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Cycle Challenge for Villagers

Two men from Long Wittenham are preparing for one of the biggest cycling challenges in the UK: Lands End to John O’Groats in aid of charity. Keith Tucker who works for BMW at Cowley and former car worker, now retired, … Continue reading

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Planning Applications Comment Deadlines

Residents are reminded that the deadline for comments on Kler Group’s planning application which proposes re-aligning the Didcot Road to accommodate a revised access to their housing development at the corner of Didcot Road and Fieldside is Wednesday 18th July. … Continue reading

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Roads Maintenance Boost

Road users will be well aware of the disastrous effect that the freezing conditions of last Winter had on the condition of Oxfordshire’s road network. In response, Oxfordshire County Council is planning to substantially increase the budget for highways maintenance.  … Continue reading

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Doorstep Crime

The parish council has been advised that there has been an incident in the area involving a suspicious door-to-door jewellery buyer. The police have issued the following guidance:

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Ride + Stride for Churches

Walkers and cyclists will be interested to hear that this year’s Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust Ride + Stride will take place on Saturday 8th September. Over the last fifty-four years, Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust has given several million pounds in … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 12th July

The Parish Council will hold its regular monthly meeting this coming Thursday evening (12th July) at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. Download the agenda here.

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Long Wittenham Past

Another in our occasional series showing images and items of interest from Long Wittenham’s past. This time, two photographs of Carmela Cottage, next to the primary school.  The first taken recently and the other taken when it was the village … Continue reading

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Good Neighbours Group

The next meeting of the Long Wittenham Good Neighbours Group is on Thursday 5th July at 2:30pm in the Village Hall. Steve Brown has arranged for Judy Gibbons to talk on Life at Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary which is sure … Continue reading

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Summer Soiree

You are invited to join the Wittenham W.I. for a colourful Summer soiree of songs and sketches presented by the Didcot Divas on Tuesday 10th July at 7:30pm in the village hall. All villagers are welcome. The event is free … Continue reading

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Pendon Birthday Celebration

The Pendon Museum celebrated its sixty-fourth birthday yesterday (27th June) with the formal opening of the scale model Bristol Line by BBC Antiques Roadshow transport expert and author Paul Atterbury. Mr Atterbury cut the tape across the track to allow … Continue reading

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