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River of Life II Consultations

The Earth Trust invites residents to its public consultations for its River of Life II wetland creation project. This is an opportunity to learn about the River of Life II project to create wetlands along the River Thames between Overy … Continue reading

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Didcot Garden Town

As Long Wittenham is located within the Didcot Garden Town area, residents can now sign up to receive regular updates on progress to turn the vision of the Didcot Garden Town delivery plan into real life projects. The delivery plan … Continue reading

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Countryside Fires

We have been asked to highlight the dangers of lighting fires in the countryside. Last week, a resident called the fire service out to attend a camp fire that had been started in the woods between Poplars Park and the … Continue reading

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Blue-Green Algae Warning

The Earth Trust has issued a warning that due to the warm weather there is currently blue-green algae in the pond in Neptune Wood. These algal blooms can be toxic to all and fatal to dogs so please keep them … Continue reading

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Waste And Recycling Collections

A reminder that because of the Bank Holiday, waste and recycling collections will change this week. Green bin, garden waste and food collections will be a day later than usual on Friday. More information on waste collections can be found … Continue reading

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Cooling Towers Gone in 20 Seconds

The three giant cooling towers at Didcot Power Station were reduced to rubble and enveloped the site in clouds of smoke in a controlled explosion at seven o’clock yesterday morning. The towers, each 325 feet tall disappeared in twenty seconds … Continue reading

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South News – August Edition

Residents who are not already subscribers to South Oxfordshire District Council’s digital newsletter “South News” may like to download the latest edition here.  

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SSEN Storm Guidance

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), which provides the electricity distribution network across central southern England, has prepared this very useful leaflet containing information about what to do in the event of power failures during storms. There is more information … Continue reading

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The Gatehouse, Oxford

For over fifteen years the villagers of Long and Little Wittenham and Clifton Hampden have been providing sandwiches and cakes once a month for The Gatehouse in Oxford, a charitable organisation that provides hot drinks and food daily throughout the … Continue reading

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Policing Survey

The role of the Police & Crime Commissioner includes holding the Chief Constable to account, setting the council tax precept for policing, commissioning services for victims of crime, funding community safety partnerships and setting the policing priorities for the Thames … Continue reading

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