Our Village

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Background

Radley is a parish of about 3000 inhabitants (pop. 2290 in 1991) located by the River Thames on the north-east edge of Abingdon about five miles south of Oxford. It is within the Hormer Ward served by the Vale of the White Horse District Council and Oxfordshire County Council. Adjacent parishes are 

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History

Radley has an interesting history dating back to ancient times. The Radley History Club carries out research into past events in Radley and the lives of its inhabitants, and has published a definitive history of the village in their recent book, The History of Radley, published in 2002. More information can be found on their …

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Traditions

The Village Emblem The village emblem is a composite of the coats of arms of the Bowyer and Stonhouse families, both of which have a long association with the village. Together they form the emblem of the Clerk of the Green Cloth. A more recent tradition is the

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Nature

The pages linked to below show some of the nature species seen in Radley. All photographs on these pages were taken in Radley. Please click on the thumbnail to go the individual posting, clicking on other links such as Family, Species, takes you to a listing page for that item. Click on column headings to sort …

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Tour

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Map

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Memories

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Parish Plan

Following the very hard work of the Parish Plan Steering Committee, Radley now has a Parish Plan.  This document is essential, as it forms a basis for the future as to how the community wish to see the village develop. Parish Plan is available in four parts Main Document Appendix 1 …

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Occasions

Radley enjoys a series of popular events throughout the year:

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Didcot Fuel Ash Disposal

“Our vision is to create a leading integrated energy business that delivers shareholder value and profitable solutions to our stakeholders, while operating in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.”                                  RWE npower’s Vision Statement

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Weather

This page is devoted to the weather, past, present and future, in Radley   Current Weather Radley College weather station – live feed. (Requires Java) AccuWeather.com Recent Weather Observations from Benson Weather Forecast Local Forecast from the BBC Local 5-Day Forecast from the Met Office

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Radley Parish Local Information Handbook

The Radley Parish Local Information Handbook, first issued in 2007, has been updated and delivered free to all homes in the parish. It is filled with useful information including: Numbers to ring in an emergency Details of local public services and councils Details of associations and activities in the area Details of sports and leisure …

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