Category Archives: Rights of Way

News: The fence along Days Lock has been moved back to address health & safety concerns

Posted on April 19, 2017 in News and Articles, Rights of Way

Good news! Following fruitful discussions between the Parish Council and Andrew Reid, the owner of Bishops Court Farm, a section of the fence along Days Lock has been moved back to address health & safety concerns that had been raised in that area. Furthermore, the next section will be moved back from the river bank […]

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The Countryside Code

Posted on April 18, 2017 in Rights of Way

Just a simple reminder to all involved in the local countryside, that we should always bear mind to the countryside code.  Whether you are a land-manager or visitor, we recommend you please acquaint yourselves with what is listed in the downloadable countryside code leaflet.  We also have the below list permanently on the walks page of this […]

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Update on behalf of FODLWOS (Friends of Dorchester & Little Wittenham Open Spaces)

Posted on February 26, 2017 in Rights of Way

It’s been over a month since the meeting was held in response to Oxfordshire County Council’s request for comments on the definitive map and statement submitted by the new landowner. It came as no surprise that the meeting was so well attended with an estimated two-hundred people packing into the village hall. Of those two-hundred […]

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Guest post: Dorchester’s ‘Great Meadow’ – a literary and cultural history

Posted on February 19, 2017 in Factual/Historical Article, Guest Post, Local History, Rights of Way

Guest post written by: Prof. Hugh Macmillan There are few places in southern England that have a greater depth of archaeological, historical and cultural significance than the stretch of the Thames/Isis between its confluence with the Thame and Day’s Lock, with the Wittenham Clumps to the south and the Dorchester Dyke Hills and Dorchester itself to […]

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Open Spaces Society news release from meeting

Posted on January 16, 2017 in Rights of Way

Update: We have just uploaded the 2 evidence questionnaires onto the site if you would like to download and share your experience and memories of the 2 areas.  Please complete, and email in to rightsofwaydot@gmail.com Evidence Questionnaire: Dyke Hills Evidence Questionnaire: Days Lock Meadow Below is a news release from the Open Spaces Society since […]

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