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|Free compost giveaway! March 29, 2017|
The compost give-away event that South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Council are holding over the weekend of 13-14 May is usually a very popular event. You can find the giveaway sites here:
|Annual Parish Meeting moved to The East Hagbourne Pavilion March 26, 2017|
Annual Parish Meeting moved to The East Hagbourne Pavilion. Meeting will start at 19:30.[+ read more...]
|COMMUNITIES URGED TO GET INVOLVED IN SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE LOCAL PLAN March 23, 2017|
COMMUNITIES URGED TO GET INVOLVED IN SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE LOCAL PLAN
|Over 60s can swim for a whole month for just ?5 March 12, 2017|
Over 60s can swim for a whole month for just £5
|APPLY ONLINE FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACES November 7, 2016|
Applications for children due to start primary or secondary school in September 2017 can now be made online. Families with children born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 are urged to visit the primary school admissions pages on OCC's website to find out how to apply for places for next year. Applications for primary or junior schools also need to be made for children currently attending an infant school who were born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010. Families with children due to move up to secondary school next September should visit the secondary school admissions pages. (There is also information for anyone interested in applying for a Year 10 transfer to a University Technical College (UTC) or Studio School.) When applying parents are strongly advised to state three preferences and include their catchment school as one of these – even if it is their third preference school. This does not in any way affect families’ chances of securing a place at their first-preference school. OCC still accepts postal applications but recommends families apply online where possible, as this helps speed up the applications process. It also means families receive an automatic response confirming their application has been received and can be quickly notified if further information is needed.
|Find Out the Results of the Neighbourhood Plan Survey October 25, 2016|
Find Out the Results of the Neighbourhood Plan Survey
|Vote for East Hagbourne Community Shop September 21, 2016|
Nominate now in the 2016 Rural Oscars
Nominations close Friday 4 November and the winners will be announced at a Parliamentary reception in March 2017 which will be supported by cross party Parliamentarians.
|Councils binning black and coloured sacks in recycling bins September 19, 2016|
From November, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils will only empty green wheelie bins if the recycling in them is loose or in clear sacks.
|Produce show photos September 13, 2016|
Produce show photos[+ read more...]
|Repair to St Andrew?s Church Stonework September 2, 2016|
Repair to St Andrew’s Church Stonework The PCC of St Andrew’s, Hagbourne is pleased to announce that the stonework repairs to the exterior of the church has started and, given fine weather, will be completed in 9 weeks.
|Football in East Hagbourne September 2, 2016|
Hagbounre United Football Club are looking for new players to play in the North Berks league division 4 & 5. The Club currently fields two men's teams for age 16+, but will be pleased to hear from payers of all ages and abilities. Contact Trevor Davies at email@example.com or tel 07505 991 688.[+ read more...]
|Bus Service in East Hagbourne - Update August 24, 2016|
A Wallingford Market Bus operates every Friday leaving the village at 10:15 and returning at 13:55. This is a replacement for the old 131 service. It is a Community Bus and you need to be a member to ride - to register email DVTGbus@gmail.com or contact a Parish Councillor. The bus now serves Wallingford Hospital as well as the town centre and coninues into Didcot on its return.. The timetable can be seen here.[+ read more...]
|Neighbourhood Plan form - deadline 1st August - your village needs your thoughts! July 25, 2016|
If you have mislaid your copy of the Neighbourhood Plan form, you can get one from Crispin Topping at No.12 Main Road. Without the survey results, the Parish Council can't then action community needs so well.[+ read more...]
|94 Bus Service in East Hagbourne - Update July 8, 2016|
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|Car Park Consultation - Update July 6, 2016|
Thank you to all those who responded and commented on the survey on taking a loan to fund the Pavilion car park improvements. You can read all the comments together with answers to the questions raised in the report to the Parish Council here.
|Church fete thank you June 29, 2016|
Thank you to every one, who made yesterday's church fete a success. We are still awaiting a grand total, we are very luck to have such supportive East and West hagbourne villagers
|Scarecrow results - 2016 June 28, 2016|
1st Andy and Beth Barmer. Mindeth ye olde Green Gap.
Congratulations to them and huge Thank you to all the entrants.
Final total of the money raised for St.Anne's Hospital, Liuli Tanzania should be known next week.
Thank you to everyone who contributed in any way. Full write up in July Parish Magazine.
