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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 vacancy

Expressions of interest are welcomed from anyone interested in joining the Parish Council.    Please deliver a short biography by 5pm on Monday 25th June to or  c/o 73 Eaton Road, Appleton, Oxon, OX13 5JJ. Interviews will be held in the early evening of Thursday 28th June.  After the formality of signing the declaration of …

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Radley Flower and Produce Show. Photograph by B Crowley

Radley Flower Show and Fair 30th June

Visit the Flower Show on 30th June at the Village Hall starting at 1.30pm and go on to the Fair which will be held on the field in aid of Mental Health, Magic Makers and Prostate Cancer charities.  Burgers, bouncy castle, face painter, tombola, cakes, raffle and more on the field from 1.15pm.  

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Oxfordshire South & Vale Headlines – June 2018

Volunteers week June 1-7 We depend so much on our 150 volunteers.  Their dedication, generosity and hard work define the culture of the charity. They come from a wide range of backgrounds and take part in up to 14 months training. Many have been with us for several years; last June, 25 received long service …

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Sign up to receive emails from Radley Parish Council

Use this link to sign up to the Parish Council’s email circulation list or write to the clerk at   We use the circulation list to keep residents up to date on matters of interest in the village.  If you already subscribe, you will have received an email asking you to confirm that …

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North West Radley/Whites Lane development

Radley College’s application to build 240 houses on the North West Radley site will be considered by the Vale’s planning committee at Wantage Civic Hall, Portway, Wantage on the evening of Wednesday 30th May. The Vale officer’s recommendation is to grant planning permission. The Parish Council will be speaking at the meeting to press our …

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Radley Garden Competition Saturday 23rd June

The 22nd annual Radley Garden Competition will be held on Saturday, 23rd June All gardens in the Parish will be judged as seen from the road or front pavement 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 …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter May 2018

What we have been doing Our speaker in May was Kevin Little whose talk was entitled “Smelly Fish Man”.  This was quite a surprise talk as there was not much about fish.  Mr Little had been a fishmonger in Reading as had his father before him.  The street where his shop was, had been an …

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Neighbourhood Policing Update for May 2018

The latest update from PCSO Zack Earl: Door sellers There has been increased activity with door sellers in the Kennington and Radley area, they usually try to sell cloths and cleaning equipment at extortionate prices, please do not buy any of their goods as they will keep returning to the villages. If you believe that …

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