Category Archives: Uncategorized

Bonfire Night Success

Long Wittenham’s tenth annual bonfire and fireworks display on Saturday 3rd November was a huge success.  Watched by 420 people in Ward’s Field, the event raised more than £1,700 for local causes. The attendance was slightly down on previous years … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Council, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Joint Statutory Spatial Plan

Local planning authorities are embarking on an Oxfordshire Joint Statutory Spatial Plan (JSSP) that will set out the development framework for the county right through to 2050. The Oxford-Cambridge growth corridor proposals envisage transformational levels of growth over that period.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

South News – October Edition

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

North East Didcot Housing Development Update

The North East Didcot housing development will be bigger than originally planned.  Land owners Reading University says its developers want to add at least another 120 homes on an area previously earmarked as ‘retained farmland’. A planning application is expected … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

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 22nd October. South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is giving those who are part of the paid-for service the opportunity … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Oxford to Cambridge Expressway

Many residents will have seen the recent announcement by the government of the preferred corridor for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway, which aims to provide a high-quality road link to better connect Oxford, Milton Keynes and Cambridge. For information about … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

Oxfordshire Matters

Download the latest edition of Oxfordshire Matters, the county council’s monthly newsletter here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Apple Day Postscript

Thank you to everyone who came along and supported the third Village Apple Day last Saturday, 13th October. Unfortunately there was not such an abundant apple harvest in the village as in previous years.  This was probably due to lack … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Housing Allocation Survey

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are looking to update their housing allocation policy and have launched a six-week public consultation on the proposed changes. The councils’ housing allocation policy needs reviewing to reflect the districts’ housing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Oxfordshire Matters

Download the latest edition of Oxfordshire Matters, the county council’s monthly newsletter here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment