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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Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Event – Reminder

Don’t forget the consultation event in the Village Hall tomorrow (Saturday 30th July 2016) from 11am to 1pm  where the Neighbourhood Plan will be on display and you can discuss it with your Parish Councillors and the Neighbourhood Plan team.

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New Vicar Licensing Service – 8th August 2016

All parishioners in The Bridge Group of Churches are invited to a service to mark the new ministry of The Reverend Michael Lakey in the Dorchester Team with the Right Reverend Colin Fletcher, Bishop of Dorchester and the Venerable Judy French, Archdeacon of Dorchester on Monday 8th August 2016 at 7.30pm at Dorchester Abbey.

Refreshments will be provided in the Abbey.

RSVP to liz.yuille@mail.com

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Road Closure – Clifton Hampden, High Street – 11th-18th August (21:00–06:00)

Please note that a temporary road closure will apply to a section of the road from Long Wittenham to Clifton Hampden whilst essential BT cabling works are carried out.

The temporary closure and will operate from 11 August 2016 for 7 nights (21:00–06:00).

The drawings showing the extent of the closure and the alternative route for traffic can be viewed here: Site1 / Site2.

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Neighbourhood Plan Pre-submission Consultation

A reminder that the Draft Long Wittenham Neighbourhood Plan has been published and the pre-submission consultation continues until 19th August 2016.

If you have not already done so, please read the draft plan on the village website and send your views  by email (peter.rose@longwittenham.com) or post – Abacus, Fieldside, Long Wittenham, OX14 4QP.

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Mobile Library to cease in September

It has been announced that the mobile library service in Oxfordshire will cease to operate in September 2016.  This decision was taken following extensive public consultation on proposals to make huge financial savings across all county council services.

The last round of visits will begin on Monday 5 September 2016. The final day of the service will be Friday 16 September 2016.

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Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner Survey

The Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) is consulting on the views of the public on policing and crime in their local area.

The results of the survey will be used to help inform the next 5 year Police and Crime Plan

You can take part in the survey here.

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Road Closure – Little Wittenham

Please note that Oxfordshire County Council is to close the road leading to St. Peters Church in Little Wittenham and impose a ‘No Waiting’ restriction from 1st August 2016 for 5 days in order to facilitate carriageway maintenance works.

A map showing the extent of the closure and restriction can be viewed here.

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Hate Crime Champions Needed

Thames Valley Police are working together with the Hate Crime Network (HCN) to recruit Hate Crime Champions (HCC’s) within the South and Vale area.

A hate crime is any criminal offence which is perceived, by the victim or any other person, to be motivated by a hostility or prejudice held by the offender. These prejudices surround an individual’s disability, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.

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Neighbourhood Plan – Consultation

The Long Wittenham Neighbourhood Development Plan has been published for the 6 week consultation period.  All the documents are available on the Neighbourhood Plan page (see Pre-submission Consultation Documents).  The formal notification can be found at the foot of this text.

We welcome any comments or suggestions you may have about the plan.

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 7th July

A reminder that the Parish Council has its monthly meeting this coming Thursday evening (7th July) at 7:30pm in the Village Hall.

View the agenda here.

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