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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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Parish News January 2020

Carols around the Tree Thank you all who attended the Carols around the Tree in December. Although there seemed to be plenty of mulled wine and sausage rolls, the mince pies disappeared very quickly! I will make a note of this for December. Thank you also for your generosity, as you raised £150 for Kennington …

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Parish News December 2019

The Councillors hope you can join them on Sunday 1 December at 6pm for Carols around the Tree at the War Memorial and afterwards in St Swithun’s Church for hot mince pies, sausage rolls and mulled wine.  There will also be a non-alcoholic fruit punch. Primary School Applications If you have a child born between …

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Parish News October 2019

Deep Cleanse – Vale of White Horse District Council has organised a deep cleanse in Kennington from 16 – 22 October. This will involve litter picking, sweeping and removing weeds/moss from pavements. The team will cover as much of the village as possible, but the council has asked them to focus on Poplar Grove, Meadow …

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Parish News September 2019

Best Kept Garden Competition – Congratulations to the winners of this year’s competition. Thank you to everyone who took the time to get their garden ready for the judges this year. Website – The village website has recently been updated, and the obsolete information removed. However, pages about organisations in the village may not be …

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Community Resilience

Winter approaches again, and it’s important to prepare for the short days, dark nights and cold temperatures. Look after your personal resilience and well-being by making sure that you have prepared well in advance. Here are some tips to help you get ready for winter, and they’re all free… Message in a Bottle is a …

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Temporary Road Closure at Kennington, 105 Poplar Grove, OX1 5QR

A request has been received from ‘KCD/Thames Water’ for a temporary road closure to apply to a section of ‘Poplar Grove’ whilst ‘new service water connection works’ are carried out. A temporary Notice is being made to implement the temporary closures and will operate from the 08/11/2019 (at 00:00hrs)  to and including the 12/11/2019 (23:59hrs). …

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Anti-Idling Campaign

Kennington Parish Council is supporting Vale of White Horse District Council’s anti-idling campaign. Visit their website for more information: http://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/services-and-advice/environment-and-neighbourhood-issues/air-quality/turn-it-our-anti-idling-campaig Businesses in Kennington have been sent a copy of this poster, which the council hopes they will display in their window.

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Footsteps Programme

Oxfordshire County Council Road Safety Team are trying to reach as many parents and carers in Oxfordshire as possible to encourage them to use the Footsteps programme. This programme shows parents and carers how to support their children in learning how to make safer decisions when they are crossing roads. With support from parents and …

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