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John Stimson 1939-2022

John Stimson, the former chairman of South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) and member of Long Wittenham Parish Council, has died.  He was eighty-three and had been suffering from cancer and dementia for the last twelve months. Mr Stimson, who lived … Continue reading

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Sir Martin Wood

Sir Martin Wood, who launched the world’s first scanning technology and founded the environmental group the Earth Trust based at Little Wittenham, has died.  He was ninety-four. A visionary engineer, Sir Martin started Oxford Instruments with his wife Audrey, developing … Continue reading

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Chris King 1936-2021

A popular coach driver in Long Wittenham, Chris (Charles) King, who took villagers on coach trips to seaside resorts around the country and to local markets has died.  He was eighty-five. Chris was born in West Hendred.  The family lived … Continue reading

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Death of Former Councillor

Former Long Wittenham Parish Councillor Andy Humphreys has died at the age of 57.  Mr Humphreys was born in the village and spent a large part of his life in the community.  He moved to Didcot last year to care … Continue reading

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