Faith in Service

Author: Chelsey Lordan

Didcot Diary Spring 2021

Didcot Diary Spring 2021

The Spring edition of the Didcot Diary summarises events and updates from Didcot during late Winter 2020/21 and Spring 2021.

In this edition you will find:

- Interview with Andrew Baker MBE BCAv
- Interview with NHS vaccination team
- Council updates
- Didcot Library recommendations

and much more.

Click this link to read the Spring 2021 Didcot Diary

(use the magnifier icon to zoom in and read)

Posted: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 17:04 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community

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

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

His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh - Our statement of condolence

His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh - Our statement of condolence

His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh - Our statement of condolence

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:16 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: News

Willowbrook Open Letter Response from Cllr M Khan

Willowbrook Open Letter Response from Cllr M Khan

Willowbrook Open Letter Response from Cllr M Khan

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:41 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Councillors