Category Archives: OCC

County Councillor Steps Down

Lynda Atkins, the Oxfordshire County Councillor for the Wittenhams is resigning her seat after more than eleven years.  She made her farewell appearance at the September meeting of Long Wittenham Parish Council. Ms Atkins, who represented Wallingford, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell and the … Continue reading

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Cycle By-Pass Lanes on High Street

Oxfordshire County Council is seeking the views of residents on proposals – as part of the ongoing Science Vale Cycling Network improvement works – to create cycle ‘bypass’ lanes in the existing traffic calming build-outs located to the north and … Continue reading

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Cycling Survey

Oxfordshire County Council is currently running an Oxfordshire Cycle Survey.  The survey asks what people like or dislike about cycling in Oxfordshire, particularly looking at Oxford, Didcot and Bicester, but also about any problems encountered across the county. The results … Continue reading

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Little Wittenham Road Closure

The Parish Council has been advised by Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) Highways Department that the road between Long Wittenham and Little Wittenham will be closed for four days in September to allow for the installation of new water connections.  Work … Continue reading

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New Bollards For High Street

Residents will be pleased to hear that Oxfordshire County Council Highways Department has installed new bollards on the chicane outside Street House on the High Street.  Thanks to Sally Duff for the photograph below.

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Quarry Plans Rejected Again

The plans for the quarry near Clifton Hampden have been thrown out by Oxfordshire County Council’s planning committee again.  But the company promoting the development, Hills Quarry Products, says it’s likely to appeal the decision. For two hours and ten … Continue reading

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Community Hub Update

Residents will recall that there was a village meeting in April at which it was explained that the developers are getting near to submitting a planning application for the Community Hub and associated works at the current Village Hall and … Continue reading

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Quarry Decision Delayed Again

There’s been yet another delay to the long awaited decision on the application for the proposed quarry near Clifton Hampden. Oxfordshire County Council’s planning committee was due to have considered the application by Hills Quarry Products on 3rd June but … Continue reading

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Quarry Date Set

It has been confirmed that the proposed quarry at Clifton Hampden will be discussed by Oxfordshire County Council’s planning committee on 3rd June – nineteen months after the original plans were thrown out. The deadline for public comments on the … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Assembly Report

About two dozen people attended the Annual Parish Assembly on Thursday 14th March in the village hall at which representatives of village groups and organisations gave presentations on their activities during the last year and their plans for the future. … Continue reading

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