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Wantage Literary Festival 2019

Running from October 26th to November 2nd is the 2019 Wantage Literary Festival offers, as always, a veritable variety of talks and events ranging from the charming to the challenging. Opening the Festival will be Lord David Owen with his thoughts on America’s Hubris – The Road to Donald Trump....

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Wantage Literary Festival

Pandemonium and Friends

The annual Wantage Summer Arts Festival is a shop-window for the many incredible arts organisations that contribute to the social life of Wantage and surrounding villages. The 2019 Festival runs from Saturday July 15th through to Sunday July 14th, with events to suit all interests and ages....

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Planning for the future health and care needs in OX12

The OX12 Stakeholder Reference Group has been set up to bring together patients, carers and the public from the local community with partners of the Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) to ensure public views and experiences are taken into account in the implementation of Oxfordshire’s...

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The King and I

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I Music by RICHARD RODGERS Book and Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II Based on "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins An amateur production by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe Following our...

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Wantage Dickensian Evening

Wantage Dickensian Evening is Friday 7th December 2018 6pm to 9pm. Enquiries - please email wantagedickensian@aol.co.uk There will be Christmas festivities in and around Wantage Market Place, music in the square and the museum and lots more...
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Wantage Dickensian Evening

Christmas Trees 2018

Wantage Rotary Club will again be supplying Christmas trees this year, all of which will be delivered to your door, at no extra cost. Both Nordmann and Norway Sprucetrees will be available, each in two different sizes - the former, although a little more expensive, retain their needles much...

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Wantage Rotary

Home Start

Calling All Parents and Grandparents in Southern Oxfordshire. Have you every thought about using your skills and experience to volunteer? Could you spare 2-3 hours each week? Click below to find out more...
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Home Start

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 Christmas fares, a stall...

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Wantage Calendar 2019

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, gathering people’s experiences...

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Healthwatch

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 that we can get our...

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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, of Wantage, Oxfordshire,...

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