Faith in Service

Author: Admin Assistant

Didcot Community Centre Survey

Didcot Community Centre Survey

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

Tags: Community, News

Thames Valley Police Open Day

Thames Valley Police Open Day

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

Tags: News

Temporary Road Closure - Barnes Road

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

Tags: Highways

Didcot Diary July 2018

Didcot Diary July 2018

The latest copy of Didcot Diary is available.

Posted: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:36 by Admin Assistant

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 Admin Assistant

Tags: News

Be Water Aware this summer

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 Admin Assistant

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 Admin Assistant

Tags: News

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 Admin Assistant

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 Admin Assistant

Tags: Highways

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 Admin Assistant

Tags: News