WhatsApp scam from Thames Valley Police

Parents warned over sneaky WhatsApp scammers that impersonate their teens asking for moneyMums and dads across the country are being warned to take care on their phones amid the rise in text message scams.WhatsApp users have been told to stay vigilant against a believable scam that involves tricksters messaging parents, pretending to be teenagers asking…

Criminal Damage to Cars

Criminal Damage From PCSO Moulding, A report of criminal damage was reported today from the area of Taynton/Upper Milton. A total of 8 vehicles were targeted while unattended on a field shoot between the hours of 1100 and 1400hrs. Items stolen included a wallet,cash,bank cards and clothing amongst other valuables. The vehicles also suffered damage…

Road Closure in Upper Milton

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Road Closure at Milton under Wychwood, unnamed road through Upper Milton In the interests of public safety it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close a short section of the unnamed road to facilitate drainage improvement works. A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order…

Bridewell Gardens

Sunday 12th September, 11am-4pm Bridewell Gardens, The Walled Garden, Wilcote, OX7 3DT Entrance: suggested donation £5 Bridewell’s last Open Day of 2021. Visit the gardens and learn more about our work, using gardening to support people whose lives have been affected by mental ill health. There will be a pop-up café and produce for sale. Dogs…

Wychwood Folk Club are back!!!

Sat Sept. 4th Chris Leslie at Wychwood Folk Club + support from Dolly Mavis Tiddy Hall, Shipton Road, Ascott -u- Wychwood, Oxon, OX7 6AG Tickets £12.00 in advance £14.00 on the door http://www.wegottickets.com/wychwoodfolkclub    Start 7.30pm……. Doors 7.00pm Parking & Bar Available Contact: Mark/Elaine – 01993831427 or 07870563299 wychwoodfolkclub@zoho.com Sat Sept. 25th Paul Downes at Wychwood Folk Club + Support from Mandoliium…

DIY at Groves

Did you know that the DIY store at Groves is now open seven days a week? Opening hours are now: Monday to Friday – 7.30am till 5.00pm Saturday – 8.00am till 4.00pm Sunday – 10.00am till 2.00pm Click the link HERE for more info.

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.

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…

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…

We’ve planted a Woodland!

With over 60 helpers planting trees it may not look much at the moment but give it a few months and when the trees start to go and the grass grows back again, the new path along Littlestock Brook will start to look pretty special. Over 350 trees were planted today from small shrubby trees…

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…