Successful Open Gardens

Sunday June 30th arrived and so did the sun. It was a glorious day for Stonefield Open Gardens, sunny but without the baking heat of the day before. Over 200 people took advantage of the summer weather and explored the selection of eleven gardens that were open for...

Farewell Tony

At The White Horse this evening there was a short presentation to Tony, our retiring milkman. A lot of residents turned out to say thank you to Tony for his services to the village and present him with the results of their collection. Tony’s family were there to see...

Counting Meadow Clary

Tuesday evening saw a group of volunteers out on the common, counting Meadow Clary. Stonesfield Common is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and it is the Meadow Clary that contribute to its SSSI status. For more about Meadow Clary click...

CALA appeal dismissed

Stephen Normington, the Inspector appointed by The Secretary of State, has dismissed Cala Homes appeal against refusal of their planning application for land north of Woodstock Road. Amongst the many reasons for judgement, he decided “that it would cause significant...

West Oxfordshire District Council results

The Conservatives lose seats but remain in control of West Oxfordshire District Council. The Conservative party lost several seats in the local elections on 3rd May 2019, with their total in the chamber falling from 32 to 28. Labour were the big winners, gaining in...

A successful plant sale

Stonesfield Gardening Club held their plant sale on Saturday 27th April. It was a very cold and windy morning… thanks Storm Hannah! In spite of that we had a huge turnout of residents who came prepared for both the weather and to take away their purchases. Thanks to...