Category Archives: OCC

Cycleway and Footpath Maintenance

With greater use expected to be made of cycleways and footpaths when the lock-down is eased, here is some timely news on the Oxfordshire County Council website: https://news.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cycleways-and-footpaths-to-be-cleared-and-repaired-as-council-anticipates-demand-surge/

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Parish Council Proposes Speed Limits

A speed limit of 20mph through Long Wittenham and 30mph between the village and the Barley Mow are proposed as part of a package of suggestions sent to the County Council to help make roads safer for cyclists and pedestrians. … Continue reading

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Sires Hill Road Closure – 12th June

The Parish Council has been advised by the Traffic Regulations Team at Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) that it will be necessary to close the road at the corner of Didcot Road and Sires Hill in order to facilitate resurfacing carriageway … Continue reading

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Traffic Fears When Lockdown is Relaxed

A  group of district councillors is urging Oxfordshire County Council to take steps to reduce the risk of traffic volumes increasing, if and when the Coronavirus lockdown measures are eased. Four councillors known as “Walking and Cycle Champions”, including Green … Continue reading

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Didcot and Surrounding Area Infrastructure Consultation

A reminder that the Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) online consultation on the latest transport infrastructure plans within Didcot and the surrounding area ends on Thursday 30th April. The plans include the widening of the A4130, the Science Bridge, the Didcot … Continue reading

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Volunteers Busy in Virus Emergency

With the Coronavirus emergency unlikely to be lifted by the government until May at the earliest, the Volunteer Group in Long Wittenham continues to offer help and support to residents. Since the lockdown, volunteers have been busy helping isolated and … Continue reading

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Updated Scam Advice

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) is warning residents to be on their guard against criminals and scammers exploiting the Coronavirus situation. Some scammers are claiming to be charity workers, offering assistance with shopping, or requesting donations. Here are some tips from … Continue reading

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Northfield Lane Footpath Closure

The Parish Council has been advised by the Traffic Regulations Team at Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) that a request has been received from Earth Trust for a temporary closure to apply to the footpath at the end of Northfield Lane … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Scams

Residents are warned to be on their guard against criminals and scammers exploiting the Coronavirus situation. The Oxfordshire County Council’s Trading Standards team has received reports of scams targeting people via emails, text messages, and on the doorstep.  Full details … Continue reading

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Didcot and Surrounding Area Infrastructure Consultation

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) is holding an online consultation to update local people on the latest transport infrastructure plans within Didcot and the surrounding area.  The plans include the widening of the A4130, the Science Bridge, the Didcot to Culham … Continue reading

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