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ALLOTMENT BURN DATES IN APRIL - CANCELLED

Due to the Government's advice on staying home during the COVID-19 crisis, the Emergency Committee decided to cancel the April 2020 burn dates across ALL of the allotment sites.

Whilst it is still ok to tend to your allotments for exercise and mental wellbeing, please adhere to all the Government's advice on social distancing and hygiene.

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 16:15 by Planning & Environment Officer

Tags: Allotments, News

Oxfordshire residents warned against coronavirus scams

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:

https://news.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshire-residents-warned-against-coronavirus-scams/... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:05 by Admin Assistant

Tags: Community, News

Message from the Mayor of Didcot

Message from the Mayor of Didcot

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

Tags: Community, News

Didcot Town Council's COVID-19 Crisis Management meeting update

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

Tags: Community, Events, News

Public Announcement

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

Tags: Allotments, Community, Events, Finance & Audit, News

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

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

Tags: Allotments, Community, News

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

Didcot Town Council/Civic Hall Emergency Committee has agreed that Didcot Civic Hall will be closed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

The Civic Hall will be closed from 21st to 31st March.

This Committee will meet again on Monday 30th March to assess any risk of cross-contamination and an update will then be given.

Before making a wasted journey please check that the event you are attending... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 14:30 by Admin Assistant

Tags: Community, News

Notice of the Annual Town Meeting

Notice of the Annual Town Meeting - Wednesday 18th March 2020, 7.30pm at the Civic Hall, Didcot.

All residents of the Parish of Didcot are invited to attend.

Please send questions for discussion at the meeting to the Town Clerk by Monday 16th March 2020, by emailing council@didcot.gov.uk

Posted: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 11:58 by Planning & Environment Officer

Tags: Community, News

Temporary Closure of Recycling Centres in Oxfordshire

During March and April, your Household Waste Recycling Centre will be closing for two days to carry out a deep clean and essential maintenance.

Closing dates:

Alkerton (Banbury) - Tues 3rd & Wed 4th March 2020
Ardley (Bicester) - Tues 17th & Wed 18th March 2020
Dix Pit (Stanton Harcourt) - Tues 24th & Wed 25th March 2020
Drayton (Abingdon) - Tues 28th & Wed 29th April 2020
Oakley Wood (Wallingford)... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:00 by Admin Assistant

Tags: Community, News

Waste Enforcement Officers - how to tackle littering:

Waste Enforcement Officers - how to tackle littering:

Waste enforcement officers from South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are heading out to a series of events starting next week, where they will meet the public to talk about littering. They have also put together a top ten list of excuses given to them by people caught in the act :

1. I didn't think a cigarette butt was litter
2. It was already littered so won't matter if I add... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 13:30 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Litter, News, SODC, Waste & Recycling