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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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Parish Council update for August

Meet our Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Maddie Highmoor, the Police Community Support Officer for Radley and Kennington, will be at the Village Hall at 10.30 am on Thursday 4 August. She invites anyone to pop along to say hello and to discuss any issues and concerns they may have. More road disruption in Radley …

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Radley Road / Foxborough Road – Overnight resurfacing

OCC have given notice that they are carrying out some resurfacing along the Radley Road between the Twelve Acre Drive roundabout and the junction with Foxborough Road/Gooseacre in Radley.  Closure Details: Works are programmed to be undertaken over two overnight weekday shifts, Friday 19th & Monday 22nd August; 19:00 – 06:00hrs. There will be no works over the weekend …

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Road Closure – Kennington Road (Sugworth Lane to Sandford Lane) 2 September 2022

Kennington Road will be closed on Friday 2nd September 2022 between Sandford Lane and Sugworth Crescent from 19:00 – 06:00 for resurfacing works. A diversion will be in place and it has been advised that Oxford Bus Company will suspend their service after 7pm. Vehicular access is expected to be maintained to those properties affected …

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Waste services and the heat

The extreme temperatures this week have meant Biffa’s waste crews have not been able to work as quickly as normal and so one or two collection rounds weren’t completed on the hottest days. This may have a knock-on effect all week, so if your bins are not emptied on your normal day this week, please …

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Free electric blanket testing

Oxfordshire County Council Trading Standards are carrying out free testing of electric blankets during September and October this year and bookings are now open. JOIN US and bring a friend for free refreshments and information about keeping safe and well. We are trying to reach as many people as possible who may use electric blankets  or …

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Temporary Road Closure and “No Waiting” Restriction at Radley, Church Road

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 In the interests of public safety it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the length of Church Road to facilitate carriageway resurfacing works / repairs. A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is being made to implement the temporary closure and “No Waiting” restriction …

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Radley Garden Competition

After a two-year break, the Radley Garden Competition was held on Saturday, 2nd July with prizes awarded as follows: BEST GARDENS: Winner of the Attia Trophy: 9 Foxborough Road Runner up: 51 Foxborough Road Highly Commended: 13 Badgers Copse, 57 Foxborough Road, 24 Sycamore Avenue, 23 Pebble Hill, 47 Pebble Hill, 68 Foxborough Road, 11 …

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Met Office Red Warning Extreme Heat

The Met Office have now issued a red extreme heat warning for Monday and Tuesday next week, covering parts of Oxfordshire. I have attached the warning to this email for you to see. Level 4 – Emergency There is a 100 % probability of Heat-Health Alert criteria being met between 0000 on …

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Have Your Say event at Radley Village Hall

On Thursday 4th August, join PCSO Maddie Highmoor, the local PCSO for Kennington and Radley, between 10.30 and 11.30am at Radley Village Hall, where she will be holding a ‘Have Your Say’ event. Please pop along to say hello and discuss any issues or concerns you may have.

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter August 2022

What we have been doing We hosted the tea and cake refreshments in the Pavilion for the Radley Flower Show, when despite the strong winds many people attended.  Our selection of cakes was very popular. For our August meeting we had a Gin tasting session with scones and cream, in the Bowyers which proved very …

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Photographs of people on the playing field enjoying the jubilee picnic

Parish Council update for July

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Friday 3 June saw a large number of Radley families gathering on the playing field at Gooseacre for a shared picnic and toast to the Queen. It was tremendous to see the community coming together in this way. The Parish Council wishes to express its appreciation for the time, energy and …

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Don’t forget! Radley Garden Competition 2nd July

This year’s  front garden competition will be held on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of July. In a departure from the traditional format, shortlisting will take place on Friday with final judging on the Saturday afternoon.  First and second prizes will be awarded in three categories: Best Garden, Tubs and/or hanging baskets  and Most colourful flower garden. With awards …

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More help for people to pay food and energy bills

More help is on the way for people who are struggling to pay their food, energy and other related bills.  Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire district councils have opened a voucher scheme to support households who can’t afford to pay for life’s essentials.  The scheme is part of the Government’s Household Support Fund …

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Image of people alongside Thrupp Lake

Lakes and Cakes – Sunday 10th July 2-4.30pm by Thrupp Lake

On Sunday10th July Radley Lakes Trust is hosting a community event for all the family, including refreshments, lots of cake, nature activities and music. All proceeds go to Radley Lakes Trust. 2.00pm Event opens. Light refreshments available until 4.30pm 3.00pm Abingdon Community Choir, including a song about the lake written specially by Helen Eccleston 3.30pm …

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