Milton Park in Oxfordshire will be road testing the electric driverless 'pods' between Didcot Parkway station and the business park.Read the full story ›
The town of Didcot fell silent today to remember the four men killed in the power station collapse two years ago, on 23rd February 2016.Read the full story ›
Plans to bring 15 thousand new homes to Didcot are a step closer with news of a £6 million government grant.
It will be used to improve the area's transport network and deliver the 'Northern Perimeter Road'.
It's part of the new Didcot Garden Town which should be complete by 2031.
It's hoped the route will lead to faster journeys and less congestion.
Alok Sharma, MP Minister for Housing & Planning
A 35-year-old man from Didcot has been arrested on suspicion of causing a bomb hoax.
Police were called to the Sainsbury's supermarket at the Orchard Centre just after 8am yesterday to reports a suspicious item had been found.
Following an investigation, officers confirmed there was no danger to the public.
The man has been released under investigation.
A man is being questioned after a blaze at a three-storey block of flats in OxfordshireRead the full story ›
Thames Valley Police have confirmed that two Hereford fans have been arrested and bailed following yesterday's disturbance at Didcot Town's match against Hereford.
The Southern League fixture had to be abandoned two minutes from time following a pitch invasion and subsequent violence.
Thames Valley released the following statement:
“Two people were arrested in connection with this incident.
A 19-year-old man from Hereford was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence, and a 19-year-old man from Hereford was arrested on suspicion of common assault.”
“Both men have been released on bail, one until 4 April and the other until 6 April.”
A pitch invasion in the 88th minute led to Didcot Town's match against Hereford being abandonedRead the full story ›
A couple who run an animal sanctuary in Didcot face an uncertain future as the farmer whose land they live on is selling up.
It has been David and Julia Vaughan's home for the past three years where they have looked after hundreds of animals since setting up their refuge on the land near the power station.
The project began small but is now a full time job for the couple.
Penny Silvester went to meet the pair who have been given their marching orders.
Penny spoke to David and Julia Vaughan who run the animal sanctuary.
Many homes were left without power, and road and and railways in the Thames Valley were flooded overnight - with delays across the South West and Great Western rail networks. The towns mostly affected were Didcot, Newbury and Maidenhead.
All services in and out of Paddington were halted this afternoon due to signalling problems. Mel Bloor reports on the floods in Didcot.
The agonising wait continues for the family of the last remaining workman, whose body has yet to be recovered from the rubble of Didcot power station.