Category: Parish council

Vacancy – Village Warden

Kennington Parish Council is looking for a part-time Village Warden to undertake jobs such as litter picking, cleaning the pavilion, maintaining the flower baskets and other maintenance tasks in the village. To apply for this role, please send a copy of your current CV, including names of two referees (who will not be contacted until …

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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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Parish News – July 2019

New Parish Councillors The parish council would like to welcome its three new members, who were co-opted at the meeting on 13th June. The new councillors are Bill Russell, Scott Powles and Alison New, and it is hoped that they will enjoy their time on the parish council. Many thanks to all the candidates who …

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Parish News – June 2019

The Annual Parish Council meeting took place in May, and Colin Charlett and Alan Cobb will continue their positions as Chairman and Vice-Chairman, respectively. The council thanks the councillors who have stepped down for their time and commitment they have given over the years they have been members. Parish Council Vacancies Due to insufficient nominations …

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Parish News – May 2019

Vacancies on the Parish Council Due to the uncontested parish council election, there will be three vacancies on the council from 7th May 2019. We hope that these vacancies will be filled by co-option at the parish council meeting on 13th June. If you care about where you live and are passionate about your community, …

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Parish News – April 2019

Do You Know Where the Defibrillators Are in Kennington? There are four defibrillators located in Kennington: on Playfield Road (outside the launderette), on Meadow View Road (off Poplar Grove), outside the Village Centre outside Kirlena House (on Kennington Road). If you need to use one of these units: There is currently a petition with government …

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Parish News – December 2016

Memorial Field – Many thanks to all those who turned out at the Memorial Field on 29 October to help clear the scrub.  Rachel from Oxford Preservation Trust was thrilled with the turnout; 32 people helped and hopefully had an enjoyable morning.  The next session will be on Saturday 25 February – you will be …

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Parish News – November 2016

New Parish Councillor The members co-opted a resident to the vacancy following the resignation of Rosemary Aldgate earlier this year.   There were three applicants and after a vote the resident who was successful was Bob Bakewell. The Council would like to welcome Bob and hope he will enjoy his time on Kennington Parish Council.  Many …

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Parish News – October 2016

Kennington Memorial Field Join Oxford Preservation Trust on Saturday 29 October in the Kennington Memorial Field for their autumn “scrub bash”.  The session, which will be led by the Abingdon Green Gym, will be from 9.30 – 12.30pm.  No previous experience is necessary.  Wear stout shoes or wellies and old clothes.  Please bring gardening gloves …

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