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Parish Council Dates For Your Diary

The Parish Council has set the dates for its meetings and the Annual Parish Assembly for next year. All meetings will take place at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. 11th January 2018 – Parish Council Meeting 8th February 2018 – … Continue reading

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New Play Area Swings Into Action

Work on the new £14,500 playground area at Bodkin’s Field has been completed.  There is a new basket swing, jigsaw climbing tower and slide, toddler rocker, see-saw, balance beam, chin-up bars and parallel bars. South Oxfordshire District Council has funded … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Bonfire Night

Advance tickets are now on sale for the annual Long Wittenham Bonfire Night which will take place on Saturday 4th November starting at 6pm on Ward’s Field behind Pendon Museum. This year’s event is expected to be bigger and better … Continue reading

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No Concrete Plant But Quarry Protests Continue

Hills Quarry Products have removed the concrete processing plant from its plans for a huge quarry near Clifton Hampden, but anti-quarry campaigners say they are not convinced and that Hills could re-instate the concrete plant at a later date if … Continue reading

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Kler Enquiry Confirmed

The public enquiry into Kler Group’s planning application for 36 houses on the field at the corner of the Didcot Road and Fieldside will open in Didcot on 14th November.  Four days have been set aside for the enquiry at … Continue reading

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Warning – Lead Thieves About!

Following the theft of lead from the roof of Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Primary School recently, local police have advised our PCC that residents should keep an eye out for any unusual activity around St Mary’s Church and the village. If you see … Continue reading

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Residents invited to comment on Local Plan

South Oxfordshire District Council has published the latest version of its Local Plan and is inviting residents to read it and send their comments in before 22nd November. The comments will then be submitted along with the plan to the … Continue reading

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Police and Crime Plan 2017-2021

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the Thames Valley has produced a Police and Crime Plan which covers April 2017 – March 2021.  It outlines his priorities for the area and how he will work with partners to achieve … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham School Christmas Fayre

Don’t miss the Long Wittenham School Christmas Fayre on Saturday 25th November 12noon to 3pm, sponsored by Thomas Merrifield. Come along for a traditional family fayre including … Raffle sponsored by PMS Oxford – 1st prize £100.00 cash, Race Hut … Continue reading

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Clifton Hampden Bridge Closure – Reminder

Don’t forget that Clifton Hampden Bridge will close to traffic from tomorrow, Monday 9th October, for up to ten days. This is for repair work that is required following a road traffic accident last year that demolished a length of … Continue reading

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