Tags: Community

How safe is your electric blanket?

How safe is your electric blanket?

Each October the District Councils work the Fire Service and Trading Standards to offer free electrical safety checks for older and vulnerable people who use electric blankets to keep warm during the colder months.

This year due to the Covid-19 restrictions in place, electric blankets will be collected from people's homes to be tested instead of people bringing their blankets to a venue to be tested.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:18 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News, SODC, Services

Leisure facilities in Southern Oxfordshire ready for the next phase of reopening

Leisure facilities in Southern Oxfordshire ready for the next phase of reopening

On 25 July when leisure centres could reopen most of the centres across the two districts were able to do so under the government's covid-19 guidance. However, with restrictions on social distancing and keeping the health and safety of staff and customers paramount not all the facilities at the centres were able to open from the start.

The first phase of reopening has gone well with many residents'... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:00 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News, SODC, Services

Notice of Postponed Election - Ladygrove

Notice of Postponed Election - Ladygrove

Notice of Postponed Election - Ladygrove

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:55 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Elections, News, SODC

Notice of Casual Vacancy

Public notice is hereby given that due to the non-attendance of Councillor N F Harris, a vacancy exists in the office of Town Councillor for Ladygrove Ward.

Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 09:15 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News

DIDCOT’S WREATH LAYING SERVICE TO COMMEMORATE THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF VJ DAY

DIDCOT’S WREATH LAYING SERVICE TO COMMEMORATE THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF VJ DAY

A service was held at Didcot's War Memorial, Smallbone Recreation Ground, on Saturday, 15th August 2020 at 11.00 hrs to pay tribute to those who fought in the Far East which brought an end to World War Two. The anniversary was marked by a short service conducted by Revd Fran Childs, St Peter's Church, Didcot. Wreaths were laid by the President of Didcot Royal British Legion, Duncan Boscott, Mayor of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 10:18 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Events, Mayor, News

DIDCOT GATEWAY: Consultation finishes Wednesday 29th July 2020

DIDCOT GATEWAY: Consultation finishes Wednesday 29th July 2020

If you are affected by this proposed Didcot Gateway development, you should have a leaflet from Homes England and Barton Willmore asking for your comments.

Please send feedback to the consultation by sending back the form on the leaflet OR filling in the form at www.didcotgateway.co.uk OR send an email to planning@bartonwillmore.co.uk OR writing to Barton Willmore, The Blade, Abbey Square, Reading,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 11:04 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, SODC

Didcot Town Council Awards 2020

Didcot Town Council Awards 2020

Didcot Town Council is looking for your nominations for the Annual Town Awards 2020.

The event is usually held at the Civic Hall but due to socializing restrictions no date has been set yet - we may even hold the night remotely this year! But we are still looking for your nominations.

If you would like to nominate a group/or individual for an award please go to our website for more information.

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 14:40 by Admin Assistant

Tags: Community, Events

Update on Cow Lane and Basil Hill Road

An update from Oxfordshire County Council:

Cow Lane

Given complexity of traffic impact assessment in relation to closure of Cow Lane and the wider impacts of proposal necessitating full consultation, this Active Travel proposal will not meet the government set time-frame requirements for implementation. To this end closure of Cow Lane to motor vehicles will not be pursued through Active Travel initiative.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:05 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Highways, News, Traffic

Statement from Councillor Mocky Khan

"Dear Didcot Resident,

In my last letter, I stated that I would update residents when there was significant changes to government guidance regards covid-19 regards reopening and easing of restrictions, that moment has arrived. You will be aware from Saturday 4th July, there will be considerable lifting of restrictions, previously shut business able to reopen such as pubs and restaurants and social distancing... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:29 by Office Services Manager

Tags: Community, Events, News

Information to support your well-being & health

Information to support your well-being & health

OCC is working with our friends and associates at Oxford University Hospitals, NHS Oxford Health and Oxford Clinical Commissioning group to share these stories about health and well-being services across the county.

We hope you will find them useful.

From Oxfordshire County Council media team

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 12:30 by Admin Assistant

Tags: Community