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VE Day 75th Anniversary

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has contacted the Parish Council asking if Long Wittenham would like to participate in the celebration and commemoration of the 75th anniversary of VE Day which will take place over the weekend of 8th to … Continue reading

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Extra Garden Waste Collection

Residents who are signed up for brown bin collections will be able to put out twice as much garden waste on Thursday 21st November. South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is giving those who are part of the paid-for service the … Continue reading

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Village Meeting

The Parish Council has invited Vanderbilt Homes to a village meeting to discuss its plans for the housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road. It will take place in the village hall on Tuesday 19th November starting … Continue reading

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Village Honours The Dead

More than one hundred and forty villagers, school children and teachers gathered at the First World War Memorial yesterday to honour the soldiers who were killed or died from injuries in the conflict. Long Wittenham honoured those who sacrificed their … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night Profit

Despite high winds and rain at the 11th annual Village Bonfire Night, which led to fewer ticket sales than in previous years, the event raised a good profit of £840, which will be distributed as usual to village groups and … Continue reading

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New Footpath Warden

The village has a new footpath warden.  He is David Corney who has lived in Long Wittenham for eleven years.  David grew up in Oxford but says he feels at home in the Long Wittenham area.  Until two years ago … Continue reading

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Green Light for New River Crossing

The Parish Council has welcomed the decision by Oxfordshire County Council to sign up to a deal worth £218m for new road proposals including a river crossing linking Didcot and the Culham Science Centre.  The roads will help the Didcot … Continue reading

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Housing Plans Open For Comment

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has now appointed a case officer for the Vanderbilt Homes ‘reserved matters’ planning application for the housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road.  It is now possible to comment on the plans … Continue reading

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Letter to EU Citizens

South Oxfordshire District Council has asked the Parish Council to distribute a letter written by the leader of the district council to residents who are EU nationals from countries outside of the UK. The letter explains what affected residents need … Continue reading

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WI Craft Day – 23rd November

Wittenham WI will be holding another of its fantastic Craft Days on Saturday 23rd November. The day will run from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm at the village hall.  Please take your own lunch.  You can either take your own … Continue reading

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