Welcome to Leafield
Right on the edge of the Cotswolds, Leafield is only 18 miles north-west of Oxford, and five miles from Chalbury railway station. With 330 households, and a total population of just over 800, Leafield is both remote, up on the windy highground between Witney and Charlbury; and connected, with easy access to both Oxford and London.
Until the 1850′s Leafield was surrounded by the ancient royal forest of Wychwood. The village centres on the Green, with the picturesque school in the middle. The tall spire of St Michael and All Angels’ Church, designed in 1859 by Sir George Gilbert Scott, is a distinctive feature on the horizon for many miles around.
Leafield Parish Council is scheduled to have an ordinary Election in May 2015. This means any candidate who would like to be a Councillor for the next term must submit a Nomination Paper to West Oxfordshire District Council by 9th April 2015. Nomination papers will be available from the Parish Clerk, and more details regarding […] »
West Oxfordshire residents are reminded that they only have until the end of March to take up an offer of up to 100% funding support for loft and cavity wall insulation Insulating loft and exterior walls reduces energy costs by containing warmth within the home. Savings can be hundreds of pounds each year. On average, […] »
Leafield Parish Council have the following vacancies – please contact us if you are interested! Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (Maternity Cover 12 months) Applications are invited for the position of Clerk and Financial Responsible Officer to Leafield Parish Council on a 12 month Maternity Contract. This is a part-time position for 15 hours […] »
Village Hall 10am – noon. Leafield Guides, Evergreens and Burford School Uganda Link are joining forces to provide this event. Wonderful cakes, great tea and coffee and a friendly welcome guaranteed. Raffle, cards, spring plants, games and puzzles for sale too. »