Highway update

A34 Chilton to Milton Drainage Maintenance Scheme

The Highways Agency will be carrying out essential maintenance works to the drainage system along the A34 between the A4130 Milton Interchange and A4185 Chilton Junction. This scheme aims to reduce the risk of future flooding and supports Oxfordshire County Councils proposed improvement schemes at Chilton and Milton.

Work is scheduled to start in early-December 2014 and is expected to be completed by the end of May 2015*.

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“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

Update from South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse Local Police Authority

I write this after one of the busiest weekends we have had for many months. As you will have no doubt seen in the local media on Sunday night, 19th October, our Officers were called to a murder in Abingdon and supported the Fire service with a major fire at Didcot Power Station. Having two such major incidents occur within such a short space of time placed significant demands on our resources and I am extremely proud of the effectiveness and professionalism with which we responded.

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