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Field Closure Suspended

Earth Trust, owners of Neptune Wood and adjoining meadow, have had a change of mind and suspended the closure of the field until the middle of July.  It follows complaints from villagers who say it’s a valuable open space for … Continue reading

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Virus Delays Wetlands Project

The Coronavirus crisis has disrupted plans by the Earth Trust to create new wetlands and wildlife habitats at locations near the Thames. The Trust says that it is committed to the project but in light of the current situation the … Continue reading

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Earth Trust Resists Virus Impact

Like many charities in Oxfordshire, the Earth Trust – one of the major countryside land management bodies in the county – is experiencing financial challenges as the Coronavirus continues to disrupt economic and social life. In a letter to supporters, … Continue reading

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Archaeological Digs

This Autumn, Earth Trust is embarking on five months of excavations ahead of its Gateway project to develop visitor facilities. It will be working with archaeologists, DigVentures, throughout November 2019 to March 2020. Earth Trust looks after and cares for … Continue reading

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River of Life II Consultations

The Earth Trust invites residents to its public consultations for its River of Life II wetland creation project. This is an opportunity to learn about the River of Life II project to create wetlands along the River Thames between Overy … Continue reading

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Blue-Green Algae Warning

The Earth Trust has issued a warning that due to the warm weather there is currently blue-green algae in the pond in Neptune Wood. These algal blooms can be toxic to all and fatal to dogs so please keep them … Continue reading

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Emergency Procedures Sunday 18th August

Residents will be aware that RWE will be demolishing the final three cooling towers of Didcot A Power Station in the early hours of Sunday 18th August. The Earth Trust has asked the Parish Council to inform local residents of … Continue reading

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Charity Quiz Night

Quiz fans from across South Oxfordshire are expected to converge on Little Wittenham this September and everyone is invited. The Quiz Night, on Wednesday 4th September, to help raise funds for the Earth Trust, will take place in their beautiful … Continue reading

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Neptune Wood

The Earth Trust will be temporarily closing the wildflower meadow, which is accessed from Neptune Wood, to the public from Monday 15th July 2019 for approximately four weeks. The meadow provides a great habitat for local wildlife, including a variety … Continue reading

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Archaeology For All

The Earth Trust is hosting an archaeology season this month with a live archaeological excavation and free events for all ages. From Tuesday 16th to Sunday 28th October 2018, free daily tours running at 12noon and 3:00pm will enable visitors … Continue reading

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