News Archive Frequent Questions, new answers 14 Jan (Neighbourhood Planning)Our FAQ may help you understand the complex and fast-changing environment in which our Neighbourhood Plan is being prepared. Another Garden Village 13 Jan (Neighbourhood Planning)Just as one Garden Village gets Government blessing, another is revealed. Totally Unconvinced 12 Jan (Eynsham Village)Charles Mathew, County Councillor for Eynsham, is “totally unconvinced” by Oxfordshire CC's proposed Park & Ride and bus lane 2016 Rotary Roundup 11 Jan (Rotary Club of Eynsham)An overview of the activities and events that Rotary Club of Eynsham has enjoyed in the last year. GreenTEA A40 consultation response 9 Jan (GreenTEA)Our committee has submitted a joint response to the current A40 transport consultation. Local Green Spaces 6 Jan (Eynsham Village)Your chance to help protect a few small, familiar patches from development - please respond by 31 January! Garden Village Update 6 Jan (Neighbourhood Planning)Central government support for a local Garden Village should be very positive for Eynsham. Park & Ride Consultation 4 Jan (Eynsham Parish Council)The Parish Council reaction to OCC proposals for an Eynsham P&R and A40 bus lane is now online. Still time to have your say! Looking forward ... 3 Jan (Eynsham Carers' Group)Happy new year from Eynsham Carers Group Feeling the cold? 16 Dec 2016 (GreenTEA)GreenTEA offer a free thermal imaging survey which can help identify ways to improve the thermal comfort of your home. WODC Local Plan - last few days 13 Dec 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)Deadline for your comments on WODC's Local Plan is 23 December. Fruitlands Latest 12 Dec 2016 (Planning Committee)The Planning Committee has raised a very lengthy list of objections to Pye's latest proposal for this site "The Linesmen" unveiling 11 Dec 2016 (Footpaths Committee)Sue Osborne reports on official opening of the new sculpture on the Wharf Stream Way. Santa comes to Town 4 Dec 2016 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)Santa will be making his visit to Eynsham and local villages over the next couple of weeks with Rotary Club members helping him Respond to WODC's Draft Local Plan 4 Dec 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)WODC's Local Plan now adds 3200 new houses to Eynsham, more than doubling the village. Here is a guide to help you respond. ECC Christmas Carols Concert 1 Dec 2016 (Eynsham Community Choir)Join Eynsham Community Choir Christmas carol BIG-sing. Raising funds for Eynsham Day Centre, Thurs 8 December, 8pm, St Leonards Home-Made Soup Needed! 1 Dec 2016 (Gatehouse Volunteers)Can you imagine a better use for your favourite recipe? Eynsham Firefighters Roll of honour 30 Nov 2016 (Eynsham Fire Station)We are hoping to honour crews at Eynsham fire station with a memorial Yes, Prime Minister 30 Nov 2016 (Bartholomew Players)A female PM at loggerheads with EU counterparts, a sinking pound and cabinet colleagues plotting: we couldn't possibly comment. Pavements are for People - Latest 21 Nov 2016 (Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG))A message from Sgt Liz Bell on double parking, pavement parking, etc. around the village Neighbourhood Plan Day Maps 19 Nov 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)Here are the maps we displayed at the Neighbourhood Plan Day on November 19th. Carnival Lives On! 11 Nov 2016 (Carnival Committee)Following a recent appeal to the residents of Eynsham for volunteers, we are delighted to announce a great response Neighbourhood Plan Day 10 Nov 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)A day-long drop-in session for you to ask us questions about the Neighbourhood Plan and make comments : Saturday 19 November Babies enjoy group too! 9 Nov 2016 (Busy Bees Baby & Toddler Group)Our group is not just for toddlers, babies can enjoy coming too. Your Parish Council 9 Nov 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)Minutes of the latest meeting include objections to new proposals for 77 dwellings at Eynsham Nursery and Plant Centre WARNING: Dropbox Phishing Scam 6 Nov 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)You may get an email apparently from someone you know, asking you to open a file on Dropbox WODC Parking Strategy - Have Your Say 1 Nov 2016 (Eynsham Village)The District Council invites your views on a range of parking proposals by Monday 14 November. Your Questions Answered 31 Oct 