Welcome to the website of Kidmore End Parish Council
Our aim is to provide information on-line for the people of Kidmore End Parish, which includes the village of Kidmore End and the hamlets of Cane End, Chalkhouse Green, Gallowstree Common and Tokers Green.
Use the links to find out more.
The First World War
LIGHTS OUT is a national event to commemorate and reflect upon the centenary of the start of the First World War.
Everyone in the UK is invited to turn off their lights from 10pm until 11pm on Monday 4 August, leaving on a single light or candle for a shared moment of reflection.
If you would like to participate, you can get more information from the official LIGHTS OUT website at www.1418now.org.uk/whats-on/lights-out.
SODC Community Governance Review
As part of its current Community Governance Review, South Oxfordshire District Council is proposing that the boundary between the parishes of Kidmore End and Sonning Common is altered, so that the entire site of Chiltern Edge School transfers into Sonning Common. The two parish councils have different views on this matter.
Find out more here...
Hospice Heroes Campaign
Sue Ryder are looking for incredible people to become volunteers for Nettlebed Hospice. Find out more...
NatWest is planning to close it's Sonning Common branch. If you would like to add your support to the campaign to stop it, sign the petition here...
Overviews of the past year's activities from the chairman of the Parish Council and the Playing Fields Committee. Read them here...
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Make the most of NHS health services by choosing the option that is right for your needs, saving yourself time and inconvenience, and getting the most appropriate treatment. Find out more...
The local police
Email scam, cannabis grower arrested, advice on home security, recent local burglaries, credit card scams, new rural crime policy, thefts from vehicles, council tax scams, dog thefts, Community Police Officer Award, the Police and Crime Plan for the Thames Valley, become a TVP mystery shopper
, latest neighbourhood updates, and more. Find out here...
Chiltern Edge School
The governors of Chiltern Edge School are proposing to develop part of the school site for housing. This is in the parish of Kidmore End. Find out more...
Land development in Emmer Green
The Parish Council has issued a position statement concerning this possible development of land off Gravel Hill and Highdown Avenue. Find out more...
Gallowstree Common Pavilion
The pavilion at Gallowstree Common Recreation Ground is now available for other community activities in addition to cricket and football. Find out more...
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