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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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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Sires Hill Roadworks 5th to 7th June

It has come to the Parish Council’s attention that work is scheduled to take place at the junction of Didcot Road and Sires Hill from Monday 5th to Wednesday 7th June.

The utility repair and maintenance work will be carried out by Thames Water.  There will be multi-way traffic signals, so delays are possible. Continue reading

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Recycling and Waste Collections

Residents are reminded that recycling and waste collections will be a day later this week, owing to the bank holiday.

There is more information on the South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) website:


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Bell Striking Competition

The newly refurbished bells at St Mary’s will be having a full work out on Saturday 10th June between 10am and 12:30pm when the regional Striking Competition will take place.

Teams of ringers will choose a ‘method’ – a tune – and will be judged on the way the method is rung – smooth , no hesitation and no mistakes!

Six to seven teams are expected to ring at this event.  For lovers of bell ringing it should be Continue reading

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Quiz Night

The village Pre-School will be running a Quiz Night at the village hall on Friday 9th June starting at 7:30pm.

This is the third quiz night run by the school following the success of the previous events.   It is a great evening for all, so please go along and support it.

Tickets are £3 per person.  Bring a team, or join one on the night. Continue reading

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South News – May 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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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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Community Hub Planning Application

Residents are reminded that the public consultation for the Community Hub planning application continues until Thursday 8th June.

The Parish Council would value your support if you feel able to give it.  Expressions of support are as important as objections.  The planning application is here: 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 37, Wessex Way, Long Wittenham, is to erect a studio building in the rear garden.  It replaces a similar application previously withdrawn.

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

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Community Hub Comments

Since the planning application for the Community Hub was submitted there have been some comments from residents asking why a shop is not included in the plans.  Parish Councillor Peter Rose writes …

The development of a shop is still on the Parish Council’s agenda but there are a number of reasons why it does not feature in the current planning application. Continue reading

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