Category Archives: Parish Council

Infrastructure Funding Agreed

There has been a warm welcome to the news that £218m of funding has finally been agreed for infrastructure projects in the Didcot Garden Town area.  The government awarded the Housing Infrastructure Funding to support the significant growth in housing … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Council, SODC | Tagged | Leave a comment

Yellow Wagtail Project

Wild Oxfordshire has asked the Parish Council to share this link to a video about a local project to get Yellow Wagtails breeding in the fields next to the Thames. Wild Oxfordshire is the networking charity for wildlife conservation in … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Council | Tagged | 1 Comment

New Village Hall Committee

The village hall has a new management committee.  At the Annual General Meeting last evening (18th June), using a video conferencing facility, Nick Caw was elected chairman, and Sue Tucker treasurer.  Clare Owen takes over the role of booking clerk.  … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Council, Village Hall | Tagged | 1 Comment

SCAS Resources and Competitions

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) provides a number of resources which may be useful and valuable, particularly at this time of the Coronavirus crisis. As well as general resources, it has also launched two competitions for children and young people.  … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Council | Tagged | Leave a comment

Playareas Update

Residents will be aware that from today (15th June), some of the Covid-19 restrictions imposed by the Government have been eased. People can now visit any type of shop and some additional outdoor attractions such as drive-in cinemas, and animal … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Council | Tagged , | Leave a comment

New Search for Cycling Routes and Paths

Fresh momentum has been injected into the search for new footpaths and cycling routes between Long Wittenham and Clifton Hampden. A team of parish councillors and residents has been revived after seven years.  Previous efforts were thwarted by landowners and … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Council, SODC | Tagged , | 11 Comments

Thames Water Update

Thames Water has asked the Parish Council to pass on the following information to residents: As a provider of life essential supplies, Thames Water works hard to ensure water never stops flowing but from time to time, things can go … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Council | Tagged | Leave a comment

Field Closure Suspended

Earth Trust, owners of Neptune Wood and adjoining meadow, have had a change of mind and suspended the closure of the field until the middle of July.  It follows complaints from villagers who say it’s a valuable open space for … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Council | Tagged | 2 Comments

Lockdown Mind Therapy

Residents will be excited to hear that the second volume of the Lockdown Mind Therapy puzzle magazine should be dropping through their letterboxes in the next day or two, courtesy of the Parish Council.    

Posted in Parish Council | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Neighbourhood Plan Update

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought many local government issues to a halt, including work on Neighbourhood Development Plans (NDPs).  The Parish Council had hoped that its re-drafted plan would be ready to go before the village electorate later this year … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Council, SODC | Tagged | Leave a comment