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Quarry Threatens Landscape

A team of consultants has slammed proposals for a huge sand and gravel quarry between Clifton Hampden and Culham.  The company was drafted in by Oxfordshire County Council to assess the likely impact a quarry would have on the landscape. … Continue reading

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Historic England Objects to Road Plan

Historic England, the public body tasked with protecting England’s historic environment, has objected to a scheme which seeks to build a new link road and river crossing linking Didcot to the Culham Science Centre.  The road, estimated to cost £125m, … Continue reading

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Wittenham Humps

Is the end of the road in sight for Long Wittenham’s controversial road humps?  Removing humps from traffic calming schemes is being considered by the government in the drive to reduce growing pollution levels and they are being considered by … Continue reading

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Songs, Poems and Readings for a Summer Evening

Join the Wittenham Singers and the Wittenham Poetry Club for an evening of songs, poems and readings on Sunday 13th August from 4pm in Bryan and Angela Humphris’ lovely riverside garden – Cruckfield, High Street, Long Wittenham. Everyone is welcome. … Continue reading

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New Cycle Path Plans

Plans for a new cycle path between Long Wittenham, Clifton Hampden and the Culham Science Centre should be ready for discussion by the end of the year. It’s part of a network of cycle-ways linking the Vale Science area at … Continue reading

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Councils’ Anger At Garden Town Consultation

A bid by four parish councils, including Long Wittenham, to seek an extension to consultations over the Didcot Garden Town plan has failed. The move follows calls from Didcot Town Council for an extension of the deadline which closed on … Continue reading

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Calling All Responsible Dog Walkers

A message from Earth Trust. Earth Trust has an amazing site right on your doorstep – 500 hectares of grassland, arable and woodland, including the Wittenham Clumps, Neptune Wood and the River of Life. One of the reasons the site … Continue reading

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Earth Trust Meadow Closure

The permissive footpath through the Earth Trust meadow near Neptune Wood will be closed for approximately six weeks from Monday 7th August. This meadow supports an abundance of wildflowers and associated wildlife; grazing with sheep and cattle at certain times … Continue reading

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Kler Appeal – Notice of Inquiry

The formal notice of the inquiry into the Kler Group’s plans for 36 houses on the field at the corner of the Ddicot Road and Fieldside has been published and can be viewed or downloaded here: www.longwittenham.com/wp-content/uploads/Misc_Docs/20170803_Notice_of_Kler_Public_Inquiry.pdf For more information … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham’s Pour My Bluff – 11th November 2017

Come along for an evening of wine tasting and general hilarity.  Yes, it’s the long awaited return of Pour My Bluff to Long Wittenham. Six wines tasted blind;  three ‘experts’ trying to convince you that they know what each wine … Continue reading

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