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)We have so many comments that we cannot reply to them all. Instead, here are answers to the most frequently asked questions. Local History is Awesome 31 Oct 2016 (Eynsham Record)The settlement of Eynsham might appear innocent, but it has a thrilling history of crime and armed combat ... Out for Consultation 26 Oct 2016 (Eynsham Village)WODC now proposes 2,200 homes at a Garden Village north of Eynsham PLUS an urban extension of 1,000 homes to the west. Roadworks - Central Eynsham 24 Oct 2016 (Eynsham Village)Mill Street and Hanborough Road will be controlled by traffic signals later in the week. Avoid driving along here if you can! Half Term Hols 21 Oct 2016 (Busy Bees Baby & Toddler Group)We've broken up for half term now, but we'll be back and open again on Wednesday 2nd November. Looking forward to meeting you! Polar to the rescue! 21 Oct 2016 (Eynsham Primary School PTA)Warm words for a local backer from Eynsham Primary School PTA Meeting Oxford City ‘Unmet Need’ 18 Oct 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)A response from Giles Hughes of West Oxfordshire District Council on Oxford City's unmet housing need. Charity Race Night 17 Oct 2016 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)Rotary Club of Eynsham held a very successful evening "at the Races" on Friday 14th October. New Proposals for Fruitlands 17 Oct 2016 (Eynsham Village)Pye Homes opens a public consultation for six new bungalows at Fruitlands today Duke Of Edingburgh 10 Oct 2016 (Army Cadets - Eynsham Detachment)Duke of Edinburgh Madness There and Back Again 10 Oct 2016 (Eynsham Village)The latest incarnation of the Lower Windrush Comet will run every Tuesday only. Questionnaire deadline extended. 8 Oct 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)Turnout on October 5th was amazing, indicating a huge interest; collection boxes will remain open until the end of October. Calling all Men of Eynsham 6 Oct 2016 (Eynsham Morris)Have fun, keep fit and make new friends! Please come and join your village Morris Dance side. Eynsham Morris Workshops 6 Oct 2016 (Eynsham Morris)If you would like to be part of this local tradition, why not join us Tuesday evenings - 9 till closing - The Newlands, Eynsham Duke of Edinburgh award Mad 3 Oct 2016 (Army Cadets - Eynsham Detachment)Bronze and Silver Duke Of Edinburgh awards. Smart Thinking 3 Oct 2016 (Eynsham Library)A self-service scheme is being introduced at Eynsham library, with access to services and study space at evenings and weekends. Skate Park Rejuvenation 2 Oct 2016 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)Opening of Eynsham's new skate park Website Briefing 28 Sep 2016 (Communications Committee)For those unable to attend yesterday evening, it's only just beginning ... Conclusion of Audit 26 Sep 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)Parish Council accounts for 2015/2016 are now available for inspection - please contact the Clerk to arrange a viewing Snaps from the Show 25 Sep 2016 (Eynsham Village Show)New classes, new talent and lots of ingenuity - winner lists to follow soon. Grants for Groups 18 Sep 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)The Parish Council allocates £2500 a year in grants to local voluntary organisations. Deadline for 2017-8 grants is 21 October. Neighbourhood Plan Updated 11 Sep 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)In response to the Garden Village proposal and other changed circumstances, the Eynsham Neighbourhood Plan has been updated New term, new fabric and stitches 6 Sep 2016 (Creative Embroidery Group)Fantasy Landscape project Come and Sing with Us! 1 Sep 2016 (Eynsham Choral Society (ECS))ECS is starting to prepare for the Christmas concert. New members are very welcome, no auditions necessary. Garden Village details published 21 Aug 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)WODC has published its "Expression of Interest" in a 2200 home Garden Village just north of the A40 at Eynsham. Your Parish Council 15 Aug 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)Minutes of the latest meeting include extensive reservations about Polar Technology proposals for land off Old Station Way. Back to the Drawing Board 3 Aug 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)Planning Inspectorate ruling against the District Council gives go-ahead for 77 dwellings at Eynsham Garden Centre Save Our Carnival! 