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  Didcot and Wallingford Orchestra
We are a Practice Orchestra meeting weekly on Mondays just for the enjoyment of playing a variety of music together without the pressure of performances.
We are a small orchestra - approximately 25 in number, not only from the Didcot and Wallingford areas, but also Wantage and Abingdon.
There is a small charge to cover the hire charges of the Centre and the music.
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  didcot.info.history
The Stonors owned Didcot from 1317 to 1671; and it was the Stonors who were responsible for many of the decisively important events that have shaped Didcot's history during the 14th to 17th centuries.
Didcot, now a part of the large Stonor estates, passed to his son John, and then to their various successors during the next 150 years.
Didcot and the surrounding area became a refuge for hundreds of evacuees from London during the war.
www.didcot.com /info/history.html   (3361 words)

  
  Didcot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Didcot is a town in the Thames Valley, in the English county of Oxfordshire (formerly Berkshire).
The settlement was situated on the ridge in the town, and the remainder of the surrounding area was marshland.
Didcot was then a sleepy rural Berkshire village with a population of 100 or so, and remained that way for hundreds of years, only occasionally cropping up in records.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Didcot   (967 words)

  
 This is Oxfordshire | CommuniGate | DIDCOT & DISTRICT ARCHAEOLOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Didcot has a population of nearly 25,000 people and is a growing community in the Thames Valley of south Oxfordshire’s rural countryside and close to the Berkshire Downs and the City of Oxford.
Didcot was developed after the arrival of the Great Western Railway in the late 1830’s and with the arrival of the Army and Ordnance Depot and the Power Stations converted a small rural hamlet into the modern bustling town as it is today.
Didcot was originally part of east Berkshire was absorbed into South Oxfordshire by the reorganization of local government boundaries in 1974.
www.communigate.co.uk /oxford/ddhas   (212 words)

  
 About Didcot Plant: Plant and Tool Hire for Trade and DIY
The building of the Didcot 'B' Power Station in the mid nineties came at a perfect time and the increased business it brought was used as a springboard with the hire fleet expanding to an unprecedented size and variety.
Finally in September, Didcot Plant was ready to move home and over the weekend of 8 and 9 September it was all hands on deck as everything was moved across town and prepared for the opening of business at 7.30am on the Monday morning.
Didcot Plant now has a firm foundation from which to continue to bring a plant and tool hire service of the highest quality to the trade and DIY markets for many years to come.
www.didcotplant.co.uk /about.html   (776 words)

  
 Didcot Fuel Ash Disposal (Background)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Didcot ‘A' is a 2000MW(e) coal burning power station that has been operating since 1970.
From 1970 to 1984, Didcot ash was disposed of in landfill at Sutton Courtenay, to where it was transported by road under a concession granted by the County Councils.
Didcot operators therefore have no proper means of stockpiling ash at the Power Station.
www.radleyvillage.org.uk /ourvillage/Didcot_PFA/background.htm   (969 words)

  
 Didcot News
DIDCOT'S play-off hopes in Division 1 South & West suffered a setback when they conceded two late goals and had to settle for a point in a 2-2 draw at Bracknell on Saturday.
DIDCOT Town continued their winning streak with victory over Marlow at the npower Loop Meadow Stadium to move up to third in the British Gas Business Southern League Division 1 South & West.
Didcot Town 3, Uxbridge 3 DIDCOT wasted a great chance to move into the top seven by surrendering a 3-1 lead to Uxbridge in Saturday's high-scoring Division 1 South & West clash at the Loop Meadow Stadium.
www.topix.net /uk/didcot   (658 words)

  
 Didcot Parkway railway station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Didcot Parkway railway station is a railway station serving the town of Didcot in Oxfordshire in England.
The station was opened as Didcot in 1844, and renamed to Didcot Parkway in the 1980s to reflect a new role as a park and ride railhead.
Didcot is a major junction, where the former Great Western Railway line to Oxford, Birmingham and points north leaves the Great Western Main Line to Bristol and South Wales.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Didcot_Parkway_railway_station   (343 words)

  
 Didcot Fuel Ash Disposal (PFA)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Coal fed to the boilers is first pulverised into a fine dust, mixed with air and blown into the furnace where it ignites and burns at temperatures in the range 1100 and 1700 degrees Celsius.
Didcot PFA is a siliceous fly ash (EN 197-1 class V) whose “standard” composition as given in DTI Best Practice Brochure 004 is as follows
In recent times, Didcot coal has been sourced from the world-wide market and its composition is therefore likely to be highly variable.
www.radleyvillage.org.uk /ourvillage/Didcot_PFA/pfa.htm   (716 words)

