Category Archives: SODC

Neighbourhood Plan Update

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought many local government issues to a halt, including work on Neighbourhood Development Plans (NDPs).  The Parish Council had hoped that its re-drafted plan would be ready to go before the village electorate later this year … Continue reading

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Parking Charges Update

Parking charges will be re-introduced in district council car parks across South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse from Monday 8th June. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have allowed people to park for free since … Continue reading

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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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Planning Applications

Residents will be aware that when a householder applies to South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) to alter their property, SODC usually informs the owners of the adjoining properties of the planning application and invites them to comment. The Parish Council … Continue reading

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Recycling Collections Update

We reported here a few weeks ago that, owing to the Coronavirus crisis, South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) had suspended the collection of small electrical items, textiles and batteries along with the household waste.  SODC has announced that they are … Continue reading

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Businesses Urged to Submit COVID-19 Grant Requests

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to pass on this information to residents: Businesses in South Oxfordshire that are yet to submit their details for grant support in response to COVID-19 are urged to do so … Continue reading

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Bulky Waste Collections

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has reopened its paid-for bulky waste collection service for large household items and is also issuing a warning about fly-tipping while other outlets for domestic waste remain closed. The bulky waste collection service was temporarily … Continue reading

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Post Easter Waste Collection

A reminder that, as with every bank holiday, the council waste crews will empty bins on a different day following the Easter weekend. For information on the revised collection days visit the South Oxfordshire District Council website: http://www.southoxon.gov.uk/services-and-advice/recycling-rubbish-and-waste/your-recycling-and-waste-collections/bank-holiday-co

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Litter Bins

Residents may have noticed that some of the litter and dog bins in the village are full to overflowing.  South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has advised that, owing to the Coronavirus crisis, the waste contractor, Biffa, has suffered some staff … Continue reading

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SODC CoronaVirus Help Guide

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to share its short guide to getting help during the Covid-19 emergency with residents. Download the guide here.

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