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Didcot Diary July 2018

The latest copy of Didcot Diary is available.

Posted: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:36 by Teresa Tye

Tags: News

Well done Evie!

Thank you for all your help this week Evie.

Evie joined us from Didcot Girls' School for one week's work experience and did a great job helping the administration team - well done!

Posted: Fri, 06 Jul 2018 12:29 by Julie Perrin

Tags: News

Oxford Rail Upgrade work starts on Saturday 7th July and runs until 22 July

Reminder that the Oxford Upgrade work to remodel the track and reduce congestion and delays around Oxford starts Saturday 7 July. It is an extensive piece of work and will mean line closures and diversions through to Sunday 22 July. There will then be a further weekend line closure on 28 and 29 July.

More details including diversionary routes, bus times and alternative car park arrangements are on our... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:43 by Teresa Tye

Tags: News

Football is coming home ..... to East Hagbourne

Over 60s from across the country will be coming together in East Hagbourne, near Didcot, to take part in a World Cup with a difference – Walking Football! The GO Active Gold National Walking Football Tournament kicks off at the East Hagbourne Pavilion on Wednesday 4 July.

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils' GO Active Gold team has organised the competition, which sees... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:59 by Beth Gillham

Tags: News

Be Water Aware this summer

With the weather warming up, long sunny days and the summer holidays in sight, there is a temptation to cool off in one of Oxfordshire's many rivers and inland waterways. And while there may not be any river monsters waiting down there, unfortunately rivers and waterways can be very dangerous places - 255 people accidentally drowned in 2017 in the UK.

That's why, at this time of year, Oxfordshire's... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 12:51 by Teresa Tye

Tags: News

GWR offers almost £20,000 to support areas of social need in Oxfordshire

In the final year of a scheme to support community led projects, GWR has announced the latest schemes in Oxfordshire to benefit from a share of almost £770,000.

Designed to help boost local communities, up to £770,000 a year was available for three years as part of a £2.25 million Customer and Communities Improvement Fund (CCIF), and today the final successful bids for 2018 have been... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 10:13 by Teresa Tye

Tags: News

Pavillions Consultation Competition Winner

Competition winner – Lisa McGibbon

The prize: a 3 month Willowbrook membership.

Lisa's name was randomly drawn from respondees to the consultation on the new sports pavilions.

"I am very pleased to win the Willowbrook Membership and look forward to the new sports facilities planned for the recreation grounds"

Posted: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:21 by Beth Gillham

Tags: News, Consultation

Closure of Ladygrove Lakes

Ladygrove Lakes are closed until further notice due to blue-green algae.

Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can cause adverse health effects to humans through skin contact, ingestion and inhalation. Livestock and dogs should also be kept away, so please ensure that you keep a close eye on children and dogs when nearby.

Posted: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:15 by Beth Gillham

Tags: News, Lakes

Cockcroft Road Post Office

The Cockcroft Post Office was closed in May 2017 following the resignation of the Postmaster and the withdrawal of the premises for Post Office use.

Unfortunately since the closure, the Post Office has been unable to restore a service, this branch will remain temporarily closed.

The Post Office welcome any applications from potential retail partners interested in running a branch on their behalf. The... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:48 by Teresa Tye

Tags: News

Temporary Road Closure – East Hagbourne, B4016

In the interests of public safety, it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road as detailed above to facilitate carriageway maintenance works.

A temporary Notice is being made to implement the temporary closure and will operate from 20 August 2018.

The anticipated completion date is 24 August 2018.

Access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for those frontages... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:57 by Teresa Tye

Tags: Highways