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Pirates of the Curry Bean

This year’s end of year play, performed by the leavers of Long Wittenham Primary School was a mix of pantomime and musical comedy, and it was great fun. There was a combination of many styles of theatre: music, dance and … Continue reading

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The Gatehouse, Oxford

For over fifteen years the villagers of Long and Little Wittenham and Clifton Hampden have been providing sandwiches and cakes once a month for The Gatehouse in Oxford, a charitable organisation that provides hot drinks and food daily throughout the … Continue reading

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Little Wittenham Road Closure

The Parish Council has been advised by Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) Highways Department that the road between Long Wittenham and Little Wittenham will be closed for four days in September to allow for the installation of new water connections.  Work … Continue reading

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New Bollards For High Street

Residents will be pleased to hear that Oxfordshire County Council Highways Department has installed new bollards on the chicane outside Street House on the High Street.  Thanks to Sally Duff for the photograph below.

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District Councils Oppose Expressway

There is growing opposition to plans for an Oxford to Cambridge expressway, one possible route of which could go south of Oxford and close to Clifton Hampden.  Both South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils have voted … Continue reading

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WI Raises Funds For Cancer Charity

More than £160 was raised at a recent afternoon tea party in aid of locally based charity Against Breast Cancer. The event at The Old Stables on Fieldside on 25th July, was organised by the Wittenhams branch of the Women’s … 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: www.pendonmuseum.com  

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Redcoats at The Plough

The Mikron Theatre Company will be performing this Sunday (28th) at The Plough Inn starting at 3.30pm.  This year’s show is all about the Butlins Redcoats and as ever, the show is free, although the cast will be going around … Continue reading

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South Oxfordshire Local Plan Update

Councillors in South Oxfordshire have agreed to take a little more time to consider options for the district’s Local Plan following a vote at a Council meeting last week. Councillors want to find effective and suitable ways to ensure the … Continue reading

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Policing Survey

The role of the Police & Crime Commissioner includes holding the Chief Constable to account, setting the council tax precept for policing, commissioning services for victims of crime, funding community safety partnerships and setting the policing priorities for the Thames … Continue reading

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