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Walk for Parkinsons – Oxford

The Walk for Parkinson’s – Oxford is now in its seventh year and this year we have three exciting new routes, all giving participants the opportunity to see some of Oxford’s beautiful, historic buildings as well as its wonderful green spaces.  With a walk to suit everyone, walkers can choose from 1.5 miles, 4.5 miles …

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New BBC2 Show looking for items to restore

We are making a new television show for BBC2 called “The repair shop”; the show looks into repairing beloved and interesting possessions for people who would like to see them restored or repaired back to their original working order.  The kind of items we have come across so far have ranged from inherited pocket watches …

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British Red Cross – Emergency APP

Our award-winning free mobile app delivers real-time alerts, severe weather warnings and practical advice in an emergency When a crisis is on its way, every second counts. So think how crucial warning of a dangerous flood or snow storm could be. Our free app will send you alerts if an emergency is about to affect …

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Sandford Hydro

If you are a regular walker in Oxford Preservation Trust’s fields by the Thames, you will have noticed that construction work has started on the Sandford Hydro project. This is the first of a series of reports to keep you up-to-date on what is happening. Construction of the Sandford Hydro scheme will take place over …

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Seeking views on policing and crime

The Police and Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley would like your views on policing and crime. This Summer, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is seeking views from the residents of Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire on policing and crime.  This feedback will help inform the Police and Crime Plan which sets the …

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Food tour at Agrivert and tour of Ardley Energy Recovery Facility

I now have some more dates confirmed for a food tour at Agrivert and a visit to the Ardley Energy Recovery Facility where all the black bin waste goes. Dates are… Food – Thursday 23 June 10.30am – 11.30am Agrivert AD Plant, Crowmarsh, OX10 6SQ ERF – Monday 4 July 10am – 12pm  Ardley energy …

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Thames Valley Police – Open Day

The Thames Valley Police Open Day takes place at the Force’s training centre in Sulhamstead annually, and last year over 5,000 people came along to find out what really goes on behind the scenes in policing. This year’s event carries a theme of 100 years of Women in Policing, and will include talks from a …

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Planning meeting cancelled

Due to the Clerk having received no planning applications since the last committee meeting, Tuesday’s (23 June) Planning Committee meeting scheduled to commence at 8:pm in the Village Hall has been cancelled.   The next scheduled Planning Committee meeting will take place as usual on Tuesday 14 July 2015

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Vale of White Horse District Council – Election

The election of two councillors for the Kennington Ward will take place on 7 May 2015. Official NOTICE OF ELECTION

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Road Works

On 2 February kerbing and footway resurfacing will commence under traffic lights between Sandford Lane and St Swithun’s Road. The following week, starting 9 February the road will be closed between Sandford Lane and Simpsons Way for 5 days to resurface the carriageway. A signed diversion route will be in place.  Gatemen will be positioned …

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Best Kept Garden Competition – July 2014

              The Annual Garden Competition took place on Sat 5th July. The winners were as follows The ‘Geoffrey Blackman Cup’ for best front garden 1st        Pauline & Alan Cross of 18 St Swithun’s Road 2nd     Ruth & Roy King of 62 The Avenue 3rd      Pauline & Peter …

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Maggie’s Oxford – volunteers sought

This summer, the brand new Maggie’s Centre will open at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford, offering anyone with any type of cancer and their families and friends, the practical, emotional and social support that people with cancer need. At such an exciting time, we are looking for new volunteers to join our Centre Support Team …

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