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Some Enchanted Evening

There are still tickets available for the Sorelle concert at St Mary’s Church tomorrow evening (Saturday 7th December) starting at 7:30pm. Some Enchanted Evening promises to be a magical event celebrating the witches, fairies and enchantresses of opera and musical … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham School Christmas Fayre

Don’t miss the Long Wittenham School Christmas Fayre tomorrow (Saturday 7th December) from 12noon to 3pm. Come along for a traditional family fayre including … Christmas stalls, stories with Santa, Christmas games, food and drink, fun for all the family, … Continue reading

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Footpath and Drainage Improvements

Work has finished on restoring a section of public footpath between the western end of Fieldside and Saxons Heath.  Some of the path had narrowed because of encroachment from the adjacent field but now the full width of the path … Continue reading

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Children Design Speed Posters

Pupils from Long Wittenham Primary school are playing their part in the drive to cut vehicle speeds through the village.  More than seventy children took part in a painting competition to design distinctive posters urging drivers to reduce speed and … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan Update

Peter Rose, the chairman of the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) Steering Committee writes: “Since the last report in September there has been a lot of ‘behind the scenes’ activity on the NDP, both progress and setbacks. The cost of the … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Comments Deadline

A reminder that the consultation for the Vanderbilt Homes ‘reserved matters’ planning application for the housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road closes on Thursday 5th December. Residents are encouraged to have their say about these plans.  … Continue reading

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Pendon Museum News

Get the latest on opening days, events and workshops at Pendon Museum in its newsletter. More information on the Pendon website: www.pendonmuseum.com  

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 5th December

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 5th December. All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agenda here.

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County Council Election

The new Oxfordshire County Councillor for Long Wittenham is Dr Pete Sudbury who won the Wallingford seat for the Green Party yesterday, taking 40.9% of the total vote. The Conservative candidate Adrian Lloyd came second with 31.0%, the Independent Elaine … Continue reading

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Royal Visitor for The House of Wessex

Braving the rain, more than one hundred people welcomed the first royal visitor to Long Wittenham in 1300 years.  The Countess of Wessex performed the official opening yesterday (27th November) of the House of Wessex, the re-construction of an ancient … Continue reading

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