The Hall has been fully risk assessed and special rules are now in place which must be followed by all regular user groups and attendees within each user group when Langford Village Community Centre reopens on Monday 21st September 2020.
Please ensure that if you are organising an approved activity you are aware in advance of all that is required in order to safely hold your own sessions and to protect the safety of others.
For full details of how your activity sessions must work and the rules to follow CLICK HERE
Committee members of Langford Community Association will visit the Hall regularly during activity sessions to check and ensure everyone is observing all the measures necessary.
Welcome back and a big thank you to all our Hall bookers for your co-operation and support.
We’re busy preparing to reopen the Hall to regular activity groups from Monday 21st September in a Covid secure environment. Only regular activity groups who can pledge to follow all the necessary Covid rules and conditions will be able to operate.
Casual bookings (for parties and one-off events) are being accepted for 1st Jan 2021 onwards, but the event will only be allowed to go ahead if there has been a significant easing of Government guidelines.
We’ve recently mapped out four Langford circular walking routes, all easily accessible and – for most people – usually walkable in around an hour or just under.
You may have seen them on our facebook page, but now we’re making them available here with links that enable you to print out any of the routes as a map to follow. In distance they’re between two and three miles – the longest is the Langford Blue Line.
We call them the Langford from-your-front-door walks, especially suitable for residents who’re taking daily exercise during the lockdown. Remember to keep to the social distancing rules and to be prepared to wait on some of the narrower paths if others are coming in the opposite direction. Also please be aware that runners and cyclists may be using these routes too.
There will be no alternative crossing for road traffic using the London Road level crossing. In giving the go-ahead for the phase of the East/West Rail project between Bicester and Bedford, the Transport Secretary has agreed that there is insufficient need for a new crossing. Because the barrier will be closed for up to 45 minutes an hour, there had been talk of either a bridge or a tunnel at the site but there is no mention of this in the document that green lights the next stage of the line. There is expectation that changes in signalling will help keep road traffic flowing and comment that another solution would mean undue costs and delays to the railway.
The Langford Village Community Association Chairman has said that the LVCA is disappointed that a better solution to the issues at London Road is not being found.
Your Langford Village Community Association is now joined with the Cherwell Lottery. The top prize is £25,000 and for every £1 ticket purchased we get 50p of that £1. It’s an easy and cheap way for residents to support Langford Village Hall and help us continue with the improvements. Please do click here to learn more and sign up online now.
The yellow box on the wall outside Langford Village Community Centre contains a life saving device but would you know how to use it in an emergency? Last year we made a short video that contains all the details on how to access and use our AED if someone is suffering a cardiac arrest. Please do watch it – just in case.
We’re really proud to announce that new eco-friendly, energy efficient LED lighting is now installed in your hall at Langford Village Community Centre. It’s not only brighter but fully dimmable too, bringing useful new flexibility for anyone running a group or holding events.
This latest improvement has been made possible thanks to the booking fees we receive from all existing users of the hall and through our Langford residents’ support at events such as the 25th anniversary fun day that was held last May.
Thank you all, we hope the new lights will be enjoyed by everyone who books the hall from now on.
If you, or someone you know, would like to book the facilities then please get in touch.