How about growing your own fruit and vegetables? There are allotment sites at Larkhill, Grove Road, Stockham Park, Naldertown and Letcombe Fields. The rents are modest. Details can be obtained from the Town Council offices.
Details of the Council’s allotment policy can be found here: Allotment policy
Details of the current tenancy agreement can be found here: Tenancy Agreement
The Council will be regularly posting news updates on matters relating to the town on Facebook under the page ‘Wantage Town Council’. If you want to keep in touch with what is going on, please visit this page
Committee meeting minutes are posted to the website in draft form. They are approved, with or without amendment, at the next committee meeting. To see whether minutes have been amended there is a need to refer to the minutes of the following meeting. Council meeting minutes are also posted in draft form and the minutes of the following meeting need to be referred to, to see if any amendments have been made. Minutes of committee meetings represent recommendations to the full Council. The actions proposed within the minutes are either adopted at the Council meeting unchanged, or with amendment, referred back to the committee or rejected. There is a need to refer to the Council meeting minutes to see what action has been decided.
To view a map of the Wantage parish boundary visit the following web page:
The cobbled area in the Market Place in front of Greggs and the Bear Hotel is available on Saturdays for local charities to place stalls for fund raising purposes. There is a small booking fee to establish rights of use. If you wish to book this, please contact the Council Office.
Wantage Neighbourhood Plan
Work on producing a modified version of the Neighbourhood Plan is proceeding. Please visit the Neighbourhood Plan website http://www.wantageneighbourhoodplan.org/ and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/wantageplan/ for more information.
Statements and Questions from the Public
There is an agenda item at the beginning of each meeting “Statements and questions from the public”. This is an opportunity for members of the public to personally raise with the Council points of issue or concern. Advance notice must be given. A guide on the rules and procedures relating to this can be found in the attached document: S&Q Rules