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Didcot Mayors Charity Ball 2018

On Saturday 17th March 2018 the Mayor of Didcot, Councillor Jackie Billington will be holding the annual chaity ball at the Civic Hall for her chosen chartiies.  For more information click here.

Temporary Car Parking Restrictions
On Broadway Didcot - 22nd to 26th Jan 18

Bowmer & Kirkland are the main contractor for the build of the extension to the Orchard Centre, Didcot. 

As part of this scheme they will be carrying out s278 Highway Works (s278 Agreement with Oxford CC) to alter the existing traffic signalised junction at Broadway and High Street; to a ‘Three-Way Give Way Junction’.

To carry out the ‘Carriageway Surfacing Works and Road Markings they confirm that they will have to restrict parking to some of the ‘parking Bays that run along the northern kerb-line from the High St junction to approx. No. 72 Broadway'. 

Please see attached (location is highlighted).

The dates of the restrictions being 22nd to 26th January 2018.

Oxfordshire Waste Consultation

Raising the bar in recycling: Your chance to talk rubbish and recycling with Oxfordshire’s councils

Do you know that each household in Oxfordshire produces one tonne of waste each year? We are amongst the best in the country at recycling and composting for a few years now at about 60% but recycling rates have started to drop in Oxfordshire. 

Residents are being given the chance to talk rubbish and recycling and tell Oxfordshire’s county, city and district councils how they can help them recycle more and create less waste.

Your councils want your ideas about reducing, reusing and recycling our rubbish. Help them shape the future of waste and recycling services in Oxfordshire and tell them how they can help you recycle more - complete their survey by 18 February www.recycleforoxfordshire.org.uk

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Road Closure – at West Hagbourne, Main Street

A request has been received from Oxford City Council for a temporary road closure to apply to a section of Main Street, whilst essential footway and kerbing works are carried out.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is being made to implement the temporary closure and will operate from 5 February to 15 February 2018.

Notice of intention to make the Order will be published in the local press.

A copy of the drawing showing the extent of the closure and also the alternative route for traffic is below.

Further information regarding the works may be obtained by contacting 0345 310 1111.

Map of closure
Traffic order

Helping residents keep warm and healthy this winter

Residents in southern Oxfordshire concerned about keeping warm and managing their energy bills are being encouraged to contact an advice service for help.

The Better Housing Better Health (BHBH) service, funded by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils alongside the county’s other district councils and Oxfordshire County Council, helps people who are vulnerable to the effects of living in cold homes over the winter period.

The advice service offers free, impartial advice on staying warm and managing energy bills. Residents can find out if they qualify for a grant to install energy saving improvements to their homes or a free home energy visit to look at ways to save energy to bring their bills down.

For more information click here.

December Edition of Didcot Diary

December is a time to look back. Please click here to see some of the things the Town Council has been doing over the last three months.

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Footpath Closure – at GWP Didcot, Footpaths 197/1, 401/16 and 189/19.

A request has been received from Taylor Wimpey for a temporary footpath closure to apply to footpaths 197/1, 401/16 and 189/19 whilst essential Great Western Park new development works are carried out.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is being made to implement the temporary closure and will operate from 13 December 2017 for 6 months with a view to extend. (An emergency footpath closure has been put in place from 23 November which will last for 21 days, due to works starting immediately).  The estimated duration of the works programme is 2 years approximately.

Map of closure
Traffic Order 

Expression of Interest for the use of vacant space within Willowbrook Leisure Centre

The Town Council is seeking expressions of interest from interested groups for the use of vacant space within Willowbrook Leisure Centre, Bowmont Water, Didcot, OX11 7AF.

Click here for more information.

 

Welcome to Didcot Town Council

Didcot is the largest town in South Oxfordshire with a population of just over 25,000 at the last Census in 2011.  As the town is designated as a growth town, the population continues to increase.

Didcot Town Council is a “local council”, a type of local authority so legislation governs what we do and how we operate.

The Town Council provides a range of services to the people of Didcot.  We have 21 councillors who make most decisions about what we do at formal committee meetings.

On these pages you can find out more about our parks, lakes and play areas.  You can also find out about meetings of the full Council, committees, councillors and what we spend money on.

The Town Council office is located inside Didcot Civic Hall which is on the corner of Broadway and Britwell Road.

There is a car park at the Civic Hall comprising of 98 standing spaces and 7 disabled bays.  

 

 

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