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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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Community facility at The Lawns: public meeting

The Parish Council is currently inviting views on ideas for what we might do with a 0.44 acre site on the east side of The Lawns development in the north of the parish, which has been set aside for community use. There is a consultation paper and online questionnaire on this website here. …

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Emergency road closure Church Road

Church Road will be closed until 24 November to enable Thames Water to carry out emergency repairs.  Details supplied by Oxfordshire County Council are below Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Emergency Road Closure at Radley, 15A Church Road, OX14 3AT Oxfordshire County Council has been informed of a …

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Radley Primary Christmas Fete Friday 3rd December

The friends of Radley Primary School are hosting an outdoor Christmas fete on Friday 3rd of December from 5 – 7pm. There will be games, a raffle, an illuminated light trail, Santa’s grotto, musical entertainment and there will be hot and cold food available to purchase. Entry is free but please bring change …

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Radley Heritage Walk – now available

Discover the history of Radley by comparing old photos with what you see now. Pick up a free Heritage Walk leaflet from various sites around the village, including the Bowyer Arms, where the walk starts. The leaflet features 24 points of interest and includes a map. The walk is in two halves, both starting at …

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Parish Council news for November

New parish ‘lengthsman’ We hope readers will have noticed areas in the parish looking rather smarter recently. Chris Lee, our new lengthsman, started work with us in September and is already having an impact. A main project to date has been tidying up around the village hall and playground. Chris has dug back 8-10 inches …

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Rags 2 Riches collection in aid of Radley Primary School

The Friends of Radley Primary School are delighted to announce another Rags 2 Riches collection which will be held the morning of Monday 22nd of November. Clothing can be dropped off at the school and left under the blue tarpaulin from the day before. Details of what is accepted is on the poster. Please think …

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Garden waste collection update

The garden waste service will return to its normal fortnightly collections from next week (28th October). The normal garden waste collection schedule in Vale will resume on 25 October and so from that day onwards, customers can put their brown garden waste bins out on their normal collection day in their recycling week every fortnight. As mentioned last …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter November 2021

We had a very interesting talk in October from Peter Hague about his life as an “extra” in films and television.  It gave us an insight into the background of making a television programme.  He said that there was a lot of waiting around and time to eat too much!!!! The first trip of the year …

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Parish Council update for October

Church Road works We are hoping that work to the Church Road carpark will be finished by the time you read this in early October. This is the first of the parish council’s Community Infrastructure Levy projects to be completed on the ground. It’s good to begin to see tangible results. Unfortunately, continuing disruption and …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter October 2021

For the meeting in September we had a talk by Cyril Mannion entitled “From Routine to Abnormal in the Blink of an Eye.”  This gave us an insight into the problems which may arise for a pilot when encountering a sudden crisis mid-air.  It was comforting to know that they are trained to deal with …

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Notice of planned overnight works on the railway line

16/9/2021 Network Rail has given the Parish Council advanced notice that they will be writing to residents warning of planned overnight works to replace sections of the railways stones along the tracks in Radley. The text of their letter is copied here. Upgrading the railway tracks between Didcot and Culham to Radley. We’re working with …

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Radley Village Shop Association – Grants available to local organisations

Radley Village Shop Association invites applications from local organisations for a grant for a project with a social or charitable purpose within the community served by Radley Village Shop. Organisations that have received grants in previous years are welcome to apply again this year. The total money available in 2021 for grants is £1000. The amount …

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Update on access along Church Road

1 September update: Pye advise that work in Church Road is taking longer than expected –  “We will remain undertaking works to Church Road via the use of traffic lights and 1 lane closure until the end of September. Buses will remain on their current route turning via St James’ Road and this has been …

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Parish Council update for September

Church Road and Foxborough Road closures The Parish Council has received notice of another planned closure of Church Road and part of Foxborough Road overnight (8pm to 6am) from 16th to 25th September to enable Oxfordshire County Council to carry out routine drainage surveys in preparation for possible resurfacing works next year.  They assure us …

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