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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Pendon Museum News

Get all the news and information in the latest edition of the Pendon Museum Newsletter.

More information on the Pendon website: www.pendonmuseum.com

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Talk on Artist Eric Ravilious

Wittenham WI will be hosting a talk on the artist Eric Ravilious on Saturday 16th March starting at 3pm in the Village Hall, with specialist speaker Lizzy Rowe.

Eric was a painter, designer, illustrator and wood-engraver, but his work nearly fell into obscurity after his mysteriously tragic death whilst serving as a war artist in 1942.

The talk will reveal more about his many talents.  See the flyer below. Continue reading

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Garden Waste Service Changes

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has set out plans to change the way its garden waste service is paid for in 2025.

The council has agreed the introduction of a permit scheme from April 2025 which will include subscribers receiving a sticker for their bins to identify them as fully paid-up garden waste customers.

When customers sign up and pay for the scheme in 2025, they will be sent a garden waste Continue reading

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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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Village Fun Run 2024

This year’s 5K Family Fun Run and Walk will take place on Sunday 28th April starting at 11am at The Plough Inn.

To enter, click this link or scan the QR code on the flyer below.

If you can spare some time to help with the event, the organisers would love to hear from you. Continue reading

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Vision Zero Strategy Consultation

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC)’s Vision Zero strategy sets out its long-term ambitions for road safety in Oxfordshire.

Road collisions and injuries are on the increase across the county, and OCC wants to improve road safety for all road users.  It wants to hear the views of residents on the Draft Vision Zero Road Safety Strategy, a clear, long-term ambition for improving road safety in Oxfordshire. Continue reading

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Community Speedwatch Update

The village Community Speedwatch team has now been in place for one year.

In that time it has checked the speed of over 5,500 vehicles, and recorded 147 drivers speeding.  The team also reports details of likely illegal HGVs to Oxfordshire County Council.  The team has clocked up over 34 hours of roadside sessions during this year. Continue reading

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South News – February 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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Tollgate Road Culham Closure 6th to 8th March

The Parish Council has been advised by the Network Management team at Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) that there will be a temporary road closure of Tollgate Road, Culham.

The closure and will operate from 6th to 8th March 2024 between 8pm and 6am.  See the Traffic Regulation Notice below.

Download copy of the map showing the extent of the closure and the alternative route for traffic. Continue reading

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New Primary School Governor Wanted

Long Wittenham School is looking for a new governor to join the board of governors.

Now part of the Ridgeway Education Trust (RET), it is an exciting time for the school.  This brings opportunities for the staff, children and governors to work together with other RET schools increasing its access to resources, shared learning experiences and specialist subject support. Continue reading

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