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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time, a postcard of Long Wittenham taken from the air in the late 1920s.  Download a higher resolution image here. This postcard is taken … Continue reading

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Parish Council Backs Fun Run

Long Wittenham Parish Council is giving financial support to the annual Fun Run and Walk which raises money for village projects.  The council has agreed to pay for medals and certificates and to provide insurance cover. Last year the Run … Continue reading

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Artweeks in The Wittenhams

The Wittenhams are well represented in this year’s Oxfordshire Artweeks which runs from Saturday 19th to Monday 29th May inclusive.  There are about twenty artists showing in total at The Sylva Wood Centre and Claire Owen’s pottery studio in Long … Continue reading

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Good Neighbours Birthday Bash

Long Wittenham Good Neighbours Group (GNG) celebrated its fourth birthday in early May with a special tea at the Dorchester Abbey tea rooms followed by a tour of the museum and abbey. Steve Marsh, one of the group’s long-serving supporters … Continue reading

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New Warning Signs for Cyclepath

New warning signs urging cyclist to be aware of horses along the Long Wittenham to Didcot cyclepath are to be erected by the parish council.  They will be sited at the entrance to the path at Acklings in the west … Continue reading

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No Change On Parish Council

The Parish Council held its annual meeting on 10th May where Gordon Rogers was re-elected chairman and Martin Elliff was returned as vice-chairman. Peter Rose continues to lead for the council on the revision of the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) … Continue reading

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Woodwords at the Sylva Wood Centre

Don’t miss the second WoodWords literary evening to be held at Sylva Wood Centre on Thursday 24th May between 6.30pm and 9.30pm. Five authors will tell the stories behind their latest books – splinters and all: Around the World in … Continue reading

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Charity Treasure Hunt

Come along to the Treasure Hunt in aid of Beagle Welfare on 20th May at The Athletics Club, Bodkins Field, OX14 4QW from 10:30am. The Treasure Hunt is a walkies of about 3 miles, with clues to solve along the … Continue reading

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Ascension Day Service on The Clumps

The Bishop of Dorchester, the Rt. Revd. Colin Fletcher, will be leading a service of Holy Communion to celebrate Ascension Day on the top of Wittenham Clumps on Thursday 10th May starting at 7.30pm. Meet at St Peter’s Little Wittenham … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meetings – Thursday 10th May

The Parish Council will hold it’s annual meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 10th May.  This will be followed at 7:45pm by the usual monthly meeting. All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agendas here.

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