Steve Brown – Chairman
Community Hub Development.
Steve and his wife Claire have lived in the village since 1982, bringing up three sons. He is a retired Chartered Engineer having worked mainly for local councils on roads, bridges and transport. He has worked for Oxfordshire County Council, Oxford City and the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead where he was Head of the Highways and Engineering Department. Steve was co-opted as a parish councillor in late 2014 and took over the Chair after the local elections in May 2015. He stood down from the chair in April 2017 to concentrate on delivering the Community Hub for the village. He helped establish the Good Neighbours Group which started in May 2014. In his spare time, Steve enjoys gardening, DIY and travel.
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Chairman Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.
Peter and his wife, Janet, moved to Long Wittenham in November 2011, having lived in Benson for the last 30 years. He had been a GP at the Benson Surgery for 31 years. He has steered the Neighbourhood Plan for 7 years, completing the first Plan in 2017.
In his spare time he enjoys gardening and tennis.
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Village events co-ordinator.
Sally is married with three grown up children and moved to the village in 2000. She spent eight years as secretary at Long Wittenham Primary School, having worked for a local authority before that. She is now retired. She co-founded the Wittenham Warriors and entered the first team from LW into Dragon Boat racing, now a yearly event, together with Bonfire Night and Apple Day. She is the administrator of the Wittenham Events messaging service. Sally keeps busy with various activities: pilates, upholstery, Nordic walking, badminton, sewing, Strambling (walks based around having lunch at a pub) and is the co-ordinator for the monthly cake/sandwich collection for the Gatehouse homeless centre in Oxford.
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Liz has lived in Long Wittenham since 2015. Having had a career in insurance broking and financial crime management, she now runs an online paper crafting business from her home and delivers crafting courses locally. She belongs to the WI, the History Group and the Abingdon Flower Club.
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Steve is married with two daughters and lives in Westfield Road. He moved to the village thirty-six years ago from Appleford. He is retired, having worked for many years at the Cowley car plant on Rolls Royce and Mini production. He has been involved in local football for more than forty-five years and is the treasurer and groundsman for Long Wittenham Athletics Club. He lists his other interests as real ale and clay pigeon shooting.
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Ron has lived at his home on Didcot Road for the last fifty-two years.
Ron worked for more than twenty years in transport and logistics for British Leyland at what is now the BMW car plant at Cowley. It was while working at British Leyland that he met Dorothy. Ron was involved with Long Wittenham Athletics Club for many years. He was club secretary for five years and still has a deep interest in both the first and reserve football teams.
Ron has been a keen caravan enthusiast for nearly fifty years. He is chairman of the local Oxfordshire club and in addition chairs a national association.
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David grew up in Oxford. He and his wife Denise have lived in Long Wittenham since 2009. He was the Director of the Scientific Computing Department at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory until 2018, when he took partial retirement.
He has been the foot-path warden for the village since 2019, and in May 2021 started the Long Wittenham Dog club which now has more than fifty members from the village and the surrounding local area. David can often be seen out and about the village walking his two black Labradors Henry and Winston.
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