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Good Neighbours Birthday Bash

Long Wittenham Good Neighbours Group (GNG) celebrated its fourth birthday in early May with a special tea at the Dorchester Abbey tea rooms followed by a tour of the museum and abbey. Steve Marsh, one of the group’s long-serving supporters … Continue reading

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May Bank Holiday Waste Bin Collection

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is reminding householders of the usual changes to their waste collections during the week following May Bank Holiday Monday. There will be no waste collections on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May.  Everyone’s bins will then … Continue reading

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SODC Announces Five Year Housing Supply

South Oxfordshire District Council has published its latest figures showing that it can now demonstrate a five-year housing land supply. This is important because if a local planning authority cannot show that it has a five-year housing land supply, its … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham Fun Run 2018

Start stretching those muscles in preparation for the Long Wittenham Fun Run which, this year, will take place on Sunday 10th June starting at 11am. As usual, the start and finish will be at The Plough where there will also … Continue reading

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200 Club Update

It’s renewal time for the Village Hall 200 Club – the draw which supports the maintenance and improvement of the village hall.  Collectors will be out and about over the next few weeks, but first they will be at the … Continue reading

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Quarry Fight Continues

The threat from Hills Quarry Products has not gone away and Bachport (Burcot & Clifton Hampden for the Protection of the River Thames) supporters will continue their fight against plans for a huge quarry on land near Clifton Hampden. Hills’ … Continue reading

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SODC Sports & Leisure Strategy Survey

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is looking at the future of sports and leisure facilities in the district and wants to hear from the people who use them, now and in the future. The council has undertaken an extensive assessment … Continue reading

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Compost Giveaway

South Oxfordshire District Council’s free compost give-away is back!  This year’s event, giving away locally produced compost, is on Saturday 14th April between 9am and 11am at Benson Parish Hall Car Park, Sunnyside, Benson, OX10 6LZ. Take a box, bag … Continue reading

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Extra Garden Waste Collection

Residents who are signed up for brown bin collections can put out twice as much garden waste during the week commencing 9th April. South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) are giving those who are part of the paid-for service the opportunity … Continue reading

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Shout Out Oxfordshire

BBC Radio Oxford is launching a new feature for local people who might like to make an appeal to its listeners. “Shout Out Oxfordshire” will give community groups, clubs, charities, etc, the chance to make a 45 second appeal to … Continue reading

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