August 2nd, 2016

Thames Valley Police Open Day: Saturday 6th August

The Thames Valley Police Open Day event promises to be bigger and better than ever. It’s a chance to see what goes on behind the scenes of policing and last year over 5,000 people attended. It takes place at the Force’s training centre in Sulhamstead and will be from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 6 […] Read more »

July 29th, 2016

Demolition plan rejected at former F1 site

The former headquarters of a Formula One team should not be demolished without planning permission, councillors have recommended. A meeting of West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet saw it confirm an Article 4 Direction for the Leafield Technical Centre at Langley to prevent the demolition of the buildings by the site’s owner, Leafield Holdings Ltd, a […] Read more »

July 25th, 2016

Ride and Stride Saturday September 10th

This Annual event for cyclists and walkers is an excellent way to raise funds for the Church of your choice – hopefully St Michael’s and All Angels Leafield, to give it it’s full title,- whilst having fun enjoying our beautiful countryside with friends and family. Sponsor forms, advice for participants and lists of Churches open […] Read more »

July 22nd, 2016

Household Waste Recycling Centre Consultation

West Oxfordshire District Council is notifying residents of a second consultation being run by Oxfordshire County Council about its Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC). Last year Oxfordshire County Council consulted on proposals to reduce Oxfordshire’s seven Household Waste Recycling Centres down to three. This included a proposal to close Dix Pit, Stanton Harcourt, which is […] Read more »

July 22nd, 2016

Parish Council Meeting 27th July: 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 27 July 2016 Public Read more »

July 22nd, 2016

Finstock Ale Beer Festival: 9/10 September 2016

The Finstock Ale returns for a fourth year in 2016, sponsored by Howse & O’Reilly, electricians and Johns Cars of Oxford. With a great line up of beers, ciders, music and comedy – the perfect match! Friday 9 September sees the launch of the festival with Flock Comedy night from 7.30 pm, sponsored by international […] Read more »

July 6th, 2016

Leafield Art Competition: Reception

Wednesday, 13th July, 2016 1.45 – 3.00pm in the Village Hall See all the pictures of Leafield by Leafield artists aged 4 – 104. You are invited to the Reception where all the pictures will be on display, to have your say in which ones should be on permanent display in the Village Hall. To […] Read more »

June 29th, 2016

Leafield Primary School: Class 4 Enterprise Event

Class 4’s Enterprise Event will be held on Tuesday 4th July 3.30pm Open to all parents and pupils of Leafield Primary School.   Enterprise Flyer Read more »

June 28th, 2016

Leafield Parish: Recruitment of Parish Path Warden

Oxfordshire Area Ramblers are recruiting for a Parish Path Warden in Leafield: could you help? Please find a copy of the Ramblers Parish Path Wardens Guidelines here: Ramblers PPW Guidelines – April 2016 v5 For more information, contact Jim Parke on or 01865 730664 Read more »

June 28th, 2016

Police and Crime Commissioner Survey: seeking views on policing and crime

The Police and Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley would like your views on policing and crime. This Summer, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is seeking views from the residents of Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire on policing and crime.  This feedback will help inform the Police and Crime Plan which sets the […] Read more »

June 28th, 2016

Morris Dancing at The Fox Inn, Saturday 16th July

Ducklington Morris Dancers will be joined by several other Morris Groups (up to eighty individuals) as they make their way around several Cotswold villages on Saturday, 16th July 2016.  Badger, the Squire of Ducklington Morris (who many of you will know from The Skeptics A Capella Trio) has kindly invited the Oxfordshire STARS team to […] Read more »

June 24th, 2016

Parish Council Meeting 29th June: 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 29 June 2016 Public   Read more »

June 21st, 2016

Wychwood Walk – this Sunday 26th June

Starts at Five Ash gate at bottom of Hatchings Lane 2.00pm – 4.30pm 2km and 5km circuit Raising funds for the school and preschool Sorry, No Dogs Read more »

June 21st, 2016

Academy Options for Leafield C.E. Primary School: Presentation and FAQ

14th June 2016 Dear Parents and Carers, Re: Academy Options for Leafield C.E. Primary School Thank you to the small number of parents who attended the meeting on Monday evening with Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust. As you know, the governing body have voted to formally register an interest in becoming an academy with the Oxford […] Read more »

June 15th, 2016

Marie Curie Cancer Care Events coming soon!

Marie Curie Quiz Night, Wednesday, 29th June 2016, 7.30 p.m. for 8.00 p.m. start at The Oxfordshire Yeoman Pub, 172 Wroslyn Road, Freeland, Witney, Oxon  OX29 8AQ   Don’t worry if there’s only a couple of you as we can make up teams on the night!  Entry is just £3 per person with all proceeds […] Read more »

June 10th, 2016

WODC Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment 2016

WODC is currently in the process of producing a Strategic Housing Land and Economic Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA). This is a technical piece of evidence which considers the suitability of various parcels of land across the District for housing and employment use.  It does not allocate sites – that is the role of the Local […] Read more »

June 10th, 2016

Mobile Library service in Oxfordshire to cease from September

We have been informed that, regretfully, the mobile library service in Oxfordshire will cease to operate in September. This difficult decision was taken by Oxfordshire Libraries in February following extensive public consultation on proposals to make huge financial savings across all county council services. As a result of reductions in the money the council receives from […] Read more »

June 7th, 2016

Academy Options for Leafield C.E. Primary School

1st June 2016 ODST meeting letter to Stakeholders June 2016 Dear Parents and Carers, Re: Academy Options for Leafield C.E. Primary School As we are sure you are aware following the recent White Paper from the Secretary of State for Education, the government intends for all schools to become academies in the coming years. Whilst […] Read more »

June 5th, 2016

Catch up on the Countryside with CPRE

Catch up on the Countryside Join the Campaign to Protect Rural England for a round up of news about our local countryside, and the story of one rural business. On Saturday 2nd July, both the CPRE West Oxfordshire District and Oxfordshire Branch AGMs will take place at Filkins Village Hall (at 2pm and 2.30pm respectively).  […] Read more »

June 3rd, 2016

Polling cards issued for EU Referendum

Polling cards for the EU Referendum on 23 June have been posted out to residents. Anyone who has not received a card by 25 May is recommended to call 01993 861410 or fill in the general inquiry form online to check whether they are registered. Those who are not currently registered to vote can still […] Read more »
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