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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NDP Comments Deadline

A reminder that the current consultation on Long Wittenham’s revised Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) closes on Thursday 13th December.  South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) and the Parish Council encourage residents to express their views, both supportive and critical.

Full details of the revised plan and how to comment are here:

http://www.longwittenham.com/revised-ndp-1st-november-2018/

It’s hoped that a referendum on the new NDP will be held in March.

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Music & Poetry for Christmas

Wittenham Singers and friends invite residents to an evening of music and poetry to celebrate Christmas on Sunday 16th December at 6pm in St Mary’s Church.

Entry is free.  Wine and nibbles available.

Donations for the Church welcomed.

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Oxfordshire Matters

Download the latest edition of Oxfordshire Matters, the county council’s monthly newsletter here.

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Save The Dates

The Friends of St Mary’s have two exciting events lined up for the New Year.

On Friday 8th March television’s Antiques Roadshow expert Jonty Hearnden will be hosting a light-hearted and entertaining evening in the Village Hall where members of the audience will pit their knowledge against one another Continue reading

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Kler Decision Notice

Residents will be aware that Kler Group’s planning application to realign the Didcot Road to facilitate the entrance to their housing development on the corner of Didcot Road and Fieldside was rejected by the South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) Planning Committee on 7th November.

SODC’s formal notice of the decision can be viewed here.

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North East Didcot Newsletter

Read the latest about the North East Didcot housing development from the North East Didcot Partnership, the team behind the project.

Download their newsletter here.  For more information, visit their website: Continue reading

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Christmas Raffle

The Plough Inn has announced this year’s annual Christmas Hamper Raffle for their customers.   The prize is a stunning Classic Cabinet of chocolates from Hotel Chocolat with a bottle of Prosecco Superiore DOGC.   Tickets are now on sale from the pub at £2 per ticket.

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 6th December

The Parish Council will hold its regular monthly meeting this coming Thursday evening (6th December) at 7:30pm in the Village Hall.

Download the agenda here.

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Auction Boosts School Funds

The Primary School Favours Auction on Friday 23rd November was a great success.  A total of £4,064 was raised and more than fifty people attended the event which was the first in a bid to help bolster the school’s reduced budget.

Head teacher Alison Bellingham said: “I would like to say a big thank you to all those who helped organise the auction, to those people who attended and to all Continue reading

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Big Lunch Update

Members of village groups attended a meeting on Monday 26th November at the Athletics Club to plan for the village Big Lunch which is lined up for Sunday 30th June next year on Bodkin’s Field.

The Wittenham Big Lunch will be an inclusive event for everyone to celebrate our whole community and also the centenary of the Womens’ Institute in Continue reading

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