Plans to dual A40 miss the mark
Plans to dual A40 miss the mark.
Planned works to the A40 that include turning the stretch between Witney and Eynsham into a dual carriageway will receive £102m from central government funding, it was announced in November.
The Treasury said this money would “unlock” the building of 5,050 new houses; information absent from the Oxfordshire County Council’s own announcement. More housing means more pressure on this heavily congested route, further undermining the efforts to improve it.[Read more]
Concerns on Transport
Witney residents would like to see safe cycle routes through the town.[Read more]
Climate protest in Witney
A mock funeral was held in the town centre of Witney.
Extinction Rebellion protestors turned heads with a staged funeral procession for Planet Earth through Witney at the end of November.
Witney Town Council has declared a Climate Emergency, with the Green Party’s Andrew Prosser one of five councillors on a dedicated working party finding local solutions for green transport and clean energy.
Andrew is pushing for the Town Council budget to be shaped by the climate emergency response.
Come to Green Drinks in Witney!
This is an informal gathering for Green Party members and supporters: please come along and invite your friends and acquaintances!
It's happening on Thursday evening, 20 Feb from 7:30pm.
Find us upstairs at The Plough, High Street, Witney OX28 6HL