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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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Recent news

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M4 and A34 works – update

The M4 east- and west-bound carriageways will be closed overnight (from 10pm to 6am) on the following dates: Tuesday 1 September – M4 Junctions 12 to 14 Westbound Carriageway Wednesday 2 September – M4 Junctions 14 to 12 Eastbound Carriageway Monday 14 September for four nights – M4 Junctions 12 to 14 Westbound Carriageway Tuesday 29 …

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Matthew Arnold School – Oxford Bus Company

A new Oxford Bus Company 35A service will run twice a day between Kennington and Matthew Arnold School and comes into effect on 3 September 2015. Please see attached a poster publicising the service and timetable; this has been affixed to some village bus stops. Details can also be found here Matthew Arnold School : …

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Parish News – September 2015

The Flower baskets around the village are looking wonderful again this year and thanks go to those volunteers who, earlier in the year both nurtured the small plants and prepared the baskets in readiness for Councillors to locate around the village. Thanks go too to Wyevale Garden Centre who again this year, donated all the …

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History Society Report – August 2015

In July a small group from the Kennington History Society visited the Oxford Bus Museum at Long Hanborough.  It is most interesting having a wide selection of buses from the very early charabangs of the post-World War I period up to the present, with many local examples.  We were also able to visit the Morris Car …

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Flood alleviation scheme – Newsletter

Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme We are working in partnership to develop proposals to reduce flood risk in Oxford. Our investigations have confirmed that a flood relief channel will bring significant flood risk benefits to Oxford. We are looking at options to construct new channels or enlarge existing channels in the western floodplain. If the scheme …

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Road repairs – Bagley Wood Road – action stations!

The Parish Council has had the following response to to its request for information about the ongoing situation in Bagley Wood Road:     Dear Ms Feather Please accept my apologies with respect to the delay associated with this scheme. The work is a priority, however it has taken some time to determine the detail …

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