Traffic Survey is now closed

Thank you to everyone who completed / or helped someone else to complete the Traffic Survey. The Survey is now closed. 146 residents responded and the data provides strong evidence that residents have concerns about the speed of traffic through the village – and are generally in support of reducing the speed limit. You can see the Survey Results here The Parish Council will now proceed with the OCC application to join the 20mph scheme. At the end of the survey, 32 residents expressed an interest in being more involved with the Parish Council. The Clerk will be in touch with those people to find out their areas of interest and what kind of projects they’d like to be involved in. If you would like to join the Parish Council or help with community projects, please contact: Jo Pugh, Parish Clerk parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk ...
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Nettlebed and District 2022 Coffee & Lunch Dates

Nettlebed and District Good Neighbours Scheme is delighted to welcome people back to our coffee mornings and lunches. It  has been a difficult time and many people have felt lonely or isolated - this is a great opportunity to meet up with others and make new friends. We also are looking for more volunteers to drive people from their homes (if needed), make cakes, help to serve refreshments, washing up etc. if you are able to help, please contact susan@theabbots.co.uk ...
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We’re raising £5,000 to install a new boiler in our village hall

The hall was built in 1913 for the community. It is a unique building made from local brick and stone and is run by a voluntary Committee. The upkeep of this magnificent building is huge. We are now faced with the replacement of equipment to run the heating system. Over the years the premises have been used for many local activities including meetings, music and dancing, keep fit classes, snooker, darts, senior citizens lunches, film shows, birthdays, weddings, wakes, all sorts of parties - not to mention Midsomer Murders have been filmed there. As the cold weather approaches it is imperative we install a new boiler and appeal to everyone to please help us. I personally have been involved in the running of Nettlebed Village Club for over 40 years, my mother and grandfather before me and therefore am passionate in this building being left for the next generation to benefit from the legacy we have enjoyed for so long. Any help,...
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20mph for Nettlebed?

Do you think that traffic goes through Nettlebed too fast? If so, this is your chance to do something about it. Recently, Oxfordshire County Council endorsed plans to make it simpler to lower speeds to 20mph in most urban areas and on village streets where it’s supported by residents. Many Nettlebed residents have already shown their support for a reduction in traffic speed with “20’s Plenty” stickers displayed on wheelie bins on the High Street and Watlington Street. Pupils at Nettlebed Community School have also designed their own 20mph posters in support of a reduced speed limit near the school. The County Council needs evidence that this change has strong community support, so to get the views of all residents Nettlebed Parish Council have created a simple survey below - if you haven't already completed the survey or can help a friend/neighbour who would like to respond, please click on the link to let us know what you think: Traffic Survey ...
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Have your say – Traffic Speed Survey

Traffic Speed in Nettlebed Do you think that traffic goes through Nettlebed too fast? If so, this is your chance to do something about it……Recently, Oxfordshire County Council endorsed plans to make it simpler to lower speeds to 20mph in most urban areas and on village streets where it’s supported by residents. Many Nettlebed residents have already shown their support for a reduction in traffic speed with “20’s Plenty” stickers displayed on wheelie bins on the High Street and Watlington Street. Pupils at Nettlebed Community School have also designed their own 20mph posters in support of a reduced speed limit near the school. To get the views of all residents Nettlebed Parish Council have created the simple survey below so that we can hear the views of residents- simply click on the link to let us know what you think: Traffic Survey ...
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Is your child 3 or 4 years old?

Primary school place - you must apply now If your child was born on or between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018, you need to apply for a primary school place now. You must still apply even if your child already attends a nursery attached to the school. Deadline for applications is 15 January 2022 APPLY ONLINE AT www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/primaryadmissions it's quick, easy and sescure. You can get free access to the internet at many of our libraries and children's centres - ask for details at your local facility. For help and information: Web: www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/primaryadmissions Email: admissions.schools@oxfordshire.gov.uk Tel: 0345 241 2487 ...
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Oxfordshire 2050 Consultation

A choice of free, public webinars are being held over the coming weeks to give people the opportunity to learn more about the Oxfordshire Plan 2050. The webinars will include presentations from principal members of the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 team with district, and county partners. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. The latest consultation on the plan is open until Friday 8 October – your views are important so have your say at www.oxfordshireopenthought.org Please click the links below to register for a webinar. Wednesday 25 August – 12 noon – 1.30pm Click here Thursday 26 August – 6.00 – 7.30pm Click here Wednesday 8 September – 12 noon – 1.30pm Click here Thursday 9 September – 6.00 – 7.30pm Click here For any further information please contact info@oxfordshireplan.org ...
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Councillor Vacancy

Nettlebed Parish Council has a vacancy which can be filled by co-option. This is due to the resignation of a Councillor. Are you interested in parish matters? Would you like to involved in: decision-making for the village,commenting on local planning applicationshelping with community projects andgenerally making Nettlebed an even better place to live? If you are interested and want to find out more, please speak to one of the Councillors, or contact Jo Pugh, Parish Clerk at parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk Information about being a Councillor can be found at: Why become a Parish Councillor Parish Councillor Job Role ...
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Temporary Road Closure at Highmoor, Highmoor Cross – 16th August 6am-6pm

Temporary Road Closure at Highmoor, Highmoor Cross In the interests of public safety; it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road as detailed above in order to facilitate mini patching works A temporary Notice is being made to implement the temporary closure and will operate on 16 August 2021. This will operate between 06:00 and 18:00. A Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice is being made to implement the temporary closure and restriction and will operate on the days shown above. Please note that Notices for urgent works can last up to 5 consecutive days only. Access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for those frontages within the closure area, subject to the progress of the works and liaison with the works supervisor.  Drawing showing the extent of the closure and also the alternative routes for traffic. Further information regarding the works may be obtained by contacting Daniel Depp, Oxfordshire County Council on 0345 310 11 11 or email daniel.depp@oxfordshire.gov.uk ...
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