Category Archives: SODC

Household Enquiry Form

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to inform residents that shortly, every home in South Oxfordshire will receive a yellow letter (a ‘Household Enquiry Form’) requiring residents to confirm everyone over the age of 16 who … Continue reading

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District Councils Oppose Expressway

There is growing opposition to plans for an Oxford to Cambridge expressway, one possible route of which could go south of Oxford and close to Clifton Hampden.  Both South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils have voted … Continue reading

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South Oxfordshire Local Plan Update

Councillors in South Oxfordshire have agreed to take a little more time to consider options for the district’s Local Plan following a vote at a Council meeting last week. Councillors want to find effective and suitable ways to ensure the … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan Update

Peter Rose, the chairman of the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) Steering Committee writes: “It’s all gone quiet and we are aware that several people who have spoken to us have assumed that this means that the revisions to the NDP … Continue reading

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Polling Stations Review

Residents in South Oxfordshire are being asked to comment on the location of polling stations that are used for elections. The district council is carrying out a review of the polling districts and polling places to help ensure that they … Continue reading

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SODC Land Supply Statement

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has published its housing land supply statement for the monitoring year 2019/20. The statement confirms the number of homes that developers have built in the district in 2018/19, and how many are expected to be … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meets New District Councillor

At last Thursday’s meeting of the Parish Council, members had their first opportunity to meet the new district councillor for Sandford and the Wittenhams,  Green Party member Sam Casey-Rerhaye. She outlined her green credentials when she spoke of her opposition … Continue reading

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Kler Appeal Upheld

Residents will be disappointed to learn that the fight to stop Kler Group from changing the alignment of Didcot Road to facilitate the entrance to its prospective housing site has been lost. The Parish Council, residents and South Oxfordshire District … 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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Long Wittenham Goes Green

Long Wittenham’s new district councillor is Green Party activist Sam Casey-Rerhaye from Culham.  In yesterday’s district council elections Mrs Casey-Rerhaye, who chairs Culham Parish Council, beat Conservative candidate Fiona Ardern from Toot Baldon with a comfortable majority.  She cantered home … Continue reading

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