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New Play Area Swings Into Action

Work on the new £14,500 playground area at Bodkin’s Field has been completed.  There is a new basket swing, jigsaw climbing tower and slide, toddler rocker, see-saw, balance beam, chin-up bars and parallel bars. South Oxfordshire District Council has funded … Continue reading

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No Concrete Plant But Quarry Protests Continue

Hills Quarry Products have removed the concrete processing plant from its plans for a huge quarry near Clifton Hampden, but anti-quarry campaigners say they are not convinced and that Hills could re-instate the concrete plant at a later date if … Continue reading

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Residents invited to comment on Local Plan

South Oxfordshire District Council has published the latest version of its Local Plan and is inviting residents to read it and send their comments in before 22nd November. The comments will then be submitted along with the plan to the … Continue reading

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Police and Crime Plan 2017-2021

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the Thames Valley has produced a Police and Crime Plan which covers April 2017 – March 2021.  It outlines his priorities for the area and how he will work with partners to achieve … Continue reading

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Extra Garden Waste Collections

Residents who are signed up for brown bin collections can put out twice as much garden waste during one week this month. South Oxfordshire District Council is giving those who are part of the paid-for service the opportunity to put … Continue reading

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South News – September Edition

Residents who are not already subscribers to South Oxfordshire District Council’s bi-monthly digital newsletter “South News” may like to download the September edition which is available here.

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South Oxfordshire Housing Delivery Strategy – Have Your Say

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have identified the need to build a significant number of new homes over the next 14 to 16 years. The number of new homes needed, and the areas where they will … Continue reading

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Clifton Hampden Quarry Update

Oxfordshire County Council’s decision to approve a large increase in the amount of sand and gravel needed to support large scale housing developments over the next 20 years is a set-back to campaigners fighting plans for the huge quarry near … Continue reading

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Registration for Oxfordshire Artweeks 2018

Registration for May Festival 2018 is now open and the closing date for entries is the 31st December 2017. Don’t miss your chance to take part: Artweeks is non-selective and open to all amateur and professional artists and craft makers … Continue reading

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Countryside Alliance Awards 2017

The Countryside Alliance Awards, also known as the ‘Rural Oscars’, are THE rural business awards to win, and give a voice and platform to the best of the countryside’s produce, enterprise, heritage and communities. The Rural Oscars are diverse, highly … Continue reading

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