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Bonfire Night Goes Off With a Bang

High winds and rain failed to dampen spirits at the 11th annual bonfire and fireworks display in Ward’s Field last Saturday evening. More than three hundred and fifty people braved the poor weather and were treated to a spectacular display.  … Continue reading

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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 latest edition here.  

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The Gatehouse Christmas Present Appeal

Residents will be aware that for over fifteen years the villagers of Long and Little Wittenham and Clifton Hampden have been providing sandwiches and cakes once a month for The Gatehouse in Oxford, a charitable organisation that provides hot drinks … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Homes Update

Residents will have noticed that the Vanderbilt housing site on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road is now ringed by steel fencing. This has been done in anticipation of archaeological works on the site which are due to commence … Continue reading

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Electric Blanket Checking Events

South Oxfordshire District Council and Oxfordshire Trading Standards are offering a series of free Electric Blanket Checking events this October. If you use an electric blanket or you know someone who uses one, please encourage them to get it checked … Continue reading

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River of Life II Consultations

The Earth Trust invites residents to its public consultations for its River of Life II wetland creation project. This is an opportunity to learn about the River of Life II project to create wetlands along the River Thames between Overy … Continue reading

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Didcot Garden Town

As Long Wittenham is located within the Didcot Garden Town area, residents can now sign up to receive regular updates on progress to turn the vision of the Didcot Garden Town delivery plan into real life projects. The delivery plan … Continue reading

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Countryside Fires

We have been asked to highlight the dangers of lighting fires in the countryside. Last week, a resident called the fire service out to attend a camp fire that had been started in the woods between Poplars Park and the … Continue reading

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Blue-Green Algae Warning

The Earth Trust has issued a warning that due to the warm weather there is currently blue-green algae in the pond in Neptune Wood. These algal blooms can be toxic to all and fatal to dogs so please keep them … Continue reading

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Waste And Recycling Collections

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

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