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Wantage in Harmony Christmas Concert

The new Community Gospel Choir, Wantage in Harmony, celebrates Christmas with their first standalone concert on Thursday 12th December 2019. Created by Mark Stanley (of Didcot Community Gospel Choir) in September 2018, the choir has quickly grown to number over 60...

Dedication of Bench in Wantage Memorial  Park

Dedication of Toc H bench at bandstand in Wantage Memorial  Park On September 16th 2019 members of Toc H Wessex gathered at the bandstand in the memorial park to dedicate a bench which they had raise money to purchase for the people who visit the park. The bench was...

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,...