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Thames Valley Farmers Market takes place in the centre on the second Saturday of each month. It’s a farmers market selling items from local producers.

Orchard Centre toilets

Orchard Centre toilets

The Orchard Centre is being registered with Changing Places, a consortium launched on behalf of people who cannot use standard accessible toilets. This includes those with...

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EMILY EYES UP A CAREER IN OPTICS

EMILY EYES UP A CAREER IN OPTICS

An optical assistant apprentice from Specsavers in the Orchard Centre is looking to the future having passed her apprenticeship programme at the store. Emily Slater (20) joined the...

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YET ANOTHER FREE TREAT

YET ANOTHER FREE TREAT

The Orchard Centre gave shoppers yet another free school half-term holidays treat with children able to dip their hands in wax and leave with colourful hands from their tips of their fingers to their wrists which they were able to show off to their friends. Waxy Hands proved a ...

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DRUMMING UP A STORM

DRUMMING UP A STORM

Shoppers were literally stopped in their tracks as the sound of Brazilian inspired music from six members of Jamma de Samba reverberated around the retail park. The six talented musicians brightened up the day with a storming upbeat

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New link to Broadway

New link to Broadway

Sections of new paving are being installed in the older part of the Orchard Centre to mirror that used in the walkways in the extended phase two development. Work will be completed as soon as possible and we can also report that...

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Specsavers focus on half-term

Specsavers focus on half-term

Staff from Specsavers at the Orchard Centre are encouraging parents to make the most of the half-term break and get their children’s eyes tested. The store will be running dedicated children’s clinics...

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New Orchard Centre square named

New Orchard Centre square named

Didcot’s new town square has been named following a competition run by South Oxfordshire District Council and Hammerson, owners of the Orchard Centre. The square in the new extension of the Orchard Centre will be known as...

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ETSY IS IN FULL SWING

ETSY IS IN FULL SWING

The Etsey pop-up shop is now up and running at the Orchard Centre and looking good. Well worth a...

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SOLETRADER NOW OPEN

SOLETRADER NOW OPEN

Top designer shoe retailer Sole Trader is now open at the Orchard Centre. The international brand, which opened its first store in 1962, stocks an...

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Designer shoe shop comes to the Orchard Centre

Designer shoe shop comes to the Orchard Centre

Orchard Centre landlord Hammerson has secured leading footwear brand Soletrader as part of the retail park's expansion. The designer shoe retailer will be taking space in the scheme, opening on Thursday, May 3.

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