NEW Websites

From 21st July 2022

All new business for Longworth Parish council can now be located on our new website at:

https://www.longworth-pc.gov.uk/

…to view council meeting agendas, minutes, notices, information on graveyards and other local facilties managed by the parish council

Village Website –  for Social News and Hall bookings:

http://longworthvillage.promotemyplace.com/

…to view social events, hall bookings, local history, pubs and clubs etc

Please do visit these sites and find out about local events and news

HEAT ALERT

Level 3 – Heatwave Action

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/heat-health/?tab=heatHealth&season=normal#?tab=heatHealth

There is a 90 % probability of Heat-Health Alert criteria being met between 1500 on Wednesday 13th July  and 1500 on Saturday 16th July in parts of England. The latest forecast details can be obtained at the following link: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/#?tab=map

There are also some useful links below for additional advice from the government.

Beat the heat: keep cool at home checklist – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Beat the heat: staying safe in hot weather – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Notice of Landowner Deposit: Land at Court Farm, Goosey Wick, Longworth & Pinnells Farm

PLEASE See the Links below for details of this submission

The full application can be found on the Oxfordshire County Council Website by clicking HERE 

Explanatory Note Statement (002)

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New website

Please note that this website now only supports notices and information from and about the Parish Council.

For the new website about village information and activities, etc, please click here

NHS COVID Vaccinations – 5-11 Year Olds

All children aged 5-11 continue to be offered vaccination against Covid-19 vaccine and this half-term holiday is good time to get your child vaccinated in time for the summer when cases might increase.

Two doses of the vaccine (at least 12 weeks apart) should give the child long-lasting protection against serious complications of infection and some protection from mild symptoms. To book an appointment, please visit https://www.nhs.uk/covidvaccination or call 119.

The NHS wants to support you to make an informed choice with more information available here COVID-19: A guide for parents of children aged 5 to 11 (publishing.service.gov.uk) 

If you do not know your child’s NHS number you can get it:

  • by checking your child’s personal health record (the red book given to you when your child was born)

  • by checking any NHS letters, prescriptions or test results you may have received for your child

  • by going to the UK website

  • by asking your GP practice to help you

Kind regards,

NHS Comms Team

 

Notice of Public Rights Longworth Parish Council YEAR ENDING 31/03/2022

Cost of Living Crisis – Information and Support

The Vale of the White Horse have provided an Webpage with  information to help those who are in financial hardship, have housing difficulties or need support with their mental health. There are lots of useful links to assist with a wide range of issues.

The page can be accessed via the link below:

https://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/vale-of-white-horse-district-council/cost-of-living-crisis-advice-and-support

Longworth Jubilee Big Lunch

Information for South and Vale residents about the £150 ‘rebate’ to help with energy bills

Thousands of council taxpayers in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse will soon receive a £150 council tax ‘rebate’ to help with rising energy bills.

The government has announced that most households in council tax bands A-D will be eligible for the rebate however, contrary to some reports, the ‘rebate’ will not be taken off people’s council tax bills when they are issued.

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are putting arrangements in place to make a separate payment to households as soon as possible.  Here’s how the payments will be made:

  • If a household pays their council tax by direct debit –they should be able to receive the £150 directly into their bank account.  South and Vale are hoping to start making these payments by the end of April.
  • If a household is not on direct debit– it will take longer to make these payments as the councils will need to write to them to confirm their bank details.

To ensure the councils can carry out this work as quickly as possible, they are asking people not to contact them to chase the ‘rebate’ payment.

To receive the £150 payment as quickly as possible, residents can still sign up to pay their bill by direct debit – for more information on how to do this, visit southoxon.gov.uk/counciltax or whitehorsedc.gov.uk/counciltax.

Cllr Andy Crawford, Cabinet Member for Finance and Corporate Assets at Vale of White Horse District Council, said: “With annual council tax bills going to all households this month we know people will be keen to know what’s happening with the ‘rebate’.  There’s a lot of work involved, but I can assure everyone that we are working hard to ensure this payment can be made as quickly as possible.

Cllr Leigh Rawlins, Cabinet Member for Finance and Property Assets at South Oxfordshire District Council, said: “I know many people are concerned about rising energy costs so it’s very important that they receive this money quickly.  If you are not on direct debit, I urge you to sign up now as this will help to ensure that you’ll receive the money as soon as possible.”

Limited funding will also be made available for households in need who would not otherwise be eligible for this energy rebate. This will be a local discretionary scheme and details will be made available on the council’s website in due course.

If you are struggling to pay your council tax bill please visit southoxon.gov.uk/counciltax or whitehorsedc.gov.uk/counciltax to find out about the support available or call 0345 302 2313 (South) or 0345 302 2315 (Vale).

Longworth Fireworks 6th November

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