Expression of Interest for The White Horse

The Community Action Group have registered an Expression of Interest in purchasing The White Horse. West Oxfordshire District Council have triggered our request for a six month moratorium and our Expression of Interest to make a bid for The White Horse on behalf of...

Churchill’s White House is saved by Bladon Community

The 17th Century White House and last remaining pub in the village has been saved by the community in Bladon. Reputed to be the pub where Winston Churchill “learnt to drink” during his time at Blenheim Palace, this historic pub is set to become the heart of the...

Save our pub website

The Community Group working to save The White Horse have started a website https://whitehorsestonesfield.com Please take a look and, at the same time, register your support. This is vital to the success of the campaign to save the pub. It also means you will receive...

Save our pub

It is now apparent that, once again, a buyer is sought for The White Horse and if this does not happen the site may eventually be developed for housing and an important hub and meeting place will be lost. We will become a village with no watering-hole, apart from the...

Active Travel in Oxfordshire

We are introducing a range of measures to support people getting back to work, school, shopping and leisure as lockdown restrictions gradually ease. £600,000 is being invested in a series of measures to help make journeys easier by bike and on foot. Temporary and...

New signs on the Common

The Parish Council has installed new signs on the gates of the Common. They are made of wood, weatherproofed with Danish oil. These signs remind users of the Common’s status as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and the rules for using the Common.

Fencing on the Common

Bill Bachelor will be doing some fencing work on the Common, possibly  in week commencing 6th July. This should enable cattle to be grazed on the common during the summer. This will help maintain the common and ensure it retain its status as a Site of Special...