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High Street Cycle Lanes

Residents will have noticed that the work has finished on new cycle by-pass lanes in the High Street opposite Red Barn and number 35. The new features are designed to make it safer for cyclists and form part of the … Continue reading

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The Village Remembers

More than thirty people gathered at the war memorial yesterday (11th November) to remember those villagers who gave their lives in the First World War.  Concerns about Coronavirus failed to lessen the public’s commitment to the event. The commemoration was … Continue reading

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Oxfordshire Libraries Click & Collect

Although the Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) library service is currently unable to open libraries for browsing, it is offering a new free service for customers of all ages who are interested in a new way to explore books and reading … Continue reading

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Beware Coronavirus Scams

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) is warning residents to be on their guard against criminals and scammers exploiting the Coronavirus situation. OCC’s trading standards team has received reports of scams targeting people by email, text messages, and on the doorstep. There … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes Amendments

Vanderbilt Homes has submitted another set of amendments (dated 31st October) to its planning application for the housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road. There are six new documents, including a new presentation layout plan, storey heights … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 12th November

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting via Zoom video conferencing at 7:30pm on Thursday 12th November. 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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Councils Call For More Help

District Councils in Oxfordshire have called on the Government for more financial support as Covid-19 continues to hit the fragile economy and puts increasing pressure on local services. In a letter to Robert Jenrick, the Housing Communities and Local Government … Continue reading

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SODC Objects to Proposed Planning Reforms

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has written to the Government stating strong objections to several proposed reforms to the current planning system. The Government’s proposed changes were outlined in the Planning for the Future white paper. The council sent a … Continue reading

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Playgrounds Update

Under the new Covid-19 restrictions that are to be imposed by the Government from tomorrow (Thursday 5th November), playgrounds in the village can remain open. However, please be be aware that the equipment is not cleaned or sanitised and users … Continue reading

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Safe Path Through Wood Centre

The Sylva Foundation plans to re-route a permissive footpath through its premises off Little Wittenham Road.  It will make it safer for walkers to avoid traffic which uses the Wood Centre. The Parish Council and the village’s footpath warden David … Continue reading

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