Links with the past are very strong too and Wantage is a great place to visit to enjoy this historic part of England; it is the town in which King Alfred the Great was born. We also have literary connections in Sir John Betjeman and Thomas Hardy.
On our doorstep is the Ridgeway and several pretty Oxfordshire villages; great places for a walk in the countryside – followed by a pub lunch!
WANTAGE NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN is here www.wantageneighbourhoodplan.org
Wantage’s popular independent butchers and a family-run gift shop that is celebrating its 3rd birthday in the town are among the winners of the 2014 Small Business Saturday Local Business Awards. Vincent Montgomery’s Butchers won the Exceptional Customer Service category, while Debbie Reiber-Hodgson’s Spoilt Silly won Best Shop Front. There were also wins for The Bear Hotel in the Best Restaurant … continue reading
High on the Berkshire Downs in Lambourn, Sheepdrove Organic Farm is gearing up for the busiest time of the year - Christmas! More than 500 turkeys, geese and ducks are being reared organically at the 2,500 acre farmespecially for the festive season. This is in addition to the cattle, sheep and pigs that are reared all year round to supply Sheepdrove’s Organic Butchers’ shops in Bristol and … continue reading
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