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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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Kennington Parish Council Meeting November 2021

A meeting of Kennington Parish Council will be held on Thursday 11 November 2021 at 7:30pm in Committee Rooms 2/3 of Kennington Village Centre. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

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Abingdon Runaway Fair – city4, city35, cityX3 (10th – 12th October 2021)

Update from Oxford Bus Company:“From Sunday 10th October until approximately 09:00 hrs on Tuesday 12th October, your city4, city35 and cityX3 services will be unable to serve the High Street stop A7 in Abingdon due to the Abingdon Runaway Fair. Passengers are advised to use the Stratton Way or Bath Street (city4 only) stops as …

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Wild Verges Consultation – Have Your Say!

Kennington Parish Council would like to know your views on the ‘wild’ verges. The Parish Council, working with the newly-formed group, Wild about Kennington, agreed to a pilot project to change the mowing regime of grass verges for the benefit of wildlife. This was to allow wildflowers to flourish, which would improve chances for bees, …

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Volunteers Needed for Summer Fun Day

Volunteers are needed to help run the Summer Fun Day on bank holiday Monday 30th August 2021. If you would be happy to help supervise an activity or run a stall, please get in touch as soon as possible on 01865 421126 or at . Whether you could volunteer for the whole event or just …

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BMX Track Maintenance

Maintenance work is taking place on the BMX / pump track at Forest Side playing field from 24 June 2021. Please do not try to use the track until the work is completed.

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Do it for your Dog: Bag it and Bin it

Kennington Parish Council provides free dog waste bags around the village in case you have forgotten yours and dog waste can be placed in any bin, not just the dog waste bins. There really is no excuse not to bag it and bin it. If you see anyone failing to pick up after their dog, …

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