Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Following the announcement of the death of Her Majesty there is a Book of Condolence on the Nave Altar in St Mary’s Church.  Tealights are available to be lit on the Nave Altar.  Floral tributes may be left in the Church porch.

A similar Book of Condolence and tealights will be available in St Peter’s, Little Wittenham.  It is suggested that floral tributes be left by the font. Continue reading

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Produce Show Cancelled

Residents will be aware that the extremely hot weather and drought of the past few months have had an adverse effect on the flowers, vegetables and fruit in their gardens.

As a result, The Friends of St Mary’s have decided to cancel the Village Produce Show which was scheduled for Saturday 17th September.  It is hoped that it will be possible to run the event again in the future, when the weather is Continue reading

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Parish Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer

The chairman of Appleford Parish Council has asked the Parish Council to advertise a vacancy for a Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

The job is part time with home working, approximately 6 hours per week.  The role involves attending parish council meetings (8 per year) at Appleford Continue reading

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FixMyStreet Super User Wanted

There is a vacancy for a village FixMyStreet Super User to enable faster fixing of potholes, damaged kerbing and drains.

Fix My Street allows residents to report problems on the roads.  Anything added to Fix My Street results in a council highways inspector visiting the site and assessing each problem to see if a repair is needed according to set criteria.  If it is, they then place an order for the work to be done. Continue reading

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Oxfordshire Conversations

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) has asked the Parish Council to pass on the following information to residents.

OCC is holding Oxfordshire Conversation events across the county in September to connect with residents to give them the chance to ask its decision makers questions and share their priorities to help it shape its budget during these tough times. Continue reading

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OCC Newsletter

Residents who are not already subscribers to Oxfordshire County Council’s digital newsletter “Your Oxfordshire” may like to download the latest edition.

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 8th September

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 8th September.

All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agenda here.

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Wittenham WI Webpage Updated

Visitors to this website may be interested to know that the WI webpage has recently been updated.

It contains lots of information about the Wittenham WI, including a list of all the upcoming meetings and photographs of recent events.

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IF Oxford Science and Ideas Festival

The Parish Council has been asked to promote IF Oxford, the city’s science and ideas festival, which returns in October with a mix of 100 events across 25 venues and online for all ages.

With events across all scientific topics in a wide range of formats, there will be something to interest everyone. Continue reading

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Waste and Recycling Collections

Residents are reminded that, owing to the bank holiday, waste collections will be a day later this week – see the table below for details.

More information on the South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) website: Continue reading

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