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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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His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

On behalf of Kennington Parish Council and the residents of Kennington I wish to express our deep regret upon the death of HRH Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, whose life was an example to us all. Cllr. Colin Charlett, Chairman of Kennington Parish Council As a mark of respect the flags at the war memorial …

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Parish Council Meeting 8 April 2021

An online meeting of Kennington Parish Council will take place on 8 April 2021 at 7.30pm. Please see agenda for link and joining instructions.

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Water Disruption 23/03/2021

OX1, OX2, OX13 & OX14 No water or low pressure Information from Thames Water – Last updated: 23/03 12:52 “We’re very sorry if you’ve got low pressure or no water as a result of a burst main on Harcourt Hill, North Hinksey. We’ve now opened a drive-through bottled water station at The Bystander pub, in Besselsleigh Road, …

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Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme Newsletter – February 2021

February 2021 We are working with 9 partners on a major new flood scheme for Oxford, which will reduce flood risk to homes, businesses and major transport routes into the city. Our scheme will provide a long term solution to flooding in Oxford, helping protect the city as flood risk increases with climate change. The …

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Temporary Road Closure and “No Waiting” restriction at Radley, Kennington Road

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Road Closure and “No Waiting” restriction at Radley, Kennington Road In the interests of public safety, it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road and impose a ‘No Waiting’ restriction as detailed above to facilitate carriageway patching works.  A …

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Temporary Road Closure and “No Waiting” restriction at Kennington, Simpsons Way

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Road Closure and “No Waiting” restriction at Kennington, Simpsons Way In the interests of public safety, it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road and impose a ‘No Waiting’ restriction as detailed above to facilitate carriageway patching work. A …

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Join the Oxfordshire Open Thought community to help shape our future

We asked you – our county’s residents, businesses and organisations – to give your views on how we might tackle some of the challenges facing us in the future.And we received hundreds of submissions via online engagement tool Oxfordshire Open Thought.Now we are shining a spotlight on some of the most thought-provoking, bold and innovative ideas on how …

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Parish phone line 11th February 2021

There may be a brief period on Thursday 11th February 2021 when the parish phone line is unavailable. The line is due to transfer to a new provider at 11.00am, so please accept our apologies if you are unable to call around this time. Please contact the parish clerk by email at if you …

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