Welcome to Leafield
Right on the edge of the Cotswolds, Leafield is only 18 miles north-west of Oxford, and five miles from Chalbury railway station. With 330 households, and a total population of just over 800, Leafield is both remote, up on the windy highground between Witney and Charlbury; and connected, with easy access to both Oxford and London.
Until the 1850′s Leafield was surrounded by the ancient royal forest of Wychwood. The village centres on the Green, with the picturesque school in the middle. The tall spire of St Michael and All Angels’ Church, designed in 1859 by Sir George Gilbert Scott, is a distinctive feature on the horizon for many miles around.
West Oxfordshire District councillors have backed revised plans for a new devolution deal. The new plan proposes the formation of a combined authority involving Oxfordshire’s district councils and County Council as well as key partners such as the Local Enterprise Partnership and Oxfordshire Growth Board. Each council including the County will continue to […] »
A comprehensive new parking strategy is on track for West Oxfordshire following approval by councillors. Cabinet members voted in favour of the strategy which will sets out the need for more parking spaces in key areas, improvements to existing facilities and a review of enforcement. It will provide a blueprint for the Council to help […] »
Lloyds customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters. The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from Lloyds and include their logo, address and signature from a customer service representative. The letter tells recipients that there have been some “unusual transactions” on […] »