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Welcome to the parish website for Radley in Oxfordshire. On the site you will find information for those living in or visiting Radley, thinking of moving here, or just interested in what’s going on in the village. To find out more about the village of Radley, click on the Our Village link above, or on another link for more specific information. If you are a new visitor to the site, why not start with our photographic tour of the village? Other feature pages include Natural History of Radley,  History of the Village and History of the Railway. Please take the time to explore this site. There is lots here for everyone. It is your site. If your particular interest in Radley is not adequately covered, please let us know. New material is always welcome.

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Notice of a Temporary Road Closure and “No Waiting” restriction in St Swithun’s Road, Kennington

Oxfordshire Highways have given notice of a temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 between 08:00 and 16:00 on 17th and  August 2020. In the interests of public safety, it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road and impose a ‘No Waiting’ restriction as detailed above to facilitate …

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Parish Council update for August

Parish council co-options: applications invited The Parish Council currently has two vacancies and will consider candidates for co-option to the council at its meeting on Thursday 24th September. Anyone aged 18 or more who is on the electoral register for the parish and/or who has lived or worked within the parish for the last 12 …

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Whites Lane development – Street names

Discussions between the Vale planning authority and the developer, Pye Homes, are continuing about the 240 homes proposed for the White’s Lane/NW Radley site. Detailed planning consent has yet to be granted. The Parish Council will be invited to suggest street names for the new development when detailed consent is in place and has been …

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Temporary Road Closure – Radley, Foxborough Road and Parking Suspension St James Road

Update 28/7: Thames Water report that the closure will only the area immediately outside 80 Foxborough Road will be affected by their works.  See the updated diagram below which highlights the afffected area: A request has been received from KCD / Thames Water for a temporary road closure to apply to a section …

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Gooseacre play area reopens

Repairs have been carried out and the play area has now been opened. For your and your children’s safety please observe the additional rules which have been put in place to minimise the risk of the spread of Covid-19..  

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District Council housing assistance grants and loans extended

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have made it easier for people with disabilities or who are vulnerable to receive housing assistance grants and loans to help make their homes safer and more comfortable. While the councils have always provided a grants and loans service for vulnerable people to help their homes …

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Police Neighbourhood Newsletter for July

News from the Neighbourhood Team: Priorities Anti-social behaviour (ASB): Over the last couple of months the team have received several reports in relation to motorbikes and quad bikes being ridden recklessly around the area of Lambrick Way in Abingdon. The area is being patrolled by the neighbourhood team when they are on duty however we …

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

The District Council reports that the Play areas in the Vale of White Horse managed by them 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 …

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Parish Council update for July

Parish Council vacancies There are two vacancies on the parish council following the resignation of Elaine Walton and Jenny Buzzard earlier this year. We will be seeking to fill these vacancies by co-option. Information on when and how co-option will take place will be placed on the village website as soon as these matters are …

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Parish Council accounts to March 31st 2020 published

Radley Parish Council has published its accounts for the year to March 31st 2020.  The draft financial statement can be viewed here: Draft financial statement 31 March 2020 Notice of Public Rights 2 July to 14th August 2020

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Message from Radley Village Shop

Message from Radley Village Shop We’re awfully sorry but there’s a mistake in the shop item in July’s Radley News. The shop will continue to close at 2pm Monday to Friday until further notice (and not at 4pm). Opening times Monday to Friday: 7am to 2pm Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 12pm   Tel: 01235 526231

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Vale District Council reminds 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. The Vale District Council advises that 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 …

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St James Terrace “mini meadow”

You may have noticed a change in the verge in St James Terrace at the junction with Foxborough Road.   Roadside verges are increasingly important for wildlife and increasing biodiversity. Over 97% of ancient wild flower meadows have been destroyed since the 1930s. Road verges are a vital refuge for many bees, butterflies, birds, bats and …

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People urged to wear face coverings and stay alert

Oxfordshire County Council remind residents 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 …

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