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The Pound

Can you spare an hour or two next Saturday morning, 18th September, to help weed and tidy up the community garden at The Pound on the High Street?  If you can, please come along between 10am and noon and bring … Continue reading

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20mph Speed Limit Consultation

Oxfordshire County Council is seeking the views of residents on the proposal to introduce a 20mph speed limit throughout the village. The proposals are being put forward following road safety concerns raised by the Parish Council and will see a … Continue reading

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Waste And Recycling Collections

Residents are reminded that waste collections will be a day later this week, owing to the 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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Bus Service Changes

Going Forward Buses has announced some changes to its once a week D1 service on Mondays between Wallingford and Didcot, which calls at Long Wittenham.  The changes will take effect from Monday 6th September 2021. The service will be revised … Continue reading

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Chris King 1936-2021

A popular coach driver in Long Wittenham, Chris (Charles) King, who took villagers on coach trips to seaside resorts around the country and to local markets has died.  He was eighty-five. Chris was born in West Hendred.  The family lived … Continue reading

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Didcot Road 9th – 11th August

Thames Water has advised that it will be carrying out works on Didcot Road for a new water main connection between Monday 9th and Wednesday 11th August from 8am to 5pm.  Residents’ water supplies will not be affected. Traffic controls … Continue reading

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Citizens Advice Newsletter

Read the Summer edition of the Citizens Advice Oxfordshire South and Vale quarterly newsletter. It covers employee rights if you are working from home; provides a snapshot of how Citizens Advice has helped local residents access the Covid Winter grant; … Continue reading

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Overweight Lorries Targetted

The Parish Council has been advised by our County Councillor, Dr Pete Sudbury, that on 20th July, officers from Trading Standards took part in joint enforcement work with Thames Valley Police’s Roads Policing Team, targetting the illegal use of the … Continue reading

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Blandford Fly

A resident writes … Please advise anyone walking around Wards Field, or by the Thames, to wear shoes and long trousers.  I was bitten on Thursday by a Blandford Fly.  I had never heard of this insect before.  The bite … Continue reading

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Pump Track Update

The Pump Track Project Team writes … Having allowed the Pump Track a week to bed in, we would like to make some minor adjustments and do some planned maintenance to the track this coming weekend, and need some help. … Continue reading

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