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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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Sandford on Thames – Footpath Closure 24 April for 4 weeks

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Footpath Closure – at Sandford on Thames, Weir. A request has been received from the Low Carbon Hub for a temporary road closure to apply to a section of footpath 263/8 and 335/15 whilst essential large deliveries are carried out. A Temporary Traffic …

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Residents invited to comment on Vale of White Horse Local Plan Part Two

Part two of the Local Plan published today for consultation Opportunity for Vale residents to influence how planning application decisions are made Residents are invited to a series of public events throughout March to find out more and ask questions Residents living in the Vale of White Horse district will have a chance to influence how …

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Waste Vehicle Breakdowns

Due to vehicle breakdowns this week, our waste collection crews haven’t been able to finish some of their rounds. This has affected Grove and Chilton in particular, but it may have a knock-on effect to collections for the rest of the week. The waste collection crews are going back to catch up so our message …

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Scrub Clearing in the Memorial Field

A huge thank you to everyone who came and helped clear scrub on the Kennington Memorial Field on Saturday.  Oxford Preservation Trust is very grateful and Rachel looks forward to seeing you again in the autumn.

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Invitation to FREE dementia awareness event

As part of our aim to increase awareness of dementia amongst businesses and organisations and support people in our local community, we are running two free information events at: Wytham House Address: Oaken Holt Estate, Eynsham Road, Oxfordshire, OX2 9NL Date: Thursday 23rd March 2017 Timings: 10am – 12:30pm – for the local community/general public …

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M4 Junctions 12 to 13: Bridge Refurbishment – Update

Further to my last email, I am writing to provide an update to the programme and additional traffic management information for the bridge refurbishment works taking place along the M4 near Bradfield. As previously advised, long-term monitoring has found that the two bridges which carry the M4 over Ashampstead Road and Dark Lane, near Bradfield …

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