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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 Mallard Reach, High Street, Long Wittenham, is for a  proposed extension and change of use from carport … Continue reading

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Didcot Road Closure – 12th to 14th December

The Parish Council has been advised by the Network Management team at Oxfordshire County Council that a temporary road closure will apply to a section of Didcot Road whilst new water connection works are carried out. The closure will operate … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 9th December

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 9th December. All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agenda here.

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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

National Energy Action (NEA) has asked the Parish Council to publicize that today (3rd December) is Fuel Poverty Awareness Day. NEA is the national fuel poverty charity that works across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to tackle the root causes … Continue reading

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Father Christmas at The Plough

A reminder that the Pre-School has arranged for Father Christmas to be at The Plough Inn between 3pm and 5pm on Saturday 11th December for a ‘meet & greet’. The bar will be open with mulled wine and mince pies, … Continue reading

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Beware Dodgy Builders

Residents are being warned by Oxfordshire County Council’s trading standards to be wary of leaflets offering driveway or roofing repairs after some property owners were charged for additional, unnecessary work. Any resident who has concerns about cold calling or potential … Continue reading

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Business Grants

Grants are available from South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) to help businesses that have been severely affected by Covid-19 restrictions to get through the Winter months. Local businesses can now apply for a grant of up to £15,000 to help … Continue reading

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Walking in Nature

Earth Trust has asked the Parish Council to make residents aware of a series of mindful walks at three of its beautiful greenspaces.  Walks are run by an Earth Trust tutor and supported by its volunteers. Walking within nature will … Continue reading

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NDP Revisions Completed

The Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) has finally been revised, and has been re-submitted to South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) this week. Over two years ago, Historic England raised objections to the NDP as it stood and their objections were insurmountable … Continue reading

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Sir Martin Wood

Sir Martin Wood, who launched the world’s first scanning technology and founded the environmental group the Earth Trust based at Little Wittenham, has died.  He was ninety-four. A visionary engineer, Sir Martin started Oxford Instruments with his wife Audrey, developing … Continue reading

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