Hagbourne Action Group[+ read more...]
|Funding of the Pavillion car park June 6, 2016|
There is an important decision over a loan for the funding of the Pavillion car park at this week's Parish Council Meeting (Thursday at the Pavillion @ 1930). Please see the Agenda and if you have any concerns then please contact a Councillor.[+ read more...]
|Hundreds of residents applauded South Oxfordshire District Council\'s unanimous refusal of 170 homes in East Hagbourne May 18, 2016|
Hundreds of residents applauded South Oxfordshire District Council's unanimous refusal of 170 homes in East Hagbourne. Read more here - http://m.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/14501655.Hundreds_of_residents_applauded_South_Oxfordshire_District_Council_s_unanimous_refusal_of_170_homes_in_East_Hagbourne/[+ read more...]
|Repair to St Andrew?s Church Stonework May 9, 2016|
The PCC of St Andrew’s, Hagbourne is pleased to announce that the stonework repairs to the exterior of the church will go ahead from 6th June and, given fine weather, will be completed in 9 weeks.
|Bowls for the over 60?s May 9, 2016|
Learn to Bowl in East Hagbourne. Hagbourne Bowling Club are delighted to be part of the GO for GOLD activities and will be running a ‘Learn to Bowl’ course for the over 60’s. Starts 1st June 2016 for 4 weeks, 11am to 12noon, price £2 at Hagbourne Bowling Club, The Croft, East Hagbourne. For more information and to book please contact Conor Grogan on 07717 326660 or Conor.Grogan@southandvale.gov.uk
|Fun Run / Walk - Results May 3, 2016|
The 2016 Hagbourne Fun Run was once again a great event, and the Committee have received loads of complimentary feedback. It seemed like everyone from the village was there or working behind the scenes. Thanks to all the participants, all the many helpers, and to our sponsors The Fleur-de-Lys.
We will be publishing a full report in a week or two, when we have had time to finalise details of amounts raised for our two charities, Cancer Research UK and the East & West Hagbourne Village Fund – all of the Committee have full-time jobs, so we need a bit of time to catch our breath!
This year was a pilot for our new electronic results system, so we have delayed the full list of times until we had double-checked them. There may be one or two glitches we haven’t ironed out (for example where the entry forms were unclear), but we hope next year will be even better.
Full results for 2016 are available here.
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|Gourmet Pies Coming to the Village Shop! March 11, 2016|
In celebration of British Pie Week (yes, really!) the Village Shop is delighted to be able to announce that we will now be stocking a range of delicious pies to suit every taste.
|East Hagbourne's Neighbourhood Plan January 30, 2016|
East Hagbourne's Neighbourhood Plan is under way and will cover the whole of East Hagbourne parish. The Plan will consider many aspects of parish life and when complete will have influence over planning decisions and development. A Steering Committee has been formed and a new, dedicated web site set up at http://easthagbourneplan.net where you can follow events and get involved.
Follow the link to read about the first public meeting on 19th January when experts from SODC helped us formulate our strategy and see the results from a preliminary walk around the village to identify significant features.
The Plan involves us all, so please join in - watch for public meetings, questionnaires, join a planning group - see the web site for details.
For any enquiries or more information, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org[+ read more...]
|NEW GREEN GAP CONSULTATION January 21, 2016|
Grainger Plc has submitted revised plans for their proposed development on The Green Gap. Consequently, SODC has opened up a new consultation inviting comments on these plans.
|Should we have a Neighbourhood Plan? November 23, 2015|
East Hagbourne Parish Council completed it's Parish Plan in 2011, but at that time considered that we should not develop a Neighbourhood Plan, because it did not fit with our perceived needs.
|East Hagbourne Lady Walkers October 28, 2015|
The East Hagbourne Ladies Walking group announces the following dates for its winter walks
Friday 13 November: Walk to be led by Liza O’Connor and Brenda Kulesza. Details TBA.
Weds. 16 December: Christmas walk, with men invited to join us. This walk from Bampton will feature a short 1-mile walk and a 2.5 mile walk, and will be led by Fiona and Richard Turner.
Monday 18 January: Walk to be led by Cynth Napper. Details TBA.
We enjoy both countryside walks and town walks, followed by lunch in a nearby pub or café. Membership is not limited to EH residents. If would like to be on our mailing list, please contact Alice. If you are willing to lead or co-lead a walk, your help will be very welcome. We invite you to join us on one of our walks.
The Lady Walkers Committee
|New Community Bank launched in Didcot October 27, 2015|
The Didcot Community Bank was launched on 23rd September 2015. It is part of Swan Credit Union, a local financial co-operative, and has been set up to provide affordable loans and facilities for small savers in Didcot and the surrounding area.
