Shops, services and suppliers

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Blake’s Taxis
Cell Phone: 07876 685695

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Friendly and reliable service based in Long Wittenham.  All airports covered, regular bookings available, Long Wittenham, Clifton Hampden, Appleford, Abingdon etc.

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Blue Room
Contact: Christine Howson
Work Phone: 01865 407241

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Available in Long Wittenham  and Dorchester. Treatments include Hand & Nail Grooming from £11, Facials  from £25, Waxing from £4, Eye Treatments from£6.50 and Massages from £19.  Pre-Wedding and Wedding Day treatments, gift vouchers, Ladies group pamper  evenings and Teen skin/nail care parties and much more are on offer from  Christine Howson.

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Clifton Chauffeur Services
Contact: Mike Pearson
Work Phone: 01865 407926 Cell Phone: 07768 362732

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Clifton Cars Chauffeur Services specialises in high quality personal   chauffeuring performed by our ex-Met.Police Advanced driver, who will transport   you in your own vehicle on long-distance travel (air and sea ports, etc) at a   fraction of the price of hiring a car or taxi. We have performed this service for several  clients, both private and business, over the past 15 years, saving them about  50% of their transport costs.  Please  contact us with your travel requirements or for more information  regarding costs and legal requirements etc.

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Clifton Hampden Post Office & Village Stores
Work Phone: 01865 407701 Website: http://www.cliftonhampdenstores.com/

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CLIFTON HAMPDEN POST OFFICE & STORES is often described as an ‘Aladdin’s cave’. Freshly baked loaves, croissants, hot pies and pasties – great if  you’ve missed breakfast, organic meat, chocolate and preserves, as well as a  selection of wheat and gluten free cakes and biscuits. The grocery section of  the stores has all your daily essentials, as well as a wide selection of sweets  and crisps and pick n’ mix too. Clifton Hampden Post Office and Stores offer an  extensive range of services including dry cleaning & laundry, door  to door deliveries and collections, shoe repairs, and of course  the Post Office.

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Victoria Dyde
Home Phone: 01865 407197

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Curtains & soft furnishings

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Earthwise Trading (Plush Pants Cloth Nappies)
Contact: Christine McRitchie
Work The Barn Sharps Yard Long Wittenham OX14 4QW Work Phone: 01865 407574 Website: http://www.plushpants.co.uk

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Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.00pm

Situated in a converted barn next to Bodkins playing field is the Earthwise Trading Shop.  Run by villagers Christine & Iain McRitchie, we specialise in eco friendly products, primarily reusable nappies and natural menstrual products, we also stock natural deodorants, soaps, shampoos, laundry products, swim nappies, trainer pants, dog poo bags and gifts.

You may have heard of us as PLUSH PANTS CLOTH NAPPIES, which is one of our trading names.  We are happy to offer advice and support to families interested in using reusable nappies, reusable swim nappies or trainer pants, and of course we stock all the bits and pieces you’re likely to require either to start out or ongoing (liners, boosters, nappy cleanser) in our shop.  A free nappy trial scheme is available to Oxfordshire residents and can be booked and collected from us.

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Executive Cars Oxford
Cell Phone: 07894 957268 Website: http://www.executivecarsoxford.co.uk

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Based in Long Wittenham, offering airport transfers to and from the Oxford area. We also cater for weddings, parties, tours.     Account and corporate welcome.

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Garden Secrets
Contact: Jenny Brazier
Work Phone: 01865 407456

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Garden Secrets is run by Husband and Wife team Jenny &  Steve Brazier of Westfield Road. They can be contacted on 01865 407456 or  emailed at gardensecrets@tiscali.co.uk

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Rhonda Hinson
Holistic Therapist
Cell Phone: 07949 888575

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Rhonda offers the following treatments most of which are gentle and non-invasive therapies. They are suitable for all ages, (birth – OAP) looking at the person as a whole not just the symptoms.

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy – Hands are lightly placed whilst fully clothed, listening much the same way that a counsellor might listen to your words; a feeling that you have been heard in the truest sense of the word.

