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PopUp Business School Comes to Didcot

Residents who may be thinking of starting their own business in 2020 will be interested to know that the PopUp Business School will be returning to Didcot to run a FREE five-day course to help anyone thinking about setting up … Continue reading

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Volunteers for Remuneration Panel

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is looking for volunteers to join a panel to help set district councillors’ allowances.  They are asking people to give up a few hours to help make sure councillors get recompensed for their time and … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 9th January

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 9th January. All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agenda here.

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Christmas Tree Recycling

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has arranged for Christmas Trees to be collected from Bodkins Recreation Ground car park on Thursday 16th January.  Leave trees there by Wednesday 15th January. Residents with brown recycling bins can leave their tree next … Continue reading

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Bells Appeal Reaches Target

Nearly £44,000 has been raised towards the restoration of the six bells in St Mary’s church.  Work on the project by Whites of Appleton is expected to start next summer. The amount raised is £43,756.  The revised estimate of the … Continue reading

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Quarry Debate Continues

Campaigners against the proposed quarry near Clifton Hampden are concerned about the county council’s Cabinet recent decision that future new mineral sources to meet housing demand should be concentrated in South Oxfordshire. The Cabinet agreed with the latest forecast for … Continue reading

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Water & Electricity Priority Services

Thames Water and Scottish and Southern Electricity are encouraging vulnerable people to sign up for priority services. By signing up for these free services, residents can benefit from extra help in electricity or water-related emergencies.  The goal is to provide … Continue reading

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Christmas Waste And Recycling Collections

Residents are reminded that waste and recycling collections will change over the festive period. Brown bin collections (garden waste) will be suspended while crews concentrate on collecting the extra waste from Christmas. Information on the changes is on the South … Continue reading

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Community Speedwatch

The Community Speedwatch campaign to curb speeding through the village has been agreed and the first appearance of the system is expected early in the New Year. Eight villagers have volunteered to help operate the system.  Five of them, with … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes Update

Vanderbilt Homes has submitted another planning application for its housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road. This is a ‘discharge of conditions’ which means that it deals with some of the conditions specified by the planning inspector … Continue reading

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