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Community Speedwatch

The Long Wittenham Community Speedwatch Group is almost up and running. Parish Councillor David Corney has recruited six residents and they have received training from Thames Valley Police (TVP).  A further two volunteers are soon to undergo training. The group … Continue reading

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Spring Litter Pick & Pound Tidy-up

If you are not busy on Saturday 25th February between 9.30am and noon, your village needs you. Volunteers are wanted to come along to the village hall where you will be provided with hi-viz jackets, gloves, rubbish bags and litter … Continue reading

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Super User Appointed

The village has a new Fix My Street Super User.  Andy Mortimer has volunteered to take on the role. Fix My Street allows residents to report problems on the roads. Anything added to Fix My Street results in a council … Continue reading

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Donate Your Old Computer Device

Do you have an old laptop, tablet or phone that you no longer use? Getting Oxfordshire Online is a new initiative that refurbishes donated computer devices, and passes them to people who need them.  It also helps people to access … Continue reading

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Flood Alert

The Environment Agency Flood Warning System has issued a flood alert for the Abingdon area of the River Thames. The area affected covers the Thames from Abingdon down to and including Little Wittenham. View a map of the flood alert … Continue reading

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Christmas Waste and Recycling Collections

As usual, waste and recycling collections will change over the festive period. Brown bin collections (garden waste) will be suspended while crews concentrate on collecting the extra waste from Christmas. For details of the changes, see the flyer below.  There … Continue reading

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Village Greens Created

Two new village greens have been created at Dorchester on Thames and Little Wittenham. The greens, at the historic Dyke Hills, a scheduled Iron Age settlement, and at Day’s Lock Meadow beside the River Thames, have been voluntarily registered by … Continue reading

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Bus Service Update

Going Forward Buses, the company that runs the Mondays and Wednesdays bus service between Long Wittenham and Didcot, has announced that from Monday 28th November, there will be an additional afternoon journey to Didcot and back. See the revised timetable … Continue reading

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Poppy Sellers

Prew Bowtell, Long Wittenham Poppy Appeal Organiser, writes … Would anyone like to volunteer as a poppy seller for this year’s Poppy Appeal?  I’m looking for someone to cover Saxons Heath and another to cover Wessex Way (the new houses … Continue reading

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Poppy Appeal 2022

The village poppy sellers will be out and about knocking on doors selling their poppies and other Poppy Appeal items from the last week of October.  See the flyer below. Make sure you have some change ready because the collectors … Continue reading

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