Grounds Maintenance Contract
Shipton-u-Wychwood PC is accepting tenders for its grounds maintenance contract for the next 3 years,
starting April 2020.
Please apply to;
Closing date to receive tenders: 31/01/ 2020
With the incessant rain and the flooding in the local area, residents are asked to unblock any drains filled with mud and leaves outside their property with a shovel, fork etc. This has been successful in Station Road.
This page also gives you contact details in case of:
Kingham has been the latest area to be hit by burglaries. One on Church Street and one on The Green.
Please be vigilant and report anything suspicious.
It appears the burglars are going through open windows or reaching in through smaller windows to open larger windows or doors.
Please keep an eye on your neighbour’s property
Friday 15th November at Wychwood Surgery
11:15 to 12:30
in aid of
LAWRENCE HOME NURSING
West Oxfordshire Community Transport (WOCT) have been listening to passengers’ comments about the service and the most frequently raised issues are the request for a Saturday service, facility to take contactless payments and greater punctuality.
Thanks to a grant from Oxfordshire Community Foundation, they have been able to purchase and install new ticket machines that can process contactless payments.
They are delighted to say that they will be providing a Saturday service with effect from week beginning 9th December – the first Saturday service will be on 14th December 2019.
To improve punctuality they have decided to provide 5 services each way on Mondays to Fridays. Again, the new timetable will come into effect from Monday 9th December.
Your attention is drawn to planning application 19/01474/FUL Land North of Gas Lane and Ascott Road – Erection of two detached dwellings, access and landscaping.
The application has been revised. The PC did not receive notification of this as it is not a NEW planning application. However, it has requested from WODC, time to review and discuss it. WODC has agreed to receive comments from the PC by 18th October. The application will be discussed at the PC meeting on 17th October (7.30pm).
If you would like to comment on the revised application please send your comments to WODC by 17th October 2019:
The bridge on A361 in Shipton will be closed 27 and 28 September from 8 pm to 5 am.
Shipton PC is obliged to publish the raffle winners by the Gambling & Lotteries Commission.
The PC is currently in the process of contacting all the winners.
If you haven’t yet received your prize, please contact Tim Brunsden:
After several years discussion, and over a year in progress, the new speed limit of 30mph on the A361 coming into Shipton from Chipping Norton, is now in force.
The process has been a long one:
Please monitor your speed when entering the village. The speed limit is there for a reason.
|News Appeal For Witnesses Following A Series Of Burglaries In West Oxfordshire and South and Vale|
At around 315am on Thursday (1/8) offenders forced entry to the Post Office on Broad Street, Uffington by smashing the glass. Once inside, they stole cigarettes, tobacco and an amount of cash. They left the scene in a vehicle.
At around 3.20am on Thursday (1/8) a group of four men were disturbed by a member of the public on Marlborough Close, Faringdon as they were hanging around a resident’s parked car. The men left the scene in a grey Audi A6 estate car with a loud engine.
At around 3.45am on Thursday (1/8) offenders forced open the front door to the Post Office on Market Square, Bampton. This activated the alarm which alerted residents living nearby. The offenders attempted to use a fire extinguisher at the witnesses before leaving the scene in a vehicle. Cigarettes and cash were stolen.
At around 4.10am on the same day (1/8) offenders forced entry to the Post Office on St Michaels Close, Shipton Under Wychwood, Chipping Norton. Cigarettes and cash were stolen
The offenders were all wearing dark clothing with their faces covered.
If anyone has any CCTV footage from the time of the offences or thinks they saw anything suspicious around the time, please contact the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting 43190235460 or make a report online.
Find out how you can reduce the risk of becoming a victim of burglary by downloading your FREE Home Security Guide from the Thames Valley Police website here: https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/police-forces/thames-valley-police/areas/advice/home-security-guide/