Category Archives: Parish Council

County Councillor Steps Down

Lynda Atkins, the Oxfordshire County Councillor for the Wittenhams is resigning her seat after more than eleven years.  She made her farewell appearance at the September meeting of Long Wittenham Parish Council. Ms Atkins, who represented Wallingford, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell and the … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan Update

Peter Rose, Chairman of the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) Steering Committee writes: “Residents will recall that earlier in the year, the environmental report within the NDP was updated and submitted to a second Regulation 16 consultation.  This consultation ended in … Continue reading

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New Parish Clerk

The Parish Council has a new clerk.  He is Martin Elliff who takes over from Rhonda Hinson who was clerk for more than four years. Martin was the council’s vice-chairman and his decision to resign as councillor and take on … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 12th September

The Parish Council will hold it’s monthly meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 12th September. All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agenda here.

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Save The Date

Please save Saturday 2nd November in your diaries for the 11th annual village bonfire and fireworks event which will take place from 6pm on Wards Field. Further information will be available soon, but if you would like to be involved … Continue reading

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Developer for Kler Site

It appears that Vanderbilt Homes has purchased the land on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road to develop the housing estate which was given outline planning permission in January 2018. According to the Vanderbilt website, the development of two, … Continue reading

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Emergency Procedures Sunday 18th August

Residents will be aware that RWE will be demolishing the final three cooling towers of Didcot A Power Station in the early hours of Sunday 18th August. The Earth Trust has asked the Parish Council to inform local residents of … Continue reading

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Community Hub Update

Residents may have seen some activity on the Community Hub site.  Exploratory trenches are being dug to verify the situation regarding any possible archeological remains on the site. An initial study of various records showed that there might be some … Continue reading

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Household Enquiry Form

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to inform residents that shortly, every home in South Oxfordshire will receive a yellow letter (a ‘Household Enquiry Form’) requiring residents to confirm everyone over the age of 16 who … Continue reading

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Little Wittenham Road Closure

The Parish Council has been advised by Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) Highways Department that the road between Long Wittenham and Little Wittenham will be closed for four days in September to allow for the installation of new water connections.  Work … Continue reading

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