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Cockcroft Road Post Office

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

End of Allotment Burn period

Allotment holders are reminded that the permitted burn period ended yesterday, so please now refrain from burning anything else until the Autumn burn period

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:36 by Tom Hudson

Tags: Allotments

Notice of Commencement of Exercise of Public Rights

Notice of Commencement of Exercise of Public Rights

Commencing on the11th June 2018, members of the public will be able to inspect the Town Council Accounts by appointment with the Interim Town Clerk.

The Notice of Commencement of the period for the Exercise of Public Rights, together with the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2017/18 can be downloaded here

Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:57 by Julie Perrin

Tags: News

Tender Opportunity

Tender Opportunity

Didcot Town Council is inviting tenders for the construction of a new outdoor services depot at Edmonds Park, Didcot.

The contract includes demolition, temporary accommodation and new build.

Interested parties can find all the necessary documentation on the Government Contracts Finder website here

The closing date for completed submissions is 26th June 2018 at noon.

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 12:04 by Julie Perrin

Tags: News

OCC Update - Cow Lane Closure

Further to the previous notice of closure, Edward Murch (Highway Officer) has provided a briefing note regarding why pedestrian access cannot be maintained throughout the duration of the Network Rail works.

The footway will only be closed 9am - 3pm Mon - Fri, but during these hours it will not be safe for foot traffic.

Further enquiries can be directed to:

highway.enquiries@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Or to Network... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 10:34 by Beth

Tags: News, Traffic, Highways, Railways

Spring Bank Holiday bin collection changes

Reminder of changes to householders of waste collections during the week following the Spring Bank Holiday Monday.

There will be no waste collections on Bank Holiday Monday 28 May. Everyone's bins will then be emptied one day later than usual for the rest of that week.

This includes households who normally have their bins emptied on a Friday – crews will be working on Saturday 2 June to catch up... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 11:02 by Teresa Tye

Tags: News

Message from Network Rail - Swindon to Didcot blockade - May 26th to May 29th

Further to previous correspondence and the attached briefing note , please be advised that the coming Bank Holiday weekend will see our next phase of works between Didcot and Royal Wootton Bassett.

During the weekend upgrade work , train services will not be able to run between Didcot and Swindon . GWR trains will be providing an amended timetable involving rail replacement services as detailed in the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 10:11 by Teresa Tye

Tags: Railways

Introducing the new Mayor of Didcot 2018/2019 – Cllr Bill Service

Introducing the new Mayor of Didcot 2018/2019 – Cllr Bill Service

Monday 15th May 2018 marked the passing of the mayoral baton at Didcot Town Council. Congratulations to Councillor Jackie Billington on the completion of her year, and to Councillor Bill Candlish Service on the commencement of his. Congratulations are also extended to Councillor Anthony Dearlove on being elected Deputy Mayor.

Thank you to all residents and fellow dignitaries who came along; we hope... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 13:58 by Teresa Tye

Tags: News

New Orchard Centre Square Name - The Core

New Orchard Centre Square Name - The Core

Didcot's new town square has been named following a competition run by South Oxfordshire District Council and owners of the Orchard Centre, Hammerson.

The square in the new extension of the Orchard Centre will be known as "The Core" and was chosen by judges from more than 270 entries from local residents.

In total, 14 people suggested The Core making it the most popular name put forward for the new area.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 11:15 by Teresa Tye

Tags: News

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