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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 11th March

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting via Zoom video conferencing at 7:30pm on Thursday 11th March. Download the agenda here. If members of the public have any comments they wish to make on items on the agenda, they … 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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20mph Zone Update

There was a wide-ranging discussion of issues surrounding a proposed 20mph zone through the village at a second meeting with county council consultant Colin Davis and local councillors. Those attending the ‘virtual’ meeting were Mr Davis, county councillor Dr Pete … Continue reading

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Acklings Lease Renewed

The Parish Council has renewed the lease with St John’s College, Oxford for the Acklings play area at the west end of the village.  The new eight-year lease runs until 2029. According to records in the Parish Council archive, the … Continue reading

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Riverside Counselling Service

The Parish Council has been asked to promote the Riverside Counselling Service, a charity which is supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of adults and young people across South Oxfordshire. Riverside supports adults and young people from the age … Continue reading

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20mph Zone

A 20mph zone through Long Wittenham is edging closer.  The village is one of three areas in South Oxfordshire chosen as pilot schemes to reduce traffic speeds and pollution as part of the ‘Green’ agenda. Last week, parish councillors met … Continue reading

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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 is for the demolition of the existing rear extension and garage, and a new two storey side and … Continue reading

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SODC Declares Ecological Emergency

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has declared an Ecological Emergency following a motion that was passed at the council meeting on 11th February.  It reflects the council’s commitment to protect and restore the natural world and forms an integral part … Continue reading

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Sires Hill Closure Update

On 8th February it was reported here that the roadworks on Sires Hill are being carried out in four phases, starting at the Wallingford Road end and progressing towards the Didcot Road.  The fourth phase will be the section of … Continue reading

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Saxons Heath Noticeboard

The public noticeboard at the entrance to Saxons Heath is to be moved to a new site on the green. Deborah Hawkins, who lives in Westfield Road, has a group of volunteers on Facebook and Whatsapp who are keen to … Continue reading

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