Useful Information and web site Links for Villagers



Art and Craft Group Every Wednesday except 2nd in the month, Village Hall, 9.00am-12noon. 
Bus passes Free bus pass to residents over 60 rising to 65 over a ten-year period from 6 Apr 2010 or registered disabled
Accepted for free travel from 9.00am within Oxfordshire, 9.30am beyond. Issued by OCC.
Church St Helen’s Church, Albury
Services: see Newsletter Diary for service times
Vicar: Reverend Michael Grantham
Churchwardens: Moo Nowell-Smith.  Tel. 01844 339650.  Ken Field.  Tel. 01844 339671
Coffee Mornings Tiddington Cricket Club. Second Wednesday of the month, 10.30-12.30pm.
Community Education Thame: Towersey Road, Thame. Tel. 01844 213400/213114
Wheatley: The Lodge, Wheatley Park School, Holton. Tel. 01865 872664
Councillors County Councillor: Anne Purse. Tel. 01865 351404. 
District Councillor: Stephen Harrod. Tel. 01844 278068. 
Cricket  Tiddington Cricket Club
Contact: Ray Manning. Tel. 01844 338911. 
Crime Stoppers Tel: 0800 555 111
Doctors Rycote Practice, Thame Health Centre, East Street, Thame. Tel. 01844 261066
Wheatley: Morland House Surgery, London Road, Wheatley. Tel. 01865 872448
NHS Direct: Tel: 0845 46 47 
Flooding Environment Agency Floodline Tel. 0845 988 1188
South Oxfordshire District Council Tel. 01491 823473
Food waste Raw and cooked food waste collected every Monday in small green bin
Garden Refuse Fortnightly kerbside collection from wheeled bins at cost of £34 per year.
For terms and conditions and further details visit the website:  To arrange payment phone 01749 341247
Gardening Great Haseley and District Horticultural Society
Contacts: Sandra & Eric Fincham, 10 Albury View. Tel. 01844 339675
Library Mobile Library: alternate Wednesdays 
10.35-11.10am, Cricket Club entrance, Tiddington 
11.25-11.40pm, Sandy Lane, Milton Common 
See Newsletter Diary for visiting dates.
Branch Libraries: Thame. Tel. 01844 212288. 
Wheatley. Tel. 01865 875267   
Markets Thame, Tuesdays 8.30am – 4.30pm
Farmers’ market, Thame, 2nd Tuesday of the month 8.30am – 1.30pm
Organic farmers’ market, Sandy Lane Farm, Tiddington, Thursdays 2.30 – 6.00pm
Neighbourhood Watch Milton Common and Sandy Lane: Elaine Horne. Tel: 01844 279520
Tiddington: Chris Williams. Tel: 07710 620820
Newsletter Published bi-monthly at beginning of February, April, June, August, October & December
NHS Direct Tel: 0845 46 47 -
Parish Council Meetings held in Tiddington Village Hall at 8.00pm on first Monday in the month (2nd Monday if first is a Bank Holiday)
Phone Books Residents of the Parish may request an Oxford Phone book at a cost of £10.00. Tel: freephone 0800 833 400 and select option 1
For the Oxford Yellow Pages Tel: 0800 671 444
Police Police Enquiry Centre:- 101 or 0845 8 505 505 (non-emergency)
Thame Police Station opening hours: Mon & Fri 0900-1700, Tue-Thu 0800-2000
Post Office Wednesdays, 1.30-3.00pm, Tiddington Village Hall
Public Transport Buses: 280 Oxford – Aylesbury, The Fox, Tiddington
             275 Oxford – High Wycombe, Sandy Lane, Milton Common
Trains: Haddenham & Thame Parkway (on 280 bus route)
Recycling centres OCC Centres at Redbridge, Drayton and Oakley Wood
Opening times: Mon-Sat 8.30 – 4.00, Sun 9.00 – 4.00
Recycling collection Cans, tins, paper, cardboard, glass bottles/jars and plastics collected on alternate Mondays in large green bins
(See Newsletter Diary for collection days and Bank Holiday changes)
Books, CDs, videos, DVDs, cassettes at Asda, Wheatley and Waitrose, Thame.
Refuse Collection Waste that cannot be recycled collected on alternate Mondays in grey bins 
(see Newsletter Diary for collection days and Bank Holiday changes)
Schools Primary: Great Milton C of E. Tel. 01844 279388
Secondary: Wheatley Park. Tel. 01865 872441
Village Hall Chairman: Tot Boswell. Tel. 01844 338146
Bookings: Brian Price. Tel. 01844 339977
Waste collection For enquiries about collections 
email: or 
Telephone: 03000 610610
SODC will make the following collections:
Unwanted vehicles for £68.00
Up to three bulky items for £22.00 and £6.90 for each additional item up to six.
Contact Public Amenities Team on 01491 823416 or find application form on the website:
See also under Food, Recycling, Refuse
Water Thames Water. To report leaks: Tel. 08459 200800
Website Village website:-
WI Waterstock and Tiddington Women’s Institute
Meetings: 2nd Thursday in the month at 7.30pm in Tiddington Village Hall (see Newsletter Diary for dates and speakers). Contact: Zena Knight. Tel. 01844 339340
Yoga Thursdays, 10.30am in Tiddington Village Hall.
Contact: Yvonne Cartwright. Tel: 01844 279205
Zumba Tuesdays, 6.30pm – 7.30pm in Tiddington Village Hall


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