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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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Garden waste collection update

The garden waste service will return to its normal fortnightly collections from next week (28th October). The normal garden waste collection schedule in Vale will resume on 25 October and so from that day onwards, customers can put their brown garden waste bins out on their normal collection day in their recycling week every fortnight. As mentioned last …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter November 2021

We had a very interesting talk in October from Peter Hague about his life as an “extra” in films and television.  It gave us an insight into the background of making a television programme.  He said that there was a lot of waiting around and time to eat too much!!!! The first trip of the year …

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Parish Council update for October

Church Road works We are hoping that work to the Church Road carpark will be finished by the time you read this in early October. This is the first of the parish council’s Community Infrastructure Levy projects to be completed on the ground. It’s good to begin to see tangible results. Unfortunately, continuing disruption and …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter October 2021

For the meeting in September we had a talk by Cyril Mannion entitled “From Routine to Abnormal in the Blink of an Eye.”  This gave us an insight into the problems which may arise for a pilot when encountering a sudden crisis mid-air.  It was comforting to know that they are trained to deal with …

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Notice of planned overnight works on the railway line

16/9/2021 Network Rail has given the Parish Council advanced notice that they will be writing to residents warning of planned overnight works to replace sections of the railways stones along the tracks in Radley. The text of their letter is copied here. Upgrading the railway tracks between Didcot and Culham to Radley. We’re working with …

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Radley Village Shop Association – Grants available to local organisations

Radley Village Shop Association invites applications from local organisations for a grant for a project with a social or charitable purpose within the community served by Radley Village Shop. Organisations that have received grants in previous years are welcome to apply again this year. The total money available in 2021 for grants is £1000. The amount …

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Update on access along Church Road

1 September update: Pye advise that work in Church Road is taking longer than expected –  “We will remain undertaking works to Church Road via the use of traffic lights and 1 lane closure until the end of September. Buses will remain on their current route turning via St James’ Road and this has been …

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Parish Council update for September

Church Road and Foxborough Road closures The Parish Council has received notice of another planned closure of Church Road and part of Foxborough Road overnight (8pm to 6am) from 16th to 25th September to enable Oxfordshire County Council to carry out routine drainage surveys in preparation for possible resurfacing works next year.  They assure us …

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Layla Moran, MP ‘Drop-in’ Surgery

Layla Moran will be holding a drop-in surgery for Radley residents on Wednesday 1st September at Radley Village Hall between 1000 and 1130 am. This will be an opportunity for Radley and Lower Radley residents to raise any local  issues. This will be held on a first come-first served basis.

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter September 2021

Our first meeting since the beginning of the pandemic was a great success.  On entering the hall it was arranged in a horseshoe pattern to enable everyone to see the singer, Lovely Hudson, who entertained us during the afternoon with songs from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.   Flowers arranged by Carol Milward were on each table.  We had …

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Overnight temporary Road Closure Church Road and Foxborough Road 16th to 20th September

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 – Temporary Road Closure and No Parking at Radley, Church Road and Foxborough Road In the interests of public safety; it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road as detailed above in order to facilitate drainage surveys. A temporary Notice is …

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Free electric blanket safety testing

Oxfordshire Trading Standards are offering free electric blanket checks again this year between 20-24 September and 4-8 October. With Covid-safety in mind, this year your blanket will be collected from and returned to your home. Contact Trading Standards by calling 01865 895999 and choosing Option 1 or emailing communityengagement@oxfordshire.gov.uk. This free safety check is important for …

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Parish Council update for August

‘Take your litter home’ poster competition Parish councillors were delighted to receive many colourful and creative entries to our poster competition from primary school children in the village. We are very grateful to all the children who took the trouble to prepare and submit a poster. Five of the most striking entries have been selected …

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Radley Village Shop Association Annual General Meeting

  Thursday 19th August 2021 at 7.00pm Radley Village Hall Please come to hear what has happened, what is happening and what is going to happen. We would like you to understand decisions made for your shop. We would love to hear your comments and suggestions. Please stay after the meeting for tea/coffee and cake Radley Village Shop Association Limited is a …

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