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Great Big Green Week

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is backing a national campaign aimed at helping and encouraging residents, communities, and businesses to act to help tackle the climate crisis, and to protect and improve the environment. Great Big Green Week, which runs … Continue reading

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The Pound

Can you spare an hour or two next Saturday morning, 18th September, to help weed and tidy up the community garden at The Pound on the High Street?  If you can, please come along between 10am and noon and bring … Continue reading

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Produce Show

More than one hundred people attended the Village Produce Show last Saturday (11th September) at St Mary’s Church.  The vicar, the Revd. Paul Wignall, welcomed villagers and said: “It’s good to see so many people back again after a long … Continue reading

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Statement of Community Involvement

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are preparing a joint Statement of Community Involvement (SCI), that sets out how they will consult on planning applications and planning policy, including the joint Local Plan. They want to make … Continue reading

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SODC Garden Waste Meeting

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) will be holding an extraordinary full council meeting to discuss the issue of the garden waste service, which is currently suspended. The meeting will take place on Friday 24th September at 2pm at the council … Continue reading

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IF Oxford Science and Ideas Festival

The Parish Council has been asked to promote IF Oxford, the city’s science and ideas Festival, which returns in October with a mix of 100 in-person and digital events for all ages. With a wide range of topics from the … Continue reading

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Temporary Closure of The Road Between Long Wittenham and The Barley Mow

The Parish Council has just been informed by Oxfordshire County Council Highways of the emergency temporary closure of the road between Long Wittenham and the Barley Mow. A temporary Emergency Notice (see below) is being made to implement the temporary … Continue reading

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Planning Application

The Parish Council has been advised by South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) of a new planning application within the village. The application, at Cherry Tree Cottages, 34 High Street, Long Wittenham, is for a drop kerb at the front of … Continue reading

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20mph Speed Limit Consultation

Oxfordshire County Council is seeking the views of residents on the proposal to introduce a 20mph speed limit throughout the village. The proposals are being put forward following road safety concerns raised by the Parish Council and will see a … Continue reading

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Libraries Update

Oxfordshire County Council has announced that the county’s libraries will return to pre-pandemic opening hours from today (6th September). During the pandemic, hours were reduced to allow additional safety measures to be monitored by staff.  As these have been eased … Continue reading

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