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Planning Application Amendments

Following concerns raised by residents about the difficulty in understanding what has been changed when amendments are submitted to complex planning applications, the Parish Council wrote to Paula Fox the South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) Planning Service Development Manager. The … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes Update

Some residents will have noticed a flurry of activity in the last few days on the Vanderbilt Homes site on the corner of Didcot Road and Fieldside. Last week, parish councillors were given an update on the project by the … Continue reading

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Clifton Hampden Bridge Closures Update

Residents will be aware that two separate closures of the Clifton Hampden Bridge are scheduled to start on 20th February and continue through March as originally detailed here. Signs have appeared either side of the bridge which suggest that the … Continue reading

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Garden Waste Collections To Resume

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has announced that garden waste collections will resume from 22nd February. If you still have a Christmas tree, it will taken on the next garden waste collection day (25th February).  If possible, cut it up … Continue reading

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Taxi Licensing Policy Consultation

Members of the public and those involved in the taxi trade are being asked to comment on some potential changes to the joint taxi licensing policy for South Oxfordshire. South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is responsible for licensing private hire … Continue reading

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Clifton Hampden Road Open

Residents will be pleased to hear that the road to Clifton Hampden is open.  The ‘road closed’ sign and bollards have been set to the side of the road. There is still some standing water on the road near the … Continue reading

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County Council Sets Annual Budget

New investments and protection for frontline services are the chief features of the budget that Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) has set for 2021-22 and beyond. The council is investing in services that will have positive long-term impact for local communities.  … Continue reading

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Sires Hill Road Closure Update

Following the appearance of Road Closed signs on Sires Hill last week, the Parish Council contacted the Network Management Team at Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) to ask why the location of the signs did not match the original closure information. … Continue reading

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Councils Target Inconsiderate Dog Walkers

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have put together ‘dog fouling maps’ of local towns and villages showing the areas with the highest number of complaints about owners not picking up after their animals. Using the maps, … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 11th February

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting via Zoom video conferencing at 7:30pm on Thursday 11th February. 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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