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Wantage Youth Group launch

Youth Challenge Oxfordshire is launching a new group in Wantage.  Our mission is to help vulnerable young people aged 13-21. YoCO have now run 9 separate groups across Oxfordshire since the charity’s inception, helping and supporting over 100 young people, through the 18 month programme of...

Patricia cuts the ribbon at Elmbrook Court

Patricia cuts the ribbon to her new home as Elmbrook Court welcomes first residents Patricia Hudson, 87, cut the ribbon to the door of her new room as Wantage’s latest care home welcomed its first residents. Her room at Elmbrook Court on Grove Road was also decorated with flowers, and a...

Oakland Care

Covid-19 Financial Support

Covid-19 Financial Support for Individuals and Families The past year has been difficult for everyone and we know that there are many families and households who are struggling to afford food and to pay their household fuel bills. If you are aware of any families in your communities that are...

Helping Hands in Wantage

With over 30 years' experience in caring for people within their own homes, and a commitment to using only directly-employed carers, we have the expertise to provide the best care possible for 30 minutes to full-time, live-in care  

Helping Hands in Wantage

Sheepdrove Requires Part-Time Housekeeper

Sheepdrove requires a HOUSEKEEPER (Part-Time) We are looking for a Housekeeper who will support our existing Team with general cleaning and laundry duties in our guest accommodation, Boathouse and Conference Centre here in Lambourn. Ideally, you will have customer facing experience as from time...

Sheepdrove Organic Farm

Do you love to sing?

Do you love to sing? Would you like to try something new this year? Harmony InSpires, the all-female a Cappella chorus based in Marcham, (near Abingdon, Oxfordshire) invites women of all ages and all levels of experience to join a FREE online 'Love to Sing' course over three evenings on 2nd,...

Harmony InSpires

Bluebird Care South Oxfordshire

Care in your home, just as you like it. You love your home and you feel safe there. Needing additional care and support shouldn’t change that. You may be in a situation where you need an extra pair of hands, or you may have complex needs that require more dedicated care. Our well-trusted care...

Bluebird Care Oxfordshire

Family Walk for Easter

In a normal year part of the Easter celebrations for local churches in Grove and Wantage is to meet together, usually in Wantage Market Square on Palm Sunday and by Millbrook Square in Grove on Good Friday.  But this year that’s not possible so Wantage and Grove Church Partnership churches have...

Kingsgrove Care Home Exchange on Sale

St. Modwen and Crabhill Developments exchange on sale of Kingsgrove care home site to Care UK St. Modwen and Crabhill Developments have announced another landmark in the development of the new 1500-home community at Kingsgrove, Wantage, with the sale of a 1.1 acre plot consented for a care home...

What do you think about the COVID-19 vaccine?

Healthwatch Oxfordshire would like to hear your views on the COVID-19 vaccine. The county’s independent health and care watchdog is running a survey asking people what they think about: The vaccine itself Information about the vaccine How the vaccine is being delivered  Please have your say by...

Jobs created in new Wantage care home

Up to 100 new jobs will be created in Wantage with the opening of a new care home. Elmbrook Court on Grove Road will provide all-inclusive residential, nursing, memory and respite care for up to 65 residents when it opens in late April 2021.  Jobs will be created across a number of roles...

Window Wanderland 2020

Wantage Town Winter Window Wanderland, created and administered by Wantage & District Chamber of Commerce and volunteers, is an outdoor gallery extravaganza of window art, displayed in shops, businesses and homes, in and around Wantage & Grove for Christmas 2020. This is a free family...

Window Wanderland
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