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Playground's remain closed

Playground's remain closed

The Government has announced that in England children's playgrounds are allowed to open from 4th July 2020.

On the 26th June, the Government produced guidance for managing playgrounds and outdoor gyms.

It is important that playgrounds are suitably safe for use and have effective inspection and maintenance regime in place prior to opening.

Playgrounds are a valuable community asset that provide children... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:03 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Playgrounds

Didcot Garden Town Newsletter - Summer Edition

Didcot Garden Town Newsletter - Summer Edition

Welcome to our summer edition of the Didcot Garden Town newsletter

Show your appreciation for local volunteers

Firstly, we'd like to convey our heartfelt thanks to everyone involved in helping to support residents living in and around the garden town during the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can show your appreciation too by nominating someone, who has a made a big difference to you or someone you know, for a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:03 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Didcot Garden Town

Appeal For Witnesses Following Incident of Arson In Wantage

Yesterday (6/7) at around 9.30pm two empty caravans parked behind a barn in Larkhill were set on fire. Both caravans were destroyed and damage was caused to the barn.

Fortunately no one was injured as a result of this incident.

Investigating officer PC Ryan Scott, said: "I am appealing to anyone who has information that could assist with this investigation to get in touch.

"If you were in the area at... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:49 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Play areas to begin re-opening in the Vale from Monday 6 July

but please stay safe and wash your hands!

Released on 3 July 2020

Play areas in the Vale of White Horse managed by the district council will begin to re-open from Monday 6 July.

Vale of White Horse District Council will carry out a phased re-opening – this means play areas will only re-open once safety checks have been carried out and officers are happy they are safe for people to use.

The first... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:53 by Joanne Myers

Tags: VWHDC

Police & Crime Bulletin June 2020

Police & Crime Bulletin June 2020

June 2020

  • Tributes to the victims of the Forbury Gardens attack
  • Murder trial resumes
  • £103,000 provide by PCC's COVID-19 response fund
  • Man who duped pensioners order to pay £190,000
  • Appeal on 30th anniversary of unsolved murder
  • Child sexual abuse warrants executed across Thames Valley
  • Virtual policing and crime discussion event
  • Let me know your views on crime in your area

Watch my latest video update... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 10:00 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Message from the Chief Constable Following the Incident In Reading

Message from the Chief Constable Following the Incident In Reading

Following the tragic incident in Reading on Saturday night in which three innocent members of the public sadly lost their lives, I wanted to message our wider Thames Valley community to provide some reassurance at this difficult time.

At this time Thames Valley Police and Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE), who are leading the investigation into the attack in Reading, do not believe there... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:49 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

News

News

Longer term plans for permanent increases in cycleways will lead to a step-change in Oxfordshire's cycling infrastructure

Residents of all ages can look forward to a step-change in cycling infrastructure aimed at making this green form of transport safer and more attractive for a range of journeys across Oxfordshire.

A series of bold plans by Oxfordshire County Council, combined with a £2.9m two-stage... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:41 by Joanne Myers

Tags: OCC

Scorching temperatures set for Oxfordshire this week

Scorching temperatures set for Oxfordshire this week

Residents should take extra precautions this week with "heatwave" conditions set to hit Oxfordshire and much of England.

Temperatures are set to hit a sweltering 30 degrees celsius in some areas of the county over the next few days, and while many of us will be looking forward to fun in the sunshine, it's vital to do so safely. There are several steps that we can all follow to stay sun safe:

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 10:48 by Joanne Myers

Tags: OCC

Sharing the Roads

Sharing the Roads

During the Covid-19 pandemic we have all had to accept some restrictions and guidelines that went against some of the normal freedoms we usually experience in this country.

Everyone has largely responded with great community spirit, behaving more considerately towards others with acts of kindness and respect.

So as once-empty roads fill up again with more cars, lorries, motorcyclists, plus many more... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 09:41 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Thames Valley Police

Press release - South and Vale welcome Didcot infrastructure news

News that £218m of funding to boost infrastructure in the Didcot Garden Town has finally been agreed has been welcomed by South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils.

The government awarded the Housing Infrastructure Funding to support the significant growth in housing in the Didcot Garden Town area.

Cllr Sue Cooper, Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council, said: "We've... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 09:35 by Joanne Myers

Tags: Press Release

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