Category Archives: SODC

Consultation on Electric Vehicles

South Oxfordshire District Council is working with Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) on a project to install electric vehicle charging points in a range of public car parks in 2021.  As part of that work, the county council has launched a … Continue reading

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Make the Thames ‘Safe for All’

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is stepping up its campaign to make the River Thames safe for wildlife and river users by calling for an end to sewage overflows, more public information on water quality and more stringent water testing … Continue reading

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District Council Offices

South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils have decided that Didcot will be the home of their new offices. The district councils will move into a new building that is proposed for the Didcot Gateway site opposite … Continue reading

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Planning Application Refused

Plans for one hundred and seventy-six new homes on a site to the east of the B4016 Lady Grove have been rejected by South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC).  It’s a decision welcomed by Long Wittenham Parish Council who objected to … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Supermarket Voucher Support

The Parish Council has been asked by the Covid-19 Community Support team at South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils to share the following information with residents: Thanks to some funding from central government we’ve been able to … Continue reading

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Planning Application

The Parish Council has been advised by South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) of a new planning application within the village. The application is for a proposed conversion of an outbuilding into habitable accommodation at Long Meadow, Northfield Lane, Long Wittenham. … Continue reading

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Emerging SODC Local Plan – Consultation on Proposed Main Modifications

Residents will be aware that the emerging South Oxfordshire Local Plan is currently at the Examination stage.  Following recent examination hearings, the Planning Inspector has asked South Oxfordshire District Council to prepare a ‘Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications’ to the … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Testing in Oxfordshire

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has asked the Parish Council to share the following information with residents: We’ve been made aware of a worrying trend of people turning up at hospitals in Oxfordshire, asking to be tested for Covid-19.  This … Continue reading

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New Westfield Play Area Equipment

Work will start next month on a £12,000 scheme to replace the equipment at the Westfield toddlers’ play area.  The Parish Council has secured a grant of more than £4,500 from the FCC Communities Foundation, a non-profit company funded by … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Petition

Residents will be aware that the Planning Inspector found South Oxfordshire District Council’s (SODC) local plan ‘sound’.  The plan was devised by the Council’s previous Conservative administration. After winning the election in 2019, by campaigning against the plan, the Lib … Continue reading

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