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Welcome to Kennington

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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Thames Valley Police: thefts from vehicles

        There have been several incidents recently in the South Oxfordshire and Vale area, of work tools being stolen from vehicles overnight. Most thefts from vehicles are committed by opportunist.  The following advice is offered to help prevent your vehicle from being targeted: Where possible, secure your vehicle overnight in a garage. …

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Thames Valley Police: have your say

      This is a community message from Thames Valley Police. HAVE YOUR SAY MEETINGS The following Have Your Say Meetings are being held in your Neighbourhood: Date: Friday, 28 November 2014 Time: 11am – midday Venue: Radley Cafe Date: Saturday, 29 November 2014 Time: 11am – midday Venue: Apple Cafe, Kennington Please come along, …

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Parish News – November 2014

The Parish Council is aware of residents’ concerns about the Vale of White Horse District Council’s Local Plan and especially the future of the village’s playing fields. The Parish Council is the sole owner of Playfield Road playing field and as such it is very unlikely that any Council would consider selling it for development. …

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New housing on Kennington’s boundary

The Vale of White Horse District Council has produced a leaflet, consulting on the Local Plan 2031, under which it is proposed to build 270 new homes between Kennington and Radley. You can download the leaflet from the link below, as well as a Representation Form in relation to the Plan. Further material is available …

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Emergency road closure

The Parish Council has received notice of a temporary EMERGENCY road closure at Bagley Wood Road. Bagley Wood Road will be closed from the junction with the A4183 Oxford Road to the junction with St Swithun’s Road starting at 8:30am on 15 Nov. The anticipated completion date is Sunday 16 Nov (2 days). The reason …

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Kennington’s Playing Fields

The Parish Council has recently received concerns from residents about the future of the village’s playing fields. The Parish Council is aware of these issues and the Chairman would like to reiterate what he said to a concerned resident earlier this week “I can assure you that the Parish Council will be objecting in the …

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