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.

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Stay Strong and Steady

Age UK Oxfordshire has launched a new falls prevention programme.  Working in collaboration with Move Together (a project delivered by Active Oxfordshire and the district councils) the initiative will support older people across the county.

Stay Strong and Steady is a falls prevention exercise and information programme for those over 65 who have fallen or are at risk of falling.  The free programme will support people to keep moving and doing everyday activities, so that they maintain health, mobility and confidence to remain independent.

More information and links on the Press Release.

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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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Moonrakers at St Mary’s

Following the success of their concert at St Mary’s Church in November 2020, and by popular demand, the Celtic music group Moonrakers will be performing again on Saturday 21st October starting at 7:30pm.

Tickets are £12 on the door and profits from the concert will go to The Friends of St Mary’s. Continue reading

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Wittenham Singers Reform

The Wittenham Singers are reforming under the stewardship of Andy Thomas in preparation for the 2023 Christmas season.

This year, they will be singing at the Christmas Carol Services in Clifton Hampden and Long Wittenham, and will also be singing a thirty minute set of favourite carols at the Dorchester Abbey Christmas Market. Continue reading

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Oxfordshire Air Quality Website

A new Oxfordshire air quality website has been launched providing air quality guidance and resources across the county.

The website – www.oxonair.uk – was created in partnership between Oxford City, Cherwell, West Oxfordshire, South Oxfordshire, Vale of White Horse, and Oxfordshire County Councils and aims to integrate all relevant air quality-related information from all district councils in Oxfordshire under one single Continue reading

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Pilates & Prosecco

Long Wittenham Primary School PTA will be hosting a Pilates & Prosecco session on Thursday 28th September starting at 6:30pm.  It will be run by Becky Alan Fitness.

Tickets cost £15 at https://beckyalan.myfitnessclass.com/classes.

See the flyer below for more details. Continue reading

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South News – September 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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New Vicar Appointed

The PCC (Parochial Church Council) has announced the appointment of the Rev Jo (Joanna) Allen as Vicar for The Bridge Group.  She replaces the Rev Canon Paul Wignall who left in May.

Jo is soon to complete her Curacy, which she has served in the Benefice of Goring and Streatley with South Stoke. Continue reading

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Primary School Update

A lot is happening at the village primary school, with a new headteacher in place for over a year and the decision to join the Ridgeway Education Trust (RET).

Read this update from the chair of Governors, Catherine Harrison, Headteacher Gillian Frazer, and Rachael Warwick, CEO of RET.

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The Community Speedwatch Team is Recruiting

The Village Community Speedwatch Team are always on the look out to recruit new members and they are appealing to residents’ sense of community spirit to join them to help make the village roads safer.

With a bigger “pool’ of volunteers the number of sessions per month could be increased, and reduce the work load on the existing team. Continue reading

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