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Closure of Ladygrove Lakes

Ladygrove Lakes are closed until further notice due to blue-green algae.

Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can cause adverse health effects to humans through skin contact, ingestion and inhalation. Livestock and dogs should also be kept away, so please ensure that you keep a close eye on children and dogs when nearby.

Posted: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:15 by Beth

Tags: Lakes, News

Cockcroft Road Post Office

Cockcroft Road Post Office

The Cockcroft Post Office was closed in May 2017 following the resignation of the Postmaster and the withdrawal of the premises for Post Office use.

Unfortunately since the closure, the Post Office has been unable to restore a service, this branch will remain temporarily closed.

The Post Office welcome any applications from potential retail partners interested in running a branch on their behalf. The... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:48 by Admin Assistant

Tags: News

Notice of Commencement of Exercise of Public Rights

Notice of Commencement of Exercise of Public Rights

Commencing on the11th June 2018, members of the public will be able to inspect the Town Council Accounts by appointment with the Interim Town Clerk.

The Notice of Commencement of the period for the Exercise of Public Rights, together with the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2017/18 can be downloaded here

Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:57 by Julie Perrin

Tags: News

Tender Opportunity

Tender Opportunity

Didcot Town Council is inviting tenders for the construction of a new outdoor services depot at Edmonds Park, Didcot.

The contract includes demolition, temporary accommodation and new build.

Interested parties can find all the necessary documentation on the Government Contracts Finder website here

The closing date for completed submissions is 26th June 2018 at noon.

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 12:04 by Julie Perrin

Tags: News

OCC Update - Cow Lane Closure

Further to the previous notice of closure, Edward Murch (Highway Officer) has provided a briefing note regarding why pedestrian access cannot be maintained throughout the duration of the Network Rail works.

The footway will only be closed 9am - 3pm Mon - Fri, but during these hours it will not be safe for foot traffic.

Further enquiries can be directed to:

Or to Network... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 10:34 by Beth

Tags: Highways, News, Railways, Traffic

Spring Bank Holiday bin collection changes

Reminder of changes to householders of waste collections during the week following the Spring Bank Holiday Monday.

There will be no waste collections on Bank Holiday Monday 28 May. Everyone's bins will then be emptied one day later than usual for the rest of that week.

This includes households who normally have their bins emptied on a Friday – crews will be working on Saturday 2 June to catch up... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 11:02 by Admin Assistant

Tags: News

Introducing the new Mayor of Didcot 2018/2019 – Cllr Bill Service

Introducing the new Mayor of Didcot 2018/2019 – Cllr Bill Service

Monday 15th May 2018 marked the passing of the mayoral baton at Didcot Town Council. Congratulations to Councillor Jackie Billington on the completion of her year, and to Councillor Bill Candlish Service on the commencement of his. Congratulations are also extended to Councillor Anthony Dearlove on being elected Deputy Mayor.

Thank you to all residents and fellow dignitaries who came along; we hope... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 13:58 by Admin Assistant

Tags: News

New Orchard Centre Square Name - The Core

New Orchard Centre Square Name - The Core

Didcot's new town square has been named following a competition run by South Oxfordshire District Council and owners of the Orchard Centre, Hammerson.

The square in the new extension of the Orchard Centre will be known as "The Core" and was chosen by judges from more than 270 entries from local residents.

In total, 14 people suggested The Core making it the most popular name put forward for the new area.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 11:15 by Admin Assistant

Tags: News

OCC Temporary Road Closure and Footway closure – Didcot, Cow Lane railway bridge

A request has been received from Amberon for a temporary road closure to apply to the section of road that runs under the Cow Lane railway bridge, Didcot. This will include the closure of the footway that runs alongside this stretch of road, whilst essential road and kerb re-alignment and maintenance works are carried out.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is being made to implement the temporary... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 May 2018 10:12 by Admin Assistant

Tags: Highways, News, Traffic

Survey on the future of sports and leisure in South Oxfordshire until 2033

South Oxfordshire District Council is looking at the future of sports and leisure facilities in the district and wants to hear from the people who use them, now and in the future.

The District Council has undertaken an extensive assessment of the leisure facilities in the area such as running tracks, sports halls and football pitches as well as playgrounds and allotments.

This sports and leisure strategy... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 May 2018 16:40 by Julie Perrin

Tags: News