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Emerging SODC Local Plan – Consultation on Proposed Main Modifications

Residents will be aware that the emerging South Oxfordshire Local Plan is currently at the Examination stage.  Following recent examination hearings, the Planning Inspector has asked South Oxfordshire District Council to prepare a ‘Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications’ to the … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Testing in Oxfordshire

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to share the following information with residents: We’ve been made aware of a worrying trend of people turning up at hospitals in Oxfordshire, asking to be tested for Covid-19.  This … Continue reading

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OCC Newsletter

Residents who are not already subscribers to Oxfordshire County Council’s digital newsletter “Your Oxfordshire” may like to download the latest edition.  

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No Appeal Over Northfield Lane

There will be no appeal by the Parish Council to a decision by Oxfordshire County Council to refuse permission for a change in status of Northfield Lane from a footpath to a bridleway. At the September meeting of the Parish … Continue reading

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New Westfield Play Area Equipment

Work will start next month on a £12,000 scheme to replace the equipment at the Westfield toddlers’ play area.  The Parish Council has secured a grant of more than £4,500 from the FCC Communities Foundation, a non-profit company funded by … Continue reading

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Report That Overweight Lorry!

Followers of this website will be aware that a lorry driver was recently fined for driving a vehicle over 7.5 tonnes through the village.  The weight limit applies to the whole of Long and Little Wittenham, except for access. The … Continue reading

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Rubbish Scars Beauty Spot

There is widespread anger in the village over the activities of a family of four who recently blighted part of the River Thames along a stretch popular with anglers. The family dumped a large black bin liner full of discarded … Continue reading

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OCC Covid-19 Briefing Note

The Parish Council has been asked to distribute this Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) briefing note to residents.  It contains details about the new Covid-19 restrictions that will come into force on Monday 14th September. It also contains important information on … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Petition

Residents will be aware that the Planning Inspector found South Oxfordshire District Council’s (SODC) local plan ‘sound’.  The plan was devised by the Council’s previous Conservative administration. After winning the election in 2019, by campaigning against the plan, the Lib … Continue reading

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Be Considerate of Other Residents

A resident has asked the Parish Council to remind people to be considerate of neighbours when lighting garden bonfires. As we enter the time of year when many residents may wish to burn leaves and other garden waste, the council … Continue reading

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