Useful Information for residents

Wheelie Bin Collections

If you register your mobile phone with SODC, you can receive a text message to remind you of changes to collection days due to Bank Holidays or adverse weather conditions. Just text ’waste’ and your normal collection day to 07797 870 370 and you will be sent a reminder the day before your collection.

All about recycling, rubbish and your waste

Type in your postcode to find out what bin is emptied this week, or type in the item you want to throw away and Binzone will show you which kerbside bin to throw it in – simple as that!

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Transport, Train & Bus links. For information go to:

Community Safety & Thames Valley Police Alerts


Reporting all non-urgent information to Thames Valley Police:  Tel: 101

Reporting an emergency or crime: Tel: 999

Information for walkers

The villages of Aston Tirrold and Aston Upthorpe have over 20 kms of bridleways and footpaths, stretching from the Ridgeway to the south to South Moreton, north of the villages. 

The Parish Council has produced this map of local village walks which is available free to download which you may find useful.

Report a problem on a Public Right of Way

This useful website from Oxfordshire County Council provides information on how to report a problem on a right of way or suggest an improvement. Reporting an issue on a public right of way

Aston Tirrold & Aston Upthorpe Walkabout

This walkabout will help you explore the villages of Aston Upthorpe and Aston Tirrold, and give you an introduction to their history.

It is dedicated to Stephen Whitwell, who carried out much original research into the villages’ history, and who published the first edition of this guide in 1977. 

Click HERE to download or view a pdf copy of the Walkabout guide.