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No Appeal Over Northfield Lane

There will be no appeal by the Parish Council to a decision by Oxfordshire County Council to refuse permission for a change in status of Northfield Lane from a footpath to a bridleway. At the September meeting of the Parish … Continue reading

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County Rejects Bridleway Status

In a process which has taken seven years, Oxfordshire County Council has rejected an application from the Parish Council to change the status of a footpath in the village into a bridleway. In June 2013 the Parish Council applied to … Continue reading

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New Search for Cycling Routes and Paths

Fresh momentum has been injected into the search for new footpaths and cycling routes between Long Wittenham and Clifton Hampden. A team of parish councillors and residents has been revived after seven years.  Previous efforts were thwarted by landowners and … Continue reading

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Cycleway and Footpath Maintenance

With greater use expected to be made of cycleways and footpaths when the lock-down is eased, here is some timely news on the Oxfordshire County Council website: https://news.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cycleways-and-footpaths-to-be-cleared-and-repaired-as-council-anticipates-demand-surge/

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Footpath and Drainage Improvements

Work has finished on restoring a section of public footpath between the western end of Fieldside and Saxons Heath.  Some of the path had narrowed because of encroachment from the adjacent field but now the full width of the path … Continue reading

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New Permissive Path for West Field

A new “permissive path” is to be established on West Field, an area popular with walkers. Footpaths around the field have been used by residents for years but legally they are restricted to the bridleway running from the end of … Continue reading

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New Footbridge on West Field

Residents who are accustomed to taking a regular constitutional around the environs of the village may have notice that a new footbridge has been built over the ditch on West Field.  It is on the footpath that runs from Saxon’s … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham To Clifton Hampden Footpath

There’s renewed interest in establishing a circular path footpath linking Long Wittenham and Clifton Hampden using part of the Thames Path.  The former chairman of Long Wittenham Parish Council Tom Bowtell first promoted the idea three years ago but it … Continue reading

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Footpath set back

The parish council s idea for a new footpath linking the village with Clifton Hampden has suffered another reverse. Landowners are opposed and without their permission the path plan looks doomed. The original proposal for a path alongside the road … Continue reading

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