Temporary Road Closure – Henley-on-Thames, Red Lane – 8th March – 16th March

OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – Section 14(1) Notice of Temporary Traffic Order Henley-on-Thames – Red Lane Prohibition of Through Traffic Date of Order: 01 March 2021 Coming into force: 08 March 2021 This Order is being introduced because of duct installation works which are anticipated to be completed 16 March 2021. The effect of the Order is to temporarily prohibit any vehicle proceeding in the length of Red Lane from the junction of Coates Lane to the junction of Patemore Lane (south of the B481) Appropriate traffic signs will be displayed to indicate when the measures are in force. Exemptions are included for emergency services and for the works and for access to premises which are only accessible from the closed section of road. The alternative route for traffic is via the B41, Patmore Lane, B480, A4130, Watlington street, Priest Hill, Park Corner and vice versa. This Order will remain in force for a maximum period of 18 months or until the works have been completed whichever is...
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Have you ever thought of joining the Parish Council?

Nettlebed Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor Do you want to make a positive difference in our village? Would you like to influence decisions that affect your community? You need to be willing to give up some of your time. How much depends on you and your commitment to work for your community without being paid. Parish Council meets once a month (except August & December) usually on the first Wednesday of the month - although meetings will be moving to the first Tuesday of the month from April 2021). Meetings normally last around 1-2 hours. You must be 18 or over, an elector and have been a resident or worked within 3 miles of the Parish for the last year. If you would like to be considered, please contact Jo Pugh, Parish Clerk at parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk. Deadline for applications: 19th February 2021 ENTHUSIASM AND COMMITMENT ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EXPERIENCE For more information go to: What is a Parish Council and Why become a Parish Councillor Parish Councillor Job...
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Take care if it’s icy! A guide to using salt on footpaths and roads…

Take care if it’s icy! A guide to using salt on footpaths and roads…

Below are some details shared on the Parish Council Website which hopes to inform everyone about the best use of the salt in the various salt/grit bins in the village. There is a short video and a snow guide below for reference too (NB : Before we start - it is important to remind everyone that using the salt bins for private paths and driveways is not what that salt and grit is therefore and is theft.) If you need to use the salt in the grit bins, here’s a guide on how best to use it. The amount of salt required to treat an area is much less than you think. As a guide 20g/m² (about a heaped tablespoon) should be sufficient to clear and protect a 1m2 area of footway or carriageway surface. There are many mechanical spreaders including grass seed or fertiliser spreaders available, however a simple solution could be to spread using a trowel and a flicking...
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Parish Councillor Vacancy

The closing date for applications is 19th February. The next Parish Council meeting is on Weds, 3rd February at 7.30pm on Zoom. For anyone interested in becoming a Councillor this is good opportunity to see how NPC operate. All members of the community are welcome to attend meetings - please contact parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk for the link a few days before the meeting. ...
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Parish Councillor Vacancy

Nettlebed Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. Do you want to make a positive difference in our village? Would you like to influence decisions that affect your community? You need to be willing to give up some of your time. How much depends on you and your commitment to work for your community without being paid. Parish Council meets once a month (except August & December) usually on the first Wednesday of the month - although meetings will be moving to the first Tuesday of the month from April 2021). Meetings normally last around 1-2 hours. You must be 18 or over, an elector and have been a resident or worked within 3 mils of the Parish for the last year. If you would like to be considered, please contact Jo Pugh, Parish Clerk at parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk. ENTHUSIASM AND COMMITMENT ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EXPERIENCE For more information go to: What is a Parish Council and Why become a Parish Councillor Parish Councillor Job Role ...
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Bonfires and nuisance Smoke

South Oxfordshire District Council are urging people not to light bonfires at this time to protect the respiratory health of the vulnerable and to avoid unnecessary burden on the NHS. COVID-19 is a respiratory disease and smoke inhalation can impair people’s breathing.  In addition to this, with larger numbers of people now working from home and also looking after children, the smoke from such bonfires can cause unnecessary nuisance to your neighbours. Do you really need to have a bonfire to dispose of your waste? We recommend you consider the following alternatives: home compostingUsing the council's garden waste collection serviceUsing the council's bulky house waste collection serviceBag up and take the waste for disposal at one of the county council's waste recycling centres   How to prevent your bonfire being a problem to others If you still feel that having a bonfire is the only option, it is important that you follow the advice: out of courtesy, inform your neighbours you are proposing to have a bonfireonly burn dry 'clean' wood/garden waste do not burn...
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The Comet Bus is back!

The Comet Bus will be in service again, starting September. Bookings to be made, in advance with Claire Harwood (via phone: 01491 640805 or email claire4har@aol.com) Number of passengers will be restricted to a maximum of 6 persons Face coverings will need to be worn during the trip Timetable SeptemberThursday 3rdThursday 10thThursday 17thThursday 24thOctoberThursday 1stThursday 8thThursday 15thThursday 22ndThursday 29thNovemberThursday 5thThursday 12thThursday 19thThursday 26thDecemberThursday 3rdThursday 10thThursday 17thThursday 24th The Comet Bus will transport you from your door to Waitrose (Greys Road Car Park, Henley) or Tesco (Reading Road, Henley). The bus is usually booked up well in advance, but please call Claire for further information and availability. The service is for bus pass holders only. ...
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