2 Aug 2016 (Carnival Committee)A message to all Eynsham residents. If you want Carnival to continue, please read on ... The Class List is Out! 1 Aug 2016 (Eynsham Village Show)Time to get ahead of the competition for Eynsham Village Show: Saturday 24 September will be along in no time. Desperate Times 31 Jul 2016 (1st Eynsham Scout Group)Eynsham Scout Group is in grave danger of being closed. An urgent appeal from Trevor Winstone - please get in touch! You Saw it Here First 27 Jul 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)A tablet-friendly / smartphone-friendly village website opens here today, thanks to Parish Council funding Summer is Icumen In? 21 Jul 2016 (Eynsham Community Choir)A summer concert in St Leonard’s Church devised by Eynsham Community Choir - Steve Parrinder reports. Wharf Stream Way Update 18 Jul 2016 (Footpaths Committee)Local artist Godfrey Phillips has been commissioned to carve a wooden sculpture for the old railway line. Sue Osborne reports Eynsham Futures 17 Jul 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)Eynsham’s Neighbourhood Plan is now ready for your comments - please tell us what you think! Household Waste Recycling 15 Jul 2016 (Eynsham Village)A consultation on OCC proposals is now online and closes on 11 August The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 14 Jul 2016 (Fishponds Committee)It is so very disappointing to see such thoughtlessness when people take a lot of time & effort to make things nice for others Long Live the Shirt Race! 8 Jul 2016 (Eynsham Shirt Race)“An excellent turn-out as always” says Chairman Peter Shrimpton Hanging Basket Competition 2 Jul 2016 (Eynsham Flower Festival)There could only be one winner ... Dummy joins Tough Mudder Team 28 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Fire Station)Eynsham firefighters have stepped up their training for the Cirencester extreme obstacle course Recycling Update 28 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Village)Residents will soon be able to put most recycling items currently placed in black boxes into a single wheelie bin. A taxing question for David Cameron 23 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Cricket Club)ECC have been landed with a £35,344.47 VAT bill from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs Say it with Flowers 20 Jun 2016 (Eynsham in Bloom)Sandra Jinks reports on presentation of Eynsham In Bloom awards at the Community Day on 18 June Holiday Fun at Eynsham Library 19 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Library)Are you ready for a marvellous, splendiferous and mischievous reading challenge this summer? August Oasis 17 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Village)Bookings are now being taken for this year's 3-day Oasis for Senior Citizens Clive Stone MBE (1947-2016) 16 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Village)A service of thanksgiving for the life of Clive Stone was held in St Leonard's Church today Public Accountability 9 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)Eynsham Parish Council Internal Audit and Governance Statement 2015-16 is now available for inspection Eynsham Nursery & Plant Centre 8 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)Four significant, separate developments have been proposed to the west of Eynsham recently Eynsham Open Gardens 2016 8 Jun 2016 (Eynsham in Bloom)A welcome return for a village institution on 11-12 June, as a wide variety of gardens open in aid of local charities Day Centre Fashion Show 6 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Village)The fashion show held on 18 May was a great success. The performance by Bladon Children’s choir was excellent too. Eynsham in Bloom 4 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Village)After initial assessment of every house and business in the village, and final judging on 2 June, here is the list of winners. Bus service cuts effective 20 July 1 Jun 2016 (Eynsham Village)Stagecoach announces a reprieve for route 11 Oxford - Witney but route 18 will be discontinued Planning News 31 May 2016 (Planning Committee)Draft minutes from last week's Committee meeting are now online, including 3 objections. Land to West of Fruitlands 24 May 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)JA Pye's appeal against refusal of the Fruitlands development was dismissed today. RIP Penny Noel 23 May 2016 (Eynsham Village)The local community was saddened to hear of Penny’s sudden death last month. Wharf