Martin Taylor

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Notice of Election

Election of parish councillors in the Vale of the White Horse is due shortly.  Nominations must be in by 9 April. Click here for Notice of Election

Planning Application for Five New Houses

A planning application has been submitted to VWHDC to construct 5 new houses with carports on Prior’s Lane, just north-east of the junction with High Street and The Row.  This application will be discussed at a Parish Council meeting in the Village Hall on Monday 23 March at 8:00 pm.  Please attend this meeting if …

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Wanted: Volunteer for Neighbourhood Action Group

The Neighbourhood Action Group works closely with Thames Valley Police to keep our area low in crime.  Hinton Waldrist is not currently represented on the NAG and Thames Valley Police are requesting a volunteer.  For more details, click here. If you are interested, please contact

Gigaclear is coming to Hinton

As of this morning, Gigaclear’s web site is showing that we’ve hit the 100% target for the number of orders needed to justify extending their network to cover Longworth and Hinton.  Thank you to all those of you who ordered the service, and so made it possible for us to get the best broadband available …

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Valentine’s Quiz Night – what a night!

On 14th February, Hinton Waldrist Village Hall was full to the rafters with people eager to test their knowledge of all things Valentine’s Day related. Despite the occasional ‘blip’ from the quizmaster who broke her reading glasses before the quiz (oops..) the event was very enjoyable, raising £318.00 for the Village Hall fund. Thank you …

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Call for Volunteer Assistant Lock Keepers

For the last 4 years volunteers have been assisting our Lock Staff on the Thames at the 45 locks along its length between Lechlade and Teddington. Now, ahead of our fifth season, we invite you to apply to become a Volunteer Assistant Lock Keeper at a lock near you. The Environment Agency, which is navigation …

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Gigaclear taking orders from Hinton residents

Gigaclear, the Oxfordshire-based provider of ultrafast broadband services, is now taking orders for its service from residents in Hinton.  Gigaclear only opened up to registrations of interest from Hinton and Longworth on 10 January this year.  In just 10 days it must have seen an impressive level of interest to start taking orders so quickly. We’re …

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Gigaclear seeking registrations of interest

Gigaclear, the Oxfordshire-based provider of ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Home broadband services, is actively seeking registrations of interest from residents of Hinton Waldrist. The Gigaclear service delivers the fastest broadband speeds available anywhere in the country.  The broadband service currently available in Hinton delivers an average of 2-5 Megabits per second (Mbps) downstream and perhaps 0.4 Mbps upstream. …

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