  
 Didcot Festival Cup
Didcot Casuals give themselves a shot at a quarter final berth with an away win at Sutton but two previous heavy defeats may prove costly to chances of any progress.
Didcot won 4-2 on penalties It was an extremely hard fought game with both sides contributing to an entertaining semi-final.
Both sides had their spells in front and Didcot where a shade on the lucky side at 2-3 down to nick a last minute equaliser from a disputed free kick.
www.nbfl.co.uk /didcot_festival_cup.htm   (1112 words)

  
 Didcot Town FC - Game 5 - 4th Round Proper - Ledbury Town Home
Didcot secured their place in the last 16 of the FA Vase for the first time in the club’s history with a hard-fought 2-0 win against Ledbury Town.
Didcot’s top scorer nearly notched his second a few moments later but he was just unable to get on the end of Ward’s driven cross.
Didcot strung together umpteen passes before Powell laid the ball back to Ward and he thrashed the ball home from the edge of the box.
www.didcottownfc.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=29&Itemid=54   (648 words)

  
 npower - Education - Power station visits - Didcot A.
Didcot A is one of three of npower's coal fired power stations.
In line with the Government's renewable energy obligation which came into effect in April 2002, all three are currently co-firing a range of biomass materials to replace some of the coal burned.
A short video 'Welcome to Didcot' is shown, followed by the site tour which includes a visit to the coal plant, boiler house, turbine hall and control room.
www.npower.com /education/power_station_visits/didcot_a.html   (342 words)

  
 Didcot - World Travel Guide
Didcot grew up because it lies at the point where the Great Western Railway's line north to Oxford and Birmingham branches off from the main line from London to Bristol and Cardiff.
Didcot has a rail station on the main lines from London and Reading to Bristol, Cardiff, Oxford and Birmingham.
Alternatively Didcot is 20 miles north-west of Reading on the A4074/A4130 and 14 miles south of Oxford on the A34/A4130.
www.world-travel-guide.net /index.php?title=Didcot   (531 words)

  
 OXTowns.co.uk :: Didcot
The building of the Great Western Railway from London to the West Country sparked the growth of Didcot in the 19th century.
Didcot is still an important railway junction for North-South East-West traffic with connections to Oxford and the North, London, Bristol and the South coast.
The highly successful Williams formula one motor racing team was based in Didcot but have now moved to Wantage.
www.oxtowns.co.uk /didcot/home.html   (218 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Didcot, Oxfordshire, UK
Didcot, with a population of around 25,000, is the largest town in south Oxfordshire.
Didcot is 3 miles east of the A34, a major north-south route connecting the M40, M4 and M3 motorways, via Oxford and Newbury
Didcot Railway Centre is attached to Didcot Parkway station.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A2503261   (922 words)

  
 History
Didcot in Saxon was derived from 'Dydda's or Dudda's cot' or cottage, The village, until recent times, up to the end of the 19th century, was known as Dudcot or Dudcote.
A new village was created, not in Didcot but to the South East, in the parish of of Hagbourne, This new town was called North Hagbourne or Didcot Newtown, this name was soon corrupted to Northbourne.
Didcot in 2005 is now the largest town in South Oxfordshire with a population of almost 25,000, and the town centre is currently being redevelopment.
www.didcotgirls.oxon.sch.uk /pupils/didcot/history.htm   (580 words)

  
 TheFA.com - Didcot do it
Stuart Beavon spurred Didcot Town on to victory in The FA Vase Final at Tottenham with two, fine second-half goals to leave AFC Sudbury cursing their luck for the third year on the trot.
Didcot, meanwhile, were soaking up the pressure and looking to break on the counter.
The Didcot forward applied an excellent touch to a high ball forward bringing it down to an instant standstill before rolling into the path of Bradley Ward whose low shot forced a good save from Greygoose.
www.thefa.com /TheFACup/TheFAVase/NewsAndFeatures/Postings/2005/05/TheFAVaseFinal_SudburyDidcot.htm   (921 words)

  
 Class 60 Diesel Locomotive - Didcot
Didcot Parkway station is situated within a triangle of lines and the associated
It would be a good idea to perhaps incorporate a visit to Didcot in with another trip elsewhere in the area.
In conclusion, I can recommend Didcot as being a good place to visit and there are sure to be a few unexpected surprises that turn up whenever you choose to make your visit.
web.ukonline.co.uk /class60/places/didcot.html   (538 words)