Stream Update 21 May 2016 (Wharf Stream Team)David Miller offers yet another reason for a visit to this quiet corner of the village Another good read 18 May 2016 (Eynsham News Group)Your annual round-up from the Eynsham News team ECPS Needs You! 18 May 2016 (Eynsham Community Primary School)Eynsham Community Primary School currently has a vacancy for a governor. Artweeks in Eynsham 18 May 2016 (Eynsham Village)Discover works of art created by the talented folk of this lovely village! Jane Tomlinson has a map to help you plan your visit Investing in the A40 17 May 2016 (Eynsham Village)Oxfordshire County Council Cabinet meets on 24 May to review 2015 consultation responses and long-term recommendations Station Road 16 May 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)Gladman’s appeal against refusal of outline planning consent was dismissed by the Government Inspector today End of the line for buses 15 May 2016 (Eynsham Village)The 11 and 18 buses through Eynsham are expected to stop running in July, says Cllr Dennis Stukenbroeker. Eynsham Elections 6 May 2016 (Eynsham Village)An update from the District Council elections held on Thursday 5 May 2016 Primary School Parade 6 May 2016 (Eynsham Village)The annual procession round the village yesterday: another great community occasion, captured by local photographer Ian Wright Community Spirit 5 May 2016 (Eynsham Society)The Society has decided to provide an annual award for school pupils in the village. Annual Parish Meeting 2016 28 Apr 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)Draft Minutes from the public meeting held last Tuesday 26 April are now online Pavements are for People 26 Apr 2016 (Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG))A tougher approach to pavement parking is now in force: you have been warned They Work for You 22 Apr 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)This is your chance to find out what (almost) everyone who is anyone in the village has been doing on your behalf in 2015-16. A Sunday morning stroll 18 Apr 2016 (Eynsham Litter Pickers)Celia Davies takes her rubber gloves & bin bags along Cassington Road Check out our Video! 18 Apr 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)If decibel levels are a sound measure of success, then our public meeting on 16 April was a resounding one! Lord’s Farm renewed 18 Mar 2016 (Eynsham Heritage)Oxford Preservation Trust is working to restore Lord’s Farm here in Eynsham The English Sequel 3 Feb 2016 (Bartholomew Players)The Players have presented students of Bartholomew School with a share of the profit from California Suite. Expansion Issues & Options 21 Jan 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)Things are starting to hot up. We must look at all developments, including ones with enough houses to fund a new Primary School New Homes Uncertain 21 Jan 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)West Oxfordshire District Council’s long-delayed replacement for its existing local plan has suffered a further delay. Public Art Commission 14 Jan 2016 (Footpaths Committee)Announcing a new phase for Wharf Stream Way Be in at the Start 14 Jan 2016 (Communications Committee)Are you a regular visitor to Eynsham Online? Your feedback could be vital as we look to a smartphone and tablet-friendly site. Planning for 250-plus New Homes 25 Nov 2015 (Neighbourhood Planning)We need to be sure our views are not diverging from those of fellow residents, as we begin exploring a range of alternatives. The Results are In 18 Nov 2015 (Eynsham Parish Council)Parish Council vice-chairman Richard Andrews reports on the recent 20mph consultation: the verdict is clear. We got a certificate! 13 Nov 2015 (Footpaths Committee)Wharf Stream Way was recognised - in very prestigious company - at an Oxford Preservation Trust awards event today. A40 Improvements 8 Nov 2015 (Eynsham Village)The Parish Council has expressed its disappointment in OCC’s investment consultation. Churchyard Closure 5 Nov 2015 (Eynsham Parish Council)The need to find land for future burials has become more pressing in view of the latest update from St Leonard’s PCC. Have Your Say on Housing Needs 30 Oct 2015 (Neighbourhood Planning)The Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire is still online. Don’t miss the chance to have your say! Letter to The Editor 27 Oct 2015 (Neighbourhood Planning)The Neighbourhood Planning group has written to local newspapers in response to a BBC TV