Category Archives: Parish Council

Children Urged to Use Acklings

Parents are being urged to encourage their children to use Acklings Playground for ball games. The plea is from residents living in Saxons Heath who are concerned about children playing in the road, causing a nuisance and putting themselves and … Continue reading

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Quarry Date Set

It has been confirmed that the proposed quarry at Clifton Hampden will be discussed by Oxfordshire County Council’s planning committee on 3rd June – nineteen months after the original plans were thrown out. The deadline for public comments on the … Continue reading

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European Elections Jobs

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have asked the Parish Council to inform residents that they urgently need people to work at the European parliamentary elections on Thursday 23rd May and at the elections count on Sunday 26th … Continue reading

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Views Sought on Play Area Improvements

The Parish Council would like to hear the views of families living around Westfield Road on what improvements they would like to see at the small children’s play area. The current equipment consists of a wooden steps structure leading to … Continue reading

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Playground Safeguarded

Acklings playground has been granted Asset of Community Value (ACV) status by South Oxfordshire District Council.  The Parish Council nominated the playground which has been used by residents for many years. The land is owned by St John’s College to … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meetings – Thursday 9th May

The Parish Council will hold it’s annual meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 9th May.  This will be followed at 7:45pm by the usual monthly meeting. All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agendas here.

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Long Wittenham Goes Green

Long Wittenham’s new district councillor is Green Party activist Sam Casey-Rerhaye from Culham.  In yesterday’s district council elections Mrs Casey-Rerhaye, who chairs Culham Parish Council, beat Conservative candidate Fiona Ardern from Toot Baldon with a comfortable majority.  She cantered home … Continue reading

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Bus Service Starts

The new once weekly bus service from Wallingford to Didcot operated by Going Forward Buses in Goring began yesterday.  Five passengers from the village joined the fourteen seater minibus.  Two people had joined the bus at Shillingford Hill Homes Park, … Continue reading

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Sewage Floods Properties Again

Twice within a week this month Long Wittenham resident Peter Surridge has come home to find his garden flooded with sewage.  And this is not the first time that Mr Surridge, who lives in Lay’s Courtyard towards the eastern end … Continue reading

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Local Elections Jobs

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have asked the Parish Council to inform residents that there are a range of roles available for those eighteen-plus years of age at the local elections on Thursday 2nd May and … Continue reading

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