  
 Didcot tourist and travel information | Didcot accommodation, attractions and photos | Oxfordshire UK
Didcot was originally a railway town and has excellent transport links, which now include the M4 and M40 motorways.
Didcot has a great Railway Centre with a unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons and buildings.
Didcot is 5 miles south of Abingdon, 10 miles south of Oxford and 5 miles west of Wallingford.
www.kayukay.co.uk /didcot.html   (170 words)

  
 Visit to Didcot
The party met at Clevedon, and went directly to Didcot, arriving at about 10:15.
There were insufficient numbers in the party for a group discount, so each member paid the £9.00 admission fee separately.
The branch line runs from the end of the site, adjacent to the broad-gauge working, to Didcot Halt, about mid-way back through the site, between the Carriage Shed and the locomotive works.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /ashenti/nailseamrc.org.uk/activities/didcot.html   (300 words)

  
 Didcot Information Online -Community information and services around Didcot, UK
Didcot, Oxfordshire, UK This section of the site has been designed to provide a means of allowing community services in and around Didcot to publicise themselves and pass on any important information to Didcot residents.
If you have any information that you want to pass on to Didcot residents you can write an article, use the free public notices, or publicise any events in our Didcot events section.
Didcot Information Online is an independent site and is not affiliated with, or officially sponsored by any local authority or tourist information centre based in Didcot.
www.britinfo.net /fp-D-BBF.htm   (430 words)

  
 The expansion of Didcot and its effect on West Hagbourne
In view of current infrastructure deficiencies in the Didcot area, especially with regard to our roads, the Parish Council is worried that proposals for additional housing in Didcot (in addition to the Didcot West development) will have very serious implications for the future of West Hagbourne and other surrounding villages.
The County Council carried out a further consultation in September and October 2005, this time asking specifically whether the distribution of the new housing should focus should be on Bicester and Didcot, focus on the south of the county, or whether neither option is appropriate.
The views of the people who would be detrimentally affected by the expansion of Didcot were rejected by the County Council.
www.westhagbourne.org /Didcot.htm   (856 words)

  
 The History Of Didcot
What was the population of Didcot in 1841?
When was the main building period in Didcot?
In 1973 2 schools amalgamated to form Didcot Girls School.
www.didcotgirls.oxon.sch.uk /pupils/didcot/history_quiz.htm   (71 words)

  
 Daniel Collier Estate Agents - Didcot, Oxfordshire
Our desire to build a business for the long term is your guarantee of unrivalled service now.
We are proud to open our first office in Didcot, a town we have had a strong association with for some time.
Director Graham Collier has 18 years estate agency experience, the majority in and around Didcot and has successfully marketed and sold all types of properties in all market conditions.
www.danielcollier.co.uk   (201 words)

  
 Didcot dating, Didcot singles, Didcot chat at Matchmaker.com
Didcot dating has never been easier with our show interest feature that will allow you to break the ice with attractive local singles.
The Didcot dating scene can be hard to find the right person at times; however, we are here to help and our Didcot online dating service is free to register.
Also, keep in mind that we have a huge member base of Didcot singles and that we also cater to members of the many backgrounds.
www.matchmaker.com /mm/dating/unitedkingdom-didcot.htm   (521 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Didcot is great for entertainment, shops and leisure centre etc...
Didcot is a rapidly improving town, and has doubled in size in the last 15 years...
Didcot Town Council Council website with useful info on the town
www.findaproperty.com /areadetails.aspx?edid=00&areaid=1649   (187 words)

  
 Stapleton's Chantry Bed and Breakfast Accommodation near Wallingford & Didcot, Oxfordshire
Stapleton's Chantry Bed and Breakfast Accommodation near Wallingford and Didcot, Oxfordshire
Stapleton's Chantry Guesthouse : B&B Accommodation between Didcot and Wallingford, Oxfordshire.
Our attractive facilities are enjoyed by business guests attending meetings at Milton Park, Harwell, Culham, Wallingford and many other business locations locally, family and short-break holiday makers, Bach Centre students at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, visitors to our many excellent local restaurants including Manoir aux Quats Saisons and others coming to the Didcot, Oxford, Abingdon and Henley areas.
www.stapletonschantry.co.uk   (127 words)

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