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Waste Services Virus Update

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) reports that most waste collections are currently running as normal.  The waste team’s well-tested service disruption plan is now in place. The waste contractor, Biffa, has suffered some staff shortages due to illness and self-isolation … Continue reading

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Oxford Parking Charge Changes

Oxford City Council has announced that critical key workers will now be able to use council parking bays without time restriction or charge.  The changes will apply to all on-street parking and open, council-run, car parks including pay and display … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Scams

Residents are warned to be on their guard against criminals and scammers exploiting the Coronavirus situation. The Oxfordshire County Council’s Trading Standards team has received reports of scams targeting people via emails, text messages, and on the doorstep.  Full details … Continue reading

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Clap For Carers

The village stepped out in force last evening for Clap For Carers, paying tribute to NHS staff and volunteers who are helping to provide essential services during the Coronavirus emergency. People emerged from their homes and into the streets to … Continue reading

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Shielding Our Most Vulnerable

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to share the following information with residents: Our most vulnerable residents across Oxfordshire will have recently received correspondence from the NHS, identifying them as high risk and advising them to … Continue reading

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Going Forward Buses – Services Suspended

The Parish Council has been asked to pass on this message from Going Forward Buses: It is with regret that we advise we are suspending all our services from Saturday 28th March 2020 onwards.  The numbers travelling have fallen so … Continue reading

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Parking Charges Suspended

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 23rd March regarding travel restrictions, South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council have suspended all parking charges with immediate effect.  This applies to all district council car parks across the … Continue reading

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Playareas Closed

Following Government restrictions, as a result of the Coronavirus crisis, the playareas in the village have been closed.  Residents may use the grounds for exercise, in line with Government guidance, but the play equipment must not be used. The Parish … Continue reading

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Going Forward Buses Update

Community bus services between Long Wittenham and Didcot face disruption as the Coronavirus emergency tightens its grip on travel and social activities. Going Forward Buses which runs the service, say that services may be subject to short-notice cancellations.  Passengers are … Continue reading

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Didcot and Surrounding Area Infrastructure Consultation

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) is holding an online consultation to update local people on the latest transport infrastructure plans within Didcot and the surrounding area.  The plans include the widening of the A4130, the Science Bridge, the Didcot to Culham … Continue reading

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