Category Archives: Parish Council

Village Meeting

The Parish Council has invited Vanderbilt Homes to a village meeting to discuss its plans for the housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road. It will take place in the village hall on Tuesday 19th November starting … Continue reading

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Village Honours The Dead

More than one hundred and forty villagers, school children and teachers gathered at the First World War Memorial yesterday to honour the soldiers who were killed or died from injuries in the conflict. Long Wittenham honoured those who sacrificed their … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night Profit

Despite high winds and rain at the 11th annual Village Bonfire Night, which led to fewer ticket sales than in previous years, the event raised a good profit of £840, which will be distributed as usual to village groups and … Continue reading

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New Footpath Warden

The village has a new footpath warden.  He is David Corney who has lived in Long Wittenham for eleven years.  David grew up in Oxford but says he feels at home in the Long Wittenham area.  Until two years ago … Continue reading

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Green Light for New River Crossing

The Parish Council has welcomed the decision by Oxfordshire County Council to sign up to a deal worth £218m for new road proposals including a river crossing linking Didcot and the Culham Science Centre.  The roads will help the Didcot … Continue reading

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Letter to EU Citizens

South Oxfordshire District Council has asked the Parish Council to distribute a letter written by the leader of the district council to residents who are EU nationals from countries outside of the UK. The letter explains what affected residents need … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 7th November

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

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Permissive Path Rights Agreed

The legal agreement has been now signed between the Parish Council and Reading University giving the public official access to the path across West Field from the wooden footbridge to the cyclepath near Acklings. Permissive Path rights have been agreed … Continue reading

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Community Speedwatch

Following a number of comments and complaints from residents about speeding within the village, particularly on the Didcot Road passing Saxons Heath, the parish council consulted the local Neighbourhood Policing Team for advice. They have suggested that the village participates … Continue reading

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New Parish Councillor

Long Wittenham has a new parish councillor.  He is Ian Penberth who was co-opted on to the council at its meeting last Thursday.  His appointment brings the number of councillors to six, one short of its maximum. Ian lives in … Continue reading

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