Category Archives: Parish Council

Long Wittenham Honours The Dead

More than sixty residents gathered at the war memorial in the High Street on Remembrance Sunday to honour those who lost their lives in the First World War. The ceremony had particular significance this year because the 11th of November … Continue reading

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The Pound – Past, Present and Future

Residents may have noticed that The Pound, the green space on the High Street between Church Cottage and Church Farm Cottage, has undergone something of a face-lift over the past couple of weeks.  The principals behind the work would like … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan: Regulation 16 Consultation

As previously noted here, the Long Wittenham Neighbourhood Development Plan has been revised and submitted to South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC).  SODC has circulated the documents for the next (Regulation 16) consultation, which closes on 13th December.  The plan documents … Continue reading

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Kler Plan Rejected

Last evening, South Oxfordshire District Council’s planning committee rejected plans by Kler Group to realign the Didcot Road to facilitate the entrance to their housing development on the corner of Didcot Road and Fieldside.  Seven councillors voted to reject the … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night Success

Long Wittenham’s tenth annual bonfire and fireworks display on Saturday 3rd November was a huge success.  Watched by 420 people in Ward’s Field, the event raised more than £1,700 for local causes. The attendance was slightly down on previous years … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 8th November

The Parish Council will hold its regular monthly meeting this coming Thursday evening (8th November) at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. Download the agenda here.

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Revised NDP Submitted to SODC

The revised Neighbourhood Development Plan has been submitted to South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC).  The revised plan will replace the previous version, adopted in October 2017. SODC invites comments on the revised plan and supporting documents during a six-week publicity … Continue reading

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Kler Planning Application – Committee Date Confirmed

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has now confirmed that its planning committee will consider Kler’s planning application to realign the Didcot Road on Wednesday 7th November.  The meeting starts at 6pm at Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot, OX11 7JN … Continue reading

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Village Meeting Report

More than thirty residents attended the special Parish Council meeting on Thursday 11th October to hear details of the progress on the revision of the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) following the recent Regulation 14 consultation. Councillor Peter Rose, chairman of … Continue reading

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Kler Planning Application – Committee Date Deferred

The Parish Council has now been advised that Kler’s planning application to realign the Didcot Road to facilitate the entrance to the site of their housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road will NOT be considered by … Continue reading

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