Oxfordshire Plan 2050 public consultation

There’s still time to comment on the Introducing the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 public consultation. The Plan is part of the £215m Housing & Growth Deal agreed by the Oxfordshire Growth Board with the Government, and is being formed by all Oxfordshire’s authorities. It...

Oxfordshire Matters Feb 2019

February 2019 Welcome to our latest newsletter We hope you enjoyed reading last month’s edition of Oxfordshire Matters, thecounty council’s newsletter for our stakeholders. In this edition: LGA Peer Review for Oxfordshire Council sets budget Parliamentary...

Water coming to Churchfield Allotment

After raising over £3000 in pledges from allotment holders and a donation from the Parish Council works started last weekend to bring water to Churchfield Allotments. While the trench was being dug, allotment holders and their families toiled all day getting in the...

Rural county house prices up to 10 times annual earnings

House prices in rural counties are 10 times higher than average annual earnings, according to analysis by the County Councils Network (CCN). Based on the UK Housing Price Index for December 2018, the analysis suggests that in some shire counties house prices are 14.5...

Gigaclear in Stonesfield

The Parish Council have finally been sent a schedule of work by Gigaclear ACTIVITY START DATE PLAN DURATION END DATE PERCENT COMPLETE High Street 25/02/2019 10 11/03/2019 50% Woodlands Rise 25/02/2019 5 06/03/2019 50% Iris Lane 04/03/2019 5 11/03/2019 0% Boot Street...

Supermoon on 19th February

The Full Moon on 19th February was a ‘Supermoon’. Unfortunately it was not a cloudless night but, in the early evening, it was visible over Stonesfield Now it’s a wait until 9th March 2020 for the next one! A Supermoon is a Full Moon that nearly coincides...

Bus roadshow for Oxfordshire Plan 2050 consultation

A bus roadshow will soon be touring the county seeking the views of Oxfordshire. For five days from Monday 18 February, the Oxford Bus Company vehicle will be visiting towns and villages to encourage people to have their say on the Oxfordshire Plan 2050. The Plan is...

Musical and poetry restarts for 2019

White Horse Folk evening restarted on 6th February with a wide range of contributors. They enthralled the audience with old and modern tunes and poetry. Throughout Marina and Nigel serve food and drink to sustain the performers and listeners. Next opportunity to...

Councillors back business rates relief scheme

Hundreds of retailers in West Oxfordshire are set to benefit from business rates relief. West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet has supported a Government scheme which will cut retailers’ rates by a third provided they have a rateable value of £51,000 or less. It...