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Hosepipe Ban

Thames Water has announced that it is imposing a hosepipe ban (also known as a Temporary Use Ban) on everyone to whom it supplies water from Wednesday 24th August. A fine of up to £1,000 can be imposed on those … Continue reading

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Neptune Wood Meadow Closed

Some residents will have noticed that Neptune Wood meadow is closed. Earth Trust has announced that it needs to allow the field to be grazed safely by its sheep and so the permissive footpath that runs between Sylva Foundation and … Continue reading

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Fun Run Volunteers Needed

The Fun Run is back but lots of help is needed to make it a success.  If you can spare some time, whether you have experience or not, the organisers would love to hear from you. Please contact Prew Bowtell … Continue reading

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NDP Referendum Result

We are pleased to announce the result of yesterday’s referendum on the revised Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). The vote was overwhelmingly in favour, with 95.53% voting YES. These are the figures:

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NDP Referendum

Most residents will be aware that the referendum for the revised Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) will take place on Thursday 28th July. See the formal Notice of Poll and details of the polling station below.

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Police Appeal for Witnesses

Following a burglary in the village on Thursday 21st July at Sandalwood at the junction of High Street and Little Wittenham Road, Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses. See the details below.

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BBC Heat Map

The BBC has analyzed satellite data from 4 Earth Intelligence, to allow people to find out if the area in which they live is vulnerable to extreme heat.  The result for Long wittenham is below. More details on the BBC … Continue reading

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Heat Wave

Robert Felton writes … In case anyone is interested in the heat wave, the thermometer in my “garden” (Stable Cottage, by the school) showed 36°C at around 1pm on Monday and 41°C on Tuesday.  Both figures in the shade.  Phew! … Continue reading

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Citizens Advice Newsletter

Read the June edition of the Citizens Advice Oxfordshire South and Vale newsletter. It provides the latest news from your local charity on some of its recent developments and issues impacting on our community.

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Jubilee Postscript

Residents will be interested to hear that the Jubilee Best-Dressed House competition was won by the owners of 10 Saxons Heath, Sophie and Gaetan Staples, for the splendid crocheted and kitted display along their front wall.  They won a plate … Continue reading

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