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
A local Wantage theatrical group, 'Jigsaw Stage Productions', held a publicity event in Wantage Market Place on Saturday to advertise their next Production - the fabulous Cole Porter Musical - 'Anything Goes'! The show is being staged this week at The Beacon, Wantage from 15-18 April (with a matinee on Saturday at 2.30pm). Tickets are available from The Beacon, Cut 21 or Brett's Chemist … [Read More...]
With the 2015 elections just around the corner, it’s time to make sure you are ready to cast your votes. This May, if you are aged 18 or over, you will be able to have your say in parliamentary and district council elections and, depending on where in South Oxfordshire you live, you could also be able to vote in town or parish council elections. Apart from standing for election yourself, … [Read More...]
As the General Election looms I have been reflecting on what an honour it has been to serve the Wantage and Didcot constituency over the past ten years. One of the most fantastic aspects of my role as your MP is meeting so many dedicated volunteers and getting involved in some of the many great causes in the constituency. I am incredibly proud to have become president of SUDEP Action, a … continue reading
Following the recent fantastic achievement of Wantage winning the town centre category in the Great British High Street Awards, the Town Team are working hard to spread the word and support the continued progress and innovation in the town. If you haven’t discovered the latest arrivals to Wantage, now's a good time to check them out! During February you can be entered into the ‘Wantage is … continue reading
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