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

District council update - 4.10.20

Advice for businesses on new regulations

We are working with other local authorities to help local businesses get up to speed with the new regulations brought in recently to help curb the pandemic.

FOOD AND DRINK BUSINESSES

We're helping businesses understand their responsibilities around the new "rule of six" regulations, including:

food and drink businesses cannot take bookings for a table of more than... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 12:38 by Guy Langton

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NHS COVID-19 App

NHS COVID-19 App

The NHS COVID-19 App is part of the large scale coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and contact tracing programme and will be used, alongside traditional contact tracing, to notify users if they come into contact with someone who later tests positive for coronavirus – helping to keep us all safer. The NHS COVID-19 App alerts people at risk of coronavirus, asking them to isolate before they potentially... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 15:20 by Guy Langton

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Oxfordshire to re-open more libraries

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Oxfordshire to re-open more libraries

Library users can look forward to more Oxfordshire libraries reopening on 28th September and 5th October.

The changes mean that from the week beginning Monday 28th September, Faringdon, Sonning Common, Watlington and Goring libraries will reopen. On the week beginning 5th October, Chinnor, Woodgreen, Charlbury and Wychwood libraries will open again.

Oxfordshire... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 15:18 by Guy Langton

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It's National Recycling Week and southern Oxfordshire residents are confused about crisp tubes

It's National Recycling Week and southern Oxfordshire residents are confused about crisp tubes

It's National Recycling Week and crisp manufacturer Pringles has recently announced it will trial more recycling-friendly packaging, which is just as well as a survey has found residents in southern Oxfordshire say crisp tubes are the items they are most unsure of when it comes to recycling!

In addition to confusion over crisp tubes, people are also unsure on whether kitchen roll or tissues could be... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:14 by Guy Langton

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Leisure facilities in southern Oxfordshire ready for the next phase of reopening

Leisure facilities in southern Oxfordshire ready for the next phase of reopening

After recent assessments of the leisure facilities across southern Oxfordshire, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have agreed with GLL, who run the "Better" centres, that the second phase of reopening can start and from the 14 September more leisure activities will be able to resume.

On 25 July when leisure centres could reopen most of the centres across the two districts were... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 11:27 by Guy Langton

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District Council update Thursday 27 August

District Council update Thursday 27 August

Rising Covid-19 cases

The numbers of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Oxfordshire continues to rise. In the 7 days up to 14 August, there have been 65 confirmed cases in Oxfordshire, which is an increase from 44 cases in the previous week.

The majority of the new cases are in Oxford, where the number has risen from 16 to 28. The increase is predominantly among young people in the 18-30 age bracket. The rise... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 12:21 by Guy Langton

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Brakes more likely to be applied to Oxford’s lockdown emergence as COVID cases rise yet again

Brakes more likely to be applied to Oxford’s lockdown emergence as COVID cases rise yet again

Measures that would slam the brakes on Oxford's gradual emergence from lockdown have moved a step closer as a result of another week of uncomfortably high rises in COVID cases in the city.

The number of cases in Oxford in the week ending August 21 was 41 - which is 26.9 cases per 100,000 and sees the city moving ever closer to figures in parts of the country that have been labelled by central Government... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 12:20 by Guy Langton

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Keeping active during lockdown: Were you inspired to keep moving or did lockdown leave you lacking in motivation?

Did Lockdown make you slow down or were you inspired to take up running or join in with classes online? South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils want to hear from residents about how lockdown affected their ability to keep fit.

Both councils run activities for all ages and abilities, including the Xplorer events for families and health walks for people who find exercise difficult... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:42 by Guy Langton

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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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