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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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Casual vacancy – Expressions of interest invited

If you are interested in the work of the council, do please consider standing.   The Council would like to receive expressions of interest in writing by the end of June.   Any of the current parish councillors would be happy to talk to you about what is involved – contact details

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Radley’s sewers – problems and repairs

Thames Water report that an exceptional amount of fat and grease is blocking Radley’s sewers. Parish Council representatives met the manager responsible for this area last week and were told that the cause of the problem in Church Road is a failure in a manhole which has partially blocked the sewer.  This narrowing …

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Intended closure of the Lower Churchyard

Please follow the link below for the notice describing the intended closure of the St James the Great, Radley Lower Churchyard.  Any representation about the closure can be made to the address at the bottom of the notice within 21 days from its date of publication. If you have any questions about the closure, please contact …

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Best garden

Radley Garden Competition – Saturday 25th June

The annual garden competition will be held this year on Saturday 25th June. First and second prizes will be awarded for: Best Garden (Attia Trophy), Tubs and/or hanging baskets (Tuckwell Trophy), Most colourful flower garden (Parish Council Trophy), with awards for commended and highly commended gardens.  Gardens will be viewed from the front pavement or access. …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter July 2016

What we have been doing Our speaker in  June was Kate Lace whose talk was entitled “From Guns and  Roses to  Hearts and Flowers”.   This was very interesting to hear how she had gone from a Captain in the Army to a romantic novelist.  The visit to Adam Henson’s farm was a great success.  Some …

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Planning Inspector’s interim conclusions published at last

The Inspector’s interim conclusions on the Vale’s Local Plan were finally published earlier this week. The news is not good. He has concluded that the Vale’s proposals for development of 240 houses on the site next to White’s Lane, 270 houses on the site south of Kennington and 800 houses north of Abingdon …

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Village Car Boot Sale – Saturday 2nd July

The Retirement Group has stepped into the breach and will be running a small car boot sale alongside the Flower Show at the Village Hall between 1.00 and 4.00 pm on Saturday 2 July. This is in place of the annual summer fete which regrettably has been shelved this year as no-one is available to …

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