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Fun Run Update

It’s only a few days until the Fun Run this Sunday, starting at The Plough at 11am.  The great news is that the weather forecast looks really good for the weekend.  Remember, it’s a family event so the whole family … Continue reading

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Waste And Recycling Collections

A reminder that because of the Spring 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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Big Picnic Lunch – 30th June

All residents should have received a flyer (see below) for The Wittenhams’ Big Picnic Lunch to be held on Sunday 30th June at Bodkins.  It is being jointly coordinated by the WI and Long Wittenham Athletic Club. It stems from … Continue reading

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Village Hall Committee

The Village Hall Committee held its Annual General Meeting on 22nd May.  Chairman Barrie Henderson, Treasurer Martin Mellor and Bookings Secretary Jill Mellor were re-elected for another term. Martin and Jill Mellor both announced that next year, they intend to … Continue reading

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Kler Appeal Upheld

Residents will be disappointed to learn that the fight to stop Kler Group from changing the alignment of Didcot Road to facilitate the entrance to its prospective housing site has been lost. The Parish Council, residents and South Oxfordshire District … Continue reading

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WiddowsonArt Exhibition

Long Wittenham artist Tim Widdowson will be exhibiting his work at the Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot in June and July.  The exhibition, entitled WiddowsonArt, is actually a Widdowson family showcase as it will feature not only works by Tim, … 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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Quarry Decision Delayed Again

There’s been yet another delay to the long awaited decision on the application for the proposed quarry near Clifton Hampden. Oxfordshire County Council’s planning committee was due to have considered the application by Hills Quarry Products on 3rd June but … Continue reading

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House of Wessex Newsletter

Read all the latest news, and details of courses and upcoming events for the House of Wessex project at the Sylva Wood Centre in its latest newsletter here. More information on the House of Wessex website.

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Children Urged to Use Acklings

Parents are being urged to encourage their children to use Acklings Playground for ball games. The plea is from residents living in Saxons Heath who are concerned about children playing in the road, causing a nuisance and putting themselves and … Continue reading

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