East Hanney Parish Council

Serving the people of East Hanney

Clerk: Guy Langton
12 Brookside, East Hanney
Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 OJL

Tel: 01235 867403

Latest News

Vale Cabinet set to consider options to address parking deficit

Released on 30 July 2020

Cabinet members at Vale of White Horse District Council will next week consider a range of options which could help the council to address the significant annual deficit facing its car parks.

The car parks, in Abingdon, Faringdon and Wantage, collectively cost more than £700,000 a year to run. Once the income from parking fees has been taken into account, there is an average... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 07:31 by Guy Langton

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Possible new future for Old Abbey House

Possible new future for Old Abbey House

Released 31 July 2020

Vale of White Horse District Council is looking to work with the Abingdon community to seek a viable future for Old Abbey House.

The district council no longer needs the house in Abbey Close and is looking for a new owner. The council will test the property market to see if there are likely to be any potential buyers and, in parallel, is in discussion with local group Friends of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 07:06 by Guy Langton

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District council update – Wednesday 22 July - the New Corporate Plan

We want to know what people think we, as district councils, should focus on over the coming years.

District councillors in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse are putting together plans for the future of their respective districts and they want everyone living and working here to have their say.

Maybe we should be working with other organisations to help local businesses get back on their feet... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 09:07 by Guy Langton

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Vale of White Horse District Council provide £31,200 to Grove Parish Council to help buy a new tractor

Vale of White Horse District Council provide £31,200 to Grove Parish Council to help buy a new tractor

Grove Parish Council was allocated £31,200 to buy a brand-new tractor to help with the upkeep of existing pitches and grass at their popular recreation ground.

The funds were allocated by Vale of White Horse District Council, towards a new tractor for Grove Recreation Ground, by using money collected from housing developers as part of an agreement to build 165 new homes in Letcombe Fields in Wantage... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 14:45 by Guy Langton

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Have your say on the future ​plans for Vale of White Horse

Have your say on the future ​plans for Vale of White Horse

Released 16 July 2020

What do you think the council should focus on next? Working with other organisations to help local businesses get back on their feet after lockdown? Helping people live healthier lives? Tackling the climate emergency? Or all three and more?

Vale of White Horse district councillors have put together a plan for the future of the district and they want you to let them know what you... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 21:00 by Guy Langton

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Help the county council further improve adult social care

Help the county council further improve adult social care

Residents are being encourages to share their experiences of adult social care to help Oxfordshire County Council shape and improve the services it offers

In support of the "Because we all care", a new campaign from the Care Quality Commission and Healthwatch England, we are calling everybody to do their part to help shape the feature of our social care services.

The new campaign comes at a time where... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 20:58 by Guy Langton

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Changes to restrictions on shielded residents

As mentioned in last week's update, the government is planning to lift restrictions on shielded residents at the end of this month. This means that residents that had previously been advised to stay at home during lockdown for their own safety will be able to visit shops again to get their groceries and other necessary supplies. They will still need to follow the latest government advice on social... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 18:03 by Guy Langton

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Plans underway for the re-opening of leisure centres in Southern Oxfordshire

Released 15 July 2020

Last week the government announced details for when leisure centres and swimming pools could re-open. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are working with Better, who run the council leisure facilities, to agree to a re-opening plan for the leisure service that complies with the government guidance and meets the industry standards.

There will be a gradual,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 16:42 by Guy Langton

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Play areas to begin re-opening in the Vale from Monday 6 July – but please stay safe and wash your hands!

Released on 3 July 2020

Play areas in the Vale of White Horse managed by the district council will begin to re-open from Monday 6 July.

Vale of White Horse District Council will carry out a phased re-opening – this means play areas will only re-open once safety checks have been carried out and officers are happy they are safe for people to use.

The first play area to re-open will be at Abbey Meadow... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 11:45 by Guy Langton

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Reopening East Hanney play equipment

Reopening East Hanney play equipment

The Parish Council is committed to re-opening its play equipment on the 4th July 2020 at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic is still ongoing. The Council recognises the need to provide community facilities to help people enjoy outdoor activity but also recognises that it must provide a safe environment for those using the facilities.

A risk assessment has been prepared for the re-opening of the play... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 08:54 by Guy Langton

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