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Marcham Village Shop
and Post Office


Christmas stamps go on sale on 7th November

Normal Opening Hours

07.30 - 17.30
every week day,
08.00 - 12 noon on Saturday & Sunday

Bank Holidays

We will be closed on all Bank Holidays
Last acceptance of post is 16.45 during the week and 10.15 on Saturday. There is NO post collection on Sunday.
Free cash withdrawals and deposits on most bank accounts

See signs in the shop for bank holiday opening hours

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LONGFIELDS, MARCHAM SHARED OWNERSHIP RESALE

For sale to a local person 2 bedroom house at Longfields, Marcham £191,820 for a 69 percent share plus rent of £179.54 pcm on the remainder. To view and apply, please contact Andrews, 16 High Street, Abingdon 01235 555553. The houses at Longfields were a joint project between the Rural Housing Trust, Marcham Parish Council and The Vale of White Horse District Council.

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Welcome to Marcham meeting 11 November from 4-6pm - new and old neighbours, everyone welcome. Anyone who is new to the village of Marcham and has NOT received a Welcome Pack please contact David or Grace on 01865 392092 or 07807707925 to find out about how much Marcham has to offer you!


Download a map of the village here

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Jubilee Walks

Download the map for the Jubilee Walks around Marcham from the Marcham Society website http://www.marchamsociety.org.uk/jubilee_walks_map.php

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PCSO for Marcham

The PCSO for Marcham is 9323 Rich Osborn. You can call him 07980 924693 or you can phone 101 and follow instructions using his badge number 9323 you can leave a message for him.
The Neighbourhood Team page

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Anson Accounts

The accounts for the Anson Trust 2015 - 2016 are available to download HERE

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NOTICE REGARDING PUBLIC ACCESS TO MANOR FARM including the BEEF UNIT

It is with regret the W Cumber & Son (Theale) Ltd have been advised that an “open door” approach is no longer possible primarily due to health and safety and bio-security concerns. Therefore we are no longer able to allow visitors into the Beef Unit.
We ask that all members of the public, whether residents of Marcham or visitors, respect this change which is effective immediately. People are still welcome to walk along the permissive paths but please be aware that access may be restricted at certain times due to livestock movements.
The Farm Shop has now also closed.

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Photos from Village events

click here for the gallery

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FixMyStreet - report, view or discuss local problems

Village Diary

The online village diary is here
If you have an event that you would like included please email editor@madnews.co.uk with the title, date, time, contact details and a short description

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Marcham Mini Bus

To hire the mini bus, contact Marion Belcher 07507 797757

Have you got things you want to get rid of but don't want to throw away? Are you looking for something that you'd rather have for nothing? Try FREEGLE - you'll be amazed at what you can find!

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www.365alive.co.uk

365 Alive could SAVE YOUR LIFE!




The Missing Page

I missed out a whole column of text from the November issue - apologies to all those who submitted their notices - so here it is >>>>

Home Safety Awareness - Community Development Workshop

2.00pm - 4.30pm, Thursday 9th November
Duffield Place, Marcham, OX13 6PJ
How safety aware are you in your home? Why not come along to our free workshop, meet new friends and pick up some helpful advice from guest speakers including Trading Standards, Abingdon Fire Service and Sovereign's Anti Social Behaviour Officer, Richard Lane.
Refreshments will be provided.
For more information or to book your place, please contact either Zoe Gomes or Sharon Adshead, Sovereign Independent Living & Community Officers. Tel: 0800 587 2325.


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Village Diary is online - click on the event for more details - if you want to get your event included Email the Editor
(or if your event is on but has the wrong or incomplete details!)

Safe and Well visits from Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Did you know that Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service offer free Safe and Well Visits? Our firefighters will visit you at home to see what they can do to help you reduce the risk of fire. What does a visit cover? It combines a Home Safety Check to help reduce the risk of fire in your home, such as checking and fitting smoke alarms and helping you make a fire escape plan. We can also offer you advice and support to help your health and wellbeing.

During the visit firefighters are able to provide advice and support to reduce any immediate risk from falls, fire, flood or power cuts, along with advice to help protect you from scams and doorstep crime.

You can request a visit online at www.365alive.co.uk/safewell or call our Community Safety Helpline on 08000 325 999. If a loved one or friend would benefit from a visit please let them know about our Safe and Well visits. Do you have a fire safety concern or question? There’s lots of great tips and advice to help keep you and your family safer at home on www.365alive.co.uk. Or you can call our Community Safety Helpline on 08000 325 999. Oxfordshire County Council Fire & Rescue Service


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Water Leak

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Pot-holes

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Our Council

Anything else on your mind? Go to the Vale of White Horse District Council website

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