Whilst the construction rate of new housing around the edge of town is apparently unstoppable the Didcot Gateway project has taken rather longer to get going.
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This is the second of my seasonal posts covering Mowbray Field in Didcot. My first post, published in autumn, contained an overview and visitor details so do pop over to this blog if you’re unfamiliar with the reserve.
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Time for another lockdown walk around Didcot. This week’s walk explores three ponds on (and near) the Great Western Park development in Didcot.
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One of the few treats remaining during these lockdown times is the weekend takeaway. When I heard about a new takeaway, Caesar’s Grill, opening on Ladygrove I decided it would be next on my list to discover. What did we think?
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Walking has been a saviour in these lockdown times. Despite it being the middle of winter our opportunity to get out for daily exercise has never been more welcome. However, you’ve probably discovered that all-weather routes, such as the railway embankment, are incredibly busy and countryside footpaths are very muddy!
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A few weeks ago Sebastiana contacted me to let me know about the little free library she has set up outside her house in Didcot.
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Welcome to my last blog post of 2020! Last week I showcased Christmas lights in Didcot. This week it’s the turn of the Christmas tree festival in East Hagbourne.
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There aren’t many Christmas events this year but there are lots of Christmas lights in Didcot!
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This is one of my favourite local walks on the Downs. The start point is only a 10 minute drive from Didcot but once away from the road you soon feel miles from anywhere.
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Last weekend I had the best takeaway of 2020. It was also my first ever takeaway meal from a pub.
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