Dorn-Method Therapist – It’s used to correct misalignments of the spine and self-help exercise. This treatment is very effective, non-manipulative manual therapy, which doesn’t involve any ‘clicking’ or ‘crunching’ which so many people fear of dislike.

Indian Head Massage – is a non-invasive, fully clothed treatment that is ideal for clients. Often a client sits in a comfortable chair with the therapist working from behind.

Reflexology (incl. Maternity/Fertility) has been shown to be highly effective in reducing stress and anxiety, a major factor in infertility. Can be just for Well-Being!

For appointments and information please contact me:
Rhonda Hinson (BCST MFHT DMTA MICHT)
Mobile: 07949 888575
Email: Rhonda_hinson@hotmail.com

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Holistic Touch
Contact: Carole Bennett
Work Phone: 07946 526 646 Website: http://www.holistictouch-uk.com

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Holistic Touch is based in a beautiful log cabin in Berinsfield – only 5-10 minutes from Long Wittenham

I am a highly qualified Reflexologist and my treatments include Standard Reflexology as well as 3 specialised techniques of reflexology:

Maternity Reflexology aimed at pregnant women and new mums, as well as women going through the menopause

Reproflexology for couples who have difficulty conceiving

Reflexology Lymph Drainage for people who suffer from secondary lymphoedema which is the swelling of one or several limbs following cancer surgery – this technique has also great results with other conditions (see my website for details http://www.HolisticTouch-uk.com)

I am also a qualified Indian Head Massage therapist.

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Kim’s Finest Quality Grimsby Fish
Cell Phone: 07806 602776

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KIMS’S FINEST  FRESH QUALITY GRIMSBY FISH. Delivered direct to your door every Tuesday  morning, or brought from Kim at The Plough on Tuesday nights. Kim offers a  great selection of fresh fish and seafood and can often take orders and  requests. Call Kim on 07806 602776 or pop into The  Plough on a Tuesday evening for further details.

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Long Wittenham Pre-School
Work Phone: 01865 407417 Website: http://www.longwittenhampreschool.co.uk

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Long Wittenham Pre-School is an OFSTED approved service for 2 to 5 year olds from Monday to Friday, 9am-12 noon, open until 3pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. A lunch club for 3+ years is  available from 12-1pm everyday of the week except Thursdays. For more  information, or to book and reserve a place, please call 01865 407417 or see our website.

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Mobile Hairdresser
Contact: Virginie Bonal
Cell Phone: 07907 793293
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Old Stables Crafts
Contact: Liz Yuille
Work Phone: 01865 407110 Website: http://www.Oldstablescrafts.co.uk Website: Facebook

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Old Stables Crafts is run by Liz Yuille, who offers face to face classes in Papercraft, including Card Making, 3D Projects (bags and boxes), Scrapbooking, Project Life etc. Handmade cards and 3D Projects are also available for purchase (prices on application). Regular Evening Classes are run at both Long Wittenham and Dorchester Village Halls, details can be found on our Facebook Page. One to One classes are also available, please get in touch to discuss the details.

Working with Stampin’ Up!, Papercraft Brand of the Year 2017 AND Papercraft Retailer of the Year 2017 at the British Craft Awards 2017, Winning Papercraft Retailer of the Year is a real achievement, particularly as the products are ONLY available through Independent Demonstrators, such as us.

We are available for Stamping Parties, which is a really fun event held in your home, with your friends and family. If you would like to host a party, with the possibility of earning FREE Items, please contact me to go through the details and get a date in the diary.

Please note that Classes and Parties are only available for Adults without prior arrangement.

