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Oxfordshire Children’s Read-a-Thon

Sir Tony Baldry, Deputy Lieutenant for OxfordshireWe are delighted to announce that the Rt Honourable Sir Tony Baldry, Deputy Lieutenant for Oxfordshire, High Steward of Banbury will be our Guest of Honour and officially open this year's Read-a-Thon. Being held at Milton Manor on 17 September

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Instructing Experts To Object To Linden Homes Development

After the parish meeting on Monday, the ojection group have provisionally identified a traffic expert and a flooding expert to instruct as expert witnesses to object to the development.  Now they need the community to donate the £6000 which is the current funding target.

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Special Meeting About Proposed Linden Homes Development

Date: Monday 25 July 2016 - Commences 7:30PM

Venue: Milton Methodist Church, High Street, Milton

 

An important opportunity for all Parishioners of Milton to inform the Parish Council of their views

 

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Runner Up In Parliamentary Pet Of The Year Competiton & Goverment Exit

scamper the hamsterLocal MP Ed Vaizey has been honoured by his pet hamster "Scamper" taking second place in the Parliamentary Pet Of The year Competition.

 

Though he he tweeted Friday night (15 July) saying he is “Looking forward to supporting the government from the backbenches.

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Linden Homes Planning Application Submission Update

Since meeting with a number of residents at one-to­ one meetings and hosting a public exhibition in April, we have progressed our proposals for land to the rear of and adjacent to 87 High Street. With all technical and design work completed, a full planning application has now been submitted to the Vale of White Horse District Council (VoWHDC).

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Linden Homes Planning Application Submitted

The VOWH planning portal now shows Linden Homes have now submitted an application to develop the land to the rear of and adjacent to 87 High Street.

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Milton Tadpole Feast 2016

The weather was not kind to us this year, but the Parishioners of Milton still showed up in their 100’s on Saturday 25 June to enjoy the annual village fete.

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Milton’s Wildlife

The high spot of the last year was probably the fleeting appearance of no less than three little Egrets together along Pembroke Lane.
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Milton Parish Council

Extract from the draft minutes of the meeting of the Parish Council held on Monday 06 June 2016 at Milton Methodist Church Hall, Milton.
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Parishioners Concerns

Traffic
There have been lots of comments and discussions recently about the speed of the traffic and overweight vehicles in High Street.
Letter from a resident at Milton Heights:
We are experiencing unsociable behaviour with un-neutered cats particularly tom cats in the Milton Heights area.
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Your Voice In Parliament

Monthly contribution from Ed Vaizey, MP for the Didcot/Wantage consituency and Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy. 

Details of his involvement in the area during the past month.
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Great news for the Vale's Local Plan

he Vale of White Horse District Council has overcome a major hurdle in delivering its new Local Plan.

 

The Inspector looking into the Vale’s Local Plan has said that, subject to some modifications, he is likely to find that the plan is sound and can be

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Beware The Man With Forked Tongue

The trouble with experts is they do not always agree.

 

Even those employed to give independent, dispassionate advice to the decision-makers often give conflicting advice

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Milton Matters

The summer term has got off to a good start, even if the summer weather has been lacking!

 

We celebrated May Day with an exhibition of folk dancing and singing. Ellis and Will were crowned May Queen and King by Larry and Kathy.

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Milton Tadpole Feast 2016 – The mysterious case of the disappearing posters!

Milton Tadpole Feast (aka the village fete) happens every year in late June, and will have probably come & gone by the time you read this article.

 

To advertise the fete, we erect two banners in the High Street and one up on the Heights.

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