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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200 Club Winners

The Long Wittenham 200 Club is pleased to announce the winners since October (all £10 except where shown):

October:
16     J Hemery
182  D Garth
3      P Clifford
35    B Osmond

November:
38    R May
12    D Garland
69    B Perkins
24    B Rodriguez
57    R Gill

December:
189  R Biggs (£50)
140  L Payne
73    J Thomas
46   E Jackson

January:
120  R & B Edwards
39    A Tomline
163  J Rudman
23    K Earl
184  G Cowdrey

February:
89   B Wilson.
145  I Burton.
61    G Ogg.
184  G Cowdrey

Profits from the 200 Club go towards the maintenance and improvement of the Village Hall.  There are cash prizes through the year: £10 per week for 48 weeks, £50 in June and December and £100 in September and March.  The draw is made monthly.

Subscription is £12 for a full year April to March, pro-rata for the remaining months.

If you would like to participate in the 200 club, please email 200club@longwittenham.com

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Save The Date – Fun Run

This year’s Long Wittenham Fun Run will take place on Sunday 19th May starting at 11am from The Plough.

Volunteers of help and participants of all ages will be very welcome.

Please text or email Prew Bowtell (contact details below) if you can spare some time to help with marshalling/recording or various other useful jobs. Continue reading

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Quarry Update

We have previously reported here that the Hills Quarry Products planning application for the quarry at Fullamoor Farm was to be considered at the Oxfordshire County Council Planning Committee meeting on 4th March.

We have been informed by Bachport (Burcot & Clifton Hampden for the Protection of the Continue reading

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Good Neighbours Group Report

The Long Wittenham Good Neighbours Group met this month at the village hall on the afternoon of the 14th February.  The speaker was Lynda Atkins, County Chairman of the Royal British Legion (RBL), who talked about its work supporting the Armed Forces community and anyone with a connection to the armed services, and how the RBL works with many other organisations to provide support in a great many and varied ways.

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Sires Hill Road Closure – 1st April

The Parish Council has been advised by Oxfordshire County Council that a temporary road closure will apply to a section of Sires Hill on 1st April 2019 for one day only, whilst water mains works are carried out by Thames Water

Access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for those frontages within the closure area, subject to the progress of the works and liaison with the works Continue reading

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Thames Valley Police February Newsletter

The latest edition of the Thames Valley Police Wallingford Sector Neighbourhood Team Newsletter is available to read here.

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Village Hall 200 Club Coordinator Needed

The Village Hall Committee urgently needs to fill a vacancy for the 200 Club Coordinator.

Long Wittenham Village Hall is an important facility in the village, being central to the life of the community.  It is used by a wide range of institutions, clubs and societies including Long Wittenham Pre-school and also for Continue reading

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Good Neighbours Group

The Long Wittenham Good Neighbours Group is entirely funded by the Parish Council and so there is no charge for coming along.  This year, the group has been given even more financial support with a cash grant from the village’s County Councillor Lynda Atkins.

Lynda, who is also Oxfordshire County Chairman of the Royal British Legion, has volunteered to give a short presentation at this month’s meeting. Continue reading

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School Governor Vacancies

Long Wittenham School is looking for two new Governors: a Local Authority and a Foundation Governor.

The strategic role of all governors is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff;
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

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Antiques Evening with Jonty Hearnden – Book Now

There are just four weeks to go until So What’s It Worth? – An evening with Jonty Hearnden, in Long Wittenham Village Hall on Friday 8th March.

If you have not yet ordered your tickets, then do so without delay to avoid disappointment.  More details on the flyer here. Continue reading

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