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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REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 14th NOVEMBER

Everyone in the village is invited to walk from the Bus Shelter on the Green to the Village War Memorial at St Bartholomew's, Nettlebed. A short act of Remembrance to remember those who gave their lives during both World Wars and the many conflicts since. Followed by the Service in the Church. Please meet at 10.30am at the Bus Shelter. If you prefer a shorter walk, you can join at any point along the route or just at the Church. ...
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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 Tuesday of the month at the Village Club. 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 If you are interested, in the role, please contact the Parish Clerk for more details: parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk...
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20’s Plenty for Oxfordshire

With residents help 20mph could be recognised as the speed limit through Nettlebed. Nettlebed Parish Councillors will be distributing ‘20’s Plenty’ wheelie bin stickers to homes along the High Street and Watlington Street in an effort to help reduce the speed of traffic coming through the village. If you are delivered a sticker and do not want it (or don’t have a wheelie bin), would you please contact the Parish Clerk and we can arrange for it to be collected. IN BRITISH SOCIAL ATTITUDES SURVEYS THREE QUARTERS OF PEOPLE SAY 20MPH IS THE RIGHT LIMIT FOR MOST LOCAL ROADS. IT IS BEST PRACTICE FOR HOME STREETS, TOWN CENTRES, SHOPPING AREAS AND WHERE PEOPLE WORK OR LEARN.* Oxfordshire County Council decided in December 2020 to support 20mph in Oxfordshire – they are now working on the strategy, plans and timing to implement this. A leader, yet to be appointed, will direct the initiative and create a project group which includes stakeholders such as 20’s Plenty...
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THE PLAYGROUND WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW – RE-OPENING ON SUNDAY

REPAIRS TO THE WETPOUR SURFACE WILL BE CARRIED OUT ON FRIDAY 23RD APRIL. We appreciate that as the weather is so lovely, this is disappointing news, however the work  needs to be done as the annual RosPA inspection reported this as a potential trip hazard - so please bear with us and let's hope there are many more sunny days ahead and everyone can play safely. Many thanks for your understanding. Posted by Parish Clerk on behalf of Nettlebed Parish Council ...
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Nettlebed is getting a Deep Clean!

South Oxfordshire District Council Deep Cleanse department will be spending a few days in each Parish/Town across South Oxfordshire to perform a deep cleanse. It will be Nettlebed's turn for a clean up for three days from 5-7 October, they will be litter picking, sweeping and removing weeds/moss on pavements. They will not spray weeds, cut grass or vegetation or remove weeds and moss that is on roads and will only clear land to which the public is permitted access and that is under the direct control of the district council. If there is anywhere in particular that you would like to be cleaned, please respond to parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk Tel: 01491 614815 giving details of the work required which will be prioritised accordingly. ...
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