Category Archives: SODC

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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Parish & District Council Elections

Only our six current parish councillors were nominated to stand in the elections on Thursday 2nd May, and as this falls short of the seven councillors allowed for the village, they will be automatically re-elected, uncontested. There will be an … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Update

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) submitted its Local Plan 2034 to the Secretary of State on Friday 29th March 2019 for Independent Examination. The Secretary of State will now appoint a Planning Inspector to carry out the Independent Examination.  Once … 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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Outlook Newsletter

Residents who have not received the Spring 2019 edition of South Oxfordshire District Council’s newsletter, or who would prefer to read it online can view or download it here.

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Waste Collections

The Parish Council has been advised that because of the snow last Friday (1st February), South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) cancelled waste collections on that day for the safety of other road users, pedestrians and the waste crews. The process … Continue reading

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Emerging Local Plan Consultation

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has been working on a new Local Plan to shape the future of the district.  Following extensive consultation and gathering of evidence, the plan is now available for public consultation (formally known as a “Regulation … Continue reading

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