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Volunteering in Oxfordshire

The work of the voluntary and community sector across Oxfordshire is invaluable and the county has some of the best initiatives across the country.  It is therefore no surprise that all local authorities in the county have been inundated with … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Hunt

Despite the difficult situation, there is a plan to hold an Easter Egg Hunt for the children in the village from Good Friday 10th April through to Easter Monday 13th April (and beyond, if you feel like it). With over … Continue reading

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Oxford Parking Charge Changes

Oxford City Council has announced that critical key workers will now be able to use council parking bays without time restriction or charge.  The changes will apply to all on-street parking and open, council-run, car parks including pay and display … Continue reading

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Clap For Carers

The village stepped out in force last evening for Clap For Carers, paying tribute to NHS staff and volunteers who are helping to provide essential services during the Coronavirus emergency. People emerged from their homes and into the streets to … Continue reading

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Going Forward Buses Update

Community bus services between Long Wittenham and Didcot face disruption as the Coronavirus emergency tightens its grip on travel and social activities. Going Forward Buses which runs the service, say that services may be subject to short-notice cancellations.  Passengers are … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear Hunt

Residents are requested to put a teddy bear in their windows or gardens today (22nd March) so that the younger members of the village can go on their very own Bear Hunt! Enjoy!

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Free Handmade Greetings Cards for Those Self-isolating

Local Papercraft tutor and designer, Liz Yuille, is offering to provide packs of handmade Greetings Cards to anyone in the village who is self-isolating or otherwise unable to visit the shops.  She already has a good supply that cover a … Continue reading

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Clifton Hampden Stores

The proprietors of Clifton Hampden Stores write: We are living in unprecedented times and during this crisis we are doing our best to source the goods that people need us to provide.  Stocks at suppliers are limited and we are … Continue reading

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Pub Fights Virus

As a response to the Coronavirus, The Plough Inn is offering a takeaway and delivery service for a limited menu.  In the meantime, The Plough remains open. Landlord Liam Carberry said: “These are difficult times for everyone including small businesses … Continue reading

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Revised Plans Comments Deadline

A reminder that the deadline for comments on Vanderbilt’s revised ‘Reserved Matters’ planning application is today (19th March) Following a wealth of adverse comments by statuary bodies, the Parish Council and many residents, on the original plans, Vanderbilt submitted revised … Continue reading

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