Tag Archives: Acklings

Acklings Rabbit Holes!

A rabbit burrow has been identified on the football pitch at Acklings Playground.  There are several holes in the pitch which could be dangerous to anyone playing there.  Rabbits have been seen grazing on the field which confirms that the … Continue reading

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Children Urged to Use Acklings

Parents are being urged to encourage their children to use Acklings Playground for ball games. The plea is from residents living in Saxons Heath who are concerned about children playing in the road, causing a nuisance and putting themselves and … Continue reading

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Playground Safeguarded

Acklings playground has been granted Asset of Community Value (ACV) status by South Oxfordshire District Council.  The Parish Council nominated the playground which has been used by residents for many years. The land is owned by St John’s College to … Continue reading

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Ball games on Saxon’s Heath

Leaflets are to be delivered to homes surrounding the Green on Saxons Heath as part of a new drive to dissuade children from playing football and ball games on the open space. Some residents have raised concerns about disturbance, the … Continue reading

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Footie on the Green

Parents living in Saxons Heath are being urged to encourage their children to use the new playing field at Acklings or Bodkins to play football and ball games and not gather on the Green. It follows a letter from a … Continue reading

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Forest School

The village Pre-school wants to brighten up a corner of Acklings playing field and eventually turn it into a nature reserve. The group plans to clear brambles, plant saplings, erect a four-foot high fence and gate, create a pathway, build … Continue reading

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Playing on Saxons Heath

Ball games will continue to be allowed on the Green at Saxons Heath – but parents are being urged to encourage their children to use the revamped Acklings play area where there are facilities for football, cricket and basketball. The … Continue reading

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Acklings sports field

Acklings sports field in Long Wittenham is back in action again ten years after play equipment was wrecked by vandals. It has taken on a new lease of life thanks to money from the Big Lottery and the Parish Council. … Continue reading

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