Welcome to Wantage

Wantage Parish Church

Music in the Marketplace

Old Town Hall

Wantage Market


King Alfred the Great

Wantage Marketplace

Fresh food at Wantage Market

Views from the Church tower

Vale and Downland Museum

Betjeman Park

Places to visit

Wantage shops

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Welcome to Wantage, Birthplace of King Alfred

A place to live, a place to love

Wantage in Oxfordshire is an attractive market town in the Vale of White Horse in Oxfordshire. This community run website was created to help residents and visitors what’s going on and where to find things. WHAT’S ON? Take a look at the Wantage Evens Calendar. Add your own events. It’s free! DIRECTORY Find businesses, accommodation, clubs, churches and other organisations. Add your own adverts. It’s free! NEWS Read local articles and submit your own stories. That’s free too!

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Wantage Calendar 2019

Wantage Calendar 2019

The Wantage 2019 Calendar is now on sale for £9.99 from Peter B Ledbury Ltd, Rowes Newsagents (Wantage Post Office), The Vale and Downland Museum, The Cornerstone Cafe in Grove, KA Fitness and Bretts Pharmacy in Grove to name a few, and it will be for sale at various...

Healthwatch Report

Healthwatch Oxfordshire has revealed that residents of Wantage and Grove are worried that local health services are not keeping up with the increasing numbers of new houses in the area. The independent health and social care watchdog spent three weeks in Wantage,...

Wantage Hospital Campaign Coach Trip

The Hospital is currently owned by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (part of NHS Oxfordshire) and they report to HOSC (Health, Overview & Scrutiny Committee) and OCCG (Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group). We need to tell all of these bodies how we feel. So...

Army Expert From Wantage Makes History

A highly decorated British Army explosives expert made history when he presented his daughter with her Ammunition Technician badge after she graduated in the trade to follow in her father’s heroic footsteps. Lt Col Eamon Heakin RLC QGM* (Queen’s Gallantry Medal), 52,...
Save Wantage Hospital

Save Wantage Hospital – Protest March

Hands Off Our Hospital There will be a Protest March Sunday July 22nd 2018 2pm meeting at The Green on Foliat Drive, walking by the hospital and then on to Wantage Marketplace. The more people join in, the louder the message. Wantage and District is a fast growing...

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