County Councillor report’s – 7 June

As the new county councillor for the Woodstock Division, this first bulletin is a report of my 3 weeks as a councillor but future bulletins will be a slimmed down version. This is an update on my work on behalf of our communities and an overview of what is happening...

Update from Richard Bishop

Each month for the last seven years, and for about twelve years before that as Parish Council Chairman, I have attempted to give the village as much information as possible both relating to the parish and the wider district. These reports have included much which was...

Prince Philip

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced on Friday 9 April. In a statement shortly after midday, the palace said: “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.” The...

Local elections – Thursday 6 May

The next elections within the area of West Oxfordshire are on Thursday 6 May 2021, when there will be elections for: 10 seats on Oxfordshire County Council 17 seats on West Oxfordshire District Council 147 seats on 22 Town and Parish councils the Police and Crime...

Join in Stonesfield’s Spring Clean!

Stonesfield’s Spring Clean! Litter pickers now available to borrow to clean up our community Stonesfield Parish Council have invested in 15 litter pickers and a supply of rubbish/recycling sacks for all members of the Stonesfield community to help tidy up our village...

Wanted: Community Responder

Stonesfield Parish Council would really like to see us have a community responder in our rural village. Would you be interested in becoming one? Please read on for further information from South Central Ambulance Service. Community and Co-Responders – South...

Key dates for local elections

This is to let you know details of the key dates for residents to be aware of for the upcoming local elections on 6 May. We would appreciate your support in helping share these messages with your local residents so they are aware of what they need to do and when so...

Please clean up after your dog

Dog mess is the most unacceptable and offensive type of litter on our streets. Residents are reminded to clear up after there dogs and take it home or to the nearest dog bin to dispose of it. We have seen an increase in dog mess being left in the village particularly...

Gigaclear

We have been advised that some works will start from 15th February – Combe Road will be the first area that works take place. Gigaclear invests in rural communities providing full fibre broadband to premises. Approx. 658 homes in Stonesfield would be covered by...

Farley Lane planning application

Planning: 20/03527/FUL – Farley Lane Dear residents, We are aware that the yellow notice has not gone up for this planning application at Farley Lane. West Oxfordshire planning department have been notified on numerous occasions and they have not issued the...

Christmas break

Stonesfield Parish Council would like to wish everyone in the Parish a very Happy Christmas. We hope that everyone remains safe and well. The clerk and most councillors will be taking a break over Christmas. Emails will not be routinely checked after 18th December...

The White Horse pub – Asset of Community Value

At the last Parish Council meeting it was agreed to ask to renew The White Horse as an Asset of Community Value. Stonesfield Parish Council has now submitted documents to West Oxfordshire District Council to renew the Asset of Community Value for The White Horse pub...

Advice not to swim in river

The Environment Agency, Land and Water team has confirmed to the Parish Council that the river Evenlode is not designated as a bathing water. The Environment Agency closely monitors the quality of bathing waters to ensure the level of water quality are being met and...