Prince Philip

It is with great sadness that we hear of the death of Prince Philip. This sadness, I’m sure, is shared by many who will want to remember and recognise the service of our longest serving Queen’s Consort. During the pandemic, we cannot host and open physical books of condolences as it is not safe to…

Gigaclear are coming!

Gigaclear have sent their latest update and schedule for work in the Milton. This is their present program. They will be sending weekly updates so if anything changes it will be up here. To find out more:-

Milton Library Opening

A message from the Library Service  Milton Library will be opening again on the 12th April but will still be under Government guidelines. Opening hours:- Mon 14.00-17.00; Tue Closed; Wed 09.30-13.00 & 14.00-17.00; Thu Closed; Fri 14.00-17.00; Sat 09.30-13.00.

Road Works

When reporting some potholes around Milton I discovered that it appears there are to be major roadworks with traffic lights along the Shipton Road and the High Street. These are due to take place between 09/06/21 and 20/07/21 and are to allow Gigaclear to work in the village. The Parish Council has not had any…

Gigaclear will soon be working in Milton

 The Parish Council have just had notice that Gigaclear are proposing to start work in Milton from the end of March The Council hasn’t received a route plan or any indication where they will be working, but when/if they get notice of this, they will let you know. The latest information is that Gigaclear will…

Temporary Road Closure

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Emergency Road Closure at Lyneham, Priory Road   Oxfordshire County Council has been informed of a temporary emergency road closure on Priory Road whilst repairs to a water pumping station are carried out for public safety reasons.   A temporary Emergency Notice is being…

210 bus services

Regrettable, with the latest lockdown, numbers using to 210 service from the Wychwoods to Witney have dwindled and for the moment a daily service is not financially viable. The 210 service will only operate on Mondays and Thursdays for the foreseeable future.

Vaccination Volunteers

Our Wychwood Surgery have put out a call for volunteers to help them during their vaccination programme Wychwood Surgery 6 January at 22:47    Help needed!   As you may be aware, the local vaccination programme is rolling out with great pace!   We need more volunteers to help with the vaccination clinics. This would involve guiding people…

Rough Trader message from TVP

Rogue Traders Carterton Yesterday there was an incident in Carterton where an elderly householder was charged £175.00 for cleaning gutters on his property, it was a scam the work was not carried out, the males then tried to say he needed work on his roof at a cost of £4000.00, he declined there was nothing…

Be Alert and Stay Safe – TVP

Coronavirus-Related Scams – How To Protect Yourself Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million. How you can protect yourself from Coronavirus-related scams: There…

Be aware!

  Morning All, I have just received an email from a friend in the village to say that yesterday he was approached at home by two men with a white van. He initially thought they were delivering to his house. When questioned they showed him a picture of a large house, supposedly in Milton, which…

Scam Alert from OCC

Oxfordshire residents have been warned to be on their guard against criminals and scammers exploiting the coronavirus situation. Some scammers are claiming to be charity workers, offering assistance with shopping, or requesting donations. Here are some tips from our Trading Standards team on how to check charity workers are genuine (graphic attached for social media…

Watch out for Covid scammers!

Oxfordshire residents warned against coronavirus scams I’ve been asked to share the following important advice with local residents via our social media and other communication channels: Residents have been warned to be on their guard against criminals and scammers exploiting the coronavirus situation. In Oxfordshire, County Council’s Trading Standards has received reports of scams targeting…

Littlestock Brook Woodland Walk

To all of you who walk along the brook side in the allotment field you will have noticed some contractor’s vehicles parked up. Work is due to start tomorrow 4th Feb, weather permitting, on our Phase 2 of the bank development. As a safety measure while they are working there can you walk away from…

Have you ever thought of using our Village Hall?

Last year the whole kitchen area at the Village Hall was renovated and equipped with new white goods. The Village Hall committee now want to put the finishing touches to the main hall area. They are working hard to raise the funding to have the hall redecorated, this time in neutral colours so saying good…