The Didcot Community Bank will be a safe place to keep your money because savings will be guaranteed up to £75,000 per individual. This is the same amount that is covered in High Street Bank accounts under what is known as the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
Anyone who saves a small amount on a regular basis should be able to take out a loan. The interest rate on these loans will be less than those provided by a doorstep lender, but the interest rates are still at the levels charged by Credit Cards – typically in the range 25%-35% APR.
Didcot Community Bank can also make loans to people whose own banks cannot meet their needs.
If you, or someone you know, needs a loan, personal advice can be obtained through Didcot CAB and SOHA.
More information is available at www.swancreditunion.org.uk[+ read more...]
|Social Media workshops for the women of Oxfordshire October 13, 2015|
Oxfordshire County Council launched two great opportunities for the women of Oxfordshire to increase their social media presence and skills.
Forty workshops will be held around the county to help businesses and individual women learn about social media; what it is, how it is used and also how to use it to build a business or brand.
If you are an Oxfordshire woman managing or planning to start a business; or considering returning to work after caring or other responsibilities; or looking to upgrade your skills and your career, there will be something for you! Follow this link to find out more. The workshops will be in Abingdon, Arlington, Banbury, Benson, Bicester, Carterton, Cowley, Didcot, Milton and Witney.
Or if you would be interested in becoming a Social Media Marketing Manager and would like to take part in an innovative programme, then the TechPixies programme would be for you. It will run from November to March and involve formal training, online learning, mentoring and placement with local businesses and charities. There are only ten places available, so we would advise submitting your application promptly!
On the other hand, if you run a business or social enterprise and would like to work with a TechPixie to build your social media profile, then please get in touch. This opportunity would benefit your business; be good for your local community and support the ambition of our TechPixies – a great deal all round!
You may remember that Oxfordshire County Council got some funding from the Government Equalities Office to set up some workshops about Social Media for women in Oxfordshire. The announcement was before the summer holidays, and they feel like a long while ago now, so it may have slipped your mind. Well, now the website is live and ready for bookings….. The first workshop is the 20th October in Bicester , with more following thick and fast across the county. There are 40 of them running through to February half term, in Abingdon, Ardington, Banbury, Benson, Bicester, Carterton, Cowley, Didcot, Milton and Witney.
You can find the website at http://www.betterbroadbandoxfordshire.org.uk/social-media-workshops and that takes you through to bookings for all the workshops. It is on the OCC facebook page and is being tweeted etc.[+ read more...]
|CLOSURE OF HAGBOURNE HILL September 18, 2015|
Hagbourne Hill will be closed to traffic from 13 September 2015 to enable the construction of a new roundabout and associated works which are anticipated to take approximately 11 months to complete.
|EHPC statement on New Road development September 15, 2015|
East Hagbourne Parish Council is strongly opposed to any move to build on the Green Gap between the village and Didcot.
|Community Survey questionnaire results September 14, 2015|
Community Survey questionnaire results are available here.[+ read more...]
|Mind The Green Gap - Grainger, New Road Development September 6, 2015|
MindTheGreenGap.org - PDF document
Following an Open Village Meeting attended by 148 people the Mind the Green Gap campaign was formed to stop the New Road development, and others that are connected with it. The campaign believes the villages around Didcot should not become suburbs and is worried about road safety, school capacity, and the loss of grade 1 arable land that is a rural amenity to both the village and Didcot. This plan is not consistent with the SODC’s published planning strategy and should be stopped.
Whether you agree with this view or not it is important that you have your say.
Write to your local Councillor.
The campaign website is launching soon. In the meantime, for more information please email email@example.com or call 07970 162 177[+ read more...]
|Hagbourne Village Hall wins ?Green? Energy Grant September 6, 2015|
Hagbourne Village Hall has won a grant of £2,320 to install additional insulation in its roof space, as well as to replace the existing fluorescent tubes with modern LED units.
The money has been provided by the Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment (TOE2) and funding partner Grundon Waste Management Ltd. With work due to be completed during the summer holiday period, the work will not only help to reduce energy costs, but will also provide a much cosier environment particularly for the pre-school group who use the village hall during the daytime.
Richard Elliott, chairman of the Village Hall Management Committee, said: “We are delighted to have secured this grant to allow us to carry out this work. These were two of the recommendations made by the recent energy audit carried out on our hall, which was also mostly funded by TOE2, and without which we would not have considered these measures. There were several other actions recommended which we are presently looking at implementing.”
