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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20’s Plenty for Nettlebed – Posters designed by Nettlebed Primary School Children

As part of the 20's Plenty campaign for Oxfordshire, Nettlebed Primary School children have drawn their own fabulous designs for 20mph in Nettlebed - see the posters at the end of this post. Meanwhile, Nettlebed Parish Councillors have been distributing 20's Plenty wheelie bin stickers to residents along the High Street and Watlington Street. If you have received stickers and would like to support the campaign, please position the stickers on either side of your wheelie bins so the message is visible to traffic from both directions. If you do not want the stickers, please either drop off at the Village Club, or contact parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk More about 20's Plenty ...
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Oxfordshire 2050 consultation

Have your say on Oxfordshire's future The Oxfordshire Plan 2050 is a long-term plan that will set a framework for future planning decisions. We want your views on  the  policies we've  suggested to  help Oxfordshire: Address climate changeImprove environmental qualityCreate strong and healthyPlan for sustainable travel and connectivityCreate jobs and provide homes The consultation is open until Friday 8th October www.oxfordshireopenthough.org ...
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Garden Waste Collections Suspended

Message to Garden Waste customers from South Oxfordshire District Council 2 August 2021 Dear Garden Waste customers, We have taken the difficult decision to suspend our garden waste collections. As you may already be aware, waste collection services right across the country have been suffering from disruption over the past few weeks. This has been the case in Vale of White Horse too. The national and local disruption is due to the ongoing issues of a shortage of HGV drivers, as a result of the pandemic and Brexit, who are needed to drive our waste collection vehicles. We also have a number of waste collection staff who are required to self-isolate by the government’s Track and Trace system. The situation does not look likely to improve in the next few weeks and so with a heavy heart we have decided to suspend the garden waste service for a month to allow the crews to prioritise food waste, recycling and general waste collections. This approach is in...
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Clean and shiny street signs

Cllr. Geoff Bond (Nettlebed PC), Cllr. Freddie van Mierlo (OCC) and Cllr. Jo Robb (SODC) spent Sunday afternoon cleaning some of the dirty street signs in Nettlebed. What a difference their efforts have made! If you have some time and would like to do something to benefit the community, please contact parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk / 07554 810 736 - there are lots of signs left to do and we have the kit for a couple more weeks. Before cleaning - it's really filthy! :( After cleaning - super-clean and shiny :) Great team work! Cllr. Freddie van Mierlo is up for a challenge! Cllr. Jo Robb - taking a 'half done' photo ...
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Temporary Road Closure and “No Waiting” restriction at Nettlebed, A4130 High Street – 12th July, 8pm

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Road Closure and “No Waiting” restriction at Nettlebed, A4130 High Street In the interests of public safety, it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road and impose a ‘No Waiting’ restriction as detailed above to facilitate carriageway resurfacing and re lining. A temporary Notice is being made to implement the temporary closure and will operate from 12 July 2021 at 20:00. The anticipated completion date is 13 July 2021 at 06:00. 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. A copy of the drawing showing the extent of the closure and restriction and...
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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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