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Free parking days in the run up to Christmas

Motorists in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse can enjoy free parking in district council car parks on certain days in the run up to Christmas. The annual free parking tradition is provided by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils to encourage people to shop locally for their Christmas presents.   […]

A417 Challow Road (East Challow) Proposed 30mph speed limit

Oxfordshire County Council proposes to extend the 30mph speed limit on the A417 Challow Road, East Challow. The proposals are being put forward following construction of a residential development adjacent to the A417 Challow Road.   to introduce a 30mph speed limit (in place of the 40mph speed limit) on the A417 Challow Road, east of Letcombe Hill creating a continuous 30mph speed limit towards Wantage. Objections […]

Freedom of the Town bestowed upon The Reverend Canon John Salter

The Town Council has bestowed the Freedom of the Town upon The Reverend Canon John Salter for the valuable and devoted services rendered to our community by him for over twenty-five years as our Parish Priest. A scroll was presented to Father Salter by the Town Mayor, in the parish church, yesterday evening.

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