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Neptune Wood Meadow Closure 17th May

Please read the following announcement from Earth Trust: The wildflower meadow at Neptune Wood is carpeted in yellow Cowslips at the moment, a welcome sign of Spring!  Cowslips are one of many wildflower species once common in hay meadows which … Continue reading

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South News – May Edition

Residents who are not already subscribers to South Oxfordshire District Council’s digital newsletter “South News” may like to download the latest edition here.  

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Blister Pack Recycling

Sally Jarman writes … Thank you to everyone who has brought me their used blister packs for recycling this month.  In case you missed it, I’ve offered to be a collecting point in Long Wittenham for a new recycling scheme … Continue reading

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Parish Council Chairman Re-elected

The chairman of the Parish Council, Gordon Rogers, has been re-elected.  At last week’s annual Parish Council meeting Cllr Rogers was returned unopposed.  But he told the meeting that next year he will have completed five years in the role … 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, at Vincent House, High Street, Long Wittenham, is for the removal of the existing garage and replacement with … 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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Waste Collections

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has advised that there have been some disruptions to waste collections this week which may affect Long Wittenham. If your bins do not get emptied on the usual bin day, please leave them out and … Continue reading

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Going Forward Buses Special Offer

Going Forward Buses has announced the following special offer from Monday 17th May to the end of June: Two journeys for the price of one.  Buy an adult single ticket and return (same day) for free.  For most journeys the … Continue reading

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Didcot Road / Sires Hill 24th May

The Parish Council has been advised by the Network Management Team at Oxfordshire County Council that roadworks will take place on Didcot Road and Sires Hill overnight between 24th and 26th May to facilitate carriageway resurfacing and signage improvement. A … Continue reading

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County Councillor Re-elected

Dr Pete Sudbury has retained his Wallingford seat on Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) for the Green Party.  In Thursday’s election he polled 2,111 votes, beating his nearest rival, the Conservative candidate Lee Upcraft who polled 1,183.  Labour’s George Ryall was … Continue reading

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