Welcome to Long Wittenham

Welcome to the website for the village of Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire, England. Within these pages you will find information on the village, the Parish Council and its activities, a directory of local businesses and services, information on clubs and groups, and lots of other things too.

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Waste/Recycling Tours

The Parish Council has been asked by the Waste Recycling Office of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils to let residents know that tours of the food waste plant in Wallingford and the energy from waste plant at Ardley are available on a first come first served basis.

The dates available are as follows:

Food waste plant based in Wallingford.  Tours start at 10am and last around 1.5 hours.

Wednesday 6th February
Tuesday 2nd April
Thursday 6th June
Wednesday 7th August
Thursday 3rd October
Tuesday 19th November

Energy from waste plant in Ardley – to which the contents of the black bin goes.  Tours start at 10am and last around 2.5 hours.

Monday 25th February
Thursday 11th April
Monday 8th July
Thursday 31st October

To book a place on any of these tours contact Eleanor Bunn, Waste and Recycling Officer, on 01235 422173.

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Older People’s Strategy for Oxfordshire

Living longer and living better is the drive behind the Older People’s Strategy for Oxfordshire.

The strategy sets out how Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) and the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group will deliver a positive future for the county’s older population.  It was developed following feedback over a three-month Continue reading

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Annual Parish Assembly

The Annual Parish Assembly will take place on Thursday 14th March at 7:30pm in the Village Hall.

This is an opportunity for residents to hear from the Chairman of the Parish Council, District & County Councillors, community groups and other organisations in the village about their achievements over the past year and plans for the next twelve months. Continue reading

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Clifton Hampden Quarry Update

We have previously reported that the repeat planning application from Hills Quarry Products for the quarry at Fullamoor Farm might be heard on 21st January.

Our County Councillor Lynda Atkins has advise the Parish Council that this is not the case because additional information from Hills that was requested back in Continue reading

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Oxfordshire Plan 2050

A new website has been launched to provide information about the Oxfordshire Plan 2050.

The Oxfordshire Plan 2050 is one of the commitments made by the six Oxfordshire authorities as part of the £215m Housing & Growth Deal, which will help deliver new homes, including affordable and social housing, and infrastructure to the county.

The Plan will ask residents about what is important to them for the future. It will then Continue reading

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Emerging Local Plan Consultation

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has been working on a new Local Plan to shape the future of the district.  Following extensive consultation and gathering of evidence, the plan is now available for public consultation (formally known as a “Regulation 19 publicity period”).  The Regulation 19 publicity period is open from today until 5pm on Monday 18th February 2019.

The emerging Local Plan and its supporting studies set out a vision for South Oxfordshire Continue reading

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So What’s It Worth?

Do you enjoy The Antiques Roadshow, Cash in the Attic or Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is?  Then you won’t want to miss So What’s It Worth? – An evening with Jonty Hearnden, in Long Wittenham Village Hall on Friday 8th March.

Presented by The Friends of St Mary’s, this promises to be a light-hearted and entertaining
evening with one of the most recognisable faces on television when it comes to antiques.  Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 10th January

The Parish Council will hold its regular monthly meeting this coming Thursday evening (10th January) at 7:30pm in the Village Hall.

Download the agenda here.

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Christmas Tree Recycling

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) have arranged for Christmas Trees to be collected from Bodkins Recreation Ground car park on Thursday 17th January 2017.  Leave trees there by Wednesday 16th January.

Residents with brown recycling bins can leave their tree next to their brown bin for collection on 17th January.  Please don’t put it in the bin as it’s often difficult Continue reading

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Putting Art Into Perspective

Long Wittenham artist Tim Widdowson has just published his first book.  Putting Art Into Perspective is mainly about his lifetime’s involvement with design, architecture and artwork, internationally, as well as in the UK.

For more than forty years a large proportion of his work has been carried out from his Continue reading

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