Pub wall & gate

The new pub wall is now finished and looking very smart. So much better than the hole in the wall. Thanks Geoff Booth. And the side gate has been fully refurbished, thank you Richard Morris.

OCC Health and wellbeing strategy

Oxfordshire County Council are asking residents to comment on the new draft health and wellbeing strategy which is open for comment until 12 November. As a county, we’re facing challenges with an ageing population, increased demand for services, mental health and...

Stonesfield Community Pub – update 11 Oct

What a couple of weeks! Our amazing volunteer teams have put in an astonishing amount of effort preparing and successfully running the pop-up pub/cafe over the last two weekends. With over 1000 pints pulled, nearly 50 full English breakfasts served and over 200...

Stonesfield Community Pub – update 21 Sept

Phew! It’s been a hectic few days since we secured ownership of the pub. First of all, thank you to EVERYONE for your incredible enthusiasm and offers of support. We’ve been overwhelmed by the wave of excitement and positivity that’s greeted the news. There’s been a...

Fabulous Septembeerfest

Stonesfield Septembeerfest was held on the playing field (behind Stonesfield Village Hall) on 9 September. The gates opened at midday and the weather was warm and dry. As well as 30 fine ales and ciders to sample, and a truly decadent Prosecco Tent, there was a...

The White Horse is back

On behalf of all the residents of Stonesfield we would like to congratulate the Stonesfield Community Pub Ltd on their acquisition of The White Horse today (8 September 2023). We would like to thank the whole committee for all their hard work and dedication over the...

WODC ‘Ideas and Objectives’

The West Oxfordshire District Council’s ‘Ideas and Objectives’ consultation is now live West Oxfordshire District Council has today launched an 8-week public consultation to help shape the development of the new West Oxfordshire Local Plan 2041. The consultation runs...

Stop Botley West campaign – New Co-Chair

Over the summer, the campaign has been examining what is being done well, what could be improved and what the future campaign priorities should be, to make any action effective.  A new Co-Chair, Alex Rogers, has been appointed and his...

Railway closed for nine days: 29 July – 6 August

In order to upgrade the signalling and tracks, all lines through Oxford will be closed for nine days from Saturday 29 July through to Sunday 6 August. In addition, there will also be a number of overnight and one-day closures before and after the core works. This will...

Attempted break in

There was an attempt to break into a garage on the night of 6 July between 1.40 and 1.48 am at a home on The Ridings. The owner heard them as the drive is gravelled. The owner went out with a bright light, shouting at them causing them to run away. There were 3 of...