Final 2018 Folk night… see you in 2019

Last night (6th December) was the final White Horse Folk Night in the 2018 series. As usual it was a resounding success with a wide range of contributors singing, playing and reading poetry. It is planned to restart the White Horse Folk Nights on Wednesday 6th...

Cotswolds as a National Park

Dear Fellow Councillors As your parish council representative on the Cotswold Conservation Board I would like to thank you for responding to the survey I sent out earlier this year. Here is a presentation of my views on the advantages of becoming a national park...

Oxfordshire matters November 2018

News and information for county council stakeholders November 2018 Welcome to our latest newsletter We hope you enjoyed reading last month’s edition of Oxfordshire Matters, thecounty council’s newsletter for our stakeholders. In this edition: Innovative...

New book by local author

Douglas Rudlin first book to be published is now available. Its title is The Life and Times of the Inns, Taverns and Beerhouses of Witney, Oxfordshire. Have you ever wondered what the social life in the pubs of Witney was like long ago? From the obvious to the not so...

Residents survey results

Over 300 responses were received to the recent survey of residents’ opinions on road safety / speed. The topic generated a wide range of opinion. Overall 69.1% wanted a reduction to the village speed limit and 59.8% were in favour of some additional signage. Full...

A novel by Nick Hooper

When things start to unravel following a shooting incident in his safe middle-class town, and as crime that has been happening right under his nose for many years comes to the surface, Detective Inspector Arnold Rackham wonders whether he is like ‘the occasional...