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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Didcot Garden Town Newsletter

Residents who are not already subscribers may want to read the latest edition of the Didcot Garden Town Newsletter.

See the South Oxfordshire District Council website for more information about the Didcot Garden Town project.

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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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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 Frenchs Cottage, High Street, Long Wittenham, is for the construction of a two storey extension to the rear of the existing building with internal alterations to form a new shower room, boot room, office and staircase, and additional new windows to the side elevation. Continue reading

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Digital Switchover

Further to the post on this website on 27th April about landline telephones being switched to use the Internet, Age UK Oxfordshire has created an information sheet which describes the changes that will be happening and the effects that people may experience as a result.

The information is aimed at older people, but many residents may find it useful. Continue reading

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Earth Trust Art Events

Earth Trust has asked the Parish Council to make residents aware of some art related events coming up over the next few weeks.

As part of Oxfordshire Artweeks, the trust is bringing together an exciting range of local artists in its pop up gallery, a beautiful converted 19th Century barn. From ceramics, acrylics and oils, to sustainable fashion and upcycled jewellery, eight Continue reading

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The Magic Flute

Opera lovers will be excited to hear that Opera Anywhere is returning to Long Wittenham to perform Mozart’s enchanting opera The Magic Flute at St Mary’s Church at 7:30pm on Friday 14th June.

The show will be presented by the The Friends of St Mary’s, in aid of the church.

Opera Anywhere is renowned for performing unique versions of operas, old and new, in 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 Craig End, High Street, Long Wittenham, is for a single storey rear extension and internal alterations.

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

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Parish Council Meetings – Thursday 16th May

The Parish Council will hold its Annual Meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 16th May.  This will be followed by the council’s Monthly Meeting.

All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agendas below.

Annual Parish Council Meeting Agenda Continue reading

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Healthcare Event

The NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre has asked the Parish Council to promote its Joint Biomedical Research Centre Open Day event, taking place at Leiden Square, Westgate Centre, Oxford from 10am to 3.30pm on Thursday 30th May 2024.

The Open Day is an opportunity for residents to learn more about a broad range of fascinating healthcare research taking place in Oxford, how it translates Continue reading

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Waste and Recycling Collections

Owing to the Early May bank holiday, upcoming waste and recycling bin collections will be a day later than usual.

See the changes below.  There is more information on the South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) website:

http://www.southoxon.gov.uk/wastecalendar Continue reading

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