February 12th, 2019

Update on Cancel to Cambridge to Oxford Expressway Campaign

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January 29th, 2019

Have your say on Chipping Norton development plans

 Residents are being invited to have their say on proposals to develop a key area of Chipping Norton. A consultation is now running on the East Chipping Norton Strategic Development Area where the West Oxfordshire Local Plan has allocated land for strategic development to include building around 1,200 homes, a new primary school along with […] Read more »

January 25th, 2019

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme for Local Businesses

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January 25th, 2019

Defibrillator Awareness Course for Leafield Community – Tues March 19th 7.30-8.30pm

There are two defibrillators in the village – outside The Fox pub and the Pavilion at the Village Hall. Please come along if you would like training, or a refresher, on how to use a defibrillator.  The event will be held at the Village Hall, Lower End. It’s a fun, interactive and upbeat course suitable […] Read more »

January 15th, 2019

Change of Parish Council Meeting Dates for February and March

Advance notice that the February and March dates have been changed owing to unavailability of councillors. New details as follows: Wednesday 20th February Wednesday 20th March All meetings are at 8pm in the Pavilion. Please email Sharon on if you would like to receive agendas and minutes by email. Read more »

January 15th, 2019

Restore – Volunteering Event 26th Feb

Restore is an Oxfordshire mental health charity which supports people through their recovery and into employment. We have sites in Banbury, Didcot, Littlemore and in Oxford. We are currently recruiting volunteers for a variety of roles including administration, fundraising, coaching and supporting people in our recovery groups with activities such as cooking, gardening, craft or […] Read more »

January 15th, 2019

Leafield Community Litter Pickup – Saturday 23 February 2019, 2-4pm

Please see below news of a community-led event: Meet on the Green (in front of the Fox). Free teas 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. […] Read more »

January 13th, 2019

LEAFIELD BARN DANCE/CEILIDH – Saturday 26 January 6.30-10.30pm

At the village hall, with live band, bar and supper!   We hope you will come along for a fun evening of music, food and dancing and of course all the funds go to the school. If you have never danced before then don’t worry, there’s a caller who will let you know the steps. […] Read more »

January 3rd, 2019

Agenda for Parish Council Meeting on 9th January

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December 31st, 2018

Christmas Tree Recycling

West Oxfordshire District Council is encouraging residents to recycle their real Christmas trees.   Householders already signed up for garden waste collections can simply put them out on their next scheduled garden collection when the service re-starts from Wednesday 9 January. Trees should be cut up and placed inside their licensed garden bin.   If […] Read more »

December 21st, 2018

Survey on an increase in council tax to help protect operational policing is launched

Another opportunity for you to have your say….. The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Thames Valley, Anthony Stansfeld, has launched a survey seeking the public view on an increase in the police element of the council tax by £2 a month* On Thursday 13th December the Home Secretary announced the provisional police funding settlement […] Read more »

December 21st, 2018

Press Release from WODC: Your priorities for West Oxfordshire’s budget

West Oxfordshire District Council is asking for views as to how it should prioritise its budget spend for next year. The Council is currently preparing its annual budget for 2019-20 and is consulting on proposals to increase council tax by an annual average of £5. Cllr Toby Morris, our Cabinet Member for Resources, said “Local government […] Read more »

December 21st, 2018

WODC Revised Collection Days for Bins over the Christmas & New Year Period

  Normal collection Revised collection Mon 24 December As normal Tues 25 December Thurs 27 December Wed 26 December Fri 28 December Thurs 27 December Sat 29 December Fri 28 December Mon 31 December Mon 31 December Wed 2 January Tues 1 January Thurs 3 January Wed 2 January Fri 4 January Thurs 3 January […] Read more »

December 14th, 2018

A helping hand with recycling festive waste …

West Oxfordshire District Council will collect extra recyclable waste during the festive period. Additional recycling must be in either black recycling boxes, open cardboard boxes or clear bags and put out alongside the recycling wheelie bin. However, for safety reasons, glass bottles and jars should only be placed in a black box. Indoor food caddies […] Read more »

December 7th, 2018

Notice of Conclusion of Annual Audit 2017-18

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December 4th, 2018

Parish Council seeks new members for co-option

Councillor Andy Wright has stepped down from the Council for personal reasons and we would like to thank him for his work on the Council. We now only have four councillors out of a full Council of seven and much work to do for Leafield. We are able to co-opt new members to serve on […] Read more »

November 23rd, 2018

Broadband Delivery in the Leafield Cabinet Area- Update from Gigaclear

We are making good progress on bringing ultrafast broadband to properties in West Oxfordshire, which currently have little or no internet access. At the beginning of December the Gigaclear team is starting work in the Leafield cabinet area, which also covers properties in Asthall Leigh, Field Assarts and Fordwells. Work is scheduled to continue up […] Read more »

November 6th, 2018

Agenda for 14th November Parish Council Meeting – Start Time 8pm

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November 6th, 2018

Primary School Places – you must apply now (see update below)

U   Update from OCC as follows:   Correct dates are:   15th Jan 2019 – closing date for on time applications Parents/Carers MUST apply by this date, online at or on paper (forms available from the County Council website or a local school)   16th April 2019 – letters offering places will be […] Read more »

October 30th, 2018

Parish Council Agenda and Minutes Distribution List

The current email circulation list is being refreshed and updated to ensure compliance with the GDPR Regulations. If you would like to receive Agendas and Minutes by email please email me at  Please could those who have previously sent a request also re-confirm their request. Minutes and Agendas are displayed on noticeboards at the […] Read more »
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