Stonesfield Common

Now that the summer is over and the wild flowers have set their seeds it’s time to graze the common. Unfortunately the shepherd who has let his sheep graze the common the last few years isn’t prepared to put them on the common because of the number of uncontrolled...

Entertaining evening

Wednesday 4th September heralded another great evening of music, song and poetry at the White Horse. Judith and Nick led the proceedings as Stonesfield locals gather to entertained or be entertained. Next Folk Evening is 2nd October.

Sun shines on Stonesfield ducks

From 5pm on Saturday 20th July adults and children from Stonesfield, and around, gathered by the Evenlode in the early evening sunshine. The bar was open, burgers and hotdogs were on the grill and a range of cakes were on offer. At the same time duck tickets were...

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...