Please find attached the latest issue of Didcot Diary.
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Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 15:44 by Admin Assistant
Dear Residents of Didcot,
Firstly, I must thank everyone for adhering to the Government's advice to stay in and only going out when essential. When I go on my daily walk with my family, I have noticed the roads and pavements are very quiet. If I do see anyone, I see people observing social distancing by crossing the road or moving to one side.
I want to thank all the residents who have volunteered in... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 14:20 by Admin Assistant
Didcot Town Council would like to remind everyone that the Skate Park in Ladygrove is closed for public use, as is all outdoor gym equipment and playgrounds.
This is in line with the Government's recommendations and we encourage everyone to adhere to this.
Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 09:50 by Planning & Environment Officer
Residents have been warned to be on their guard against criminals and scammers exploiting the coronavirus situation.
In Oxfordshire, County Council's Trading Standards has received reports of scams targeting people via emails, text messages, and on the doorstep.
Full details and advice from OCC Trading Standards team here:
Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:05 by Admin Assistant
During this period, we all find ourselves in unprecedented times.
Didcot Town Council's top priority is the safety of our staff and members of the public.
The Council continues to operate, but some services may experience interruption.
Our office staff are working from home where possible; outdoor staff are doing the necessary to ensure the open spaces remain safe - and Council Meetings are currently... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:30 by Admin Assistant
After the Didcot Town Council's Covid-19 Crisis Management meeting on Monday 30th March 2020, the updates are as follows:
- DTC and Civic Hall to remain closed until at least 30th April 2020.
- DTC services still open but only by phone and email. All DTC staff working from home. See https://www.didcot.gov.uk/
- DTC's Covid-19 Action Plan in operation. Civic Hall will be available for our emergency services to use if and when... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:22 by Planning & Environment Officer
Didcot Town Council have created a page of useful websites/telephone numbers for people who need help/assistance at this time. We will be adding to this page regularly, so if you are an organisation that can help let us know and we will add your details to the list.
Click here for the page.
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:35 by Admin Assistant
After the meeting of the Council's COVID-19 Crisis Management Team, we have decided that Didcot Town Council and Civic Hall will remain CLOSED until 30th April 2020, when we will review the policy based on Government advice and guidelines.
The council will be providing services via phone, email and on the website www.didcot.gov.uk Please do keep checking our website as we will be communicating advice... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 14:05 by Planning & Environment Officer
Monday 16th March 2020 marked the official opening of the new and improved Smallbone Recreation Ground play area. It was opened by the Mayor of Didcot, Cllr Anthony Dearlove.
We thank FCC Communities Foundation for their generous grant of £50,000 towards the refurbishment.
The Leader of the Town Council Cllr Mocky Khan and Cllr Pam Siggers were also at the opening.
We hope the children of Didcot... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:45 by Admin Assistant
Following on from the Government's advice, all Didcot Town Council and Civic Hall staff will be working from home where possible.
This may mean there are a few delays with replying to emails.
For Cemetery and Allotment enquiries, please phone Lucy Blake on 07395909267 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
For Events and general enquiries, please phone Chelsey Lordan on 07395957010
For Outdoor Services, please phone Tony... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 12:26 by Planning & Environment Officer