Category: Environment

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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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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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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Christmas Tree Recycling 2021

Vale of White Horse District Council has arranged for real Christmas trees to be collected as usual for recycling. It has been confirmed that this will still take place, even though brown bin collections are currently suspended. Please leave your Christmas tree at either Forest Side car park or Playfield Rd car park by Wednesday …

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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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Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme – Investigation in Kendall Copse

The Environment Agency has advised that ground investigation work will be taking place in Kendall Copse starting 10 August 2020. Update received from Project Director: “As part of the Environment Agency’s ongoing work for the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme, we need to carry out site investigations at Kendall Copse. The work being conducted is a …

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Respect, Protect, Enjoy – the Countryside Code

You may be aware of reports of litter in the countryside & farm animals being chased by loose dogs as more people enjoy our beautiful countryside; you may well have been affected by these problems.  The NFU are highlighting the need to Respect, Protect, Enjoy – use the Countryside Code.  The Campaign to Protect Rural …

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Oxfordshire Open Thought

Message from Oxfordshire Growth Board: Welcome to Oxfordshire Open Thought As part of the Oxfordshire Plan 2050, are looking for solutions to three big challenges facing us as we plan for the future: how we will all live and work, how we will move around, and how we will tackle climate change. We know the …

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Oxfordshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan: Part 2 Site Allocations Plan

Draft for Consultation under Regulation 18 of the Town & Country Planning (Local Planning) Regulations 2012 (as amended) Oxfordshire County Council have published the Draft Minerals and Waste Local Plan: Part 2 Site Allocations Plan (the Sites Plan) for consultation and we would like to make you aware and we are seeking your views.The consultation …

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Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme Newsletter January 2020

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