Stockey Woods

Oxfordshire County Council has finally granted Stockey Woods ‘Village Green’ status. In 2016 Tricia Astle and others collected voluminous evidence from village residents and groups, including the Scouts and Primary School, showing how they had enjoyed the woods ‘as of...

Climate Emergency Group update

During the last few months, we have had three zoom meetings at which we have learnt about ways in which we can reduce our carbon footprint and help to protect the planet. Individual actions may not seem to add up to much, but they are nonetheless valid contributions...

Death of David Lines

I am very sad to report the death of David Lines on New Year’s Day. He’d been fighting prostate cancer for several years with great bravery and stoicism. We’ve lost a great friend. David was one of the original committee members of SUSTO. His work researching and...

POSTPONED: SUSTO – what next?

Public meeting in the Village Hall at 7.30 pm on Monday 23 March Following two years of intensive work on housing issues, which culminated in our victory over CALA on the Woodstock Road, SUSTO is now considering what to do next. We formed our group in 2017 in response...

CALA abandon their appeal

SUSTO are delighted to announce that CALA Homes have abandoned their appeal to the High Court. After our victory was announced in June, we were dismayed, but not altogether surprised, when we learnt that CALA were taking the decision to the High Court. The Parish...