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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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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter July 2021

  Oh Dear !! After the excitement of last month and telling you that we would welcome everyone back, we are still in “lockdown” and had to postpone our “welcome back/entertainment” afternoon on June 29th.  We hope to re-schedule this for August 10th, Government restrictions allowing.  We hope that everyone was notified that the meeting …

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Radley Flower Show will go ahead on Saturday 26th June

Remember to submit your entry form for the Radley Flower Show (Radley Village Shop or directly to the Secretary). Do participate – there are lots of fun and exciting categories for adults, children and teenagers to enter! If you had a hobby during lockdown (colouring, knitting, woodwork, jewellery making, gardening, etc.), you may have something which you can …

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Parish Council update for June

Launch of Radley Lakes masterplan It is heartening when projects that the Parish Council has worked on for years begin to come to fruition, and to receive support within and beyond our community. The Radley Lakes masterplan was launched on 10 May, as explained in the article elsewhere in this edition. We wish the newly …

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Good News – Radley Flower Show is back!

We are delighted to announce that the Radley Flower Show will be held on Saturday 26th June at the village hall – the theme is “Japan and the 2021 Summer Olympics”. Radley Flower Show is a long-standing village tradition – the first show was held in 1899 – and is a friendly, amateur competition where …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter June 2021

We will be back!!!!! We hope to hold our first meeting on Tuesday 29th June (Government restrictions allowing)   (Please note the change of date due to Government restrictions). We will have a cream tea and entertainment to welcome everyone back after such a long time. If you intend to come could you please let either …

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Shop to open longer from 17th May

Opening hours at Radley Village Shop will open longer during the week from Monday 17 May, with the shop shutting at 5 pm (and not 2 pm ). The shop will still be opening at 7 am, and from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm on Saturdays, and from 9 am to 12 noon on Sundays. …

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Radley Lakes masterplan launched

The Neighbourhood Plan committed Radley Parish Council to ‘facilitate the preparation of a masterplan for the management of the Radley Lakes area as one of nature conservation and quiet recreation’. This has now been competed and you can find the full plan, together with a summary press notice, at  http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/radley-lakes Radley Lakes is the …

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Parish Council update for May

New parish councillor The Parish Council is very pleased to announce that David Mulholland has been co-opted to fill the last remaining vacancy on the council. He will be a great asset. David has worked in the landscape industry for over 40 years including at one stage in the role of landscape manager responsible for …

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Be aware of Courier Fraud

What is Courier Fraud? A courier fraud is where a fraudster telephones a potential victim, claiming to be from their bank, the police or another law enforcement authority. They then trick the person into revealing their PIN and agreeing to hand over their debit or credit card or ask the person to withdraw money from …

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Change of polling station for the elections on Thursday May 6th

Please note that on May 6th electors who would normally vote at the Pebble Hill site office will now vote at Radley Church Room in Church Road   

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April Parish Council meeting deferred

For procedural reasons around the death of the Duke of Edinburgh and the official period of mourning, the April Parish Council meeting due to be held on 22nd April has been deferred to 29th April at 7.30pm.

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The Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021

On behalf of Radley Parish Council,  it is with sadness that we hear of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh.  We offer our condolences and sympathy to all members of The Royal Family In normal circumstances, the Parish Council would open a physical book of condolence, but this is …

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Oxfordshire libraries set to reopen in April

Residents in Oxfordshire are to be given a warm welcome back to libraries from Monday 12 April onwards. Oxfordshire County Council is planning a phased approach to the re-opening of libraries and will be maintaining safety measures including track and trace, use of face coverings and social distancing. Lesli Good, Interim Assistant Director for Cultural …

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Parish Council update for April

New parish councillor The Parish Council is delighted to welcome John Sparks as a new councillor. John has taught geography at Radley College since 1996. He also currently holds the position of Director of Partnerships at the College, overseeing partnership activities with schools and other organisations locally, nationally and internationally. His wife, Heather, teaches at …

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