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September 30th, 2016

Save the Date for the Christmas Fayre 2016!

Get into the Christmas spirit at this year’s Leafield Christmas Fayre, which will take place on Saturday 26th November 2016 from 11.00am – 3.00pm. We are excited to reveal that this year we have decided to extend into a heated, lighted marquee, giving us even more space for exciting new stalls. We have also changed […] Read more »

September 30th, 2016

New Waste and Recycling Calendars now online!

West Oxfordshire’s new waste and recycling collection dates are now published for the next 12 months and can be viewed and downloaded online at www.westoxon.gov.uk. As well as accessing online bin collection calendars, residents can register for handy weekly email alerts about waste collection dates, including a reminder the day before about which bins to […] Read more »

September 23rd, 2016

Tribute paid to Cllr Warwick Robinson

Tribute paid to Cllr Warwick Robinson West Oxfordshire District Councillor Warwick Robinson, 70, has sadly died in hospital overnight after a long battle with cancer. First elected in 2000, Warwick Robinson diligently fulfilled many roles within the District Council, most notably serving as a Cabinet Member for eight years, with responsibilities including planning, housing and […] Read more »

September 23rd, 2016

Are You Registered To Vote?

You must be registered in order to vote in the upcoming Parliamentary by-election, following David Cameron’s resignation as MP – this will be held on 20th October 2016. The deadline to register to vote is: TUESDAY 4TH OCTOBER If you’re not already registered, visit www.gove.uk/register-to-vote 2016 By-election poster Read more »

September 23rd, 2016

Parish Council Meeting 28th September: 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 28 September 2016 Public Read more »

September 22nd, 2016

Council supports power cuts helpline

West Oxfordshire District Council is supporting the launch of 105, a new national three-digit helpline telephone number that will make it quicker and easier for people to report a power cut. Many people don’t know who to contact during a power cut and wrongly call the electricity supplier shown on their bill. By calling the […] Read more »

September 22nd, 2016

New online social housing system goes live

A new system which allows anyone on West Oxfordshire’s housing register to apply for vacant Housing Association properties has been launched. Homeseeker Plus lists vacant houses across the District for rent online. Prospective and existing tenants are banded according to their individual needs and can then ‘bid’ for properties suited to their circumstances. The scheme […] Read more »

September 22nd, 2016

Food Waste Tour – Cassington

West Oxfordshire District  Council are running a free food tour to Agrivert Food Waste Plant in Cassington for residents can find out what happens to their food waste once it has been collected from their kerbside. More information about the tour can be found on our website- http://www.westoxon.gov.uk/news/general/food-waste-tour/?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn&utm_source=Facebook Read more »

September 16th, 2016

Three Councils are best for Oxfordshire

City and District council statement on the future of local government in Oxfordshire Speaking on behalf of the City and District councils in Oxfordshire, Councillor James Mills, Leader of West Oxfordshire District Council said: “We believe that local government should be for local people and that a three unitary authority model is the one that […] Read more »

September 16th, 2016

2 weeks left to complete the PCC’s online survey

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Anthony Stansfeld, is seeking your views on policing and crime to help inform his next Police and Crime Plan. The Police and Crime Plan sets out the PCCs priorities and objectives for the Thames Valley. From this plan, the Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police and other partners will […] Read more »

September 16th, 2016

Second Defibrillator in Leafield

A second Defibrillator has now been installed in Leafield – this has been positioned on the wall of the Pavilion, next to the Village Hall.  This has been purchased with funding available from WODC and the remaining being split between the Parish Council and Village Hall. South Central Ambulance Service have offered some more CPR/Defibrillator […] Read more »

September 8th, 2016

Leafield Chillifest: Sunday 25th September

LEAFIELD CHILLIFEST SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25th, 2016 LEAFIELD VILLAGE GREEN A Fun Afternoon For All the Family! Chilli products stalls Chilli dog stall and BBQ Bar run by “The Fox” Soft drinks and crisps Children’s games Chilli Margaritas ‘Chilli Cook Off’ Competition (adult & children classes) Pre-Entry Forms required – contact Brian: 01993 868 343 Events […] Read more »

August 26th, 2016

Parish Council Meeting 31st August: 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 31 August 2016 Read more »

August 25th, 2016

Views wanted on proposed changes to Council Tax Support

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 »

August 25th, 2016

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum: Dad’s Army exhibition opens August

Dad’s Armies: The Amateur Military Tradition Starting from Sunday 21st August and ending in December , a new exhibition is arriving at SOFO. The exhibition has been developed in conjunction with the Buckinghamshire Military Museum Trust. Ian Beckett, secretary of the BMMT, explains what can be expected from this forthcoming exhibition: “We all associate Dad’s […] Read more »

August 23rd, 2016

Leafield Pictures by Leafield residents

The move to decorate Leafield village hall with “Leafield pictures by Leafield residents” culminated in a fine display on July 13. Adults submitted eight photographs, seven paintings and even a ceramic plaque made from Leafield clay. The children of Leafield school brought twenty beautiful paintings and drawings. They came to view all the entries and proved […] Read more »

August 18th, 2016

Scam Warning from Thames Valley Policy – Cherwell & West Oxfordshire

Thames Valley Police is warning residents in Cherwell & West Oxfordshire to be wary of unexpected telephone calls, claiming to be from banks or the police. Recent calls have been received by residents in the area, claiming to be from a bank, or a police officer, asking for cash payments. Please be vigilant and make […] Read more »

August 15th, 2016

Sustainable Leafield: Meeting Minutes

Sustainable Leafield meet around once a month: Please find copies of their recent minutes below Sus Leaf minutes 27th June 2016 Sus Leaf minutes 18th July 2016 (1) The next meeting is on 5th September. Read more »

August 15th, 2016

Invitation to the ‘Unknown Stories of the Great War’ on Saturday 17th September‏

To coincide with the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme (1 July-18 November 1916), Oxfordshire families are urged to bring First World War photographs, letters, diaries and objects to tell their stories at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock on SATURDAY 17th SEPTEMBER between  10am-4.30pm. Experts from the Soldiers of Oxford­shire Museum, the Western Front […] Read more »

August 15th, 2016

New system gives easy access to council tax and benefits

A new system enabling residents to access financial information online has been launched. Through Citizen Access it is possible to view Council Tax and benefits as well as change any information when required. For example, it is now possible to view a property’s Council Tax band and annual charge, inform us of a change of […] Read more »
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