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Great Eight: Awards celebration for Wantage business best

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

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Gearing up for the Christmas rush at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

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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"I'd have been married young - around thirteen or fourteen. I'd have had a child almost yearly, but many of them wouldn't have survived past the age of five because of the inability to prevent serious disease at the time."

Her detailed knowledge of Saxon life around the time of the Battle of Ashdown impresed me as much as her skilled weaving.
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Mike DaviesI wasn't aware that much had changed in Wantage, to be honest ...3 months ago   ·  2

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To the pea brian person riding the 07 plate 125 cc motorbike with the up rated tailpipe on. Slow down through the centre of wantage town you dumbarse. If you had been riding a little slower you may have seen my 11 and 7 year olds crossing the road around 6:15 last night. It's amazing that you also still have learner plates on !!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Jamie Yamish LochrieYea brian!!!4 days ago   ·  6
Rob PearceCallum Logie is that you 😉4 days ago   ·  3
Kev BarefootPea Brian!!!!!! Mmmmmm4 days ago   ·  2
Peter BuckleyJust needs to slow down a bit4 days ago   ·  1
Rachael BissonThey all ride around like dicks! Trying to show off! Sooner or later someone's gunna get hurt or they're gunna hurt themselves!!4 days ago   ·  3
Mark DaltonReally. I think a 125cc can go atleast 70 mph. If you crash over 30 mph the likely hood of someone getting hurt or even killed is greatly increased.4 days ago
Paul CooperBeing a 125cc there's not many places he can break the speed limit !! Let's hope they learn before killing themselves or somebody else !!4 days ago
Andrew TaylorNot exactly something to find amusing! Speeding kills4 days ago

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Reference my last pic. Same place, looking back out to Grove road. ... See MoreSee Less

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