Quarry Update

We have previously reported here that the Hills Quarry Products planning application for the quarry at Fullamoor Farm was to be considered at the Oxfordshire County Council Planning Committee meeting on 4th March.

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Good Neighbours Group Report

The Long Wittenham Good Neighbours Group met this month at the village hall on the afternoon of the 14th February.  The speaker was Lynda Atkins, County Chairman of the Royal British Legion (RBL), who talked about its work supporting the Armed Forces community and anyone with a connection to the armed services, and how the RBL works with many other organisations to provide support in a great many and varied ways.

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Sires Hill Road Closure – 1st April

The Parish Council has been advised by Oxfordshire County Council that a temporary road closure will apply to a section of Sires Hill on 1st April 2019 for one day only, whilst water mains works are carried out by Thames Water

Access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for those frontages within the closure area, subject to the progress of the works and liaison with the works Continue reading

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Thames Valley Police February Newsletter

The latest edition of the Thames Valley Police Wallingford Sector Neighbourhood Team Newsletter is available to read here.

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Village Hall 200 Club Coordinator Needed

The Village Hall Committee urgently needs to fill a vacancy for the 200 Club Coordinator.

Long Wittenham Village Hall is an important facility in the village, being central to the life of the community.  It is used by a wide range of institutions, clubs and societies including Long Wittenham Pre-school and also for Continue reading

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Good Neighbours Group

The Long Wittenham Good Neighbours Group is entirely funded by the Parish Council and so there is no charge for coming along.  This year, the group has been given even more financial support with a cash grant from the village’s County Councillor Lynda Atkins.

Lynda, who is also Oxfordshire County Chairman of the Royal British Legion, has volunteered to give a short presentation at this month’s meeting. Continue reading

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School Governor Vacancies

Long Wittenham School is looking for two new Governors: a Local Authority and a Foundation Governor.

The strategic role of all governors is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff;
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

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Antiques Evening with Jonty Hearnden – Book Now

There are just four weeks to go until So What’s It Worth? – An evening with Jonty Hearnden, in Long Wittenham Village Hall on Friday 8th March.

If you have not yet ordered your tickets, then do so without delay to avoid disappointment.  More details on the flyer here. Continue reading

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Be In It To Win It!

Reserve your favourite number without delay in the Long Wittenham School Parents’ Association 100 Club Lottery.

All are welcome to join for the chance of winning one of the two monthly prize draws with a first prize of £20 and a second prize of £10.

The organisers are now collecting payments of £12 for 2019.  Please contact Jenny Caw for Continue reading

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Waste Collections

The Parish Council has been advised that because of the snow last Friday (1st February), South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) cancelled waste collections on that day for the safety of other road users, pedestrians and the waste crews.

The process of catching up began yesterday (4th February) but this will have a knock-on effect on waste collections for the rest of the week. Continue reading

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