Over 30 residents came together on Sunday and collected over 60 bags of rubbish from around the local area. Faringdon Town Council were delighted with the response from residents and a great time was had by all even though the weather wasn’t on our side. If you missed this litter pick but would like to be involved in future events please email us
Did you know the Old Town Hall used to be the town library? To celebrate this and World Book Day Faringdon Town Council held a free event for children. A wonderful time was had by all and we even picked up some great stories about the building and what it means to the children who came along. We would like to thank our lovely readers
Cllr. Dr Mike Wise our Town Mayor
Rev Steve Bellamy
Rev Barbara Maply
Congratulations to Town Clerk, Sally Thurston who has achieved a Distinction in her Level 4 Local Council Management course.
The Local Plan Part Two Consultation will go live on Thursday 9March and will run until 5pm on Thursday 4 May 2017.
In line with our Statement of Community Involvement, we are keen to ensure that members of the public have a range of opportunities to become aware of the Local Plan and they understand the importance of giving us their feedback on the plan.
How to take part in the consultation:
A series of public events are being organised to enable members of the public to meet with Planning Officers to discuss the Vale of White Horse District Council Local Plan and to share their views on the proposed changes. We will be running seven Local Plan events in March and April across the district. The dates and venues will be published in our Vale Local Plan bulletin and on our website – www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/services-and-advice/planning-and-building
How to comment:
There are a range of ways you can become involved in our consultation from Thursday 9 March to Thursday 4 May.
• Providing feedback at our events
• Participating in our online survey, available from our website – www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/services-and-advice/planning-and-building
• Completing a paper based survey, available at local libraries and council offices
• Submitting your comments by post or email using our comments form.
All our consultation materials will be available from the consultation start date, Thursday 9 March 2017, until Thursday 4 May. They will be accessible on our website and paper copies of the plan and comment forms will be available at all Vale libraries and our council office.
We will be contacting everyone on our consultation database to invite them to take part in the consultation and to inform them of local events. Please use the contact details below if you would like to join our consultation database.
The consultation period is being extended to eight weeks (instead of six) due to the
Easter Break and we hope this will encourage greater participation in the
For more information on the consultation process please contact Louise Rawlins,
Community Engagement Officer at email@example.com or call
Did you know The Old Town Hall used to be a library? To celebrate this fact and of course World Book Day Faringdon Town Council invites you to come along and hear three stories read by local community members. There will be snacks and a drink. All ages welcome but parents must stay.
There are two readings of the same same stories as space is limited and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
Reading 1 – 3.15 – 3.45
Reading 2 – 4.00 – 4.30
There will also be a free craft activity running in the Information Centre (Pump Rooms).
TRAFFIC REGULATION NOTICE
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT, 1984
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, that the Oxfordshire County Council
TEMPORARILY PROHIBITS THE USE OF THE HIGHWAY
BY ALL MOTOR VEHICLES
LOCATION: Langford, A361 Burford Road, at its junction with Broughton Poggs to its junction with the road to Little Faringdon.
REASON: to facilitate carriageway resurfacing works
DURATION: Starting on 13 March 2017 (19:00 – 06:00)
The anticipated completion date is 17 March 2017
(Traffic Regulation Notices cover a maximum of 5 consecutive days.)
ACCESS: Limited access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for frontages within the closed section of road, subject to the progress of the works
SUGGESTED ALTERNATIVE ROUTE:
For Local traffic and LGV’s via the B4477, B4020, A4095, A417 and vice versa.
For HGV’s via A40, A34, A420, A417 and vice versa.
Chris McCarthy, Director for Infrastructure Delivery
Environment & Economy
DATE 7 February 2017
Faringdon Town Council invite you to join a Community Litter Pick on Sunday 5th March 2-5pm as part of The Great Bristish Spring Clean. Meet at The Old Town Hall, equipment provided (but extra grabbers would be helpful). Any ideas of areas that need a tidy email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01367240281