Fiona Danks, TOE2 Director, said: “We are delighted to support this project which will help to make Hagbourne village hall much more welcoming whilst also cutting fuel bills and reducing its carbon footprint. We recognize the valuable contributions that community buildings such as this village hall play in local communities and we are keen to encourage all such buildings to make energy efficiency improvements”
Hagbourne Village Hall is one of the social centres for the villages of East and West Hagbourne. The scene of countless parties, annual meetings, the local pre-school, the home of the HAMS theatre group, numerous sport- and hobby-based activities, and the location for many post-church events, the Hagbourne Village Hall is alive with the life of our two villages.[+ read more...]
|Recycle small electrical items and clothes//textiles August 26, 2015|
From 7 September in South and 5 October in Vale you'll be able to recycle small electrical items and clothes//textiles that aren't good enough for charity from your home.
|Could you be a Parish Councillor? August 24, 2015|
Could you be a Parish Councillor?
If so, we have vacancies on the Council and welcome new applicants and expressions of interest. The Clerk or any Councillor will be happy to discuss.
|Village Open Meeting on Grainger proposal for housing at New Road July 20, 2015|
Village Open Meeting on Grainger proposal for housing at New Road - 7:30pm Thursday 23rd July
- Are you concerned about the proposal to build 170 flats and houses at New Road?
- Would you like to voice your opinion and hear what others have to say?
- Would you be part of a group that is opposed to this development?
- Whatever your answer, please come along to an open meeting this Thursday, 7:30pm in the Village Hall
For more information or to send apologies please email firstname.lastname@example.org[+ read more...]
|Eligible voter confirmation July 15, 2015|
From Tuesday 14 July South Oxfordshire District Council will be sending a form to every household across the district asking them confirm the details for all eligible voters at their property.
|Proposed large development on New Road July 13, 2015|
Grainger plc are holding a consultation meeting this Thursday 16th July at the East Hagbourne Pavilion at the Recreation Ground from 3:30pm to 9pm when they will present information on their proposals to build on the land between Didcot and East Hagbourne at New Road. Please go along to the meeting and give your views. Details here.
Please note that this meeting is being organised by the developers - if you want your comments to be also considered by the Parish Council, please send them to ParishClerk@easthagbourne.net or discuss with any Councillor.[+ read more...]
|Bus Subsidies Under Review - Please Complete the Questionnaire July 13, 2015|
Oxfordshire County Council is reviewing bus subsidies as a result of reductions in government funding. This could affect our own services 94/95 and 131. The consultation period runs to 14 September 2015 and details can be found at www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/stconsultation
If you value our bus services, please fill in the questionnaire.[+ read more...]
|Next free Table Tennis sessions at East Hagbourne Pavilion July 9, 2015|
Next free Table Tennis sessions at East Hagbourne Pavilion, Thursday 9th July and Wednesday 22nd July, 7:30-9:30pm. All welcome. More information from Pavilion@easthagbourne.net[+ read more...]
|New Bus timetable Issued - Further Review Expected June 25, 2015|
Following the review of bus services a new and slightly modified timetable has been issued.
However, it seems likely that OCC funding will be further reduced and there will be a consultation on ways to reduce costs in Oxfordshire, which may impact on subsidised bus services. see the OCC web site. Watch the web site, Twitter and notice boards for information. A public meeting is planned in Didcot Civic Hall 4-5:30pm on Monday 6th July.
It's a great bus service, so please use it otherwise we may lose it.[+ read more...]
|NGS Open Gardens East Hagbourne June 14, 2015|
NGS Open Gardens East Hagbourne Sunday 14th June 2-6pm
Come along and visit ten beautiful gardens - open one day only: Bottom Barn, Buckels, Christmas Cottage, 6 Church Close, 5 Higgs Close, Kingfisher House, Lime Tree Cottage, Lime Tree Farm, Tudor House, Tudor House Allotments. Plants for sale. Tea and cakes available at St Andrews and the Bowling Club, Flower Festival in the Church, Open Tower day, Pimms at the Fleur, ice creams from the Shop. Combined garden admission £5. Children free[+ read more...]
|25th Hagbourne Fun Run and Walk 2015 - results May 9, 2015|
25th Hagbourne Fun Run and Walk 2015 - results[+ read more...]
|Annual Litter Blitz took place on Saturday 18th April May 3, 2015|
The annual Litter Blitz took place on Saturday 18th April. Sixteen people turned up to clear rubbish from around the village. This is Joshua Waters enthusiastically picking up litter in the Village Hall car park. The good news is that there was less rubbish than in previous years.[+ read more...]
