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Quarry Plans Rejected Again

The plans for the quarry near Clifton Hampden have been thrown out by Oxfordshire County Council’s planning committee again.  But the company promoting the development, Hills Quarry Products, says it’s likely to appeal the decision. For two hours and ten … Continue reading

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Neptune Wood

The Earth Trust will be temporarily closing the wildflower meadow, which is accessed from Neptune Wood, to the public from Monday 15th July 2019 for approximately four weeks. The meadow provides a great habitat for local wildlife, including a variety … Continue reading

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Sires Hill Road Closure

The Parish Council has been informed by Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) Highways Department that Sires Hill will be closed for approximately five days from Monday 22nd July 2019.  This is to facilitate carriageway patching works. Limited access will be maintained … Continue reading

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WittFest Draws The Crowds

Music lovers were treated to a feast at the annual WittFest organised by The Plough Inn last weekend. More than a thousand people are estimated to have attended the festival which started on Friday evening, continued on Saturday and drew … Continue reading

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Temporary Footpath Closure

The Parish Council has been advised that a temporary footpath closure will apply to a section of Footpath 283/1, which runs from the Little Wittenham Road to Little Wittenham, whilst essential repairs to a fire damaged building are carried out. … Continue reading

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Quarry Date Set

The long-awaited debate on the proposed sand and gravel quarry on land near Clifton Hampden will take place at 2pm on Monday 15th July at County Hall, Oxford. The original plans by Hills Quarry Products were rejected by members of … Continue reading

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Beagle Welfare Treasure Hunt

The organiser of the recent charity treasure hunt at Bodkin’s, Ros Biggs,  writes: “Many thanks to everyone who came along to the Beagle Welfare Treasure Hunt on 23rd June.  I have received lots of fantastic feedback and it seems that … Continue reading

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Clifton Hampden Quarry Update

Another consultation on the quarry at Clifton Hampden has been issued.  This latest round covers information from Hills Quarry Products to clarify inconsistencies in their last submission of information. According to Bachport (Burcot & Clifton Hampden for the Protection of … Continue reading

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Waste And Recycling Collections

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

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Extra Garden Waste Collection

A reminder that residents who are signed up for brown bin collections can put out twice as much garden waste this week. South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is giving those who are part of the paid-for service the opportunity to … Continue reading

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