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Long Wittenham Honours The Dead

More than sixty residents gathered at the war memorial in the High Street on Remembrance Sunday to honour those who lost their lives in the First World War. The ceremony had particular significance this year because the 11th of November … Continue reading

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Bodkin’s Field History Discovered

When the Athletic Club’s Life-Vice-President Bill Symonds decided it was time to clear out his garden shed, little did he realise his efforts would unearth a trip down memory lane for himself, the club and Long Wittenham. Bill discovered a … Continue reading

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The Pound – Past, Present and Future

Residents may have noticed that The Pound, the green space on the High Street between Church Cottage and Church Farm Cottage, has undergone something of a face-lift over the past couple of weeks.  The principals behind the work would like … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan: Regulation 16 Consultation

As previously noted here, the Long Wittenham Neighbourhood Development Plan has been revised and submitted to South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC).  SODC has circulated the documents for the next (Regulation 16) consultation, which closes on 13th December.  The plan documents … Continue reading

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Kler Plan Rejected

Last evening, South Oxfordshire District Council’s planning committee rejected plans by Kler Group to realign the Didcot Road to facilitate the entrance to their housing development on the corner of Didcot Road and Fieldside.  Seven councillors voted to reject the … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night Success

Long Wittenham’s tenth annual bonfire and fireworks display on Saturday 3rd November was a huge success.  Watched by 420 people in Ward’s Field, the event raised more than £1,700 for local causes. The attendance was slightly down on previous years … Continue reading

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School Favours Auction – Reminder

Don’t forget that the Long Wittenham Primary School Favours Auction will take place at the school on Friday 23rd November.  Doors will open at 7pm and the auction will start at 7.30pm.  All proceeds will go to the school. There … Continue reading

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Joint Statutory Spatial Plan

Local planning authorities are embarking on an Oxfordshire Joint Statutory Spatial Plan (JSSP) that will set out the development framework for the county right through to 2050. The Oxford-Cambridge growth corridor proposals envisage transformational levels of growth over that period.  … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 8th November

The Parish Council will hold its regular monthly meeting this coming Thursday evening (8th November) at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. Download the agenda here.

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Didcot Transport Schemes Consultation

Oxfordshire County Council is consulting on initiatives that will be put forward as part of a Government bid for funding under the Housing Infrastructure Fund. and local people are being given the chance to give their views. There is significant … Continue reading

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