Successful July Repair Cafe

Don’t chuck it… Fix it! The Repair Cafe held its first event in conjunction with the Community Cafe on Saturday 2nd July in the Village Hall. Excellent teas, real coffees and home baking were supplied at the Community Cafe alongside the repairers…by...

Motorcycles in the woods

Blenheim and the Parish Council are aware of motorcyclists going in the woods between Stonesfield and Combe and this has been dealt with by local PCSOs. If residents see this / hear motorcyclists in Stockey Woods we encourage you to please report to the local PCSO,...

Back the White Horse share offer reopens

When can I buy shares? The Share Offer reopened on Monday, 6th June and will initially be open until the 26th October, though we may extend the period if we feel that doing so gives us a realistic chance of securing our maximum targets. How can I buy shares? If you...

Latest on The White Horse

Now that the White Horse is to be sold again, we have the opportunity as a community group to submit a bid to buy it, as we have always aspired to do. While our current funding levels are positive, we do need to raise some more to cover the purchase, the repairs and...

Blenheim Jubilee tree planting

To commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, we will be planting a new public avenue of trees within our 2000 acre of UNESCO World Heritage site. The trees, which have been grown from acorns or seeds on the Estate will be flanked by native wildflowers to encourage...

Consultation on expanding Marlborough School

On Friday 13 May, the Governors of The Marlborough CofE School will be opening a consultation on a proposal to permanently expand the school by 30 children in each year group (years 7 to 11, 150 students in total) starting from September 2024. The expansion is...

Your views needed

Walking and cycling in or to Charlbury – your views needed Charlbury Town Council is drawing up a plan for improving walking and cycling conditions in and around Charlbury. To do this, we need to hear from you about places (pavements, crossings, roads, paths) that you...

Stonesfield Community Pub AGM – 12 May NEW

A REVISED DATE The 1st Annual General Meeting of Stonesfield Community Pub will take place on Thursday 12 May at 8.00pm (Stonesfield Village Hall) with refreshments to follow in the social club. Although RSVPs are not necessarily required, please do let us know if you...

New priority on Laughton Hill

Oxfordshire County Council completed the new signage work at Boot Street junction on 8th April. The revised junction layout gives priority to vehicles coming up the hill. Vehicles going down, waiting at the new Give Way position, have a clear view down the hill and...

A tribute to the River Evenlode

A new bench unveiled in Stonesfield Designed by Stonesfield based artists Genny Early and Tony Davis, the artwork represents a willow leaf and the winding stretch of the River Evenlode, from Fawler Mill through to Combe, and features lines from “The Evenlode” poem by...

New signs at Brook Lane

Look out for the new No Parking signs at Brook Lane over Easter, commissioned by the Parish Council and bespokely designed by Genny and Tony of A Blackbird Sang. We think they look amazing. You will also see a new bench at Brook Lane, also designed and made by Genny...

Parking survey and plans for Woodstock & Witney

Woodstock We’re asking for your views on the proposals to amend parking restrictions in Woodstock. The existing parking provision includes a mixture of 1 hour, 3 hour and 23-hour parking bays, with areas for disabled parking. Issues have been raised that this is...

Dog bin update

WODC are undertaking a bin evaluation in the whole District. The current outstanding works for Stonesfield is as follows: For the old dog bin at Stonesfield Common to be replaced with a new Dual bin For a new dual bin to be installed on Woodstock Road, opposite Come...

Ukrainian refugee update

There was a county-wide meeting yesterday morning with reps from all the Councils and key services within the County where the emerging issues following the release of further guidance on Friday was discussed. OCC will be informed when a visa is granted to a sponsor...