Monthly Archives: October 2017

Oxford to Cambridge Expressway update

Posted on October 15, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

At a meeting with the Expressway Action Group (EAG) on Tuesday 10th October it was revealed that some headway had been made to find out what has been happening so far in planning a new “Growth Corridor” to link Oxford and Cambridge and, more important from our point of view, one of three published possible […]

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Dorchester Historical Society October Meeting

Posted on October 9, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

Wednesday 25th October 2017, 7.30pm, Dorchester Village Hall (back room). Members free, Visitors welcome (£3) Chris Wardley on: ‘The Great Exhibition of 1851: how and why a quarter of the population visited London in the summer of 1851’ Chris is a retired Chartered Civil Engineer. After graduating from the University of Manchester his career developed […]

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“Heavenly Host” comes to Dorchester

Posted on October 8, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

Would you like to make an Angel or two for the Abbey’s “Heavenly Host” Project which will run from Advent to Epiphany? Angels will be placed around the village from December 4th onwards, for people to discover. Please take a pattern (knitting, crochet, or simple yarn winding for non-crafters) from near the Bishops’ Table at […]

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Proposed strategy to meet the challenge of delivering new homes in southern Oxfordshire – have your say

Posted on October 3, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

Article originally from: South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have published a draft housing delivery strategy which sets out how they will meet the significant challenge of delivering thousands of new homes over the next 14-16 years. The number of new homes proposed in each district is set out in the councils’ […]

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Oxfordshire Growth Board backs infrastructure funding bid to support garden towns and villages

Posted on October 2, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

Article originally from: The Oxfordshire Growth Board has provided unanimous support for an application to the Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) as part of a package of investment to deliver the transport infrastructure necessary to allow the development of new garden towns and villages across the county. The funding bid for up to £500 million […]

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