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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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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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Free NHS talking therapies for people in Oxfordshire

TalkingSpace Plus offers a free NHS service delivering talking therapies to anyone 18 and over living in the local area, who is finding it hard coping with low mood, stress and worry.  Call 01865 901 222 or visit the website www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/talkingspaceplus

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Gooseacre community facilities consultation – reminder

Thank you to everyone to has already responded to this consultation.  If you haven’t yet, do remember to let us have your views by the end of this week (19th March).   Radley Parish Council has developer funds earmarked for upgrading the community facilities at Gooseacre and has launched a community consultation to find out …

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Have you got your census letter?

Census day is almost here – stand up and be counted  Households across Oxfordshire are being asked to take part in Census 2021, a national survey that takes place once every ten years.  Census day is on March 21, and households have started receiving letters with online codes explaining how they can complete their forms. …

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Exhibition launched on plans for A34 junction at Lodge Hill

Residents in the Abingdon area and users of the nearby A34 are set to benefit from major road improvements with plans to build a new south-facing junction on the northbound lane at Lodge Hill. The county council is now asking for the views of residents and roads users in a new online exhibition on the …

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Temporary Road Closure in Kennington Road 16th and 17th April

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 In the interests of public safety, it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road and impose a ‘No Waiting’ restriction as detailed above to facilitate carriageway patching works.  A temporary Notice is being made to implement the temporary closure and will …

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Parish Council update for March

Gooseacre consultation You should have received a leaflet from the parish council through your door over the last few days setting out some ideas for what we might do to upgrade the community facilities at Gooseacre. Please have a look. There’s a questionnaire we’d like you to fill in to tell us what use you …

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Compendium of WW2 memories published

Radley History Club has made a PDF collection of the popular WW2 memories assembled by Christine Wootton, former Club Chairman. The PDF (2.3 MB) is downloadable from the Oral History page of the Radley History Club website. It is in written form, based on interviews from the oral history archives and material acquired by Christine …

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Garden waste collection restarts

The service was suspended due to staffing shortages but is set to resume for Radley residents on 18th February. Please see more information on the Vale of White Horse garden waste page here. The Vale Council says: If you still have your real Christmas tree, as a garden waste customer, it can be collected your …

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Police Neighbourhood update for February

Abingdon Team Newsletter February 2021 Priorities Anti-social behaviour (ASB) In January, officers from the neighbourhood team were granted two closure orders by Oxford Magistrates’ Court. One for a property on Kimmeridge Road, Cumnor and another at Vineyard, Abingdon. Officers applied for the orders following reports of anti-social behaviour, criminality and drug activity. The purpose …

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Parish Council news February 2021

Consultation on the Gooseacre facilities Look out in late February/ early March for a leaflet through your door inviting your views on what should be done to improve the village hall, pavilion and recreational facilities at Gooseacre. The Parish Council has provisionally earmarked £400k from the developer payments we will be receiving over the next …

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Winter Support Grants available to help people hit financially by pandemic

Financial help is still available for people struggling to feed their families or heat their homes this winter as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Oxfordshire County Council, in partnership with the county’s district councils and Citizens Advice services, is offering support to vulnerable residents through a Winter Support Grant. Oxfordshire was awarded …

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