Bus Service Update

Going Forward Buses, the company that provides the Monday and Wednesday bus service through the village, has advised the Parish Council that due to sudden driver illness it may need to reduce its services.

It hopes to cover all routes this week (23rd-27th January) but from Monday 30th January it is likely that it will only be able to run one bus.  For logistical reasons this may mean that Continue reading

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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 await the allocation of a speed gun so that they can commence operations. 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 pickers.

You choose an area of the village that you would like to “litter pick”.  The rubbish is returned to the village hall and you will be rewarded with tea and cake, plus the pleasure of Continue reading

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NHS Health Checks

It is easier than ever for people aged forty to seventy-four to get a free NHS health check in Oxfordshire, with the service now available in even more locations.

Health Checks Oxfordshire is now providing free NHS health checks on behalf of Oxfordshire County Council at convenient community-based locations across the county, including libraries.  This is in support of existing GP practice provision, Continue reading

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Road to Clifton Hampden Roadworks 23rd January to 3rd February

It has come to the Parish Council’s attention that work to repair the floodwalk on the road out of the village towards Clifton Hampden has been scheduled to take place between 23rd January and 3rd February.

The work has been requested by the Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) Bridges Team.  There will be two-way traffic signals, so delays are possible. Continue reading

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Household Support Fund

The Household Support Fund scheme has opened again for people finding it hard to cope with the rising cost of food and energy bills.

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has reopened the scheme to help households meet the costs of life’s essentials.

The fund is initially open for applications to help eligible households that have not received any support from the fund previously.  However, from 13th February, if funds Continue reading

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Road to Clifton Hampden Closure 24th to 27th January

The Parish Council has been advised by the Network Management team at Oxfordshire County Council that a section of the road between the village and Clifton Hampden, opposite Lower Farm, will be subject to a temporary overnight road closure whilst essential new water connection safely works are carried out.

The closure will operate from 24th January up to and including 27th January between 8pm and 6am. Continue reading

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Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 19th January

The Parish Council will hold its monthly meeting in the Village Hall at 7:30pm on Thursday 19th January.

All residents are invited to attend.  Download the agenda here.

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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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Primary School Places Available

The Parish Council has been asked to let residents know that the village primary school has places available.

There is more information and contact details on the school website.

See the flyer below. Continue reading

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