Welcome to Long Wittenham

Welcome to the website for the village of Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire, England. Within these pages you will find information on the village, the Parish Council and its activities, a directory of local businesses and services, information on clubs and groups, and lots of other things too.

Complete the “Subscribe” option at the right of this page to be notified by email when village news is posted.

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OCC Newsletter

Residents who are not already subscribers to Oxfordshire County Council’s digital newsletter “Your Oxfordshire” may like to download the latest edition.

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South News – April Edition

Residents who are not already subscribers to South Oxfordshire District Council’s digital newsletter “South News” may like to download the latest edition here.

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District Council Plan

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is setting a new council plan for the next four years and is encouraging everyone within the district to join in the conversation ‘The Way Ahead’.

The Council has set out its initial ideas on what direction to take and the aim is now to open up a two-way conversation and find out what residents, businesses, community groups and organisations think.  The feedback will Continue reading

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New Defibrillator

A new defibrillator has been installed at Sinodun Close.

The unit was purchased by the Parish Council with the aid of the Government’s DHSC Community Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Fund.

There are now four defibrillators in the village: one in the telephone box on the High Street, one at the Long Wittenham Athletic Club, one at Pendon Museum and now this Continue reading

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Dog Club Talk 14th May

On Tuesday 14th May, the village Dog Club will celebrate its third anniversary, and it would like to share the evening with others from the village who are not members, but who may be interested in a fascinating talk about detection dogs being given that evening.

Martin Grime, from K9 Training Academy Ltd based at Harwell is a Subject Matter Expert and Expert Witness in the use of canines in relation to Law Continue reading

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Potholes

The village’s FixMyStreet SuperUser, Andy Mortimer, has been working behind the scenes to get Oxfordshire County Council (OCC)  to fix the potholes on the road to Clifton Hampden.

Andy writes …

The worst of the potholes on the road were patched on Monday (15th April) as urgent repairs by OCC.  The remaining issues will be scheduled for repair on the normal 28-day Continue reading

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Planning Application

The Parish Council has been advised by South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) of a new planning application within the village.

The application, at 8 Wessex Way, Long Wittenham, is for a Garden Shed (retrospective).

The details may be viewed on the SODC website: Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 18th April

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 18th April.

All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agenda here.

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Extra Garden Waste Collection

Residents who are signed up with South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) for brown bin collections can have extra garden waste collected on Friday 19th April.

Householders will be able to put out a maximum of up to four additional sacks of garden waste, per brown bin subscription, next to their brown bin. Continue reading

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Police and Crime Commissioner Election

On Thursday 2nd May, residents will be able to vote for the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Thames Valley, the elected representative who oversees how crime is tackled across the area.

As the 16th April voter registration deadline approaches, the candidates’ manifestos are now available on the Choose My PCC website. Continue reading

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