Category Archives: Parish Council

Wittenham Humps

Is the end of the road in sight for Long Wittenham’s controversial road humps?  Removing humps from traffic calming schemes is being considered by the government in the drive to reduce growing pollution levels and they are being considered by … Continue reading

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Councils’ Anger At Garden Town Consultation

A bid by four parish councils, including Long Wittenham, to seek an extension to consultations over the Didcot Garden Town plan has failed. The move follows calls from Didcot Town Council for an extension of the deadline which closed on … Continue reading

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Kler Appeal – Notice of Inquiry

The formal notice of the inquiry into the Kler Group’s plans for 36 houses on the field at the corner of the Ddicot Road and Fieldside has been published and can be viewed or downloaded here: www.longwittenham.com/wp-content/uploads/Misc_Docs/20170803_Notice_of_Kler_Public_Inquiry.pdf For more information … Continue reading

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Date Fixed for Kler Inquiry

A date has been set for a public inquiry into the Kler Group’s plans for 36 houses on the field at the corner of the Didcot Road and Fieldside. The inquiry will be heard between the 14th and 17th November … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

Below are details of the forthcoming referendum for the Neighbourhood Development Plan and a summary of the Plan itself.  It is purely factual as the Parish Council is not allowed to campaign during the run up to the election. The … Continue reading

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More Time Sought For Quarry Objections

Long Wittenham Parish Council and others objecting to plans for a huge quarry near Clifton Hampden are asking Oxfordshire County Council for an extension to the third consultation period which closes on 3rd August. The council, Burcot and Clifton Hampden, … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 13th July

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting this coming Thursday evening (13th July) at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. Download the agenda here.

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Neighbourhood Plans Vital To Fight Developers

Neighbourhood Developments Plans or NDPs are vital in the battle against developers trying to exploit the national housing crisis says the author of a new book on village life.  Retired journalist and now parish councillor Tom Fort was speaking in … Continue reading

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Didcot Expansion Approved

Plans for more than 1800 homes in Didcot have been approved by South Oxfordshire District Council raising fears of more traffic passing through neighbouring villages. Croudace Homes and Reading University, the owners of the land north-east of the town, have … Continue reading

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Village Map Updated

Residents will be pleased to hear that the Village Map which hangs outside the Village Hall has been updated.  The 1.18 mtr x .84 mtr laminated map details street and property names to aid visitors and delivery companies and has … Continue reading

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