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Ask At Alpha in Wantage

Does anyone else ask these questions? What is life really all about? Who is Jesus? What does the Christian faith have to say on these things? Find out by signing up at www.wantagecc.org.uk/alpha ALPHA STARTS Thursday 20th January 2022 and you can join in, either in person, or...

Alpha Wantage

Advertise Here

If you'd like to advertise here (yes, right here, where you're reading this) then please get in touch. You can advertise anything local - job vacancies, local events, business ventures, fund-raisers and so on. By local, we mean OX12, but nearby is OK too.

Wantage Advertise

Wantage Mummers 2021

For over forty years the Wantage Mummers have strode into the street on Boxing Day to delight hundreds of people and raise thousands of pounds for charity. Following last year's virtual performance, which raised a staggering £1000 for NHS Charities Together, this year they are back in real life...

Wantage Mummers 2021

Dickensian Evening supports overseas school

The Wantage Parish of St. Peter and St. Paul has been supporting Greenfields School in Thokoza, South Africa, one of the poorest areas in the country, since it was established in 2008. The school has about 1,600 pupils in classes averaging 60 children per teacher. Despite this pupil/teacher...

Greenfields School

Christmas Services and Events 2021

Local Churches - Christmas Services and Events 2021 Celebrate His birth with us this Christmas Wantage St John Vianney RC Church Christmas Eve Mass 24th December 6pm and 9pm Christmas Morning Mass 25th December 9am Wantage Baptist Church Sunday 19th December 5pm An atmospheric evening of...

Wantage and Grove Church Partnership

Wantage & Grove Scout Christmas Post 2021 cancelled

It is with regret that we have to announce that we will not be running the Scout Christmas post again this year. With the increase in cases in younger people locally, things are too unstable and unpredictable for us to safely organise the sorts and deliveries. This is a big fundraiser for the...

Wantage Grove Scouts

Wantage Dickensian Evening IS BACK!!

Friday 3rd December 2021 Wantage Dickensian Evening is always held on the first Friday in December. It is a free social community event organised by a group of volunteers and supported by the Wantage Town Council and local sponsors. It is an evening of various activities which has a nice...

Wantage Dickensian Evening

Sheepdrove Farmhouse ​House Assistant / Handy person required

Based in a beautiful, rural location, near Newbury in Berkshire, we are looking for someone to assist the Owners’ with household duties including basic maintenance(booking and overseeing any contractors), driving and running errands including airports trips, assistance with pet care, (dogs,...

Sheepdrove Organic Farm

Formula 1 Car at Elmbrook Court opening

Residents at a care home in Wantage were treated to a close-up look at a Williams Formula 1 car at celebrations to mark the home’s official opening Families and special guests who attended the event at Elmbrook Court on Grove Road were also treated to entertainment from the Wantage Silver Band...

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