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Covid-19 Community Testing

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is reporting that Community Covid-19 testing services for some key workers will start to be rolled out in Oxfordshire in early February. It will use rapid lateral flow tests to help identify people who have … Continue reading

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Do You Know Someone Who Makes An Outstanding Contribution?

The Government’s Honours Committee is calling for nominations from across the UK to help make the Queen’s Honours List as diverse as possible. This could be the perfect opportunity to nominate people in our community who go above and beyond … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes Amendments

Vanderbilt Homes has submitted more amendments to its planning application for the housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road. These amendments are ‘discharge of conditions’ which means they deal with the conditions specified by the planning inspector … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Vaccinations

We understand that residents are now being contacted by Clifton Hampden Surgery for Covid-19 vaccinations.  We have had the following request from NHS staff: Please make sure that you and your family all locate your NHS number and have a … Continue reading

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Little Wittenham Road Closed

Some residents may have noticed that the Little Wittenham Road junction with the High Street has been closed temporarily.  This is to facilitate repairs to a water leak in the road by Thames Water. The sign on the works states … Continue reading

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Bus Services Update

Now that South Oxfordshire has moved into Tier 4, Going Forward Buses, which runs the twice weekly service to Didcot, has announced that it may have to alter or suspend its services at short notice.  Please check its website for … Continue reading

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Christmas Waste And Recycling Collections

Residents are reminded that waste and recycling collections will change over the festive period. Brown bin collections (garden waste) will be suspended while crews concentrate on collecting the extra waste from Christmas. Information on the changes is on the South … Continue reading

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Trees In Memory of Family

Three hazel trees in memory of a former Long Wittenham family have been planted at the Earth Trust’s nature reserve at Little Wittenham wood in the shadow of Wittenham Clumps.  The planting was organised by family member Edwin Heywood who … Continue reading

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A Christmas Message from Earth Trust

Watch this video by Jayne Manley, CEO of Earth Trust, in which she looks back on a year like no other, and shares some of the opportunities that the Trust has to look forward to in 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00IjXji0UH0

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Maddy Boathouse Update

Residents will remember that planning permission was granted in June 2019 for a £2m rowing boathouse on the Thames between the village and Clifton Hampden, opposite Lower Farm. The project by Headington School includes a two-storey building, wet dock and … Continue reading

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