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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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Work of shop volunteers recognised with Unsung Heroes of the Vale Award

Shop stalwarts, Bob and Pat Earl, have been recognised for their long-standing commitment to Radley Village Shop with an Unsung Hero Award from the Vale of White Horse District Council. The award was presented by Councillor Reg White, chairman of the Council, at a celebration lunch at the Beacon in Wantage on Saturday 4th November. …

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Shivering indoors this winter? Citizens Advice can help!

As winter approaches, evenings and nights lengthen, and cold, misty air settles in grey, cheerless, smoggy streets, many people’s thoughts and plans are inevitably turning towards the necessity of heating their homes. But, with sharply rising energy costs, it is an unfortunate fact that many disadvantaged people in our communities are having to choose between heating …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter December 2017

What we have been doing The theatre trip to see “Driving Miss Daisy” at the Playhouse was a great success this time as the sound was much better and people could hear what the cast were saying.  We had complained to the management before about the  sound  so thank you to them for improving it. …

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Part time treasurer required

Radley Village Hall is urgently seeing a part time treasurer.  Hours to suit.  For more details and salary please contact Graham Collett by phone 01235 555187 or email

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Important dates for applications for entry to primary school September 2018

If your child was born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014, applications for entry to primary/infant school must be made by 15th January 2018 online at or on paper (forms available from the County Council website or a local school.) Letters offering places will be posted second class on 16 April …

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Don’t bin your batteries’ call following waste and recycling truck fires

Residents in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse have been urged not to put batteries or other items which could cause a fire in their waste or recycling wheelie bin. Last week two small fires started in rubbish while it was being transported in waste and recycling trucks.  Both were potentially very dangerous …

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Citizens Advice extends lifeline as Universal Credit sweeps into Oxfordshire

As Oxfordshire South and Vale becomes the latest full service area for the introduction of Universal Credit, the national charity Citizens Advice has jumped into the breach by offering the help of specially-trained advisers. South Oxfordshire became a full service area for Universal Credit on 11 October. This means that anyone applying for one of …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter November 2017

What we have been doing Our monthly outing in September was a visit to the John Lewis shop in Wycombe and then onto the John Lewis Heritage Centre in Cookham.  This proved to be another interesting day.  We spent the morning at the John Lewis shop either browsing or buying and then had time for …

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