Category Archives: Parish Council

Village Equipment Register

Do you look after equipment owned by the village and used for village events?  The Parish Council has been asked to compile and maintain a register of this equipment so that those organising events can contact those who look after … Continue reading

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Local Elections 2019

A reminder that District and Parish Council elections will take place on 2nd May. Long Wittenham should have seven parish councillors, although currently there are only six.  Those wishing to stand for the parish council have until 4pm on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Assembly Report

About two dozen people attended the Annual Parish Assembly on Thursday 14th March in the village hall at which representatives of village groups and organisations gave presentations on their activities during the last year and their plans for the future. … Continue reading

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New Permissive Path for West Field

A new “permissive path” is to be established on West Field, an area popular with walkers. Footpaths around the field have been used by residents for years but legally they are restricted to the bridleway running from the end of … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Assembly – Thursday 14th March

The Annual Parish Assembly will take place next Thursday 14th March at 7:30pm in the Village Hall.  This is an opportunity for residents to hear from the Chairman of the Parish Council, District & County Councillors, community groups and other … Continue reading

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Kler Appeals Didcot Road Plan

Residents will be disappointed to hear that Kler Group has decided to appeal the decision against its planning application to realign the Didcot Road to facilitate the entrance to their housing development on the corner of Didcot Road and Fieldside. … Continue reading

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Do you use Ackling’s Playground?

The Parish Council is seeking to have Ackling’s Playground at the western end of the village registered as an Asset of Community Value (ACV).  This means that if St John’s College, from which the Parish Council rents the land, wishes … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan Revision Delayed

Unfortunately, there is a significant delay in the progress of the revised Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). The Plan was sent out by South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) for its second (Regulation 16) consultation last year and this was completed just … Continue reading

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New Councillor for Long Wittenham

The Parish Council’s new recruit is Liz Yuille who lives on Fieldside.  Her co-option brings the total number of councillors to six, one short of the maximum number. Liz runs an online paper crafting business and has lived in Long … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 28th February

The Parish Council will hold its regular monthly meeting this coming Thursday evening (28th February) at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. Download the agenda here.

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