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Parish Councillor Resigns

Long Wittenham parish councillor Ian Penberth has resigned because of work and family commitments.  He says a combination of business, family and health issues have conspired to bring about his decision. In his letter of resignation he said needed a … Continue reading

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New SODC Website

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has created a new website and it would like residents to try it and give feedback on what they think of it. Please note: (1) Not every part of the website has been updated yet, … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 10th September

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting via Zoom video conferencing at 7:30pm on Thursday 10th September. 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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Bonfire Night Postponed

Residents will be disappointed, but probably not surprised to hear that the village’s very popular annual bonfire night has been postponed, owing to the Covid-19 crisis. Jenny Caw, who heads up the team that organises the event, said “We delayed … Continue reading

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Electric Blanket Testing

For the past twenty years, Oxfordshire Trading Standards has provided free electric blanket testing for residents who have taken them to a test centre in their area.  Unfortunately, this is not possible this year owing to Coronavirus. However, testing is … Continue reading

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Waste And Recycling Collections

A reminder that because of the August Bank Holiday, waste and recycling collections will change this week. Grey bin and food collections will be a day later than usual on Friday. More information on waste collections can be found on … 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 is for a proposed single storey rear extension at Vincent House, High Street, Long Wittenham. The details may … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Update

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) submitted its Local Plan 2034 to the Secretary of State on Friday 29th March 2019 for independent examination.  The online hearing sessions began on 14th July 2020 and closed on 7th of August 2020. The … Continue reading

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Help Protect Green Spaces This Bank Holiday Weekend

Earth Trust has launched a campaign, Love It, Look After It, to encourage those enjoying green spaces this Summer to help look after them as well The charity, which cares for hundreds of hectares of farmland and community green spaces … Continue reading

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Village Map Updated

The Village Map which hangs outside the Village Hall has been updated.  The 1.18 mtr x 0.84 mtr laminated map details street and property names to aid visitors and delivery companies and has an index with grid references. Thanks to … Continue reading

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