Category Archives: Parish Council

what3words Location App

The Parish Council has been asked to promote the use of the what3words App. what3words is the simplest way to talk about location.  Street addresses were not designed for 2020.  They are not accurate enough to specify precise locations, such … Continue reading

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Free Spring Bulbs

In a bid to bring some cheer to the village next Spring, the Parish Council has purchased a quantity of daffodil bulbs which it would like to see planted throughout the village. If you would like a free bag of … Continue reading

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Didcot Garden Town Sounding Board Meeting

A Sounding Board meeting of the Didcot Garden Town (DGT) project, for town and parish councils within the area of influence, was held last Tuesday evening (22nd September) via video link. The project was created five years ago with Government … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Testing in Oxfordshire

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to share the following information with residents: We’ve been made aware of a worrying trend of people turning up at hospitals in Oxfordshire, asking to be tested for Covid-19.  This … Continue reading

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No Appeal Over Northfield Lane

There will be no appeal by the Parish Council to a decision by Oxfordshire County Council to refuse permission for a change in status of Northfield Lane from a footpath to a bridleway. At the September meeting of the Parish … Continue reading

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New Westfield Play Area Equipment

Work will start next month on a £12,000 scheme to replace the equipment at the Westfield toddlers’ play area.  The Parish Council has secured a grant of more than £4,500 from the FCC Communities Foundation, a non-profit company funded by … Continue reading

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Report That Overweight Lorry!

Followers of this website will be aware that a lorry driver was recently fined for driving a vehicle over 7.5 tonnes through the village.  The weight limit applies to the whole of Long and Little Wittenham, except for access. The … Continue reading

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Rubbish Scars Beauty Spot

There is widespread anger in the village over the activities of a family of four who recently blighted part of the River Thames along a stretch popular with anglers. The family dumped a large black bin liner full of discarded … Continue reading

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Be Considerate of Other Residents

A resident has asked the Parish Council to remind people to be considerate of neighbours when lighting garden bonfires. As we enter the time of year when many residents may wish to burn leaves and other garden waste, the council … Continue reading

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Parish Councillor Resigns

Long Wittenham parish councillor Ian Penberth has resigned because of work and family commitments.  He says a combination of business, family and health issues have conspired to bring about his decision. In his letter of resignation he said needed a … Continue reading

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