Category Archives: Parish Council

Keeping the Village Litter Free in Lock Down

Due to the restrictions of Covid-19, it has not been possible to organise the usual twice-yearly Village Litter Picks. However, if residents feel the urge to go on their own Litter Pick, the Parish Council has purchased a few ‘Pickers’ … Continue reading

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Trading Standards Campaigns

The Oxfordshire County Council Trading Standards team has asked the Parish Council to share the following information about two campaigns that will be launched next week, which they hope will be beneficial to residents. On 30th November, the England Illegal … Continue reading

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Village Welcome Pack

The Parish Council has put together a ‘Welcome Pack’ for new residents to help them to settle into our community as quickly as possible. It lists local services, businesses, clubs and societies, as well as social events which take place … Continue reading

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New Bus Service to Didcot

A new bus service is coming to Long Wittenham and Clifton Hampden.  From 4th January, Thames Travel will be operating a service linking Didcot with the Culham Science Centre and Berinsfield.  There will be seven buses a day, five days … Continue reading

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New ‘Gates’ for Little Wittenham Road

In a move to encourage drivers to reduce speed on Little Wittenham Road, the Parish Council has installed a pair of white ‘gates’ next to the 30mph signs.  It is hoped that they will remind drivers that they are entering … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan Update

Delays still plague progress on the revised Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). The main issue surrounds archaeology, as the county archaeologist requires more excavation on the extended Community Hub site.  The geophysical survey that was requested has now been completed and … Continue reading

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The Village Remembers

More than thirty people gathered at the war memorial yesterday (11th November) to remember those villagers who gave their lives in the First World War.  Concerns about Coronavirus failed to lessen the public’s commitment to the event. The commemoration was … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes Amendments

Vanderbilt Homes has submitted another set of amendments (dated 31st October) to its planning application for the housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road. There are six new documents, including a new presentation layout plan, storey heights … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 12th November

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting via Zoom video conferencing at 7:30pm on Thursday 12th November. Download the agenda here. If members of the public have any comments they wish to make on items on the agenda, they … Continue reading

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Safe Path Through Wood Centre

The Sylva Foundation plans to re-route a permissive footpath through its premises off Little Wittenham Road.  It will make it safer for walkers to avoid traffic which uses the Wood Centre. The Parish Council and the village’s footpath warden David … Continue reading

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