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...

ONE new council for the whole of Oxfordshire? Have your say.

Oxfordshire county council wants to know what you think about its draft proposal to abolish all six councils in Oxfordshire and replace them with a one new council for the whole county, called a ‘unitary’ council. Why change? Central government is changing the way...

Vote for the best #Wantage and #Grove businesses

People living in and around Wantage and Grove have a chance to recognise exceptional customer service from their local, independent shop and service businesses, and their favourite restaurant and pub in a competition for Small Business Saturday. The now annual local...

Spotlight on places to eat and drink in #Wantage and #Grove

Here’s a chance to check out the range of great places to eat and drink we have in Wantage and Grove. They’re showcased in a new series of short films that give residents and visitors an insight into the choices available locally. The short films series for Wantage...

Elections 2015 – your step-by-step guide

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...

Art display is a great shop window for long-empty unit

Efforts to get one of Wantage’s remaining empty shop units back into use have taken a step forward, thanks to inspiration by local artists and artisans. The shop window of the long-empty former WH Smith’s unit next to Waitrose on Wallingford Street, Wantage is being...