An important statement from the Leader of Didcot Town Council regarding the Willowbrook Leisure Centre.
Please follow the link to read an important statement from the Leader of Didcot Town Council regarding the Willowbrook Leisure Centre
Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 16:13 by Chelsey Lordan
People urged to support local traders in the Vale and South Oxfordshire as councils confirm free parking days in the run up to Christmas
People in the Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire can park for free on specific days this December and are being urged to use this opportunity to support their local shops and cafes in the run up to Christmas.
Each year Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire District Councils provide free parking days during December to help encourage people to shop locally for their Christmas presents.
With... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:38 by Chelsey Lordan
As the cold weather closes in with biting frosts and long, depressing hours of darkness, the
combined effects of the pandemic and financial problems threaten to drive us into a pit of total despondency. But if lack of money is your problem, take heart because there could be a way to take control of the situation: you might be entitled to receive benefits and Citizens Advice can help you all the way.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:33 by Chelsey Lordan
The meeting will be held via Zoom on 8th December 2020 at 730pm and is to discuss the legal position of the Council regarding the Willowbrook Leisure Centre.
There will also be an opportunity for residents to have their say on the use of the building.
Should any member of the public wish to join the electronic meeting, please contact the Town Clerk by email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an invitation.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 10:51 by Chelsey Lordan
Scams come in many different forms, including email, post, telephone or in person by someone making false promises in an attempt to scam potential victims out of their money. There are many of these sorts of scams but some of the most common are fake lotteries, deceptive prize draws or sweepstakes, clairvoyants, computer scams, and romance scams.
Have a look at the information from National Trading... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:35 by Chelsey Lordan
On Monday 30 November from 5.30pm to 7pm, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils will be holding their first-ever sounding board for residents and community organisations within Didcot Garden Town.
You can register to attend and participate in the virtual event, by signing up here.
For those who are interested to speak at the sounding board, make sure you follow the options on the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 10:34 by Chelsey Lordan
Check out this app which turns exercise into points!
Street Tag turns physical activity into a game and converts walking, running and cycling into Street Tag points (tags). Turning streets and parks into a giant virtual playground. The family-friendly game rewards primary schools, families, individuals and communities for their physical activities such as walking, running, cycling.
Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 11:06 by Chelsey Lordan
On Remembrance Sunday, Didcot Mayor Eleanor Hards planted a commemorative tree in Small Bone Park along with the President of the local branch of the RBL (on the left) and Legion member Colin Jones.
Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 06:53 by Chelsey Lordan
Please find below the list of people nominated for a Didcot Town Council Award 2020.
The categories and nominees are:
John Eldridge Award for Voluntary Service
Andy Baker BCAv
Courtney Hughes BEM
Staff at St Birinus School
Staff at Meadows Care Home
Claire Ward & Kaye Wynn (Newlands Avenue Mask Tree)
Marianne Slipper... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 16:29 by Chelsey Lordan
As Remembrance Day is approaching this week, Mayor Eleanor Hards has paid respects to all Commonwealth War Graves in Didcot that are known to us.
A remembrance cross was put on the war graves in Didcot All Saints churchyard and in Kynaston Road Cemetery. Upon arrival, Mayor Eleanor Hards found that some war graves already had remembrance crosses on them and therefore paid respects and continued to place... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 18:42 by Chelsey Lordan