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
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
An update from Oxfordshire County Council:
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
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
"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 Planning & Environment Officer
VE Day Commemorations
On Friday the residents of Didcot joined with the rest of the country to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day.
The celebrations were very different from those we had all originally planned and those we had to mark the 50th anniversary. However, I hope people were able to take part with their neighbours in something they will remember in years to come as they gave... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 14:02 by Admin Assistant
The British Army is opening a new Covid-19 testing centre at Didcot Town Council / Civic Hall car park from Monday, 11th of May. For that reason, our car park will be closed to the public from today 8PM until further notice.
Only council, NHS and army staff are allowed to use the Civic Hall premises during this time with ID card and all safety equipment.
People needing to be tested will also be allowed... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 09 May 2020 22:46 by Admin Assistant
Didcot Civic Hall and Didcot Town Council has pledged to work in partnership with the NHS in any possible way to support their life-saving work during the Covid – 19 pandemic. The Civic Hall has been included as an official partner by making the venue available to any sector of the emergency services.
At the end of May – and two further dates in June – the Civic Hall will open its... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 15:45 by Planning & Environment Officer
How to join the meeting using zoom.us
Should any member of the public wish to join the electronic meeting, please contact the Town Clerk by email email@example.com to request an invitation. You will be provided with instructions on how to join the meeting. You will need to sign up to a Zoom account, which is free. You should use your browser to find zoom.us, then simply follow the instructions... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 15:30 by Admin Assistant