|East Hagbourne Parish Plan March 27, 2015|
East Hagbourne's Parish Plan was issued in April 2011 and the full report can be read here. Since then many of the actions identified have been progressed and after 4 years it is time to review progress. A short review has been prepared here and is intended to stimulate further discussion on next steps - starting at the Annual Parish meeting on 9th April 2015.
|Hagbourne Hill road closure for 9 weeks January 8, 2015|
Hagbourne Hill road closure for 9 weeks - see details here.[+ read more...]
|New Community Choir for Hagbourne December 19, 2014|
Tuesday January 20th 2015 at 7:15pm is the inaugural meeting of the new Hagbourne Community Choir. Come along and have a sing! Everyone is welcome, there is no need to be able to read music and no previous singing experience is necessary. All music will be provided and there will be fizz and nibbles to celebrate our first meeting.
|Village defibrillator December 19, 2014|
The Village Fund and East Hagbourne Parish Council have combined to arrange for a village defibrillator to be installed at the Fleur de Lys public house, for emergency use in the community. Funding for the defibrillator was supplied by the Village Fund which exists to support deserving local causes. Finance for the Village Fund is provided by the Hagbourne Fun Run and donations.
|Hagbourne Christmas Tree Festival 13th - 21st December 2014 December 13, 2014|
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|Photos from East Hagbourne Village Shop Party 2014 July 16, 2014|
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|Fun Run 2014 photos now in gallery July 16, 2014|
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|Community Governance Review May 12, 2014|
Community Governance Review documnent[+ read more...]
|Work Starts on East Hagbourne Pavilion April 4, 2014|
Work is about to start on construction of our new pavilion at the Recreation Ground, Great Mead.
After many years work, a team led by East Hagbourne Parish Council has secured the necessary planning approvals and funding and after a competitive tender the construction contract has been awarded to local builder Mike Mullins.
This project will revitalise use of the Recreation Ground at Great Mead, East Hagbourne, providing a high quality new building suitable for team sports and many community activities. There will be improved changing rooms with separate facilities for home and away teams and officials. A community room with a small kitchen will provide a comfortable environment for activities such as table tennis, exercise groups, social groups and committees.
In the next couple of weeks the building site will be fenced off and made safe so that the main area of the recreation ground including the children's playground can remain open during the construction.
- please continue to enjoy the facility, but be extra watchful for site traffic.
There will inevitably be some extra traffic to and from the site and we apololgise in advance for any disruption - noisy work will be kept strictly within normal working hours
The building should be completed by early October of 2014 and we hope you will agree that the effort has been worthwhile. We are developing plans for the practical operation of the building, so if you are willing to be part of the team or otherwise have any questions on the project please contact
David Rickeard, Chairman, East Hagbourne Parish Council
Tel: 813373 or email@example.com[+ read more...]
|The future of Millbrook - your views are important March 24, 2014|
The future of Millbrook - your views are important
Didcot Town Council has asked that the area of Millbrook lying within East Hagbourne parish be transferred to Didcot. However, a survey of Millbrook residents last summer showed an overwhelming majority in favour of Millbrook staying part of East Hagbourne.
In spite of this, SODC's working group supported Didcot's position in their draft report, presented to SODC on 20th February 2014. At that meeting parish and district councillors gave a clear message to the WG that they should reconsider their decision.
Millbrook residents - please respond to SODC's consultation
SODC is consulting with Millbrook residents before taking a final decision.
- You should have received a letter early in March, together with the WG report text and and a map showing the proposal (see links below)
SODC is inviting individual comments that can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to the address shown in the letter.
Although it seems amazing that the views of residents that were so clearly expressed in the survey do not seem to have been given proper consideration a final decision has not yet been taken, so PLEASE RESPOND TO SODC WITH YOUR VIEWS.
Your Parish Council's position is that the views of residents should be respected and we will reply to SODC, reiterating the points made in our earlier submission.
- The letter from SODC inviting comments can be found here
- A map showing the proposal can be found here
- The draft recommendations of the working group are shown here
For further background, you can read
- The full East Hagbourne Parish Council submission to the Community Governance Review, here
- And the presentation by the Parish Council to the SODC meeting of 20 February here[+ read more...]
|Video of East Hagbourne Fete from 1970's March 12, 2014|
See Our Village -> Photo Gallery[+ read more...]
|Update on the future of Millbrook March 3, 2014|
Following the survey of Millbrook residents last summer, which showed that an overwhelming majority of Millbrook residents want to stay as part of East Hagbourne parish, East Hagbourne Parish Council made a formal response to SODC's Community Governance Review.
