South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council infrastructure and development team are working with students from Oxford University to ask local residents, living in and around the Didcot area, for their views on existing and future uses of the community buildings. Two new community centres will be opening on Great Western Park in 2019 to cater for the increase in demand... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 10:27 by Admin Assistant
This year's Thames Valley Police Open Day will be taking place on Saturday 18 August, celebrating 50 years since the formation of the force.
The event will be taking place at TVP's Training Centre in Sulhamstead, Berkshire (post code RG7 4DX).
From 10am – 4pm (last entry 3.30pm), stalls will be promoting the very best of what TVP has to offer and showcasing the work that the force has carried out... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 10:16 by Admin Assistant
In the interests of public safety, it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road as detailed above to facilitate Micro-asphalt surfacing works.
A temporary Notice is being made to implement the temporary closure and will operate from 26 July 2018.
The anticipated completion date is 30 July 2018.
Access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for those frontages within... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:02 by Admin Assistant
The latest copy of Didcot Diary is available.
Posted: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:36 by Admin Assistant
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
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 Admin Assistant
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
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 Admin Assistant
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 Admin Assistant
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