Flood Prevention One Year On: How Communities Can Work Together – 29th Jan 7-9pm Wallingford Town Hall

An  event jointly organised by South Oxfordshire Sustainability (SOS) and SODC will be held on Thursday 29th January 7-9 pm at Wallingford Town Hall.

Gordon Hunt from OCC will give an overview of organisational and individual responsibilities
and then The Hanney and Chalgrove Flood Groups will describe how their group came about and how they developed their village flood plans.

Please see poster for more information.

Church events

Please see below for a list of upcoming events:


Sunday 18 Jan 7.30pm in the Crown Pub. Discussion  ‘Does prayer work?’

Sunday Services:
Feb 8              Family Communion (Candlemas)  (10.30am)

March 15      Family Service (Mothers Day)  (10.30am)

April 5            Easter Day Family Communion/Easter Egg Hunt (10.30am)

“Water for Life” Events by Earth Trust

Have you heard about the Earth Trust’s fantastic River of Life wetland?

What types of engagement would you like to see at such a site? What type of access (boardwalk/hides) and interpretation (information boards or digital information) would you appreciate? Whatever your interests – the arts, natural history, cultural history, archaeology – we’re keen to hear your thoughts.

Join Earth Trust’s Dr Kerry Lock and Eco-Hydrologist Dr Curt Lambert to find out more about the Earth Trust and the creation of the River of Life, and engage in a discussion about your wishes regarding access, interpretation, courses and tours on site. All welcome.

Please see the events calendar for more information or click the following links for the advertising posters:
Water for Life Trips

Water for Life Wallingford

South Moreton Church work party – Saturday 1st November 10 am – 12 noon

We would love your help at on Saturday 1st November.  Please do come and help do jobs in the church and churchyard, and enjoy meeting others at the same time. There’s plenty to be done – taking ivy off walls, clearing drains and hoppers, indoor cleaning, taking flaky stuff off walls, getting windows to open, and more stuff we’ll think of before Nov 1st.

Bring secateurs, trowels, dusters, Jey cloths. Come for as short or long as you can manage. We’ll be very grateful for your help!

John Clarke

South Moreton Harvest Festival – Sunday 12th October

The South Moreton Harvest Festival Service will take place next Sunday (12th October) at 10.30 am.

Harvest gifts are more than welcome.  These can either be fruit of vegetables presented in a basket / box or alternatively non perishable food (at least six months before use by date).  Perishables will be auctioned, with any money raised to be given to the food bank along with the non perishables.

There will something for all ages (especially the children) with refreshments afterwards so do please come along as we would love to see as many of you as possible.

Hope to see you then and thank you so much to all those who came along and supported the Safari Supper last weekend.

Jo Gillington
South Moreton PCC

Oxford Churches Ride and Stride 13th September 2014

From: http://www.rideandstrideuk.org/

Ride+Stride is a sponsored bike ride or walk in which people from all over the country walk or cycle between churches, exploring and enjoying the countryside from Cornwall to Northumberland. The money they raise helps to preserve some of Britain’s 47,000 churches, chapels and meeting houses which are at risk of falling into serious disrepair.

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Have your say meeting

This is a community message from Thames Valley Police.

The following Have Your Say Meeting is being held in your neighbourhood:

Tuesday 26 August, outside the primary school, High Street, South Moreton, between 8:30am and 9am.

Please come along, this is your opportunity to speak with your neighbourhood officers to discuss any local issues of concern you may have. If you are unable to attend but wish to speak with your neighbourhood officers, please call 101.