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  1. Featured Picture for February 2015 — May 28, 2015
  2. Radley in Pictures – a selection of images from 2015 — January 30, 2015
  3. Featured Picture for January 2015 — January 30, 2015
  4. Urgent: Vale of White Horse draft Local Plan public consultation. Responses due by 19th December. — December 9, 2014
  5. New homes madness threatens Christmas turkeys — November 2, 2014

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Featured Picture for February 2015

  Excavations underway in Church Road on 9th February 2015 to undertake major repairs to the sewage system in Radley. At this time a the workmen have sunk a shaft about 8 metres below road level and are undertaking the difficult and unpleasant task of tunnelling horizontally along the line of the sewer into the surrounding …

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Radley in Pictures – a selection of images from 2015

    January 2015 Railway electrification works underway at Radley Station, 18th January 2015. The picture shows hollow cylindrical steel piles being loaded onto the wagon that will convey them to the installation sites along the track. The piles will be driven into the ground alongside the railway, using the two machines on the track, to form the foundations of the gantries that will …

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Featured Picture for January 2015

Railway electrification works underway at Radley Station, 18th January 2015. The picture shows hollow cylindrical steel piles being loaded onto the wagon that will convey them to the installation sites along the track. The piles will be driven into the ground alongside the railway, using the two machines on the track, to form the foundations of the gantries that will eventually support the high-voltage …

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Urgent: Vale of White Horse draft Local Plan public consultation. Responses due by 19th December.

  You will no doubt be acutely aware of the proposals to remove land from the Oxford Green Belt and over-run Radley with new housing that will, in a short space of time, virtually double the population of the existing parish. What you may not know is that there is a public consultation …

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New homes madness threatens Christmas turkeys

New homes threat to Radley now tops 1000. Following lengthy consultations with landowners and representatives of the local population over the Draft Local Plan, the Vale of White Horse planners appeared to have relented by agreeing to the removal, from the housing plan, of the so-called “North Radley” site, some 8.7 hectares of Green Belt land …

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As dawn broke, the towers came tumbling down

Radley’s southern horizon has been irrevocably altered. At almost exactly 5.00am on the 27th of July, as dawn was breaking, three of giant cooling towers at Didcot A Power Station, the easternmost group as seen from Radley, quietly descended below the horizon (as marked by the roofline of the boilerhouse in front) … followed by silence and no emerging cloud of dust. …

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Radley Fete and Flower Show 2014

Here are some memories of the 2014 Radley Fete and Flower Show. A very wet start to the day meant that stallholders faced difficulties setting up and that the fete itself got off to a slow start. However the weather improved during the afternoon and remained dry for the duration of the fete itself.   The …

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18th Radley Gardens Competition

  The Parish Council’s eighteenth annual Garden Competition was held on Saturday, 28th June 2014.  The Council is most grateful to the judges, who this year came from Abingdon and North Hinksey and also to the guides who shepherded the judges round the village.  Additional thanks go to Jenny Standen on behalf of the Parish …

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Two new books from Radley History Club

  Land is the common theme of two new books from Radley History Club launched today, Saturday 17th May. The launch at Radley Village Hall gave people a chance to meet the authors, learn more about the books and buy copies.   In The Changing Boundaries of Radley and Sunningwell Parishes, Stanley Baker and Peter McWhirter …

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51st Radley Good Friday Walk

18 April 2014   The 51st anniversary race nearly did not happen, but, thanks to the last-minute efforts of Tracy Guntert of Stonhouse Crescent and Carina Coppock, a past resident of Radley who now lives in Abingdon, it did. However, despite it being a beautiful sunny April morning, the turnout was poor with many familiar faces absent. …

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