Oxfordshire Draft Transport Plan

These consultations are important - We would encourage everyone to get involved in having a say on this important consultation. See the links below 👇👇👇 Consultation launched on Oxfordshire’s draft transport blueprint Residents and organisations across Oxfordshire are being offered the chance to help shape the transformation of transport and digital connectivity across the county in a new consultation from 15 February to 28 March on a draft blueprint for the future. With the need for climate action, helping create healthy communities and addressing air quality at the heart of council thinking, the new local transport and connectivity plan (LTCP) sets out a vision for Oxfordshire that will contribute to developing a zero-carbon economy for the county and transform the health and wellbeing of residents. Councillor Yvonne Constance, Cabinet Member for Environment, said: "The future of our transport matters not just because we need to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality; the options we propose in LTCP are aimed at fundamentally improving the...
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A new speeding taskforce has been set up for Oxfordshire

A new speeding taskforce has been set up for Oxfordshire

We thought we would share with you an important new initiative in the County. Residents will be given more of a say on how to stop drivers speeding in their neighbourhoods, thanks to a new organisation set up to tackle the problem in Oxfordshire. The speeding taskforce group is a joint initiative involving Oxfordshire County Council, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service, Thames Valley Police and the Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner. Announced to coincide with Road Safety Week, its aims include educating drivers about the dangers of breaking the speed limit and helping communities to tackle the issue. Councillor Liam Walker, Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways Delivery and Operations, who sits on the taskforce, said: “Speeding is rightly one of the top issues that residents in Oxfordshire are concerned about and this is an opportunity for us to all work closer to explore new ways to reduce it. We all have a responsibility as drivers to play our part...
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You can now find us here…

You can now find us here…

New social media pages...for Nettlebed We are evolving 😃 Nettlebed Network News is very popular in the village, and it is gaining new subscribers every day. So to build on that we have recently moved into Twitter, Instagram and Facebook with new pages, feeds and streams all linking to provide more for Nettlebed. You can find us on all the platforms by searching NettlebedNow today. Please do tell your friends and family too. Of course we welcome visitor posts too if you want to join in. You can also now WhatsApp us with news and queries on 07541 227000 too. Do get in touch. ...
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Can you spare a little for…

Can you spare a little for…

Wyfold Riding for the Disabled on the nearby Wyfold Estate. They are a charity and as you can imagine they have been affected by COVID. They are trying to raise funds to keep providing their services which are a real boost for many who use them. If you can spare a tenner we are sure it would be greatly appreciated. We now some Nettlebed residents volunteer here and they would we are sure love to see some support coming from the Village. 👍 ...
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Poppy Appeal  2020 – please note the date.

Poppy Appeal  2020 – please note the date.

Nettlebed Royal British Legion will be selling poppies and pins on Saturday, 24th October outside the Village Club from 10am – 4pm This year is obviously a tough year for the normal selling practices of the Legion and clearly fund raising is still vital for many project so please do make a special effort to support this year's appeal. Poppies will also be available at: White Hart HotelNettlebed Village ClubBP Garage, NettlebedHuntercombe Golf ClubRising Sun at Witheridge Hill ...
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School Governor needed … can you help?

The Governing Body of Nettlebed Community School is seeking new members from within the community to assist us in driving our amazing school forward. We want someone who cares about our amazing village and the people within it. School governors act as the executive board for a school, working alongside the Head Teacher to develop the school vision and strategy for continuous improvement. You will gain valuable experience, as well as the opportunity to shape the school experience. The Governing Body also supports the school in a range of activities including school trips, performances and within the classroom. All you need to do is volunteer your time; full training will be offered to support you in your new role.  Unfortunately, parents who have children at the school are unable to apply as all parent governor positions are already taken.If this sounds of interest we would be delighted to hear from you, please contact me via email on chairofgovernors@nettlebed.oxon.sch.ukRegards Matt TebbuttChair of Governors...
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Village Club & White Hart reopening…4th July

Now not just the Americans have something to celebrate on the 4th July ! :-) Great news, with restrictions being lifted both The village Club and The White Hart are planning to reopen on the 4th July. The Club is open from 6pm to 11pm with restriction details posted outside the club whilst The White Hart is open 8am till midnight as usual hours resume - again restiction will apply to meet government guidelines. We are sure everyone will be keen to catch up with folks but we encourage everyone to please observe the social distancing rules and follow the instructions of staff :-). ...
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