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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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Wild Parishes Webinars

During summer 2020, Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) hosted a series of webinars explaining how villages and parish councils can help promote wildlife and biodiversity. Copies of the presentations and supplementary information can be found here.

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Smiley SID

Kennington Parish Council has recently purchased a Speed Indicator Device (SID), which will be moved around the village to remind motorists to travel below the speed limit. Sid has spent the first few days outside St Swithun’s School tracking over 6000 vehicles travelling southbound through Kennington over the last six days. The average speed of …

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Parish Council Meeting 10th September 2020

An online meeting of Kennington Parish Council will take place on Thursday 10th September at 7.30pm. Please see the agenda for Zoom link and joining instructions.

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Littering at Playing Fields

Please help us keep our playing fields tidy by using the bins provided or taking your rubbish home. It is great to see so many people using our play areas, but please remember to tidy up after yourself!

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Road Closure – Westbound A423 slip road

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Road Closure at Kennington, unnamed single carriageway (A423 Westbound slip road ) In the interests of public safety it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close a short section of the unnamed slip road A423 Westbound to facilitate safeguarding works to …

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Have your say on the future plans for Vale of White Horse

What do you think the council should focus on next? Working with other organisations to help local businesses get back on their feet after lockdown? Helping people live healthier lives? Tackling the climate emergency? Or all three and more? Vale of White Horse district councillors have put together a plan for the future of the …

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Parish Council Meeting 9th July 2020

An online meeting of Kennington Parish Council will take place on Thursday 9th July 2020 at 7.30pm. Please see the agenda for link and joining instructions.

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