Twinning trip to Germany anyone?

25 Year Celebrations of the German Twinning Association This year on  Saturday 18th August (2018) the German Twin Town of Seesen in the Harz Mountains will be marking and celebrating the 25 years Twinning Association link with the people and community of Wantage,...

Wantage Dickensian Evening 2017

The Wantage Dickensian Evening 2017 programme is here… Friday 1st December 2017 6pm to 9pm Wantage Marketplace (and nearby streets), by the Christmas Tree, outside Waitrose, outside Sainsbury’s, Parish Church, Museum, Library and Wantage Baptist Church....

Scout Christmas Post 2017

Wantage and Grove Scouts are offering their local Christmas card delivery service in December.  Postage is 30p per card and payment along with the cards should be posted directly into the one of the Scout post boxes located in:  Charlton Post Office (Barnards Way),...

Betjeman Festival 2017 – 1 week to go!

We hope you are looking forward to this year’s Festival as much as we are. Take a look at this small selection from the huge range of events and speakers coming up in a week… www.wantagebetjeman.com Appetite whetted? We hope so. Why not check out some of...

View plans for new leisure centre

Residents in the Vale of White Horse can have their say on plans for a new leisure centre for the Wantage and Grove area. With up to 5,000 new homes expected to be built in the local area at sites such as Grove Airfield and Crab Hill by 2031, Vale of White Horse...

An hour in Wantage by Alastair Clunie

What’s it like to view where you live as if you were shooting it as a travel photographer? That’s the question I set out to answer in an hour in Wantage. 60 minutes, one camera, one lens and the self-set challenge to view the familiar differently. After about the same...