• Pre-School News – September 2017

    Posted on August 22, 2017 in Education

    The summer term ended on a high with a successful sports day (thankfully done in the dry of the village hall), and the graduation ceremony for children leaving Pre-School mostly as they start at their ‘big schools’ in September. It was lovely to see another cohort leave the Pre-School as confident and happy children having […]

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  • Survey: Unlocking the digital potential of rural areas

    Posted on August 11, 2017 in News and Articles

    Here is something we found which we felt would be of interest to all those that may have small businesses, work from home, or anything along those lines. ruralengland.org are running a survey to try to ascertain what those in rural communities are using as far as technology and broadband are concerned, and also what […]

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  • Hurst Water Meadow Trust News – August 2017

    Posted on August 8, 2017 in News and Articles

    Summer on the meadows We hope that you have enjoyed the meadows during the summer months. The flowers and butterflies in the Hurst have been particularly good this year. Many of the wild flowers in the Hurst are ‘indicator species’ recognised by DEFRA as contributing to the Countryside Stewardship Higher Tier status. An advisor from […]

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  • St Birinus School News – September 2017

    Posted on August 8, 2017 in Education

    Our summer term certainly kept up a good pace as we reached the end of term in July – here are some of the highlights: Once again, the weather was kind to us for our Sports Afternoon – Well done to all the children (and parents) who took part in the races – it was […]

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  • Police reminder to please keep homes locked and secure

    Posted on August 6, 2017 in Neighbourhood watch

    I have been advised by our local police of a number of incidents in South Oxfordshire in recent weeks whereby “persons unknown” have been trying front and back doors to see whether locked or unlocked with a view to making unlawful entry – burglary is the obvious intention. The experience of an owner who is […]

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