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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

Traffic Advisory Meeting

Traffic Advisory Meeting

Traffic Advisory Meeting - Tuesday 8th September 2020 - 7pm to 9pm - Meeting to be held via ZoomIf you would like to join the meeting please email Lucy at lblake@didcot.gov.uk to be sent the details.

Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:30 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: News, Traffic, meeting

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

Keeping active during lockdown: Were you inspired to keep moving or did lockdown leave you lacking in motivation?

Keeping active during lockdown: Were you inspired to keep moving or did lockdown leave you lacking in motivation?

Did Lockdown make you slow down or were you inspired to take up running or join in with classes online? South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils want to hear from residents about how lockdown affected their ability to keep fit.

Both councils run activities for all ages and abilities, including the Xplorer events for families and health walks for people who find exercise difficult... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:21 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community OCC, News, SODC

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

Closure of Cow Lane underpass and Basil Hill Road

A message from Oxfordshire County Council:

As part of the Department for Transport's current active-travel initiative to promote cycling during the Covid recovery phase the following roads in Didcot will be closed:

Cow Lane underpass

The underpass will be closed to motor vehicles, therefore allowing two way cyclists and pedestrians to use the road and footway into and out of the Ladygrove estate. As... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:21 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Highways, News

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