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 such as information about Coronavirus.

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Road Closure at Little Wittenham 10th February

The Parish Council has been advised by the Network Management team at Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) that there will be a temporary road closure at Little Wittenham of the unnamed road between Hill Farm and the turning for Long Wittenham.

The closure is to facilitate essential pole replacement works and will operate on 10th February 2023 between 8am and 5pm.

See the Traffic Regulation Notice below.

Download a map showing the extent of the closure and the alternative routes for traffic.

Further information regarding the works may be obtained by contacting Ashley Bartley at Freeflow Traffic Management at ashley.bartley@freeflowtm.co.uk quoting reference T11240/RAG.

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Valentine’s Disco (5s and Under)

The village pre-school is holding a Valentine’s Disco for the 5s and under in the village hall on Friday 10th February between 3:15pm and 4:30pm.

There will be valentine snacks, party games, face painting, tattoos and party bags.

A donation of £3.50 is suggested.  For more information, email the school’s treasurer at 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 Sadlers Barn, High Street, Long Wittenham, is for a Certificate of Lawfulness for the existing use of the land to the rear of the dwelling as a residential garden.

The details may be viewed on the SODC website: 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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Please Dispose of Dog Waste Responsibly

The Parish Council has had reports of bags of dog waste being thrown into gardens.

Residents are reminded that dog waste should be disposed of responsibly.  There are numerous litter bins around the village, all of which can be used.  If a public bin is full, please take the waste home and dispose of it in your own bin.

If you come across this antisocial behaviour, please let the Parish Clerk know at Continue reading

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Junction of Didcot Road and Sires Hill 1st to 3rd February

It has come to the Parish Council’s attention that utility repair and maintenance work has been scheduled to take place at the junction of Didcot Road and Sires Hill between 1st and 3rd February.

The work will be carried out by Thames Water.  There will be multi-way traffic signals, so delays are possible.

See the details below from the One.Network website. Continue reading

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South News – January 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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Parish Council Elections

Local government elections will be taking place in Oxfordshire this year on Thursday 4th May and this includes your parish council.

The Oxfordshire Association of Local Councils (OALC) is running free online So you want to be a councillor? sessions over the next couple of months, so if you want to know what being a parish councillor involves, these are for you. Continue reading

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Overgrown Hedges and Blocked Footways

The Parish Council has recently received several complaints that some hedges in the village have been allowed to grow over the footways reducing the width to walk along.

This makes it very difficult for residents with small children and pushchairs, anyone in a wheelchair, or in bad cases where the hedge is very overgrown, for 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 The Little House, High Street, Long Wittenham, is for alterations to the roof of the existing the barn/workshop to the rear of the house.

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

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