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Remembering our village men who died in 1917

Remembering our village men who died in 1917

Our villages lost four men during 1917 and their brief stories are told here. They were Private Edgar Whichello from the Royal Berkshire Regiment, Able Seaman Albert William Lewington from the Nelson Battalion Royal Naval Reserve, Private Frederick (Fred) Elderfield from the 1st Battalion (The Buffs) East Kent Regiment and Private Claude Clement Lillington of the 2nd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment.

Fullers Road closure

Fullers Road closure

Fullers Road will be closed on Monday 27 November for 5 days

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M4 closure - latest update

M4 closure - latest update

M4 will be closed between junctions 12 and 13 during some weekends from Friday 24 November to Monday 22 January

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Pub closed on Mondays during Winter period

Pub closed on Mondays during Winter period

 

Please note that over the winter period,The Sweet Olive will be closed on Mondays, as of the week beginning 9th October

Remembering Private Claude Lillington

Remembering Private Claude Lillington

 
Claude lived at Sheencroft between Aston Upthorpe and Blewbury and enlisted to the 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. He was killed on the 31st July 1917 which is the first day of the Third Battle of Ypres, otherwise known as Passchendaele. 

 

Food waste

Food waste

 

SODC have just announced that residents in South Oxfordshire can now use plastic bags to line their food waste bins and caddies