April 3rd, 2020

Grass Cutting in the Village w/c 6th April

Our contractors will be mowing the grass in the village over the next week. This work will be completed to comply with government social distancing requirements in relation to Covid-19 and after careful consideration by the Parish Council.   It is being carried out to ensure that the Village Greens and public open spaces remain […] Read more »

April 3rd, 2020

Parish Council Meeting on Wednesday 8th April

The April Parish Council meeting will held via Video Conference to meet the current government guidance on social distancing for Covid-19.  The agenda can be viewed here: Please contact the Clerk if you wish to attend the meeting via Zoom video conferencing. Email . Please note the Annual Parish Meeting on Wednesday 29th […] Read more »

March 31st, 2020

Update District Council activities during the Coronavirus Pandemic

For updates on West Oxfordshire District Council activities please visit Read more »

March 24th, 2020

Temporary Closure of Village Hall Play Areas from 24th March

In line with Government guidance we have closed the play areas until further notice. We appreciate your consideration by not using the equipment as it not possible to secure the area to visitors. Please also be aware that we are unable to undertake equipment sanitisation or safety checks at this time. The Playing Fields and […] Read more »

March 17th, 2020

Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting 10am on Monday 23rd March

We will be having a very short Extraordinary meeting next Monday.  This is following guidance from our advisory bodies and will enable the Council to consider suitable arrangements to continue to function during this unprecedented time. The agenda can be viewed here Read more »

March 17th, 2020

Let’s all regularly check on our neighbours

Over the coming days, weeks and months, it’s likely that some of our Leafield community will be required to self-isolate. Let’s help each other, as best we can, to get through this period of anxiety, uncertainty and potential loneliness. Please think about the needs of your neighbours, especially (but not exclusively) the elderly and vulnerable. […] Read more »

March 10th, 2020

March 11th Parish Council Meeting POSTPONED

We have had to postpone tomorrow evening’s meeting and apologise for any inconvenience.  We hope to meet before the end of March and will publish a new date as soon as possible. Read more »

March 6th, 2020

A reminder about the 210 Bus Service

Don’t forget that the Route 210 bus runs from Witney to the Wychwoods via Crawley and Leafield. Read more »

March 3rd, 2020

Agenda for Parish Council Meeting on Wed 11th March

The agenda for next week’s meeting is available at the link  At the meeting we will discuss progress on all our current projects and look at suitable locations for the Red Phone Box as well as awarding the tender for this year’s grass cutting. Unfortunately the session on Speedwatch has had to be postponed and […] Read more »

March 3rd, 2020

Temporary Road Closure in Witney Lane, 12th-13th May

Oxfordshire County Council temporary road closure at Witney Lane from 12th-13th May each day from 09:30hrs to 15:30hrs Limited access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for frontages within the closed section of road, subject to the progress of the works SUGGESTED ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: The alternative routes for traffic are via a combination […] Read more »

February 18th, 2020

Public Notice of Grass Cutting Tender 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE OF A TENDER FOR Leafield Parish Council Grass Cutting for the 2020 Season   We are inviting applications from contractors who wish to be considered for the tender for our grass cutting during the 2020 season.   Interested parties should contact the Parish Clerk, Sharon Henley by email at or phone 07756 […] Read more »

February 14th, 2020

Reporting weather related incidents

We are due some wet and windy weather again this weekend. Please see below some information from Oxfordshire County Council on numbers to call to report weather related issues if you become aware of them.  To report fallen trees or other debris which pose a risk to your safety or the safety of others, […] Read more »

February 14th, 2020

Meeting to discuss Leafield VE Day Celebrations -Thursday 5th March, 7.30pm in the Fox Pub

Are you interested in getting involved in the set up and running of the village event to mark VE Day on Friday 8th May?  The plans for the event are to combine the annual Village Fete with VE Day related activities on the Green and an evening event in the Village Hall. Please come along […] Read more »

February 11th, 2020

An Antarctic Scarborough, and its Holiday Makers – Life on the Sub-Antarctic Island of South Georgia

A Talk by Tim Gunn Tuesday 25th February, 3pm in the Village Hall Come and enjoy, with The Evergreens, this engaging talk, with amazing pictures, of Tim Gunn’s experiences from his time on the Island of South Georgia. All villager welcome! Read more »

February 11th, 2020

Leafield Community Litter Pickup – Saturday 22nd February from 1-4pm (please note originally advertised as 2pm start)

Meet on the Green (in front of The Fox). Free tea and cakes included. Help us keep Leafield tidy with a litter pick-up along the main roads leading into the village. Bring gloves and high-vis. Everything else will be provided. No booking necessary – just turn up. Questions? Email Michael Triff at Volunteers participate […] Read more »

February 6th, 2020

Parish Council Meeting Wednesday 12th February at 8pm

At the February meeting we’ll be progressing matters for the handover of the Closed Churchyard, talking about a small scale wildflower experiment on the Green and how to tackle speeding and dog fouling in the village. We hope to see you there. The agenda can be viewed here: Read more »

January 31st, 2020

Results of the Public Consultation

At last night’s Extraordinary Council Meeting we discussed the responses to the recent Public Consultation on three proposed projects. After reviewing the questionnaires and comments received it was concluded that the majority of residents were in favour of the Parish Council proceeding with the Village Hall Car Park upgrade, the construction of the new Burial […] Read more »

January 24th, 2020

Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 30th January at 8pm

There will  be an Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting next Thursday 30th January 2020 at 8pm in the Pavilion.  The Council will discuss the results of the recent Public Consultation and make decisions on future plans for the three projects – the new Burial Ground, the maintenance of the Closed Churchyard and the Village Hall Car […] Read more »

January 17th, 2020

News from West Oxon District Council – Residents urged to use an official waste carrier or face a fine

Residents are being reminded of their responsibilities when it comes to waste disposal. Government legislation stipulates that only authorised collectors can be used to take away waste that is not being removed as part of normal household collections. Examples include old appliances and waste generated from a DIY project or a house clearance. Collection services […] Read more »

January 17th, 2020

Reminder – your views are needed for our Public Consultation on Leafield Village Projects please

Thank you to all residents who attended our Public Consultation evening on Wednesday. It was a great opportunity to hear your thoughts on our new burial ground, car park upgrade and the management of the Closed Churchyard. A reminder that you have until Friday 24th January to return your door-drop questionnaires please. Postboxes are available […] Read more »
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