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Longcot Flower Festival – Now with Cream Teas

You will doubtless remember an earlier post (which can be seen HERE), regarding the 9th Longcot Flower Festival, 6th – 14th May, at St Mary’s Church. Shirley Dalton-Morris, the organiser of this great floral display, tells me that over the … Continue reading

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Lockinge Point to Point Traffic Notice

 If it’s Easter Monday it must be Lockinge Point to Point, and with the weather set fair, lots of families will be going – but please take note of this traffic warning. Southern Gas has closed road (A417) into Wantage … Continue reading

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What a wonderful thing the Internet is

Apart from village news and tales of missing dogs, stolen bikes and, most importantly for the children, the Easter Egg hunt at St Mary’s, the Internet and the village website, serves to keep us all in touch. It helps to … Continue reading

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Come and help make the Easter Garden – this Good Friday

If you have just one hour to spare to help create the Easter Garden at St Mary’s on Good Friday – or you just want the kids to get a bit of fresh air –  then this is for you! If … Continue reading

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Easter Story Egg Hunt

For the duration of the Easter holidays, there will be an Easter Story Egg Hunt in and around the grounds of St Mary’s Longcot. It’s free and you can try it anytime you like whilst the church is open (dawn … Continue reading

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All Dog Owners Please Note

The following note from the Chair of Watchfield Parish Council. A local dog has a confirmed case of Alabama Foot Rot which is being treated by Robert Elliot at Stanford in the Vale. The dog is only walked locally in … Continue reading

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Peter Mortimer – RIP

I received news this morning, via the village Facebook page, about the passing of Peter Mortimer from his daughter Kim. I wanted to pass on some news to those of you who might have known us or remember us. My … Continue reading

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