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Developer for Kler Site

It appears that Vanderbilt Homes has purchased the land on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road to develop the housing estate which was given outline planning permission in January 2018. According to the Vanderbilt website, the development of two, … Continue reading

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Cooling Towers Gone in 20 Seconds

The three giant cooling towers at Didcot Power Station were reduced to rubble and enveloped the site in clouds of smoke in a controlled explosion at seven o’clock yesterday morning. The towers, each 325 feet tall disappeared in twenty seconds … Continue reading

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Emergency Procedures Sunday 18th August

Residents will be aware that RWE will be demolishing the final three cooling towers of Didcot A Power Station in the early hours of Sunday 18th August. The Earth Trust has asked the Parish Council to inform local residents of … Continue reading

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South News – August 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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Cycling Survey

Oxfordshire County Council is currently running an Oxfordshire Cycle Survey.  The survey asks what people like or dislike about cycling in Oxfordshire, particularly looking at Oxford, Didcot and Bicester, but also about any problems encountered across the county. The results … Continue reading

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Community Hub Update

Residents may have seen some activity on the Community Hub site.  Exploratory trenches are being dug to verify the situation regarding any possible archeological remains on the site. An initial study of various records showed that there might be some … Continue reading

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Charity Quiz Night

Quiz fans from across South Oxfordshire are expected to converge on Little Wittenham this September and everyone is invited. The Quiz Night, on Wednesday 4th September, to help raise funds for the Earth Trust, will take place in their beautiful … Continue reading

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Film Club At St Mary’s

Mark the third Monday of each month in your calendar to remind you to come along to St Mary’s Church at 1:45pm for the new Long Wittenham Film Club which starts on Monday 16th September. Age UK will be screening … Continue reading

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Household Enquiry Form

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to inform residents that shortly, every home in South Oxfordshire will receive a yellow letter (a ‘Household Enquiry Form’) requiring residents to confirm everyone over the age of 16 who … Continue reading

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SSEN Storm Guidance

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), which provides the electricity distribution network across central southern England, has prepared this very useful leaflet containing information about what to do in the event of power failures during storms. There is more information … Continue reading

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