On Thursday 20th February, South Oxfordshire District Council considered the interim report of the working group and Cllrs Rickeard and Button went along to express the Parish Council's views. The working group report did accept our proposal that East Hagbourne parish should consist of a single ward, but their interim report recommends at present that Millbrook should move to Didcot. At the meeting, a number of councillors spoke of the need to respect the wishes of local people including Hagbourne's Cllr Docherty and Cllr Cooper, one of two representing Millbrook which forms part of the SODC Didcot-Northbourne Ward.
Both said that they expected to see revised and improved proposals taking account of residents' views when the final recommendations are prepared. The process from here on is that SODC will carry out a consultation with affected communities including Millbrook and the working group will take their input into consideration in preparing revised recommendations.
• SO, the news is positive in that SODC recognises the importance of taking account of residents views.
• BUT, there will be yet another consultation with Millbrook residents, this time organised by SODC. A report on the SODC discussion, including the Parish Council's statement can be read here. The full parish Council submission to the Community Governance Review can be read here.
A report on the SODC discussion, including the Parish Council's statement can be read here.
The full parish Council submission to the Community Governance Review can be read here.[+ read more...]
|East Hagbourne Parish Council Newsletter - February 2014 January 20, 2014|
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|East Hagbourne Parish Council - Flood Report, January 2014. January 20, 2014|
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|Nominate East Hagbourne Community Shop for Countryside Alliance Awards October 29, 2013|
It seems that each and every one of us could vote for our village shop in the Countryside Alliance Awards. In essence it would be like winning "The Rural Oscars". If you think the shop is worthy and deserves to be nominated then please go on to the web site and vote. Its very easy. All you need to do is fill in the shop post code, phone number, web address and email address which I have listed below. Also you need to give a passionate explanation of why you think the shop is so great. The dead line is November 1st so we have to be quick.
|East Hagbourne Parish Council Newsletter - October 2013 September 17, 2013|
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|Hagbourne Village Show 2013 - Sunday 29th September September 13, 2013|
Please download the <a href=http://www.easthagbourne.net/docs_publications/view.php?file=Miscellaneous/HagbourneProduceShow2013-ScheduleAndEntry.pdf>Hagbourne Village Produce Show 2013 schedule and entry form</a>.[+ read more...]
|East Hagbourne Parish Council Survey of Millbrook Residents September 6, 2013|
A big thank you to all those who participated in our survey on the future of Millbrook and particularly to the volunteers who helped the Research-Insight Team with the logistics. The response was a creditable 31% of all households, with a very large majority in favour of Millbrook remaining part of East Hagbourne Parish. The survey report is available here and a copy is also available to read in the village Shop.
The results will be used in our response to the SODC Community Governance Review when it begins later this year.[+ read more...]
|East Hagbourne Parish Coucil July 2013 Newsletter June 18, 2013|
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|See photos of East Hagbourne Fete 2013 June 18, 2013|
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|See photos of Hagbourne Fun Run 2013 May 31, 2013|
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|East Hagbourne Annual Litter Blitz completed - photo April 27, 2013|
This event took place Saturday 27th April during the morning. Many bags of rubbish were collected although people felt the village was in a good state compared to previous years.[+ read more...]
|New schools for Didcot - 28 January ? 31 March 2013 February 27, 2013|
A consultation to hear community views on what types of schools should serve Great Western Park. Didcot is planned to grow by 9,000 homes over the next 20 to 25 years. As a result, Didcot's population is forecast to increase from 15,000 in 1981 to over 30,000 residents by 2016. This growing population will need new schools: eventually at least six new primary schools are expected and at least one new secondary school.[+ read more...]
|HAMS (Hagbourne Amateur Dramatic Society) present Alice in Wonderland February 15, 2013|
HAMS (Hagbourne Amateur Dramatic Society) is proud to present a production of Alice in Wonderland on Friday 15th March at 7.30pm and Saturday 16th March at 2.00pm & 7.30pm, in Hagbourne Village Hall, East Hagbourne. Adults £9.50 and children £5.00.
|New Sports & Community Pavilion ? Your input is needed on 22 JANUARY 2013! January 22, 2013|
The Parish Council is working to provide a new pavilion at the recreation ground in Great Mead, opposite the village shop and Post Office. The new building will provide much improved sports changing facilities and a community room, both of which will be available for hire for regular or occasional activities. We hope that this new facility will be a great benefit to the community and want you all to have your say on how it will be used.[+ read more...]
|Oxfordshire County Council and Severe Weather January 21, 2013|
Here is a brief report on what OCC Highways are doing to try to keep the Highways open in the light of the recent heavy snowfall:-
For the last week end and start of the week
Oxfordshire will be re-establishing a Severe Weather Desk from 08.00 Sunday morning until further notice. We are currently scheduling until midnight but conditions will dictate if this is extended.
