Village Travel Network

Planning for the VTN is now under way and a dedicated project team has been established made up of representatives from Bladon, Combe, Glympton, Hanborough, Stonesfield, Woodstock and Wootton (see map). The VTN initiative aims to create a network of safer walking,...

Improving travel safety

Cycle to School Signs New signage is now in place marking the route from Stonesfield to Woodstock for students cycling to The Marlborough School and using the approved route via the Blenheim Estate. The ‘School Cycle Route’ signs were designed by SAFER....

Gigaclear road closures

Oxfordshire Highways have granted Gigaclear a number of Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders (TTRO) for road closures whilst the laying fibreoptic broadband cables in Stonesfield. Current TTROs are: Laughton Hill: May 18 – June 4 Pond Hill: June 7 – June 14 Church...

Thames Valley Police Community Speedwatch

Please find attached the 1st Community Speedwatch newsletter Regards PC 3146 Lee Turnham. Community Speedwatch Co-ordinator Joint Operations Unit, (Road Safety) Roads Policing Unit Amersham HP6 5AL Non Emergency Police number 101 CSW NEWSLETTER...

Two SID Stonesfield

Having had Stonesfield’s SID for a few weeks for a software upgrade, Morelock returned it on Saturday 12th December. It was reinstalled on the War Memorial location where it will remain over Christmas period. Instead of taking away the SID that had been on loan,...

New mirror on Laughton Hill

The mirror at the junction of Oxfordshire Way and Laughton Hill has finally been upgraded. This work was carried out by SAFER team on 10th & 11th November. Over the years there have been a number of incidents at this junction. The latest major incident was a...

SID returns to war memorial

After 3 weeks ‘on duty’ at the chicane, monitoring traffic leaving Stonesfield via Woodstock Road, SID returned to war memorial. For the next few weeks it will monitor speeds of vehicles entering Stonesfield on Woodstock Road in SAFER’s ongoing effort to improve...

SID back on Woodstock Road

As Combe Road is closed w/c 24th August, SID (Speed Indicator Device) was moved today (Sunday 23rd) to the chicane on Woodstock Road. This is a new location and gives speed readings for vehicles as far away as Greenfield Road. It will be there for a couple of weeks...

Oxfordshire County Council respond

Oxfordshire County Council Highways department (OCC) have acknowledged receipt of SAFER’s report and the request for a ‘next steps’ meeting. Unfortunately OCC informed SAFER that Covid relief measures are taking an unforeseen priority and other pre-existing...

SID on the move

Having spent three weeks on Laughton Hill SID (Speed Indicator Device) has now been moved to Combe Road. It will be there for a couple of weeks before it is off again round the village. A number of residents have asked to have SID located outside their house. This is...