Latest News

Filkins Village Sign- has been replaced after 10 years!!

White bridge - we are consulting with OCC Highways concerning the refurbishment of the white bridge.

Trees at Bulls Close - We have been consulting with OCC for several months concerning the replacement of the Pyrus trees as the fruit is hazardous. They did agree to replacing them with ornamental cherries - without fruit - but they have now told us they will NOT agree. We continue negotiating.

The Gassons grass - Cottesway Housing are now taking responsibility for cutting the Green at The Gassons after many months of negotiating.

Temporary Road Closure - B4477 at Kencot will be closed on 21st July 2021 from 9.30am - 3.30pm.  Click here: Details & Map

Meeting with ECT - The willows have been pollarded at the environment pond and we are also discussing an extension to the kick about field

Villager Bus Service- This service has restarted. All passengers will need to wear a mask and the service will be reducing the number of passengers they can carry due to social distancing. 

Village Centre - refurbishment of the toilets are complete. We are now working on the changing room. Swimming Pool dry stone wall is being rebuilt.

Dog Poo- With residents being at home more there has been an increase of dog walking. Please can you pick up the poo at all times. Bag it and take it home or put it in one of the dog bins in our villages. This is harmful to humans, cattle and horses. We also have a new Groundsman who has expanded the area he looks after and it is a health risk to him if you do not collect it.

A361- We have been informed that OCC Highways have plans to impose double white lines in the centre of the A361 to prevent overtaking.

Red Phone Box - This will be  refurbished when the weather warms up and we will be looking to raise a working party for repainting and replacing the glass. If any residents have ideas for its use or want to volunteer to help please contact the Clerk.

The Bund - the grass has been strimmed around the bund to prevent brambles establishing themselves. WODC have inspected it and say that it is working well and will not need any major repair for many years.

RAF Brize Norton -  Low flying  control zone

COMPLAIN ABOUT LOW FLYING

If you wish to make a complaint about activity within the RAF Brize Norton Control Zone (pictured above) please use the following details below to register a complaint, please be aware that flying complaints are responded to within 20 working days.

Phone us: on 01993 896500

Email us at: BZN-OpsWg-FlyingComplaints@mod.gov.uk

Write to us: Low Flying Complaints, Operations Wing, RAF Brize Norton, Carterton, OX18 3LX

To make a complaint, send the following information:

  • your name
  • full address and postcode
  • telephone number
  • date and time of the problem
  • location of the problem
  • type of aircraft, if known
  • a brief description of your complaint

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