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Graffiti Damage

Thames Valley Police are investigating after graffiti in two-feet high letters was daubed on the end of a terraced house in St John’s Row.  The graffiti read: “Horses are bad!” The vandals also went on to deface the sign at … Continue reading

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Fun Dog Event

As part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, The Friends of St Mary’s will be running a Fun Dog Event in the garden of The Plough Inn on Bank Holiday Friday 3rd June starting at 2:30pm. As well as Dog … Continue reading

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Parish Council Changes

Gordon Rogers has stepped down as chairman of the Parish Council after five years in the post.  At the council’s meeting on 12th May he also left the council after serving for eleven years. The new chairman is Steve Brown … Continue reading

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Volunteers Wanted – St Mary’s Church

David Haylett writes … Currently St Mary’s is locked and unlocked every day by a group of volunteers who take it in turns to carry this out on a daily basis for two weeks.  Visitors comment that they are grateful … Continue reading

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Joint Local Plan Consultation

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have come together to work on a new Joint Local Plan.  The Joint Local Plan will guide the kinds of new housing and jobs needed and where they should go, informing … 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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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 French’s Cottage, High Street, Long Wittenham, is for the erection of a garden studio to be used … Continue reading

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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Update

Here is your guide to everything that will be going on over the bank holiday weekend.  It is hoped that everyone will be able to join in the activities planned, making it a memorable and fun village celebration. All events … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan Update

Following the public consultation on the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) at the beginning of the year, the responses were sent to the Independent Examiner for his opinion in March. The Parish Council received his report on 10th May.  The report … Continue reading

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Jubilee Parade Road Closure

Residents will be aware that the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations on Sunday 5th June include a children’s parade from St Mary’s Church to The Plough Inn. To make this possible and safe, the High Street will be closed to traffic … Continue reading

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