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Otter Interiors

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Otter  Interiors are a family run business with over 20 years experience offering  quality carpentry and joinery service for the home and office. From a hand cut  hipped roof to a handmade kitchen we can guarantee a professional, reliable and  friendly service. We offer free no obligation quotations (not estimates),  and are always on the end of a telephone. For further details and information  on Otter Interiors, please visit our website

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Oxford Domestic
Work Phone: 01865 407494 Website: http://www.oxforddomestic.com

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We are a small firm who repair, recondition and recycle washing  machines based from our workshop on the High Street. We offer free of  charge call out and diagnosis, and can service all makes and models,  and offer a 10% discount to all residents of Long and Little Wittenham  (as well as a super-speedy response!).

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Perfect Scents
Contact: Karon Whenmouth
Home Phone: 01865 407319

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Karon Whenmouth offers treatments in a  warm and relaxed atmosphere with treatments designed to meet individual  requirements. Treatments include Holistic, Aromatherapy and Holistic Medical  Massages, Indian Head Massage, Foot and Hand Therapy, Facials, Waxing and  Thermal Auricular Therapy (Hopi Ear Candling; an ancient technique to help with  ear problems).  Treatments start from  £20, and gift vouchers are also available. Karon can be contacted for a  confidential consultation or to book an appointment.

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Kevin Prentice
Painter and Decorator
Home Phone: 01235 835305 Work Phone: 07787 964843 Website: www.kevinprentice.co.uk

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Let me transform your Home!

As a professional painter and decorator I pride myself on giving my customers a fast and efficient service, whilst maintaining the highest of standards.  From a front door to an entire house the result is the same: happy customers.

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Sarah Wells Cordon Bleu Cooking
Contact: Sarah Wells
Work Bluebell Cottage 20 The High Street Long Wittenham OX14 Cell Phone: 07721 609600 Work Phone: 01865 407538 Website: http://www.cordonbleucooking.co.uk

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After training at Le Cordon Bleu School in Paris, I have continued to work in first class catering. Following an appointment in the South of France, as Chef to a private family, I returned to England and worked with several top chefs.  Subsequently, I worked for many years providing dining facilities for Company Directors. I then launched Sarah Wells Cordon Bleu Cooking where my passion for fine food continues unabated. I have been established for more than 25 years and have catered for a wide range of clients offering innovative cuisine.  I am very lucky to have an experienced loyal team of staff who deliver a friendly, unobtrusive, service. They will make sure your event runs smoothly from start to finish.

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Sylva Wood Centre
Home Little Wittenham Road Long Wittenham Oxfordshire OX14 4QT Home Phone: 01865 408018 Website: http://www.sylva.org.uk

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Sylva Foundation is a national environmental charity, based in Long Wittenham. It is transforming the old agricultural buildings and surrounding landscape, on the site formerly known as College Farm, by developing the Sylva Wood Centre. This houses a range of wood-related businesses, including start-up businesses in a number of ‘incubation’ units, with links to Oxford City College. Some 13 businesses now operate from the Sylva Wood Centre including furniture and cabinetmakers, sculptor, film maker and an upholsterer. Plans are underway to provide woodworking courses. Read more: http://www.sylva.org.uk/wood

In winter 2016 both a new Community Orchard and a ‘Future Forest’ will be planted on surrounding land, with the help of the local community, who have an opportunity to take out shares in the orchard or sponsor plots of the forest. The charity will be hosting the first Apple Day in October 2016. It opens the doors to the Wood Centre every May during Oxfordshire Artweeks.

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Total Body Conditioning
Contact: Chloe Glazebrook
Work Phone: 01235 863440 Website: http://www.totalbodyconditioning.co.uk

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Based in Milton, we offer Personal training, yoga, pilates, zumba, sports massage therapy and beauty therapy

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Tim Widdowson
Home Phone: 01865 407758

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Tim  Widdowson is an artist & designer who has lived in the village for the past  30 odd years. Working from his studio in the High Street, Tim combines his background  in design with painting, producing watercolours and canvases of the local area  as well as on his travels abroad. Tim specialises in producing 3D watercolour  illustrations of future architectural & design projects for leading  designers & developers in both the UK & abroad. Tim  undertakes commissions, including house portraiture. For any further  information, please call Tim on 01865 407758 or email widdowsonart@aol.com

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