Didcot Town Council

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Town Clerk: Janet Wheeler
Council Offices, Britwell
Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire
OX11 7HN

Latest News

Citizens Advice needs volunteer advisers

Citizens Advice needs volunteer advisers

Message from Citizens Advice below:

There comes a time for all of us when we face problems that are too stressful or complicated to sort out alone.

Last year – one of the most difficult - our 90 advisers advised 9,000 clients on over 20,000 problems. We helped four in five resolve their debt, benefits, employment, and housing problems. Many of these were caused by the Covid-19 crisis.

We now need... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 19:03 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Community COVID

The gate at Edmonds Park car park on Park Road will be closed over the weekend

The gate at Edmonds Park car park on Park Road will be closed over the weekend

The gate at Edmonds Park car park on Park Road, will be closed for access due to maintenance and security over the weekend.

Posted: Thu, 27 May 2021 11:50 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News, outdoor services

Edmonds Park Litter Bug Detectives Trail

Edmonds Park Litter Bug Detectives Trail

From 29th May to 5th June 2021 South Oxfordshire District Council are running 'Litter Bug Detectives Trails' in four parks across south Oxfordshire.

The trails will be in Edmonds Park, Didcot and Southern Road Recreation Ground in Thame and also in Abbey Garden Meadows in Abingdon and Memorial Park in Wantage.

How to take part:

  1. Choose which park you wish to visit. Then download the appropriate trail map... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021 16:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Litter, SODC, Waste & Recycling

How to apply for blue badges, bus passes and parking permits in Oxfordshire

How to apply for blue badges, bus passes and parking permits in Oxfordshire

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the application process for blue badges, bus passes and parking permits has been changed.

Libraries are currently acting as validation points only, rather than taking full applications in person, and customers now need to book an appointment in advance.

New Process:

1- You must start your application either online at oxfordshire.gov.uk or via the direct line to the Concessionary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021 11:53 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News

Guide to Universal Credit

Guide to Universal Credit

Between March 13th 2020 and January 14th 2021 there were 4.5 million Universal Credit claims. Over a third of Universal Credit claims have been made since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Find out more about Universal Credit using the Universal Credit guide at the link below. It covers who can apply, how to apply, how much money you can claim, a glossary to help with Universal Credit terminology... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 08:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Community COVID, News

Statement Regarding Didcot Town Council Remote Meetings

Statement Regarding Didcot Town Council Remote Meetings

Statement Regarding Didcot Town Council Remote Meetings:

Following the Mayor-Making and Annual Meeting of Didcot Town Council on Tuesday 4th May 2021, it was agreed that the following temporary arrangements will be made to allow the business of the Council to continue whilst lowering the risk of infection to elected Members, DTC staff and members of the public.

  1. To convert all standing Committees to temporary... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 15:29 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: News, meeting

Job Vacancies at Didcot Town Council

Didcot Town Council are now hiring.

We have opportunities for a Reception and Finance Administrator and a Projects and Services Officer.

Follow the link for job descriptions and application packs.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 20th May 2021.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 24th May 2021.

Posted: Fri, 07 May 2021 17:30 by Admin Assistant

Tags: Vacancies

New Mayor of Didcot - Cllr Mocky Khan

New Mayor of Didcot - Cllr Mocky Khan

I am proud and honoured to be elected as Mayor of Didcot.

Didcot is changing and I am pleased to be the first Asian to be elected Mayor. This shows the growing diversity in Didcot.

I have chosen two charities that I would like to raise money for during my Mayoral year. The two I have chosen are Play2Give and Coeliac UK. Play2Give are a great local charity and Andy Baker, and his team are doing great... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 12:50 by Admin Assistant

Tags: Mayor

Change of Polling Station Information for 6th May 2021

Change of Polling Station Information for 6th May 2021

You can find 'Polling Station Information for May 6th 2021' and 'Directions from Didcot Civic Hall to Southern Community Centre' at the links below:

Posted: Tue, 04 May 2021 13:39 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Elections

Vacancies at Didcot Town Council

Vacancies at Didcot Town Council

Didcot Town Council have two vacancies at the moment.

Reception and Finance Administrator and a Property and Services Officer.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 4th May 2021.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 17th May 2021.

Visit the vacancies page for more information and application packs.

Posted: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:25 by Admin Assistant

Tags: Community, News, Vacancies

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