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Village Pubs Reopen

The village pubs, which have been closed since December, reopened for outdoor customers on Monday 12th April.  Indoor openings will have to wait until 17th May. At The Plough Inn customers can order drinks and food outdoors in the garden.  … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes Update

Vanderbilt Homes has submitted a further planning application for its housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road. This is another ‘discharge of conditions’, which means that it deals with the conditions specified by the planning inspector when … Continue reading

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Waste And Recycling Collections

Residents are reminded that recycling collections will be a day later this week, owing to the Easter Monday bank holiday. See the changes on the South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) website: https://www.southoxon.gov.uk/south-oxfordshire-district-council/recycling-rubbish-and-waste/when-is-your-collection-day/waste-collections-calendar/

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Clifton Hampden Bridge Open

Clifton Hampden Bridge has re-opened to traffic after weeks of closure following work on strengthening part of the river bank and removing vegetation.  The bridge re-opened yesterday (Thursday 1st April), earlier than scheduled. Going Forward buses will resume its Monday … Continue reading

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20mph Zone Working Group Report

The need for traffic speed reduction measures along Didcot Road were emphasised by Ron Carter at the fourth meeting to discuss plans for the introduction of a 20mph speed zone through the village. Mr Carter, who lives in Didcot Road, … Continue reading

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Website Subscribers

We are pleased to report that this website has reached a significant milestone: 100 direct subscribers.  Whenever news is posted here, each subscriber receives an email with a link to the article. News on the website is automatically cross-posted to … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes Amendments

Vanderbilt Homes has submitted more amendments to its planning application for the housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road. These amendments are ‘discharge of conditions’ which means they deal with the conditions specified by the planning inspector … Continue reading

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Expressway Plans Scrapped

The Government has anounced that plans for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway have been scrapped, as it was deemed to “not be cost-effective for the taxpayer”. The Department for Transport (DfT) said the decision was made after “extensive analysis” of … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes Update

Vanderbilt Homes has submitted a further planning application for the housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road. This is another ‘discharge of conditions’ which means that it deals with the conditions specified by the planning inspector when … Continue reading

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The Gatehouse, Oxford

The Gatehouse which helps to look after the homeless in Oxford has put out an urgent appeal for men’s winter clothing. It needs coats, jumpers and jeans.  If you are able to provide any of these, please deliver them to … Continue reading

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