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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:  

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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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County Councillor Election

A reminder that voting will take place tomorrow (28th November) for the Oxfordshire County Councillor seat for the Wallingford division of which Long Wittenham is part.  Voting will take place between 7am and 10pm at the village hall. The village … Continue reading

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Free Parking For Christmas Shopping

Motorists in South Oxfordshire can enjoy free parking in district council car parks on certain days in the run up to Christmas. The annual free parking tradition is provided by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils to … Continue reading

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Some residents may have noticed signs on the road on the way out of the village towards Clifton Hampden which state that work will start there on 25th November and last for approximately five days. The Parish Council has not … Continue reading

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Expressway Doubts

Doubts are beginning to surface over the future of the proposed Oxford to Cambridge Expressway which could pass within a few miles of Long Wittenham. The Transport secretary Grant Shapps is quoted as saying that the Conservatives believe in protecting … Continue reading

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