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Wantage/Grove

Underground electrical fire closes road

UPDATE: Underground electrical fire closes road

Pic by TVP: A417 near Wantage closed between Ardington and Lairns Barn due to major gas leak

Breaking A417 near Wantage closed between Ardington and Lains Barn due to major gas leak

Issue: Craig and Karen Waggott with twins Luke, left, and Jamie at their house

Covenant means we can’t sell or rent this house, says family

Farewell: Phil Bailey conducting

Conductor steps down for new job abroad

Group puts homes plan to residents

Group puts homes plan to residents

Prepared: Wantage carnival organiser Ray Collins, centre, is flanked by Chamber of Trade President Gurmukh Randhawa, left, and Wantage Mayor St John Dickson and other carnival participants

Firms to help boost Wantage Carnival

Fans having fun at Truck

Thousands flock to enjoy ‘awesome’ Truck festival

Man arrested in Wantage following robbery

Man arrested in Wantage following robbery

The white stuff: Andy Foley and his dog Pip, left, and Matt Ray at the White Horse

Volunteers rechalk Vale’s White Horse

Fond farewell: Retiring headteacher Jenny de la Coze is joined by pupils including, front, Evie Stone, eight, and Alex Miller, six

Teachers retire but look at schools’ changing faces

Sammy Ashby, left, with the EpSMon app, with Jane Hanna OBE

Smartphone app for epileptics can help save lives

Appeal: Ian, Theresa and Jasmine Hillsdon

‘I need £20k to save my brother’s sight’

Closing: Manager Liz White outside the Oxfam shop in Wantage Market Place which is being forced to move because the building is being redeveloped

Charity shop set to lose premises

Action: From left, Tony Grover, activities assistants Wendy Pill and Liliana Fludra and project director Bob Karper

Care home is alive with the sound of music

Viewing: Sculptor Jonannes von Stumm with one of the works on show

Wantage’s art scene ‘blossoms’ with new exhibition

On a mission: Gareth Lloyd, left, and David Colman at the motorsport charity’s base in East Challow

Motorsport jobs give war heroes a fresh start in life

Mayor ‘amazed’ as retirement flats passed

Mayor ‘amazed’ as retirement flats passed

Devoted: Richard Pope and his ‘inspirational’ late wife Kelly

Widower pledges support to hospice in his wife’s memory

Police station and magistrates' court to be demolished for retirement apartments

Police station and magistrates' court to be demolished for retirement apartments

Discussions: Simon Spiers, executive headteacher of the Vale Academy Trust

School aiming to sell grounds for housing

Flower power: From left, Wendy Pill, activities assistant, with Maria Roberts, 85, on the guitar

Swinging 60s bring smiles at care home open day

Blueprint: Julie Mabberley with Tony Gilhome and Steve Trinder outside the old magistrates’ court

Plan could transform a swathe of Wantage

Council denies plans to send ‘troubled families’ to house

Council denies plans to send ‘troubled families’ to house

Lock up people shooting swans, says councillor

Lock up people shooting swans, says councillor

Work in progress: Headteacher Simon Spiers in front of King Alfred’s Academy’s new building which is still under construction

Wantage Town Council fears a stink over school science block plan

Cheers: From left, Mitzie Stone, 72, Beverley Sullivan and Evelyn Dance, 90

‘Tea and triumph’ as coffee group finds a new home

Woman threatened with knife as car and jewellry stolen near Wantage

Woman threatened with knife as car and jewellery stolen near Wantage

Ham Road, Wantage, closed due to burst pipe

UPDATE: Ham Road, Wantage, reopens after burst water main repaired

Exchange: Chairwoman of Sustainable Wantage Mim Norvell and Karolina Kliskey, of Streetbank

Swap-shop shows value of recycling

1,400 have their say on  how West Way shops should be redeveloped

1,400 have their say on how West Way shops should be redeveloped

Moonstruck: Eight-year-old Thomas Aspinall takes a very close look at samples of lunar rock

A science lesson that really rocks

Delays: The tennis courts at Wantage Memorial Park

Fault: Wantage tennis club move is served up with delay

Back: Celebrating the return of the Wantage Summer Festival

Wantage Summer Festival rescuers aim to find young talent for 2016 revival

StJohn elected as new mayor of Wantage

StJohn elected as new mayor of Wantage

Jigs: Grahame O’Connor plays for Wantage Folk Dance Club

Folkies’ King Alfred dance marks 40th birthday

Two people from Wantage to appear in court after 18-year-old attacked

Two people from Wantage to appear in court after 18-year-old attacked

Car stolen after keys taken from house in Wantage

Car stolen after keys taken from house in Wantage

Shed catches alight

Shed catches alight

Second plot for planning expert

Second plot for planning expert

Lucy Print, 38, made her own silver bracelet at the jewellery workshop.  Picture: David Fleming

It’s DIY jewellery time

Weed or a weed? Reporter Pete Hughes, right, with Brian Griffiths, collects a sample of the plant

Grass or weed? Question could drive you potty...

Gerry Anderson with Stringray captain Troy Tempest

Video: Fab news as Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson's new show waits to blast off

Newlyweds: Paul Rees and Jemma Amey travelled from the church to their wedding reception on horseback

Just-married driver opts for different horsepower

Five men from Wales fined for poaching in Wantage

Five men from Wales fined for poaching in Wantage

Broken down bus causing queues in Wantage

Broken down bus causing queues in Wantage

Accident causes delays on the A420

Accident causes delays on the A420

Sarah Breakspear and her daughter, Milly, four

Parents lodge appeals over 'impractical' offers of primary school places

Plans: An artist's impression of the retirement apartments

Residents back bid for car park instead of new retirement apartments

Performers: From left, Justina Petkunaite, Iona McNaught, Madeline Pound, Eloise Rees, Brennan Reeves on drums and Dylan Edwards on stage

Club gives budding musicians a chance to hone their talents

Skewed view: John Paul Groves is presenting a satirical art show at Wantage

Artist has a blast with his explosive imagination

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