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Our village stands between the River Thames and the A34 trunk road to the south of Oxford. It is an active village of 4,000 people, who need to know what’s going on.

This website will tell you what’s going on, in the village and around it. Use the menu to find out about village activities, the services available, news from the village organisations and a whole host of other things.

If there’s something you need to know about, you’ll probably find it on this site. If you can’t, let us know – this website is BY the village and FOR the village and we want it to contain all anyone could reasonably expect to find here.


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1st Kennington Guides Report – April 2017

This term we have been taking part in a variety of international activities. We made Chinese kites, held an international fashion show and explored mehndi designs. We welcomed Georgina, a Young Leader from Wallingford, who told us about her forthcoming trip to Nepal to take part in a service project. She also taught the Guides …

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Thames Challenge in aid of MIND

On 20th May in Hyde Park, London, an attempt will be made on a Guinness World Record in aid of MIND and in support of Heads Together – a campaign spearheaded by The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. We aim to have over 200 people run 5km linked together. They will be …

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Your waste collections over Easter

As with every bank holiday, our waste crews will empty your bin on a different day. For information on your revised collection day visit the South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council websites. You can recycle all of your Easter egg boxes, plastic inserts and foil wrapping, too – they all …

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Families Travel For Half Price

50% off tickets with Great Western Railway.

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The Cattle are Returning!

Oxford Preservation Trust has informed the Parish Council that the cattle will be returning to the memorial field next Monday 10 April 2017.    

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Sandford Hydro – April Updates

Read the full story of the development of Sandford hydro here: http://www.lowcarbonhub.org/sandford-hydro-project-updates   Here’s the news from the April newsletter.,, 1. Main structure looking good The section of the Weir that will house the Archimedes screws is almost ready. We have now completed the main concrete structure. The next steps will be to finish the …

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Compost Giveaway!

Dear Parishes, The compost give-away is back! Please find attached a poster promoting the compost give-away event that South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Council are holding over the weekend of 13-14 May. This is usually a very popular event and we hope that you will be able to advertise it within your …

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M4 Junctions 12 to 13: Bridge Refurbishment – Weekend Closure Reminder

  This is a reminder that M4 east and westbound carriageways, between junctions 12 (Theale) and 13 (Chieveley) in West Berkshire will be fully closed from 9pm on Friday 31 March through to 6am on Monday 3 April 2017. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A4 (through Newbury, Thatcham and Woolhampton), …

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