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November 15th, 2016

Wychwood Project Updates and AGM

Details on the Wychwood Project AGM: PLEASE JOIN US AT OUR AGM ON WEDNESDAY 7 DECEMBER 2016 at THE CORN EXCHANGE, 19 MARKET SQUARE, WITNEY FROM 7.30 – 9PM Come along to hear how the Project is developing and the activities of the past year.  We aim to keep the business aspect of the meeting […] Read more »

November 15th, 2016

Leafield Parish Council Vacancy: Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer role

Applications are invited for the position of Clerk and RFO to Leafield Parish Council on a permanent basis. This is a part-time position for 15 hours per week, working from home and to include some evening meetings, including monthly Parish Council meetings held on the last Wednesday of each month (excluding December). The Clerk provides […] Read more »

November 11th, 2016

Views invited on West Oxfordshire’s draft Local Plan

Residents in West Oxfordshire are being given the chance to have their say on a key planning document which will affect the development of the district over the next 15 years. Proposed changes to the draft Local Plan are now the subject of a six-week public consultation which starts today Friday 11 November. Under the […] Read more »

November 10th, 2016

Daytime Support Consultation

  Oxfordshire County Council has carried out a review of daytime support for people over 18 in Oxfordshire.  The review focused on understanding the needs of vulnerable people for daytime support, specifically support to meet eligible care needs and support that prevents care needs escalating.  Its purpose was to help the council to develop future […] Read more »

November 3rd, 2016

Leafield Community Gym Presents New Table Tennis Table for Village Group

LEAFIELD Community Gym has come to the rescue of the village table tennis players, who on club nights have had to share the one table that was deemed usable.   The gym’s committee voted to spend nearly £400 on buying a new table tennis table for the group which meets in Leafield Village Hall.   […] Read more »

November 3rd, 2016

Have your say on District’s parking strategy

  Following a car parking survey which took place earlier in the year, West Oxfordshire District Council is now seeking people’s views on its’ new parking strategy.   Over 2,600 people completed the council survey last spring and this data, coupled with further in-depth research, has led to the development of the strategy for West […] Read more »

November 3rd, 2016

Revised Local Plan approved for consultation by councillors

  Councillors have approved an updated version of the draft Local Plan for public consultation following concerns raised by the Planning Inspector in January that the earlier draft was not consistent with Oxfordshire’s Strategic Housing Market Assessment and that it did not take into account the housing need identified for Oxford.      Under the […] Read more »

November 3rd, 2016

BT public payphone removals consultation

BT has identified 72 public payphones in the district that they propose to remove and they have placed consultation notices on all the relevant payphones. View the BT consultation letter, including a list of the public payphones in the District which are proposed for removal. In Leafield we have 2 of these: one on Lower End, the other […] Read more »

November 3rd, 2016

Leafield Footpaths Walk: Saturday 12th November

This is a 10 KM walk exploring six of the public rights of way in Leafield Parish. There is an alternative of 3 km Meet on the Christmas tree green at 9:30 am The walk will cross fields which may be ploughed, there will be stiles to cross. Participants should bring secateurs to help in […] Read more »

October 27th, 2016

Santastic Christmas Shopping!

  Here’s a jolly marvellous opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit and get all your presents sorted! For this year’s Leafield Church Christmas Fayre on Saturday, 26th November, is going to be bigger and better than ever. Exciting new highlights for 2016 include longer opening from 11am – 3pm, and the addition of a marquee offering an even […] Read more »

October 21st, 2016

The final act of Halloween – Recycle your pumpkin!

Don’t let your Halloween pumpkin go to waste … That is the message from West Oxfordshire District Council which is keen to see as many pumpkins recycled as possible. Once Halloween is over, residents can cut them up and place them in their food waste bin to be picked up as part of their usual […] Read more »

October 21st, 2016

Parish Council Meeting 26th October: Agenda

The Parish Council meets on the last Wednesday of the month, 8pm in the Pavilion. All residents are welcome to attend. Please find a copy of the Agenda here: PC Meeting AGENDA 26 October Read more »

October 20th, 2016

Road Closure in Leafield: 31st October – The Ridings

Oxfordshire County Council   TRAFFIC REGULATION NOTICE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT, 1984 Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, that the Oxfordshire County Council TEMPORARILY PROHIBITS THE USE OF THE HIGHWAY BY ALL MOTOR VEHICLES           LOCATION:         Leafield, The Riding           REASON:            to facilitate the pruning of […] Read more »

October 20th, 2016

New Exercise Course Dates – Leafield Village Hall

The next 6 week courses for both Pilates and Kettercise are due to start on the following dates: Pilates : Wednesday 19th October 9.15am £40 Kettercise : Wednesday 2nd November 7.15pm £40 Both courses include the use of mats, kettles and pilates equipment. Read more »

October 20th, 2016

Leafield Post Office: New Opening Times from 24th October

Monday: Closed Tuesday: 9 – 4.30 Wednesday: 9 – 4.30 Thursday: 9 – 4 Friday: Closed These new opening times will take effect from 24th October 2016.  The change means the same number of hours of business, but instead of Monday, the Post Office will be open on Wednesday. The Shop’s opening hours remain unchanged. Read more »

October 7th, 2016

Beware Fraudsters Claiming to be from HMRC

Residents in West Oxfordshire are being warned of a phone scam that is currently taking place across the country.   Fraudsters pretending to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are calling unsuspecting residents and telling them they are under investigation and are due in court.   The automated phone message then asks you to […] Read more »

October 7th, 2016

Invitation to South Central Ambulance Service Oxfordshire Patient Forum: Wednesday 19th October

South Central Ambulance Service’s next Oxfordshire Patient Forum will be held on Wednesday 19 October from 5.30pm to 7pm at the JR Hospital (Conference Room, Level 3, Academic Centre), Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DUF. The forum will focus on Dementia care in the ambulance service with a presentation from Chloe Taylor-Jones, SCAS Education Manager (Older Adult, Frailty […] Read more »

October 7th, 2016

Willow Tree Children’s Centre – New Timetable

Please click here for the latest timetable from Willow Tree Children’s Centre: Willow Tree Current Timetable (end Sept to Dec 2016) Please note that during October half term, Willow Tree will be closed on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. “Feeding Support” and “Bump & Babies” will be running during half term. Further details on Willow Tree […] Read more »

October 7th, 2016

Volunteer Recruitment for Primary School Children in Oxfordshire

VOLUNTEER for 2 hours a week with primary school children – we’d love to hear from you!   One-Eighty are looking for a bit of your time to help support their Kick Start project. The project helps primary school children across Oxfordshire, who are restless/hyperactive in the morning. You will work alongside professional support, with […] Read more »

October 7th, 2016

Consultation on Proposed Changes to Council Tax Support: Deadline 28th October

West Oxfordshire District Council is consulting with residents about amendments to its Council Tax Reduction Scheme which, if agreed, would come into effect from April 2017. The scheme supports working age people on low incomes by reducing their council tax payments. The proposed changes would bring the scheme in line with Universal Credit and Housing […] Read more »
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