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

Bus gates, school streets, 20mph zones and more space for cyclists on the agenda as county plans long-term transformation

Bus gates, school streets, 20mph zones and more space for cyclists on the agenda as county plans long-term transformation

Residents returning to shops, schools and town centres as Oxfordshire emerges from lockdown are being assured that the county council will capitalise on the short-term changes being made to the transport network with a range of longer-term measures to boost sustainable travel and cut congestion and air pollution.

The county council is currently investing almost £600,000, through the government's... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 16:19 by Guy Langton

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Science Vale Cycle Network Update

Cycle and Pedestrian Routes to Milton Park, Harwell Campus and Culham Science Centre

Routes Currently in Construction

Route 1 (B-K2): Wantage to Harwell Campus " Icknield Greenway"This route (approx. 4700m) will allow cyclists travelling from Wantage to Harwell Campus to avoid the main roads of A417 and A4185 and will reduce their journeys shared with road traffic by over 2 miles, in each direction.... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 11:49 by Guy Langton

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Information to support your well-being & health

Information to support your well-being & health

Dear colleague,

We're working with our friends and associates at Oxford University Hospitals, NHS Oxford Health and Oxford Clinical Commissioning group to share these stories about health and well-being services across the county.

We hope you will find them useful.

From Oxfordshire County Council media team

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 08:45 by Guy Langton

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An open letter from Cllr Sue Cooper, Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council, and Cllr Emily Smith, Leader of the Vale of White Horse District Council.

As we come to the end of Volunteering Week, we wanted to express our heartfelt thanks and gratitude, on behalf of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils, to all of the incredible volunteers who have stepped up to the plate over the past couple of months to make an enormous difference to their communities.

It was just over two months ago that the government announced the lockdown... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 16:06 by Guy Langton

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Air pollution reduced by more than half in parts of southern Oxfordshire as walking and cycling increases

Today (5 June) is World Environment Day and South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have announced that following lockdown there has been a marked reduction in air pollution in our districts – down by nearly 60 per cent in one location. The lack of traffic and the increase in walking and cycling has helped improve the local air quality across southern Oxfordshire.

The councils'... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 09:21 by Guy Langton

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Parking charges to be re-introduced in South and Vale car parks

Parking charges will be re-introduced in district council car parks across South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse from Monday 8 June.

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have allowed people to park for free since 26 March to support key workers and those who need to shop for essential food or medical supplies during the Coronavirus pandemic after travel restrictions were... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:47 by Guy Langton

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Information: Shielding the Vulnerable in Oxfordshire

Information: Shielding the Vulnerable in Oxfordshire

Caring in a Crisis: Shielding the Vulnerable in Oxfordshire – where to get help and support...

On 23 March 2020 the Government announced: if you're clinically extremely vulnerable, you're strongly advised to stay at home, to protect your health and shield from the coronavirus. This includes organ transplant recipients, people living with cancer (or waiting for treatment) and people with severe... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:00 by Guy Langton

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Cycleways and footpaths to be cleared and repaired as council anticipates demand surge

Cycleways and footpaths to be cleared and repaired as council anticipates demand surge

Cyclists and walkers are set to benefit from a concerted plan of action to clear and prepare the Oxfordshire's network of cycleways and footpaths ready for the expected rises in demand as lockdown is very gradually relaxed.

As the people of Oxfordshire look to return to work and school during the Summer, cycling and walking will become more important than ever – both offer zero emission ways to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 15:47 by Guy Langton

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Approval for the Puffin Crossing to be implemented

Approval for the Puffin Crossing to be implemented

The installation of the Puffin Crossing item was discussed at a (virtual) meeting at OCC yesterday - https://mycouncil.oxfordshire.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=931&MId=6034.

Cllr Constance gave her approval for the crossing to be implemented. The official decisions summary should be posted at the meeting link in the next day or so.

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 15:44 by Guy Langton

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VWHDC Update

As you'll be aware the government has eased some lockdown restrictions, particularly around people returning to work under certain circumstances. For the councils however we will be continuing with the status quo as the vast majority of our staff have successfully been working from home. The latest government advice to employers published this week is that "everyone should work from home unless this... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 17:21 by Guy Langton

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