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...

West Oxfordshire District Council results

The Conservatives lose seats but remain in control of West Oxfordshire District Council. The Conservative party lost several seats in the local elections on 3rd May 2019, with their total in the chamber falling from 32 to 28. Labour were the big winners, gaining in...

A successful plant sale

Stonesfield Gardening Club held their plant sale on Saturday 27th April. It was a very cold and windy morning… thanks Storm Hannah! In spite of that we had a huge turnout of residents who came prepared for both the weather and to take away their purchases. Thanks to...

Volunteer for Bird Aid and help our local farmland birds

Bird Aid, a West Oxfordshire based charity, and part of The Wychwood Project, helps to feed our declining farmland birds during the ‘hunger gap’ from January to early May. Farmland bird populations have declined by almost half since 1970, due to a variety of factors,...

Theft of car number plates

A message was received about a theft of car number plates on 28th March as follows. “I parked at Stonesfield common, which I do on a regular basis, to walk my dog. I live in Freeland. On return to the car after about an hour I discovered that both plates had been...

Stonesfield cleans up

Sunday morning and the sun shone over Stonesfield. About 40 Stonesfield residents turned out for the Great British Spring Clean, assembling at the Sports & Social Club. After a short Health and Safety briefing from Jess Hubard we divided ourselves into five...