Category Archives: OCC

Green Light for New River Crossing

The Parish Council has welcomed the decision by Oxfordshire County Council to sign up to a deal worth £218m for new road proposals including a river crossing linking Didcot and the Culham Science Centre.  The roads will help the Didcot … Continue reading

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OCC Brexit Preparedness

We are sorry to mention the “B” word, but the Parish Council has been asked by Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) to pass on some key messages on Brexit preparations by local government and partners in Oxfordshire to residents. The briefing … Continue reading

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Youth Opportunity Fund

Voluntary and community organisations are being invited to bid for portions of Oxfordshire County Council’s new £1m two-year grant fund, the Youth Opportunity Fund. Feedback from Oxfordshire residents points to strong support for improving community-run youth services.  This new fund … Continue reading

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Connecting Oxford Proposals

Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council have announced plans to tackle congestion on all major routes into Oxford and improve public transport connections into and across some parts of the city, particularly the city’s eastern arc (the area outside … Continue reading

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Footsteps Road Safety Programme

The Parish Council has been asked by the Oxfordshire County Council Road Safety Team to encourage parents and carers in the village to use the Footsteps programme. The programme shows parents and carers how to support their children in learning … Continue reading

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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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