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Waste and Recycling Centres to Reopen

Household Waste and Recycling Centres in Oxfordshire will reopen on Monday (18th May) for essential visits, from 8am to 4pm.  They will be open seven days a week, as long as they are not overwhelmed and can operate safely. To … Continue reading

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Local NHS Heroes Article

Emma Newman recently gave an interview to the Oxford NHS Foundation Trust about the village’s Local NHS Heroes campaign.   Read the article published on the trust’s website: https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/news/remembering-our-ww2-heroes-by-supporting-todays/ There are also lot of messages of thanks from nurses and ambulance … Continue reading

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Extra Garden Waste Collection

Residents who are signed up for brown bin collections will be able to put out twice as much garden waste on Thursday 21st May. South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is giving those who are part of the paid-for service the … Continue reading

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Local NHS Heroes Campaign – How You Can Help!

Here in Long Wittenham, we are gearing up for our NHS donation drive this Sunday 10th May!  Here’s how you can get involved: 1. Donate online by buying items from our Amazon Wishlist.  Simply click on the following link and … Continue reading

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Cancer Consultations Available Via Telephone and Video

Doctors in Oxfordshire are urging people to get medical advice if they are worried about symptoms of cancer. A recent national survey suggests getting Coronavirus or giving it to their family were among the top reasons that people would not … Continue reading

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The Big Small Shop Supports Campaign for NHS Care Packs

We are delighted to announce that The Big Small Shop has teamed up with the Long Wittenham campaign to deliver 300 care packs to local NHS teams. You can now purchase donations for the packs locally, showing support for the … Continue reading

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Donate to the Heroes Campaign via Amazon

The organisers of the “Remember Our Past Heroes by Supporting Today’s” campaign have now set up an Amazon Wishlist so that people who are socially isolating, or who live further afield, can donate to this community effort safely and effortlessly. … Continue reading

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Health and Care Heroes Campaign

Residents will be pleased to hear that Emma Newman’s campaign for donations to create 300 care packs for health and care workers battling Coronavirus is reported in the Oxford Mail. More details and how to donate here.

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Citizens Advice Newsletter

Citizens Advice Oxfordshire South and Vale has produced a new quarterly newsletter.  Its aim is to keep residents up-to-date with its latest news, and this first issue looks at what it is doing to support the local community during the … Continue reading

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Earth Trust Resists Virus Impact

Like many charities in Oxfordshire, the Earth Trust – one of the major countryside land management bodies in the county – is experiencing financial challenges as the Coronavirus continues to disrupt economic and social life. In a letter to supporters, … Continue reading

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