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.

Complete the “Subscribe” option at the right of this page to be notified by email when village news is posted.

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Didcot Garden Town Newsletter

Residents who are not already subscribers may want to read the latest edition of the Didcot Garden Town Newsletter.

See the South Oxfordshire District Council website for more information about the Didcot Garden Town project.

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South News – July Edition

Residents who are not already subscribers to South Oxfordshire District Council’s digital newsletter “South News” may like to download the latest edition here.

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Bridge Taster Session

Resident Ruth Elliot writes …

Have you ever wanted to try bridge but don’t know where to start?

Wallingford Bridge Club is the largest (and arguably, the friendliest) bridge club in the area and it will be running a taster session on Saturday 17th August from 9am to 1pm, where you can give it a go. Continue reading

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Neptune Wood Meadow Closure

The Earth Trust has announced that the permissive footpath on the meadow next to Neptune Wood will be closed from Monday 15th July.

The closure is to allow any dog faeces to decompose before it is cut for hay and is expected to last for six to eight weeks.

The Trust apologises for any inconvenience caused and thanks residents for their Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 18th July

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 18th July.

All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agenda here.

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OCC Newsletter

Residents who are not already subscribers to Oxfordshire County Council’s digital newsletter “Your Oxfordshire” may like to download the latest edition.

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Didcot Garden Party

Didcot will play host to lots of free activities as the Didcot Garden Party returns this Summer.

The festival begins on Saturday 27th July with a day of events in the courtyard at Cornerstone Arts Centre in Station Road, kickstarting more than a month of fun and excitement around the town.

Download the brochure to find out what free performances, events and activities are Continue reading

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Earth Trust Events in August

Earth Trust will be hosting two events in August aimed at children aged two to six years.

The events will take place at the Earth Lab, Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham.  Tickets are £10 per child (+ booking fees).

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Climate Action Survey

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) has asked the Parish Council to encourage residents to participate in its Climate Action Survey.

OCC is working on a climate engagement plan across Oxfordshire to further action on carbon reduction and climate resilience at a local level.  The survey will ask you about your knowledge on the climate crisis and actions that you could take to reduce carbon and adapt. Continue reading

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Pendon Museum Pop-up Café

The pop-up café at Pendon Museum will be open again on Wednesday 10th July from 10am to 12:30pm.

This is a free drop-in event, with just a small charge for drinks and cake to cover the costs.  All donations from the cakes go to support a local group, so please go along and support it if you can.

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