News

December 21st, 2015

Planning inspector’s initial findings published

West Oxfordshire District Council has received the initial findings of the Planning Inspector following the Local Plan examination held in November. The Planning Inspector, Simon Emerson, was appointed by the Secretary of State to determine whether or not the emerging West Oxfordshire Local Plan 2031 was ‘sound’ in light of the representations received and national […] Read more »

December 20th, 2015

Resubmitted Application for Leafield Technical Centre Langley Witney Oxfordshire OX29 9EF

An application for Change of use from office to 159 Apartments has been resubmitted under reference number 15/04168/PN56. Comments can be submitted on-line to West Oxfordshire District Council at http://publicaccess.westoxon.gov.uk/ . The deadline for comments is Thursday 24th December. Read more »

December 16th, 2015

New West Oxfordshire Design Guide SPD – Second External Consultation

A new West Oxfordshire Design Guide has been drafted, and was subject to initial 6-week external consultation fromMonday 17 August to Wednesday 30 September 2015. Following this, a number of amendments were made to the draft Design Guide. The District Council is now inviting comments on any aspect of the amended draft Design Guide, which […] Read more »

December 11th, 2015

Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor

Please click on the link to view the notice Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor Please email the Clerk, Sharon Henley on leafieldparishcouncil@outlook.com if you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor.   Read more »

December 11th, 2015

Festive waste and recycling information

As we head into the festive season, West Oxfordshire District Council is reminding residents to recycle as much as possible and look out for changes to bin collection dates. It’s one of the most wasteful times of year and the Council is encouraging everyone to recycle all of their extra waste, from cards and wrapping […] Read more »

December 11th, 2015

Green light for pioneering rural broadband project

West Oxfordshire is set to become one of the first districts in the country to have full coverage of superfast broadband across all rural areas, as details of an investment programme are formally announced today. The pioneering project, managed by Cotswolds Broadband, will cover the most rural and hard-to-reach areas enabling all homes and businesses […] Read more »

December 7th, 2015

Do you recognise anyone in this photo of Leafield from the 1930s?

Mrs Maycock has sent us the photo below which was taken in Leafield around the 1930’s.  She is researching her Ancestors and would be interested to know if anyone has any ideas or recognises anyone in the photo who could be from the Ferriman, Baker or Shayler families.  If you can help please email Mrs Maycock at brendamaycock@hotmail.co.uk. Read more »

December 2nd, 2015

Rescheduled Parish Council Meeting now on Tues 8th Dec

Last week’s Council meeting unfortunately had to be postponed but has been rescheduled for 8th Dec – please see agenda:   Agenda 8th Dec 2015-Public Notice Read more »

November 27th, 2015

Urgent request for new Parish Councillors

Leafield Parish Council urgently needs more councillors! If you would like to represent your village we would be very pleased to hear from you.  A description of the role is available on the Parish Council Info pages of this website. For further information please contact the Clerk, Sharon Henley, on 07926 499772 or email leafieldparishcouncil@outlook.com. Read more »

November 20th, 2015

Lantern Procession & Switching on of Christmas Lights on 3rd Dec

Leafield School will be holding their second annual lantern procession around the village on Thursday 3rd December, leaving the school at 5pm.  This year, the procession has been planned to coincide with switching on the Christmas tree lights on The Green and carol singing also. The whole village is invited to join in. Read more »

November 18th, 2015

Country Houses required for Channel 4 Series

I am writing from Betty, an award-winning television production company, regarding the second series we are making for Channel 4 about country houses. We produce highly acclaimed programmes for all the major broadcasters, including ‘Country House Rescue’,‘Shopgirls: The True Story of Life Behind the Counter’ and ‘Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs’.  We are currently contacting owners of beautiful period houses across Britain and wanted to ask if you might be […] Read more »

November 13th, 2015

High-speed Broadband Arrives in Leafield!

Update below from the  Better Broadband for Oxfordshire Team at Oxfordshire County Council  As part of the Better Broadband for Oxfordshire programme, a fibre-enabled cabinet is now live and ready to take orders in Leafield. This means that 360 residents and businesses in the parish will be able to request an upgrade to fibre-enabled broadband […] Read more »

November 13th, 2015

News & Events from Oxfordshire Stars

EVENTS COMING UP... Please kindly spread the word about our events. Supporting those with a terminal illness is so important as sadly we will all know someone who will experience cancer on our journey through life. So, please… ‘show a little LOVE’, and come along to join in the fun and raise funds for this […] Read more »

November 9th, 2015

Hearing dates set for Local Plan Examination

West Oxfordshire District Council’s Local Plan examination is underway and dates are set for two separate hearing sessions. The first session dealing with strategic matters will begin at 10am on Monday 23 November and will run until Thursday 26 November. The second examination session will begin on Wednesday 3 February 2016. All hearing sessions will […] Read more »

November 9th, 2015

Aladdin – the Pantomime

On Thursday 19th, Friday 20th and Saturday 21st November “Aladdin” hits Charlbury Memorial Hall.  Charlbury Amateur Dramatic Society (CADS) is proud to present this fun filled family pantomime at 7:30pm every evening (doors open at 7pm) with a 2pm matinee on the Saturday as well. Come and see if Aladdin will be able to win […] Read more »

November 9th, 2015

Logs for Labour is on again!

Would you like free firewood, or do you have a woodland that needs managing? The Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment’s “Logs for Labour” programme aims to promote sustainable use of firewood by running events where volunteers help to manage woodlands in return for logs. The events run most weekends in the winter, are about 3 hours […] Read more »

November 6th, 2015

Residents asked for views on waste and recycling collections

Residents in West Oxfordshire are being asked for comments about their household waste and recycling collections to help the Council plan for any future changes.   A short survey asks residents for their views about the containers they use, the types of materials that are collected for recycling and how they use the service.   […] Read more »

November 4th, 2015

Leafield Fireworks Night – Sat 7th November

Event at Leafield Playing Field. Come along to our annual firework night raising money for Cancer Research and MacMillian Nurses. Gates open 6:30pm for the fireworks to start at 7:30pm.Live mudic from The Charley Alan Band along with a BBQ, Bar and Raffle, fun for all the family! Adults £5Children £1For any info please contact Joanne Williams […] Read more »

November 4th, 2015

Climate Change in the Charlbury Area – Message from a Local Resident

At a meeting on 22 October 2015, local residents came up with a 3-pronged approach to mobilising action on climate change in the Charlbury area. 1. Get the conversation going – we all know that climate change is happening and something needs to be done to stop it. But how far have things gone, and […] Read more »

November 2nd, 2015

Please help to keep our Play Area Tidy

Significant amounts of litter are being dropped around the play area and skatepark.  Please help to keep this area safe to use and looking clean and tidy by placing litter in the bins or taking it home. Thank you for your consideration.     Read more »
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