Gritting will only take on place on major routes:- arterial and strategic routes. Details can be seen on our Website. We cannot respond to requests for gritting outside of these routes. Salt bins are the responsibility of Parishes.
We are expecting the situation to ease by Wednesday as the weather warms towards Friday. However, British weather can be notoriously unpredictable so please remain cautious.
As the snow melts we are expecting to drown in the number of pothole related PEMs so it may take some time before we can re-establish any kind of normal response times. Please let members of the public know this. We will be doing our best.
Lessons to learn for the future
We can’t expect to get everything right this time so if you feel you have any information or suggestions that might help us improve our service in the future please let us know through the usual channels:-
Highway Enquiries - Environment & Economy Highway.
|Organist and/or choir trainer needed for village church, St. John?s, Moulsford, Oxon. January 11, 2013|
ORGANIST AND/OR CHOIR TRAINER is needed for the village church, St. John’s, Moulsford, Oxon.
|East Hagbourne Parish Council comments on SODC Boundary change proposals January 11, 2013|
East Hagbourne Parish Council comments on SODC Boundary change proposals can be read here.[+ read more...]
|Fleur de Lys - Kids and Pumpkins 26th - 30th Oct October 26, 2012|
|Fleur de Lys pub is setting a competition for the best carved pumpkin, to make it fair the upper age limit is to be 13 there is no lower age limit. And it goes like this: Simply supply your child with a pumpkin and let them work their magic. Make sure you have named the pumpkin and put a contact number on it, then from Friday 26th October through to Tuesday 30th we will accept the pumpkins and display them around Fleur! A winner will be chosen and announced at 6.30pm on Wednesday 31st October. Every child that brings in a pumpkin will receive a spooky goody bag, and the winning pumpkin carver will receive a voucher of £30 to treat their parents to a meal at the Fleur, the winning child will of course dine free of charge! Please note: Although we will award the Voucher on the 31st if the winner is in attendance, if not we will call you and let you know. However as the restaurant will be closed that evening for wine tasting it will not be redeemable on that night, but any other evening or lunch time will be fine.[+ read more...]|
|Additional photo?s added to The Queen?s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations 2012 September 20, 2012|
|Additional photo’s added to The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations 2012 [+ read more...]|
|Learning to ring church bells at St Andrew?s church - 16th October August 2, 2012|
|We will be running a course on learning to ring church bells at St Andrew’s church, East Hagbourne. [+ read more...]|
|East Hagbourne Parish Council adopted a new Code of Conduct June 20, 2012|
|East Hagbourne Parish Council adopted a new Code of Conduct[+ read more...]|
|The Queen?s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations June 5, 2012|
|Diamond Jubilee Celebrations for Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II[+ read more...]|
|Successful Litter Blitz - click to see photos April 28, 2012|
The annual litter blitz organised by Mrs Duff and Mrs Rickeard.
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|South Oxfordshire District Council Waste Collection Calendar April 11, 2012|
Please click here to download the collection calendar for the first part of 2012.[+ read more...]
|East Hagbourne Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Thursday 12th April March 24, 2012|
The East Hagbourne Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Thursday 12th April in the Village Hall. The Parish Council has been active over the past year in implementing the various aspects of the Parish Plan, and an overview will be given at the Meeting.
In particular, the views of those attending the meeting will be sought on two major topics:
|Parking initiatives to help motorists save hundreds and encourage trade March 8, 2012|
Parking initiatives to help motorists save hundreds and encourage trade[+ read more...]
|Concessionary Bus Passes March 4, 2012|
Concessionary Bus Passes are currently issued through the District Council, but from 1st April this responsibility will pass to Oxfordshire County Council.
