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.
The neighbouring village of Grove is a thriving community - take a look at the Grove Parish Council website. On our doorstep is the Ridgeway and several pretty Oxfordshire villages; great places for a walk in the countryside – followed by a pub lunch!
NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN is here www.wantage.com/neighbourhoodplan
The team behind Wantage’s Flashop popupshop are celebrating a milestone success for the initiative – for the second time! The unit in the town’s Arbery Arcade, which was occupied by Flashop for three months until the end of June, has now been let in their own right by a group of the businesses who made a temporary home there. The three - Upvamped, Shabby Style and Cushion Solutions - have agreed … continue reading
People shopping locally in Wantage and Grove are being urged to capture the moment as part of a new initiative. Cardholders of the Wantage & Grove Loyalty scheme are being asked to take a picture of a purchase they have made in any local independent business, or of the person who served them...and each month entries will be included in a prize draw. The Loyalty Card scheme is a Wantage & … continue reading
Wantage presents... is Free music and dance in Wantage Marketplace (other performing arts are planned) An opportunity to welcome Saturday and Wednesday shoppers, residents and visitors during the Summer Saturdays and Wednesdays (coming soon) starting 10.30am Great fun!! 2014 “Wantage … continue reading
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