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Village Produce Show

The Friends of St Mary’s have organised an exciting family event for the Autumn.  On Saturday 11th September there will be a Village Produce Show in St Mary’s Church from 2pm to 4:30pm. There are prizes for adults and children … Continue reading

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Abingdon Road, Clifton Hampden

Residents driving to Clifton Hampden and beyond should be aware that there are roadworks on Abingdon Road.  As these block one side of the road (opposite the Village Hall), the contractor has installed temporary four-way traffic lights. The lights are … 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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Didcot Road 19th April

The Parish Council has been advised by Vanderbilt Homes that road works will take place on Didcot Road starting on Monday 19th April for a period of two weeks.  See the notice below from Peter Hutson, Vanderbilt’s Head of Construction: … Continue reading

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Village Pubs Reopen

The village pubs, which have been closed since December, reopened for outdoor customers on Monday 12th April.  Indoor openings will have to wait until 17th May. At The Plough Inn customers can order drinks and food outdoors in the garden.  … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes Update

Vanderbilt Homes has submitted a further planning application for its housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road. This is another ‘discharge of conditions’, which means that it deals with the conditions specified by the planning inspector when … Continue reading

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Athletics Club Events

Long Wittenham Athletics Club is looking forward to the Summer and the easing of Covid restrictions with several events planned for the village at Bodkins Field. On 1st May there will be a nine-a-side football tournament with a beer and … Continue reading

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Pump Track at Acklings

Plans are well in hand to build a ‘Pump Track’ at the Acklings play area.  A pump track is a circuit of bumps and banked turns for riding around on a bike. It is designed to accommodate all ages: older … Continue reading

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May Local Elections

Local elections will take place on Thursday 6th May.  All residents in Oxfordshire will be voting for the Police & Crime Commissioner and county councillors, and some areas may have a by-election or a Neighbourhood Plan referendum. In Long Wittenham … Continue reading

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His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

Long Wittenham Parish Council is saddened to learn that His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle on 9th April. The council offers its condolences and sympathy to Her Majesty The Queen and … Continue reading

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