Practical

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Radley Village Shop

Radley Village Shop is a community co-operative run by a team of some 60-70 volunteers with a paid shop manager. It offers: Basic essentials with an emphasis on higher quality Fresh fruit and vegetables Local produce Newspapers and magazines Freshly baked products and sandwiches Ice-creams, sweets and crisps Fairtrade products Off-licence and …

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Post Office

There is no post office in Radley.   The closest Post Offices are: Abingdon Post Office, St Helens House, 5-13 West St Helens Street, Abingdon, OX14 5BL Kennington Post Office, 156 Kennington Road, Kennington, OX1 5PE   12 August 2015: Post Office advises that they have been unable to identify a location in Radley from which they can continue …

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Bowyer Arms

The Bowyer Arms in November 2012   Close to the railway station, the Bowyer Arms offers a wide range of drinks and food. Further information can be found at the following links: History of the Bowyer Arms on this website

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Waste and Recycling

Household waste The waste collection service from Vale of the White Horse District Council features weekly collection of food waste and fortnightly collections of recycling and rubbish on alternate weeks. All households are provided with: 240 litre green wheelie bin for recycling 180 litre grey wheelie bin for rubbish a lockable 23 litre green bin …

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Railway

Radley is on the main line between Didcot and Oxford and hence has good links to London, Reading, the West and the North.  The station is just behind the Bowyer Arms. The station is cared for by the Friends of Radley Station.   The service is provided by 

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Bus

Radley has an excellent bus service between Abingdon and Oxford via Kennington.  The 35 service is provided by the Oxford Bus Company.  You can download a timetable from its website www.oxfordbus.co.uk, call 01865 785400 or email info@oxfordbus.co.uk. You can get live bus times by text or by going to www.oxontime.com. You can download a pdf …

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Police

Safeguarding people Environmental warden Fire safety advice For emergencies dial 999 Find a telephone box in Radley Police The nearest police station is in Abingdon at the junction of Colwell Drive and Marcham Road, opposite Macdonalds and close to the A34.Please use 0845 8 505 505 for all non-emergency enquiries. Visit the Thames Valley …

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Telephone Boxes

There are BT Payphones at the junction of St James Terrace with the Foxborough Road in the Pebble Hill Mobile Home Park There are also 999 only phones in the mobile home parks. Most houses in Radley can get broadband internet via their telephone line.  Many have access to the Virgin Media cable network.  

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Facilities for Hire

Facilities for hire in Radley Church Room Village Hall Hall at Radley Primary School Playing field Parts of Radley College (tennis courts and other sports facilities, corporate functions, residential courses, performing arts, concerts, etc) Allotments (eight next to the railway line near …

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Sports Facilities

Sports facilities in Radley Radley College Sports Centre Kennington Road, Radley OX14 2HR Tel 01235 543111 (email: sportscentre@radley.org.uk) Open to the public all the year round Competition size swimming pool with diving pool Large sports hall marked up for badminton, tennis, football etc and fitted with cricket nets Five squash courts Fitness suite Real tennis …

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Mobile Library Service

From 7th January 2016, one of Oxfordshire County Council’s mobile library vans will stop in St James Terrace every other Thursday from 14.55 to 15.40 More information about the Mobile Library Service Mobile library stop poster Radley

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Allotments

There are eight allotments by the railway line administered by the Parish Council but there is currently a waiting list.  There are also privately run allotments in Lower Radley. If you would like to join the waiting list for a Parish Council allotments in Radley please contact the Clerk to the Parish Council. Radley Parish …

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Reporting Street Problems in Radley

Road maintenance If you wish to report a pothole, overgrown vegetation, a dangerous pavement or another highway maintenance problem go to: Oxfordshire Highways online reporting Potholes: There is great concern about the potholes and condition of roads and pavements throughout Radley and the Parish Council is continually in touch with the Oxfordshire Highways about the …

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