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                                  PARISH OF GORING HEATH



                                                                                               PARISH COUNCILLOR


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there is a casual vacancy on the above Council caused by the resignation of Cllr Nick Henry.

The vacancy will be filled by election if, within fourteen days of the date of this notice, any ten local government electors for the said parish submit a written request to the Returning Officer, South Oxfordshire District Council, 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon OX14 4SB.

In computing the fourteen days, a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday, or a day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be disregarded.

If no written request for an election is received by the Returning Officer within the time specified, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council

Dated this 12th May 2021


Amanda Holland Clerk to the Parish Council



Further information available at:


Public notice



Where it is intended to enter into a contract valued between £1,000 and £10,000 for the supply of goods, materials or the execution of works, the Clerk shall give at least three weeks public notice of such intention in the same manner as public notice of meetings of the Council are given.


 Shelter 1.  Crays Pond NW corner.                   Repair broken section of bench


Shelter  2      ,,        ,,      SW corner                    Repair/replace  timbers of main frame, window frames and re-batten (as                                                                                                  necessary) and re-roof (as necessary) with Western Red Cedar Shingles. Replace                                                                                      cladding boards as necessary


Shelter 3     Opposite Goring Heath Post Office      No structural repairs needed.  Vegetation etc removed


Shelter 4     Giddy Bridge                                    As for Shelter 2


Shelter 5      Whitchurch Hill Well                     Replace cladding boards as necessary.



All to be completed for a MAXIMUM price of £1300.00  + VAT


Hazell and Jeffries : Increase in number of Heavy Goods Vehicles 


The Saw Mill, Pot Kiln Lane, Goring Heath, RG8 7SS : An additional 20 Heavy Goods Vehicles plus 4 trailers


The Slab, Penny Royal, Goring Heath Oxon RG8 7SD : An additional 15 Heavy Goods Vehicles and licenced as a new operating site.


Will you be affected?

Send representations and comments to
Simon Griffiths | Senior Team Leader OTC Licensing
Office of the Traffic Commissioner
Hillcrest House | 386 Harehills Lane | Leeds | LS9 6NF


For more info :  contact  the clerk at  and also see guidelines below. 422/otc-representations-objections-complaints.pdf



Latest Coronavirus Info.

Goring Heath has a network of willing volunteers who are able to respond to requests for help, such as help with prescription collection and food shopping.

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News Updates

The next Parish Council meeting will be held online on the second Thusday In the month at 8pm. It will be held remotely. If you would take part in the meeting please email the clerk. See Parish Council pages for details.

Please see the Coronovirus Tracker, which gives an update on the number of cases reported locally.

We will also be posting essential information on our Facebook page; search for "Goring Heath Parish News."

The “Nextdoor” app is also very useful to join. Please go to

The Save the White Lion, is dedicated to the reopening of the White lion at Crays Pond. 


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on 8 February 2021 Oxfordshire County Council made the above Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and all other enabling powers. The effect of the order, which comes into force on 15 February for road safety reasons is to amend the speed limits at Crays Pond in Goring Heath as follows:
1. introducing a 
30mph speed limit in place of the existing 40mph limit covering the Crays Pond crossroads:

a. On the 
B4526 Reading Road for approx. 530 metres extending either side of the junctions with the Goring & Whitchurch Roads, and

b. on the 
B471 Goring Road for approx. 240 metres northwards and for the same amount southwards from the Reading Road on the B471 Whitchurch Road

2. Thereafter introducing 
40mph speed limits:

c. On the B4526 Reading Road western end to its current terminal point where it meets the National 60 mph speed limit,

d. on the 
B4526 Reading Road eastern end to be extended for approx. 105 metres from the existing terminal point, and

e. on the 
B471 Goring Road - from the end of the proposed 30mph speed limit, will be extended for approx. 190 metres from the existing terminal point, replacing the current 30mph south of by the same amount.

The Oxfordshire County Council (Goring Heath Parish) (Speed Limits) Order 2000 is revoked/replaced.

11.03.21   GHPC understands that SODC currently have a ‘bid’ for some Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) monies with the District Council for this work and they are awaiting this to come to be released and in the correct place so that this can fund the necessary practical works that are required. 

Click here to report  flytipping, potholes etc, and also see what has been reported already.

Click here to find out about the Bin collection



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