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Where Smooth Waters Glide

Residents may be interested in a new online exhibition called Where Smooth Waters Glide, which is drawn from the archives of the Thames Conservancy and its predecessor, the Thames Navigation Commission.  It explores the history of the Upper Thames from … Continue reading

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SODC Seeks Better River Quality

South Oxfordshire District Council’s (SODC) ‘Water Champion’, Jo Robb, has written to the newly appointed chairman of the Government’s Storm Overflows Taskforce calling for improvements to the quality of water in the Thames. Ms Robb is responsible for working to … Continue reading

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Make the Thames ‘Safe for All’

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is stepping up its campaign to make the River Thames safe for wildlife and river users by calling for an end to sewage overflows, more public information on water quality and more stringent water testing … Continue reading

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Footpath set back

The parish council s idea for a new footpath linking the village with Clifton Hampden has suffered another reverse. Landowners are opposed and without their permission the path plan looks doomed. The original proposal for a path alongside the road … Continue reading

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