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Cycle Challenge for Villagers

Two men from Long Wittenham are preparing for one of the biggest cycling challenges in the UK: Lands End to John O’Groats in aid of charity. Keith Tucker who works for BMW at Cowley and former car worker, now retired, … Continue reading

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Pendon Birthday Celebration

The Pendon Museum celebrated its sixty-fourth birthday yesterday (27th June) with the formal opening of the scale model Bristol Line by BBC Antiques Roadshow transport expert and author Paul Atterbury. Mr Atterbury cut the tape across the track to allow … Continue reading

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Quarry Fight Continues

The fight continues to stop a huge quarry on land near Clifton Hampden. Despite the county council’s planning committee having rejected previous proposals, Hills Quarry Products has produced a revised application. Objectors say the new application still fails to answer … Continue reading

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Fun Run Roundup

Despite clashing with several other sporting and local events, this year’s Fun Run held on Sunday 10th June was a great success, with a very good turn out of nearly one hundred finishers and over thirty helpers on the day. … Continue reading

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Temporary Closure of Meadow at Neptune Wood

Some residents will have noticed that The Earth Trust have temporarily closed the wildflower meadow which is accessed from Neptune Wood. The meadow provides a great habitat for local wildlife and a much loved dog walking area.  It also provides … Continue reading

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Housing Land Supply Consultation

Have your say on a proposal to give Oxfordshire district councils greater protection from speculative housing development as the county’s future housing needs are planned. The Oxfordshire Growth Board, which is a joint committee of the six councils of Oxfordshire … Continue reading

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Fun Run – Help Needed

The organisers of this year’s Fun Run on Sunday 10th June are still looking for volunteers to help with marshalling and tracking finishers. If you can spare some time on Sunday morning (most jobs start at 10am and will be … Continue reading

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Thank You

The organisers of the Treasure Hunt in aid of Beagle Welfare which was held on Saturday 20th May at Bodkin’s Field would like to thank everyone who supported the event (see below). The event was extremely successful and raised £1,105.

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Oxfordshire Matters

Download the May edition of Oxfordshire Matters, the county council’s monthly newsletter here (ignore the date at the top of the newsletter which is incorrect).

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Bank Holiday Bin Collections

Don’t forget that in the week following a bank holiday, there will be changes to South Oxfordshire District Council’s waste collections schedule. There will be no waste collections on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May.  Bins will then be emptied one … Continue reading

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