East Hanney Parish Council

Serving the people of East Hanney

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

Tel: 01235 867403

Author: Guy Langton

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

Tags: News

Milestones in East Hanney

Milestones in East Hanney

How many of us notice the milestones at either end of East Hanney on the A338? They have stood sentinel while traffic passes, from horse & cart to super car for over 200 years.

Erected by the Besselsleigh turnpike trust who maintained the 22 mile long Oxford Road from Hungerford to Besselsleigh, this road once had four gates (or turnpikes) across it that you paid a toll to pass through and use the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:21 by Guy Langton

Tags: News

Didcot Gateway: Invitation to view and comment on emerging development proposals

Didcot Gateway: Invitation to view and comment on emerging development proposals

Homes England invites your feedback on new proposals to create a high quality residential-led development at Didcot Gateway, located immediately to the south of Didcot Parkway train station. Didcot Gateway has been identified by South Oxfordshire District Council as a potential development site and so Homes England is now working to create a new gateway into the town. This will include new homes and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:27 by Guy Langton

Tags: Planning

Longer term plans for permanent increases in cycleways will lead to a step-change in Oxfordshire’s cycling infrastructure

Longer term plans for permanent increases in cycleways will lead to a step-change in Oxfordshire’s cycling infrastructure

Residents of all ages can look forward to a step-change in cycling infrastructure aimed at making this green form of transport safer and more attractive for a range of journeys across Oxfordshire.

A series of bold plans by Oxfordshire County Council, combined with a £2.9m two-stage Government grant, will transform residents' experience of cycling as part of a move to support active and healthy... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:29 by Guy Langton

Tags: News

District Council Update - 24 June

Contact visits by the Community Support Hub

In the past couple of weeks, we've made visits to check the welfare of 269 vulnerable residents across both districts we'd been unable to reach by phone or email. We were able to speak to 161 on the doorstep and left letters where possible for the rest.

The visits proved to be worthwhile; most people we spoke to were absolutely fine and needed no additional... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:10 by Guy Langton

Tags: Newsletters

Scorching temperatures set for Oxfordshire this week

Scorching temperatures set for Oxfordshire this week

Scorching temperatures set for Oxfordshire this week

Residents should take extra precautions this week with "heatwave" conditions set to hit Oxfordshire and much of England.

Temperatures are set to hit a sweltering 30 degrees celsius in some areas of the county over the next few days, and while many of us will be looking forward to fun in the sunshine, it's vital to do so safely. There are several steps... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:35 by Guy Langton

Tags: News

Vale district council update - 17 June

Vale district council update - 17 June

Dear Town and Parish colleagues,

Committee meetings

Following the success of the virtual committee meetings we've carried out so far, we can now confirm that future meetings will take place online as previously scheduled with just a couple of minor changes.

The planning committees will proceed as scheduled, starting at 5pm.

The next meeting of the Joint Audit and Governance Committee will take place on... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 11:05 by Guy Langton

Tags: News, Planning

South and Vale welcome Didcot infrastructure news

South and Vale welcome Didcot infrastructure news

News that £218m of funding to boost infrastructure in the Didcot Garden Town has finally been agreed has been welcomed by South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils.

The government awarded the Housing Infrastructure Funding to support the significant growth in housing in the Didcot Garden Town area.

Cllr Sue Cooper, Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council, said: "We've... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 10:32 by Guy Langton

Tags: News

Press release - Councils remind residents to recycle responsibly

Press release - Councils remind residents to recycle responsibly

Thousands of residents in southern Oxfordshire have found their recycling bins unemptied each week because they have put the wrong things in them.

Putting non-recyclable items in recycling can contaminate a whole truckload, which is then rejected at the recycling facility. This turns neighbours' recycling into rubbish and ultimately wastes energy and raw materials by removing these items from the recycling... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 14:33 by Guy Langton

Tags: News

People urged to wear face coverings and stay alert

People urged to wear face coverings and stay alert

People urged to wear face coverings and stay alert

Residents are reminded to continue taking steps to keep themselves, and others safe as non-essential shops and services start reopen for the first time since March.

Per government guidance, any resident using public transport, or in an enclosed public space where social distancing isn't possible, must wear a non-surgical face covering to help reduce... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 13:45 by Guy Langton

Tags: News