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Residents Sounding Board - get involved!

Residents Sounding Board - get involved!

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

Tags: Community, News, Planning, SODC

Street Tag

Street Tag

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.

When playing Street... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 11:06 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, Community OCC, News, SODC

Planting of Commemorative Tree

Planting of Commemorative Tree

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

Tags: Community, Mayor, News

Didcot Town Council Awards 2020

Didcot Town Council Awards 2020

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
Robin McStay
Emily Heins
Courtney Hughes BEM
Claire Hughes

Unsung Hero
Staff at St Birinus School
Staff at Meadows Care Home
Claire Ward & Kaye Wynn (Newlands Avenue Mask Tree)
Ann Paterson
SOFEA Fairshare
Trevor Newman
Marianne Slipper... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 16:29 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Charity, Community, Events, News

Mayor Eleanor Hards has paid respects to Commonwealth War Graves in Didcot

Mayor Eleanor Hards has paid respects to Commonwealth War Graves in Didcot

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

Tags: Community, Mayor, News

Remembrance Day 2020

Remembrance Day 2020

Unfortunately we were not able to hold a Remembrance Day parade this year due to government lockdown rules, however a small socially distanced service took place this morning at Didcot War Memorial on Small Bone Recreation Ground.

Wreaths were laid by Didcot Town Mayor, Eleanor Hards, Royal British Legion President, 11 EOD and the Deputy Lord Lieutenant.

Follow this link to watch the video of the service.... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 15:33 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: News

Update from Leader of Didcot Town Council

Update from Leader of Didcot Town Council

Update from Leader of Didcot Town Council, Councillor Mocky Khan.

Dear Didcot Resident,
As I write this, we have just entered the second national lockdown. Whatever your views are, and I know there are differing opinions, we must protect those at risk and stay safe.
I must thank all the residents of Didcot for the way the community came together during the original lockdown and since then, for rising... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 15:42 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News, Services

Showing Support for Armed Forces this Weekend

Showing Support for Armed Forces this Weekend

Although we cannot show our support for Armed Forces this weekend the way we have in previous years, there are still ways to support Remembrance Day whilst adhering to lockdown guidelines.

One of the ways to get involved is to show your support for our armed forces by downloading a poppy from the Royal British Legion website and displaying it in your window in time for remembrance Sunday this weekend.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 12:54 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Charity, Community, Events, News

Contact Us

Contact Us

Contacting us during the November 2020 Government Lockdown:

Our regular telephone number will still be in use during November however there will be limited staff monitoring the phones so please try one of the alternative numbers instead or use email to contact us.

Office Numbers:
Didcot Town Council office number: 01235 812637
Didcot Civic Hall office number: 01235 512436

Email:
council@didcot.gov.uk

Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 10:48 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News

Oxford officially moved to ‘high’ COVID alert level as cases continue to rise

Oxford officially moved to ‘high’ COVID alert level as cases continue to rise

Oxford officially moved to 'high' COVID alert level as cases continue to rise

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 16:02 by Chelsey Lordan

Tags: Community, News, SODC