Martin Taylor

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Hinton Waldrist Christmas Fair 15/11- looking for stallholders

Do you make beautifully crafted gifts or products? Would you like a stall at our Christmas Fair for just £10? Places are very limited and we want to ensure we offer a varied selection for visitors, so please get in touch at your earliest convenience if you or anyone you know, is interested. Email tracey/ …

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Maggie’s Centre Oxford seeking volunteers

            This summer, the brand new Maggie’s Centre will open at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford, offering anyone with any type of cancer and their families and friends, the practical, emotional and social support that people with cancer need. At such an exciting time, we are looking for new volunteers …

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Broadband upgrade work to start by December

BT has just updated its superfast broadband availability Web site and is now showing that work to upgrade broadband service to Hinton is scheduled to begin by December 2014.  That’s an improvement over the date previously published, which said “work will begin in 2015”.

Paid work helping with European elections

Vale of White Horse District Council is seeking people to assist at polling stations for the European elections taking place on Thursday 22 May. The hours are long (6:30 am to 10 pm) but the pay is quite generous.  Presiding officers get £200 for the day, while poll clerks get £120.  You can only apply …

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More detail from BT on faster broadband

BT has enhanced its Better Broadband for Oxfordshire Web site to show more detailed plans per postcode area in the county.  All of the postcodes in Hinton Waldrist are showing with the status “Work Scheduled to Begin in 2015”. The Web site is not very informative about what performance we can expect.  It states that …

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Update on Possible Development on Allotments

The Parish Council would like to update you on what is happening on the above matter. The current situation is:- 1. No planning proposals have been submitted by Smiths Gore yet. 2. We continue to make enquiries about the legal implications of building on the allotments. 3. The District Council has now registered the allotment …

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Better broadband coming soon

We’ve recently learned that BT is planning to upgrade the broadband service available in Hinton.  Under a contract awarded to BT by Oxfordshire County Council, much of the county’s infrastructure is to be upgraded using “Fiber to the Cabinet” technology.  This should bring faster broadband speeds to Hinton.  We estimate that most of us in …

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Seeking Contributions

Many hands make light work!  We’d be delighted to receive any offers of help to produce content for this site, so please do get in touch and let us know how you’d like to help.

Website Going Live

The small team behind this Website has been discussing the plan to build the site for a few months.  We’re all quite busy people and we haven’t made a lot of progress producing content, but we thought we might as well make the site live, and then fill in the content as we go along. …

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