Up to 31st March applications or queries should continue to be sent to SODC. From 1st April, contacts should be with OCC, and details will be available on their web-site and at libraries. The new system will include the ability to apply on-line, as well as through a paper form as at present. Forms will be available on-line or from libraries, including Didcot.[+ read more...]
|Consultation on Oxfordshire Rail Stratefgy & Delivery Plan - closes 16th March 2012 February 13, 2012|
An opportunity to comment on proposals for development of the rail network in Oxfordshire up to 2034.
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|CrimeStoppers - If it doesn?t look right, it?s probably wrong. December 6, 2011|
If it doesn’t look right, it’s probably wrong.
|Thames Valley goes live with 101 November 14, 2011|
Thames Valley Police is due to go live with 101, the new national single non-emergency number on 14 November 2011, which will replace the 0845 8 505 505 number. Both numbers will run side by side until the end of March, but if demand for the 0845 8 505 505 number drops it may be discontinued earlier.
Calls to 101 (from both landlines and mobile networks) cost 15 pence per call, no matter what time of day the call is made, or the duration of the call.
Everyone calling the police for non-emergency matters will now know exactly how much a call will cost them, and can be assured of equal access whether they are on a pay-as-you-go mobile or a home landline.
The routing will be based on the same system as 999 calls. If a caller is using a landline the routing will be based on the caller’s postcode and the call will be directed to the same area’s force. If a caller is using a mobile, the call will route using the mast that the phone is transmitting from.
If a call is made to 101 within a force area that has not yet ‘gone live’, the caller will hear a recorded message telling them to redial using the relevant non emergency number.[+ read more...]
|Thames Valley Police - Scams November 12, 2011|
We have received an increase in concerns from residents in the South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse area about scams and hoax email messages.
There are hundreds of types of scams and hoax emails, fake lotteries and prize draws, incredible schemes to make money quickly, fake investment plans, the list goes on and on.
A lot of the emails received are urban myths, an example of one email that resurrects itself every year around Christmas time is the PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) scam, where a card is posted through your door asking you to phone a number for delivery of a parcel. This email is passed around every year but when checked no one has actually received a card, so if received please do not pass on again this year.
Before forwarding any emails about scams, please check on the following sites to find out if the scam is true or false.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU DISCOVER A SCAM
If anyone thinks they have been the victim of a scam, or suspects a scam is being attempted, please contact Consumer Direct for clear, practical advice.
Tel: 08454 04 05 06 or visit: www.consumerdirect.gov.uk
Publications on scams are available free of charge from the Office of Fair Trading.
Tel: 0800 389 3158 or email: email@example.com[+ read more...]
|NHS Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Cluster - Questionnaire for all November 9, 2011|
You've been invited to participate in the Talking Health Evaluation consultation by the consultation manager, Julia Stackhouse.
|Neighbourhood Policing - November report November 4, 2011|
Download report here.[+ read more...]
|Thames Valley Police - Halloween Campaign October 21, 2011|
Residents are being encouraged to display posters in their front windows this Halloween to show whether or not they welcome visits from trick or treaters.[+ read more...]
|Thames Valley Police - Community Messaging - Abingdon - Spate of rural crime October 18, 2011|
This is a community message for Thames Valley Police warning of a spate of thefts from rural locations. Overnight Tuesday 11th to Wednesday 12th October tools were stolen from a barn at Blewbury, overnight Wednesday 12th to Thursday 13th a generator was stolen from Milton.Overnight last night 17th to the 18th tools were stolen from a house being built on the Wantage Road in Harwell.
|www.crimestoppers-uk.org - LivingWithout Fear September 21, 2011|
Thames Valley Crimestoppers is an independent charity that provides the public with an anonymous way to give information on crime.
|St Andrew?s Summer Holiday Club 2011 August 31, 2011|
30 primary age children spent 4 days doing a variety of activities organised by a team from St Andrew’s Church Hagbourne at the end of July.
The holiday club was based on the Scripture Union holiday club ‘Takeaway’ finding out about the life of St Paul doing various activities including artwork, drama, junk modelling (design your own ship), football, skipping, team games, singing and a scavenger hunt. The children also had great fun swimming in Hagbourne School pool each day .
And finally, a special treat. Hagbourne bell ringers provided entertainment one morning at St Andrew’s Church. All the children were able to visit the tower in small groups to see the ringing room and also to visit the tower to see the bells.
Organised by Lesley Botchway, Linda Benton, Justine Goodenough, Hilary Telford and Jenny Balshaw plus lots of helpers[+ read more...]
|Junk Mail information June 9, 2011|
Junk mail can be a real nuisance, and is also a waste of resources, so I'm getting in touch to send you information for your residents on how to cut down on it.