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Didcot car fire closes roads

A car fire closed roads near Didcot Station.<p>Police were called by the fire service to a Vauxhall Zafira ablaze in Hitchcock Way, at about 3.30pm on …

Didcot Events

Next weekend 15th and 16th November is our Didcot Christmas Bake Off & Gift Fair at the Civic Hall. 65 stand full of lovely gifts and presents for …

Farm finds reveal glimpses of past 1,000 years

TREASURE hunters have unearthed Roman coins, rings and jewellery in a Wantage farmer’s field.<p>The discoveries, made by 144 metal detectorists from …

Youth workers praised by MPs in Commons

YOUTH work charity Didcot TRAIN was honoured by MPs in the House of Commons.<p>The charity was Highly Commended at the Kids Count Inspiration Awards …

Youngsters mesmerised by robots at Cornerstone Arts Centre

ROBOTS took centre stage at a family science day at Didcot Cornerstone Arts Centre.<p>Children and their parents got to design, build and test simple …

Owners of Prince of Wales pub dispute sale to build hotel plan

DIDCOT’s Prince of Wales pub could be demolished to make way for a new hotel.<p>However, owner Greene King denies it has been approached by South …

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Fire-damaged Didcot power station module to start generating electricity again this morning

THE part of Didcot B Power Station damaged by a fire last week is to start generating electricity again this morning.<p>The blaze seriously damaged four …

Oxfordshire

Great Western Park's residents welcome new priest

DESPITE not having a church, a Christian community is growing on one of Oxfordshire’s newest housing estates.<p>Rev Mark Bodeker, a curate at All …

Module damaged after Didcot Power station fire to start generating electricity again

A FIRE-damaged module Didcot B power station is due to start generating power again on Wednesday, RWE nPower has announced.<p>The blaze almost destroyed …

Energy secretary reassures households after power station fires

The energy secretary, Ed Davey, has sought to reassure households that there will be no energy shortage this winter, after a series of fires at power stations raised fears about Britain’s lights going out.<p>Davey said: “There will be no blackouts. Period.” He made his pledge shortly before THE energy …

Bake Off contestant rises to occasion with charity book

A YEAR ago Christine Wallace was showing off her baking skills as she reached the quarter-finals of popular BBC TV show The Great British Bake …

Additional housing set for site despite opposition

FINAL plans for 247 more homes at the 3,300-home Great Western Park development in Didcot are set to be approved next week, despite local opposition …

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Didcot rocking to the sound of an Oxjam fundraiser

DIDCOT rocked out over the weekend to raise money for a good cause.<p>Concerts took place across the town as part of the annual Oxjam festival.<p>Organised …

Iron Age mirror found in Didcot to be given its first display

A rare Iron Age artefact discovered near Didcot will go on display this weekend.<p>Woodstock’s Oxfordshire Museum raised £33,000 in September to keep …

Fan unit fault is focus of Didcot power station fire inspectors

AN investigation into a blaze at Didcot B power station focused yesterday on a possible fault with a cooling fan unit in one of the cooling …

Didcot sculptor turns weatherman into Elvis

A PENSIONER’S wire mesh sculptures are starting to get folk ‘all shook up.’ Peter Lovegrove, 83, has been searching for the right hobby since …

Little trains making a very big impression

IT was all aboard at a model railway show in Didcot this weekend as youngsters got up close to electric trains.<p>The Abingdon and District Model …

Four cooling towers damaged after blaze at Didcot Power Station + Video

FOUR cooling towers were damaged in last night's fire at Didcot Power Station, Oxfordshire's chief fire officer has said this morning.<p>Dave Etheridge …

DIDCOT POWER STATION FIRE: 'It was a bit of an inferno' + Video

A HUGE fire ripped through a cooling tower at Didcot Power Station last night.<p>A dozen fire engines and 60 firefighters tackled the blaze at one of …

Didcot steam enthusiast chuffed by Combe Mill show’s popularity

TRADITIONAL industries of wood and steam came together at the original sawmill and workshop of the Blenheim Palace estate, Combe Mill.<p>One of the star …

New primary school approved for Didcot's Great Western Park

PLANS to build a new primary school in Didcot were approved by Oxfordshire County Council’s planning and regulation committee today.<p>The school will …