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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 »

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 »
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