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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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Catalytic Converter Thefts at Red Bridge Park & Ride

The council felt it should inform everyone that a local resident had their catalytic converter stolen from underneath their car whilst it was parked at the Park & Ride, at the beginning of March.

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ALERT: WhatsApp account takeover scam

Criminals are targeting WhatsApp users by posing as a friend and asking for a security code. Action Fraud has received over 60 reports relating to this scam. The scam begins when a criminal gets access to another WhatsApp account which has you listed as a contact. The criminal, posing as your friend or someone that’s …

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Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Road Closure at Oxford, Botley Road (jct Becket Street to jct Mill Street

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Hosts are still needed for the Homes for Ukraine scheme

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) are still looking for hosts who have two to three bedrooms they could offer to Ukrainian nationals fleeing the war. One year on, some arrangements are now coming to an end, and OCC have a number of families across the county looking for somewhere else to stay. As well as it …

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DIY waste charges to increase

The cost of getting rid of non-household (DIY) waste at our recycling centres will be changing from Saturday 1 April. Residents can find all the price information on Oxfordshire County Council’s website.

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Activities over Easter will have children hopping for joy 

This Easter the holidays are going to be jam-packed full of activities for children in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse.  There’s something for everyone whether your child loves being outdoors, is interested in theatre or likes to get stuck into a bit of craft. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District …

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Get Election Ready – check your voter registration and ID before it’s too late

People across South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse are being urged to check that they are ready for the upcoming elections. On Thursday 4 May, residents will go to the polls to choose local councillors who will make decisions on important issues, such as where we should focus our efforts locally to help …

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Parish Council Elections

A reminder that nominations may be submitted from 20 March from 10.00am until 4.00pm each day including Saturdays (but not on Sundays) to Meeting Room 2, Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon, OX14 3JE.   The final date and time for their receipt will be 4.00 pm on Tuesday 4 April 2023. Earlier submission will give the …

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