINGTON’S famous White Horse is gleaming again after volunteers refreshed its chalk.

Inquest to look into trainer’s gun death

Herald Series: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:00am Monday 25th August 2014

An inquest into the death of racehorse trainer James Douglas-Home will be held tomorrow at Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court.

Pensioners launch charity shoebox appeal

Herald Series:

7:30am Monday 25th August 2014

A COUPLE from Grove are running their 14th annual Christmas shoebox collection for Eastern Europe.

Missing boy is found

Herald Series: thames valley police helicopter

7:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A search was launched after a teenage boy went missing in Charlton, Wantage, on Friday.

Wait continues for demolition of danger wall

Herald Series:

6:40am Monday 25th August 2014

THE owner of a wobbly wall in danger of falling into the road in Wantage has said he is now waiting for the council to give him a quote for knocking it down.

Appeal over car abandoned in East Hanney

Herald Series:

8:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

POLICE are looking for the owner of a VW, found abandoned on the side of the road in East Hanney, near Wantage.

Wantage Post Office window smashed

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A post office window was smashed by a brick overnight on Thursday.

GCSE success stories around the county

Herald Series:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT is hard enough to get nine A*s, two As and a B in your GCSEs, but 16-year-old Maia Jordan has done it all while being a young carer at home.

Trainer who shot himself left over £418k legacy

Herald Series: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A RACEHORSE trainer and writer left more than £418,000 in his will, according to figures released by the probate office.

School gates plan

Herald Series: Vale of white horse district council

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

King Alfred’s Academy wants to install 1.8m-high security gates.

Work starts on new care home development

Herald Series: Resident’s petition to stop new build fails

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WORK has begun on a £1.2m care home development in Letcombe Regis near Wantage.

Beer festival veto leaves a bitter taste

Herald Series:

10:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WANTAGE’S Beer Festival has lost its home at the former Civic Hall – despite the venue deciding to host its own event this year.

Lorry crash on A338

8:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Commuters faced delays after a lorry hit traffic lights near a service station on the A338 Oxford to Wantage road.

House flooded after work on water main

Herald Series: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

8:40am Monday 18th August 2014

Firefighters were called out on Saturday afternoon when a burst water main flooded part of a house in Wantage.

A-level results: pupils praised for 100 per cent passes

Herald Series:

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

WANTAGE: All 128 A-Level students at King Alfred’s Academy passed their exams with grades A* to E.

A-Level results: Cerebral palsy proves no barrier for Luke

Herald Series:

8:50am Friday 15th August 2014

King Alfred’s Academy pupil Luke Parsons didn’t let his disability get in the way of his A-Levels as he secured a place at Loughborough University to study computer science.

Call for work to improve safety in busy road

Herald Series:

10:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

MONEY needs to be spent on safety imporvements to a key Wantage road before there is a serious accident, it has been warned.

Firefighters rescue horse stuck in ditch

Herald Series: Fire engine Oxfordshire

9:20am Thursday 14th August 2014

A 13-year-old horse was pulled from a ditch in East Hanney by firefighters yesterday.

Update: Signalling problems cleared between Didcot Parkway and Swindon

Herald Series: A First Great Western High Speed Train

4:06pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

SIGNALLING problems between Didcot Parkway and Swindon have been resolved and all lines are now open, a rail provider has said.

Jayden Nash, 6, killed when he was hit by car, inquest told

Herald Series: Jayden ‘lit up the room with his beautiful smile’

12:15pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy died after he ran out from behind a bus and was hit by a car, an inquest has heard this morning.

Schoolboy's inquest

Herald Series: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

7:10am Tuesday 12th August 2014

An inquest into the death of a six-year-old boy who was injured after getting off a bus will be held today.

Business world is offered a one-night licence to thrills

Herald Series:

2:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

FROM Wantage with Love – business leaders have been invited to a James Bond-style private party and casino.

Pictures bring ancient Ridgeway to life

Herald Series:

10:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE grand vistas of the ancient Ridgeway are brought vividly to life in a new photography exhibition.

Taskforce of volunteers sought to revamp the rec and rebuilt old fort

Herald Series:

4:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A £150,000 fundraising campaign has been launched for new play equipment at Wantage Recreation Ground.

Taskforce of volunteers sought to revamp the rec and rebuilt old fort

Herald Series:

1:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A £150,000 fundraising campaign has been launched for new play equipment at Wantage Recreation Ground.

Fast-food workers beat man who moaned about his meal

Herald Series:

11:00am Monday 4th August 2014

TWO kebab shop workers have been spared prison after beating a man who complained about their food.

Homes could get payouts for garden city builds

Herald Series: Deputy PM Nick Clegg

6:30am Monday 4th August 2014

HOMEOWNERS could be compensated by the state if the value of their home falls as a result of new garden cities being built, the Deputy Prime Minister has said.

Homes could get payouts for garden city builds

Herald Series: Deputy PM Nick Clegg

6:30am Monday 4th August 2014

HOMEOWNERS could be compensated by the state if the value of their home falls as a result of new garden cities being built, the Deputy Prime Minister has said.



Your townYourOxfordshire

News from your area






click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree