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Volunteer’s Week
Celebrating our fantastic volunteers in Wallingford from 1 - 7 June
Results of the 2023 Local Elections for Wallingford
News from RAF Benson – Flying & Noise Notifications May 2023
Elections 2023
Town Council elections are taking place on Thursday 4th May, from 7am - 10pm
Artist Opportunity
Deadline Tuesday 18th April
Bronze Sculpture of Agatha Christie to be Unveiled
A bronze statue showing the Queen of Crime seated on a bench will be unveiled in September 2023.
SODC News: Statement after Defra rejects Wallingford application to be designated as bathing water
Job Vacancy – Parks and Estates Warden (Part time, Permanent)
Level 3 Weather Warning
There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 0900 on Monday 06 Mar and 2359 on Thursday 09 Mar in parts of England. 
Commemorative Tree Planted to Remember Her Late Majesty the Queen
Remedial Tree & Clearance Works
More information about the works going on this week in the Kinecroft & Bullcroft.
Make a Change, Become a Councillor
We need people from all backgrounds and experiences who reflect their community to put themselves forward for election. Make a change and become a councillor.
Fun, free and low-cost activities for families this February half term
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils arts centres and Active Communities team have planned a week of theatre, workshops and physical activities for children and their families to engage with. 
High Steward of Wallingford’s Award for Community Service
Nominations for the High Steward of Wallingford’s Award for Community Service are now live, deadline Mon 3rd April.
Temporary emergency Footpath Closure – Castle Street/Castle Lane Footpath
Car parking fees to change this Spring – South Oxfordshire District Council
Parking fees will increase in South Oxfordshire from 1 April this year. 
Message from the Mayor
A few words from the Mayor to mark the beginning of 2023.
Merry Christmas from the Town Council
Merry Christmas to all.
Closure of footbridge over Benson Weir – Friday 25th November
Christmas Card Competition
Take part in the Mayor's Christmas card competition
Christmas in Wallingford
Find out what's on during the festive season in Wallingford.
Help Us Save our Town Hall
Help us save our Town Hall by filling out this short survey.
Wallingford Working Arts Group Commissions New Bench & Noticeboard
A new bench has been unveiled at the Cholsey & Wallingford Railway, and a new noticeboard is now in place in the Rest Garden.
House Warming & Energy Efficiency Event Advice
Oxfordshire Community Foundation Cost-of-Living Grants
Changes to some waste collections in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse districts
Job Vacancy : Parks and Estate Wardens x2 (Permanent, 30 hours per week)
Tree Planting (Great Big Green Week) SODC news
Job Vacancy : Weekend Parks Warden (Permanent, Part Time)
Job Vacancy : Grants Support Officer (Temporary)
Temporary Road Closure – Wallingford Town Centre (Market Place) – Saturday 8th October
Road Closure Notice for Nosworthy Way, A4130, Winterbrook starting 26th September 2022
Oxfordshire Conversations
Wallingford (Highcroft Development) – Allotment access works and Fir Tree Avenue Footpath 27/28
There will be some disruption to vehicular access to the allotments on Fir Tree Avenue from 5th September until around 14th October.
Wallingford Community Emergency Plan – can you help?
Consultation – Designated Bathing Water Status for the River Thames at Wallingford (SODC News)
Agenda for the meeting of the Planning Committee, Tuesday 30 August 2022
Waters Worth Saving – Tips to save water around the home
Road Closure for Freedom of the Town Parade – Bus Diversions – 12th August
Charter Market moved to Thursday 11th August / RAF Freedom Parade
Marc Pearson funeral has taken place and a poem written for the service
Climate Action Oxfordshire – the new one stop shop for tackling climate change  
Free Electric Blanket checks in Oxfordshire
The Everyone Active Grant Scheme – Financial boost to keep residents active
Call for communities to plant trees in record numbers (News from SODC)
Royal Swan Upping
Refurbishment to existing Traffic Signal Junction – High Street / St Martins Street / Castle Street (Lambs Crossroads), Wallingford
Castle Gardens : Update on the restoration work
Post Office in Wallingford – Update
New partnership targets improved water quality for the River Thames at Wallingford
Sad passing of Marc Pearson (member of the Parks Team)
New Cycle Rack at the Riverside Moorings
“Design a Cycle Top” Women’s Tour – Children’s Competition
Safe Place – a safe place for everyone (News from SODC)
Wallingford Jubilee Medal Coins available to purchase from the Town Information Centre – Limited stocks
Wallingford’s Platinum Jubilee and visit of our twinned town Mayor Frederic Burghard from Luxeuil-Les-Bains
The Women’s Tour coming through Wallingford (Saturday 11th June) Children’s Colouring Competition
High Steward of Wallingford Award – 2022
Telephone Box Restoration – St Johns Road
Wallingford Town Council has postponed the Jubilee Fireworks and Flotilla event on Sunday 5th June 2022
Park and Charge Oxfordshire – EV (electric vehicle) Event – Cattlemarket Car Park – Friday 10th June
The Women’s Tour – Saturday 11th June 2022 (Timings and map)
Latest Parking Enforcement Stat’s – Wallingford
Statement from Wallingford Medical Practice (Plans for relocation)
Revised Temporary Traffic Order – DIDCOT A4130 (Junction with Hadden Hill (Tesco Roundabout) to Wallingford Road) Thursday 19th May
Vacancy at the Council : Summer Parks and Maintenance Assistant (F/T & P/T positions available, Temporary – May until September 2022)
Latest update on Park and Charge Scheme in South and Vale (News from SODC)
Mayor’s Sunday on Sunday 21st May 2023
Find out more about this annual event.
Update on the Horse Chestnut Tree in the Kinecroft (By Cllr Steve Holder) 29th April
Free English Language Lessons for the Ukrainian Community (The Old Counting House)
The Women’s Tour returns to South Oxfordshire on Saturday 11 June (news from SODC)
Tree update : Horse Chestnut in the Kinecroft (Coach and Horses location)
Short Tennis now in the Bull Croft
Charter Market to be held on Thursday this week (Thursday 14th April)
Wallingford Town Hall flag pole to be repaired
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Events in Wallingford (2nd – 5th June 2022)
News from the Town Information Office – Summer Holidays 2022
Wallingford Castle Gardens – Reopened!
Reminder – Parking times and fees to change from next week in South Oxfordshire
Changes to dog bins on Thursday 31st March 2022
Temporary Traffic Order – DIDCOT A4130 (Junction with Hadden Hill (Tesco Roundabout) to Wallingford Road)
Job Vacancy : Estates Officer/Manager
Temporary Traffic Order – Wallingford – Footpath Nos. 27 & 28 Closure (A4130 Bosley Way)
High Steward of Wallingford Award for Community Service
Temporary Road Closure Notice – Bosley Way (A4130), Wallingford
Immediate Road Closure Alert, Wilding Road – 10th March only with expected finish of 3:30pm
New Traffic Regulation – 20mph Speed Limit in Wallingford
Support for Ukraine
Changes for Car Parks in South Oxfordshire from 4th April 2022
Second Car Park to have EV Chargers installed in Wallingford (SODC News)
South Oxfordshire Tree Planting drive to start in Wallingford
Job Vacancy for a Meetings Officer at Wallingford Town Council
(SODC News) Public Consultations on Community Infrastructure Levy & Developer Contribution
Have your say with your local PCSO’s on Friday 25th February
Agenda of the Planning Committee Meeting on Monday 28th February 2022
(SODC News) Work to start on installing EV chargers in Wallingford this week
Temporary Traffic Order – Wallingford, The Street – Monday 28th February 2022
Job Vacancy : Community, Business and Tourism Development Officer
Financial sustainability, climate action and affordable housing in South Oxfordshire’s 2022/23 budget (SODC News)
Castle Gardens and Ruins Project Update