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Keeping the Village Litter Free in Lock Down

Due to the restrictions of Covid-19, it has not been possible to organise the usual twice-yearly Village Litter Picks. However, if residents feel the urge to go on their own Litter Pick, the Parish Council has purchased a few ‘Pickers’ … Continue reading

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Trading Standards Campaigns

The Oxfordshire County Council Trading Standards team has asked the Parish Council to share the following information about two campaigns that will be launched next week, which they hope will be beneficial to residents. On 30th November, the England Illegal … Continue reading

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Burcot and Clifton Hampden Neighbourhood Plan

Burcot and Clifton Hampden Parish Council has unveiled details of its Neighbourhood Plan and would like to hear the public’s views.  The council says that the Plan will secure the future of the community and amenities in the face of … Continue reading

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District Councillor Letter

Residents who have been following the progress of South Oxfordshire District Council’s Local Plan, will be interested to read a letter which our district councillor, Sam Casey-Rerhaye, sent to the editor of the Oxford Mail/Times yesterday. Read the letter here.

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Long Wittenham Christmas Trail

The village is being decorated for Christmas!  Forty houses will be displaying Christmas pictures or models during the month of December.  It is hoped that our children will enjoy walking round and discovering all the exhibits. Each family at the … Continue reading

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Oxford Zero Emission Zone Consultation

The final consultation for the proposed Oxford Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot has now opened and runs until midnight on Sunday 17th January. Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) and Oxford City Council are asking for views from residents, businesses and visitors … Continue reading

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Village Welcome Pack

The Parish Council has put together a ‘Welcome Pack’ for new residents to help them to settle into our community as quickly as possible. It lists local services, businesses, clubs and societies, as well as social events which take place … Continue reading

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District Councillor Grants

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has announced that district councillor community grants are now available.  Our councillor, Sam Casey-Rerhaye, has £5,000 to share between the seven parishes in her ward. The grants are available to non-profit community organisations whose primary … Continue reading

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New Bus Service to Didcot

A new bus service is coming to Long Wittenham and Clifton Hampden.  From 4th January, Thames Travel will be operating a service linking Didcot with the Culham Science Centre and Berinsfield.  There will be seven buses a day, five days … Continue reading

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Death of an Intrepid Cyclist

Come rain, come shine, Roger Stone was a regular cyclist on most days between the village and Didcot.  But the familiar site of Roger on his bicycle is now a closed chapter.  He died recently at his home in Saxon’s … Continue reading

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