Category Archives: Athletics Club

New Hedge for Bodkin’s

Residents may have noticed that the hedge along the front of Bodkin’s Field on Northfield Lane has undergone substantial work.  Parish Councillor Steve Brown explains what’s been done: “Following the very successful upgrade of the play equipment at Bodkins Field, … Continue reading

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Councils Aid Athletics Club

Long Wittenham Athletics Club has been given a financial boost from local councils towards the cost of a new boiler and hot water system which have broken down. South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC), Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) and Long Wittenham … Continue reading

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Big Lunch Update

Members of village groups attended a meeting on Monday 26th November at the Athletics Club to plan for the village Big Lunch which is lined up for Sunday 30th June next year on Bodkin’s Field. The Wittenham Big Lunch will … Continue reading

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Bodkin’s Field History Discovered

When the Athletic Club’s Life-Vice-President Bill Symonds decided it was time to clear out his garden shed, little did he realise his efforts would unearth a trip down memory lane for himself, the club and Long Wittenham. Bill discovered a … Continue reading

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Village Big Lunch

Planning is underway for a Long Wittenham “Big Lunch” to celebrate the community and the 100th birthday of the Womens’ Institute in Oxfordshire.  The Wittenham branch of the WI was formed 70 years ago. On Monday 26th November at 7.30pm … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Running Group

There are plans afoot to start an informal running group in Long Wittenham. Whether you can plod, do 5Ks, 10Ks or marathons you are invited to come along to the group, which hopefully will meet every Wednesday evening.  The main … Continue reading

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Athletics Club Stalwart Steps Down

It’s all change at Long Wittenham Athletics Club.  Long serving president Bill Symonds has stepped down after fifteen years in the role and has been replaced by former chairman Derek Meadham.  His position has been taken over by Ian Burton.  … Continue reading

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Charity Treasure Hunt

Come along to the Treasure Hunt in aid of Beagle Welfare on 20th May at The Athletics Club, Bodkins Field, OX14 4QW from 10:30am. The Treasure Hunt is a walkies of about 3 miles, with clues to solve along the … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Assembly Report

Thank you to all the speakers and residents who came to the Annual Parish Assembly on 15th March in the Village Hall.  Presentations were made by a number of village groups, our county and district councillors and members of the … Continue reading

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Athletics Club Seeks Help for Improvement Scheme

Long Wittenham Athletics Club is seeking a grant of £750 to cover the cost of drawing up plans to improve facilities at the clubhouse in Bodkin’s Field.  The club is to approach South Oxfordshire District Council which has a capital … Continue reading

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