Category: Parish council

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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Parish News – May 2016

Last month the Council was pleased to report that the village installed its fourth public access defibrillator in Meadow View Road.  To reiterate, it is important that as many people as possible are aware of them and how to access them in an emergency.    If you need to use any one of these units you …

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Parish News – September 2016

What a busy summer the Council has had, even though there has been no meeting – maintenance work has been carried out on the laid hedge at Playfield Road playing field, the new Playing Fields Committee has met several times, working on upping the standard of both pavilions; and by the time of publishing, the …

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Parish News – July 2016

Before June’s Parish Council meeting two members of the Vale of White Horse District Council Planning department gave a presentation to the Councillors on current planning legislation, including the enforcement aspects of planning.  They were very keen on explaining the changes of carrying out their role and commended the Councillors to use the Planning Portal …

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Parish News – April 2017

At its March meeting, the Council granted £300 to the Kennington Baby and Toddler Group in support of their group that meets twice a week in the Village Centre. The Council also granted £250 to the Oxford Preservation Trust as a contribution towards an information notice board for the Memorial field off Playfield Road playing …

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Parish News – June 2017

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. A deep cleanse of Kennington took place during May, which involved cleaning and removing weeds from pavements which required the most attention. The results of the speed counters have been analysed, …

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