War Memorial Cleaned

Some residents may have noticed that the Long Wittenham War Memorial in front of the primary school has undergone an Autumn-clean.

With the one hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War coming up in November, the Parish Council thought it an appropriate time to have Continue reading

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SODC Cooking Oil Recycling

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) now provides a cooking oil recycling service for residents.  Oil is collected every week as part of the food waste collections.

After cooking, any leftover oil should be allowed to cool before being poured into a plastic bottle no bigger than a 1 litre size.  The bottle and its contents can Continue reading

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NDP Consultation Deadline

A quick reminder that the public consultation on the revised Neighbourhood Development Plan closes on Tuesday 11th September 2018 and residents have until then to comment.

All the documents can be viewed here:

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Harvest Supper – Saturday 6th October

The Friends of St Mary’s Church Long Wittenham will be holding the annual Harvest Supper at the Village Hall on Saturday 6th October starting at 7pm.

The evening will include live music and a donations bar will be provided.  Proceeds will go towards the multi-access toilet & improved catering facilities at Continue reading

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Kler Planning Application Update

Kler have made a number of amendments to their planning application to re-align the Didcot Road to facilitate the entrance to the site of their housing development on the corner of Fieldside and Didcot Road.

These amendments are in response to problems raised by Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) about the application. Continue reading

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200 Club Winners

The Long Wittenham 200 Club is pleased to announce the winners for July and August.

July
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Cycling Event

The Parish Council has been advised that a non-competitive cycling event is due to take place on Friday 7th September 2018 and the route passes through Long Wittenham.

The riders will start between 7:30 and 8:30am from Bisham Abbey.  Approximately 150 participants are expected to pass through the village during the Continue reading

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August Bank Holiday Bin Collections

Householders are being reminded by South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) of changes to their bin collections during the week following Bank Holiday Monday.

There will be no bin collections on Bank Holiday Monday 27th August. Everyone’s bins will then be collected one day later than usual. Continue reading

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Special Offer for Older Swimmers in South Oxfordshire

Residents in South Oxfordshire aged 60 and over can sign up for a month’s swimming for just £5 thanks to a special September offer from South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils and ‘Better’ leisure centres.

Would-be swimmers simply register for the offer by visiting the GO Active Gold website or by calling 01235 422219 by 27th September. Continue reading

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Save The Date – Village Apple Day

As apples swell and ripen all over the village, residents will want to put Saturday 13th October in their diaries so as not to miss this year’s Village Apple Day at the Sylva Wood Centre, organised by the Wittenham Warriors.

This will be the third annual Village Apple Day and it is hoped that it will be as successful as the first two which produced bumper quantities of apple juice, as Continue reading

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