Due to the current situation, the next few meetings have been temporarily suspended until further notice and will post future dates here again once all is clear.

Friday, 4 March 2022

New Highway Code Changes

Are you aware of the changes to the Highway Code that came into force on 29thJanuary?  It aims to protect cyclists and pedestrians from road accidents, and one of the major changes is the introduction of a road user hierarchy which puts pedestrians and cyclists at the top, and drivers of cars, vans and heavy goods vehicles at the bottom.  This is because pedestrians and cyclists are considered the most ‘at risk’ of being injured in a collision, whereas drivers of vehicles are considered more dangerous to other road users.  This is no doubt going to take patience and common sense from all road users to become the ‘new norm’.

Saturday, 29 January 2022

Winner's of the Children's Christmas Colouring Competition 2021

We had some wonderful entries for the Children's Christmas Colouring Competition, and it was very hard to choose a winner.

The winner from the 6 and over category is Josie and the winner from the under 5 category is Joey.  Well done to you both and also well done to everybody who sent in their beautiful artwork!!

Thursday, 23 September 2021

Garden Waste Service

Following the temporary disruption of the garden waste collection, the service will be starting again 4 weekly, not fortnightly, from next week ... BUT only part of Abingdon, not south Abingdon ... possibly south Abingdon will be collected in 3 weeks time, ie half of Abingdon one fortnight and the other half the next fortnight.

Letters/emails to households will be sent soon to explain more.  

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Missing Cat


MISSING:  Four year old, medium-haired jet black cat named Onyx, last seen at Orpwood Way on Thursday night 13th May.  He is an indoor-only cat, and managed to escape through an open door.

Please keep an eye out for him and would be grateful if you could check your shed and / or garage.

You can contact us via our Contact Page if you see him.

Many thanks!

Thursday, 18 February 2021

Garden Waste Service restarting

The Vale of White Horse District Council are restarting the garden waste service again this week beginning 15th February.  Be sure to put your brown bin out.

Full details on the Vale website here :


Monday, 15 February 2021

Missing cat

Smokey is missing from Byron Close - please check your sheds, garages and any outhouses in case he’s trapped.  He does like to wander far.  If you do see him please contact this blog on our Contact Page.

Monday, 18 January 2021

Oxford Kitchens & Bathrooms

One of our residents is a director of Oxford Kitchens and Bathrooms, based locally in Wootton. They are entering the 42nd year of trading in 2021, with the same management that started the business in 1979.  Their website is at www.oxfordkitchens.co.uk if you would like to know more about them.

Thursday, 7 January 2021

New Planning Application - Tennyson Drive

There is new concern re new Planning Application for 2 Tennyson Drive for the extension and conversion of existing house into 4 dwellings (3 x 1 bedroom flats and 1 x 2 bedroom flat) with associated parking.

For further details please go to the Vale of the White Horse website Planning Application P20/V3179/FUL.

Comments by 16th January 2021.

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Appeal for Witnesses following a Burglary

The incident occurred between 9.30am and 5pm on Friday 11th December where offenders gained access a property in Masefield Crescent via the rear garden.  Offenders cut the wire to the security light and forced open a rear window.

Nothing is believed to have been stolen.

If you have any information, CCTV or doorbell camera footage from around the time of the incident, please contact the Police using their online form or by calling 101, quoting Reference Number 43200419989.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously via their website or on 0800-555-111.

A little oops!!!

Please note on the winter 2020 newsletter distributed recently, the link for both the Quiz and Children's Colouring Competition are slightly wrong.  The Quiz should say https://tflra.weebly.com/quiz.html and the Colouring Comp should say https://tflra.weebly.com/colour-comp.html - both links of course can be found here on our site.