Category Archives: OCC

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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Reporting Weather Related Incidents

With Storm Dennis looming, the Emergency Planning Department at Oxfordshire County Council has asked the Parish Council to share the following information with residents: As you will have seen on the news we are due some wet and windy weather … Continue reading

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OCC Passes Motion to Accept SODC Planning Powers

Our District Councillor Sam Casey-Rerhaye sent this report of the Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) meeting at which the motion to accept South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) planning powers was debated: Local democracy means nothing to County Councillors it seems.  An … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes and Didcot Road Traffic Calming

Some residents have asked if it is worth objecting?  Well, yes it is!  You may think that objecting to new developments in the village is not worth the bother as no-one takes any notice. Recently we saw the plans for … Continue reading

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Didcot Road Works Consultation Deadline

The deadline for comments on Oxfordshire Council Council’s (OCC) plans to realign the Didcot Road, install a zebra crossing and new traffic calming, to facilitate the Vanderbilt housing development on the corner of Didcot Road and Fieldside is Friday 14th … Continue reading

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OCC to Debate Motion to Accept Planning Powers Stripped from SODC

Next Tuesday (11th February), Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) will debate whether to accept a transfer of planning powers from South Oxfordshire County Council (SODC) if the Secretary of State for Housing offers it to them.  The meeting starts at 10.30am … Continue reading

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Oxfordshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan Consultation

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) has published the Draft Minerals and Waste Local Plan: Part 2 Site Allocations Plan (the Sites Plan) for consultation and it is seeking the views of residents. The preparation of the Draft Sites Plan follows on … Continue reading

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Report Those Potholes!

Residents will have noticed the epidemic of potholes on the High Street.  The Parish Council is reporting them to Oxfordshire County Council Highways Department as and when they are noted, but they are likely to be dealt with more quickly … Continue reading

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Didcot Road Works Consultation

Oxfordshire County Council is seeking the views of residents on proposals to construct a humped zebra crossing and relocate the existing traffic calming on Didcot Road, in order to improve road safety for pedestrians in the vicinity of the adjacent … Continue reading

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