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Photographic Competition Update

Many thanks to the 20 + people who sent in 41 pictures last time. The ten selected pictures are on the Upton Village Facebook site. I am continuing with this idea, as a prelude to a larger competition, hopefully in the

RBL Poppy Appeal 2020

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, we were not able to do our normal door to door collection last year. However, I was able to place a collection box in St. Mary’s Church and also one in the George and Dragon, these

Revised Bus Service

All through Covid 19 and lockdown, the 94 bus has continued to serve the parishes of Blewbury, Upton, West Hagbourne, East Hagbourne and parts of Didcot through government support and those travellers feeling comfortable

Virtual December Meeting of the Wine Club

We are getting used to a “new normal,” and whilst it can never replace what we all hope will be back soon, it is better than the alternative!  And so it was this December, when the Upton Wine Club hosted their second

First Steps for HUGS

We were slightly hampered by Covid in our first few months – the perishing pandemic prevented us from holding meetings or getting plans for a refill pop-up off the ground. But, we still managed to launch a nature trail

Banksian Medal Awarded by VPA

Well, on the 12th December, despite Blewbury Village Hall refurbishment not being complete, we managed to hold the Banksian Medal Competition outside the hall under a VPA gazebo. Thank you to Andrew for helping me put it

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Minutes from the Upton Parish Council Meeting held on 17th September 2020

Upton Parish Council     Minutes of the virtual meeting of Upton Parish Council held at 7.30pm on Thursday 17th September 2020. In attendance: - Councillors Mr B Shaw (Chair/BS), P McLaughlin (PM), D Beckles

Minutes of the virtual meeting of Upton Parish Council held on Thursday 23rd July 2020.

Attendees:- Cllrs B Shaw (Chair/BS), P McLaughlin (PM), D Beckles (DB), Miss E Cooper (Clerk/EC)   Apologies for absence Cllr B Heneghan was not present. County Councillor M Fox-Davies & District

DRAFT Minutes of the virtual meeting of Upton Parish Council held on Thursday 26th November 2020.

Upton Parish Council    DRAFT Minutes of the meeting of Upton Parish Council held at 7.00pm on Thursday 26th November 2020. This meeting was held via an e-conference system.   In attendance:- Cllr

Minutes UPC Meeting 21.05.2020

Minutes of the Upton Parish Council meeting held on Thursday 21st May 2020 at 7.30pm via an e-conference system.  In attendance:- Cllrs B Shaw (Chair/BS), D Beckles (DB), B Heneghan (BH), P McLaughlin & Miss E

Minutes 09.06.2020

Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of Upton Parish Council at 7.30pm on Tuesday 9th June 2020. The meeting was held via an e-conference system.  In attendance: - Cllr B Shaw (Chair/BS), Miss E Cooper (Clerk / EC),

Council Reporting

Upton Parish Council has concluded it's audit of accounts for 2019/20 and has published it's Notice of Public Rights which can be found here. As the usual annual meetings had to be cancelled the annual reports are here.