news item on Oxford's housing crisis Twenty is Plenty 5 Oct 2015 (Eynsham Parish Council)Cllr Richard Andrews puts the case for making Eynsham a 20mph zone, to see what support or opposition there may be. Did you miss it? 21 Sep 2015 (Eynsham Village Show)This year’s show saw brought the usual rush of entries to be judged and admired An Unusual Anniversary 24 Aug 2015 (Eynsham Society)We celebrated 800 years of ‘Newland’ on Saturday 5 September. Eleanor Chance explains how Newland Street got its name. Transport Subsidies 6 Aug 2015 (Eynsham Village)The Dial-a-Ride service and the 18 bus are again under threat from OCC budget cuts. Deadline for your response is 14 September. Traveller Encampment 28 Jul 2015 (Eynsham Parish Council)The travellers on Chilbridge Road are now on bridleway 206/31 beyond the A40, just west of Woodstock Car Sales & Kingsley Cars. The Story So Far 5 Jul 2015 (Neighbourhood Planning)Eynsham Neighbourhood Plan 2031 in progress - the Steering Group reports. You can print the pdf if you prefer. Walk this Way 16 Jun 2015 (Footpaths Committee)Heather McCulloch has more news from Wharf Stream Way. Eynsham Record 30 15 Jun 2015 (Eynsham Record)Volume 30 (2013) of the Eynsham Record marks a transfer of responsibility. New Community Links 10 Jun 2015 (Neighbourhood Planning)A report from Eynsham Neighbourhood Planning group on Community Day 2015. We had a great time! Eynsham Pavilion Goes Solar 2 Jun 2015 (Sports Pavilion)Hard on the heels of the Village Hall, Eynsham Sports Pavilion now has a solar PV system on its roof, donated by Solarcentury. Now We Are Two 18 May 2015 (Eynsham News Group)Another annual round-up from the Eynsham News team. Do keep the stories coming, we love to hear from you! Never a Dull Moment 13 May 2015 (Eynsham Parish Council)If you would like to get more involved in decisions that affect the village, why not join the Parish Council? Winning isn't Everything 8 May 2015 (Eynsham Shirt Race)Village newbie Lucy Gibbs sits down for a beer and a chat about Eynsham Shirt Race with Alan Craft. Late Night Takeaways 9 Apr 2015 (Eynsham Parish Council)Application to WODC licensing committee was withdrawn today following a series of objections, including the Parish Council’s. Eynsham Futures Launch 6 Apr 2015 (Neighbourhood Planning)We had a very successful event over Friday-Saturday 20-21 March with 186 people visiting us and a real buzz in the Village Hall Eynsham Car Scheme 3 Apr 2015 (Eynsham Village)David Miller hands in a final report before moving on ... Connecting Oxfordshire 1 Apr 2015 (Eynsham Village)The Parish Council has a hard-hitting response to the Local Transport Plan consultation A new dawn 30 Mar 2015 (Eynsham Cricket Club)Patrick Arnold reports on the season ahead New Assessment Centre 18 Mar 2015 (Planning Committee)Planning approval has been granted for the centre south of Merton Court March of Progress 15 Mar 2015 (Eynsham News Group)This month’s Eynsham News may be the last one printed locally, as our one remaining printer consolidates its operations. Keeping Eynsham Tidy 5 Mar 2015 (Eynsham Parish Council)Parish Councillor Dennis Stukenbroeker wrote to Royal Mail about postmen dropping elastic bands all over the village. Late Night Takeaways 20 Feb 2015 (Eynsham Parish Council)The owner of the mobile trailer ‘Star Kebab’ has applied for a licence to sell burgers, kebabs, etc. from the Red Lion car park Witney Road Crossing 31 Jan 2015 (Eynsham Parish Council)OCC proposes to install a zebra crossing on Witney Road to provide a safe pedestrian facility for children at Bartholoew School Embracing Change 7 Jan 2015 (Neighbourhood Planning)With the whole Parish now officially designated as a Neighbourhood Area, Posy Parrinder looks ahead. Your Comments Please 31 Dec 2014 (Eynsham News Group)Many thanks to those who took the time to write in with their thoughts on Eynsham News - anonymous or not. Dog Waste and Litter Bins 14 Dec 2014 (Eynsham Village)Following a series of features (and complaints) on dog fouling ... The Big Chill 11 Dec 2014 (Eynsham Parish Council)The Parish Council has taken delivery of a large bag of road-grit for use on village pavements in case of ice or snow this year Station Road 5 Dec 2014 (Eynsham Parish Council)Representatives of Eynsham Parish Council and Gladman Developments met last month to discuss proposals for up to 49 houses Beyond Belief 3 Dec 2014 (Play Area Committee)A new climbing frame installed last month at Old Witney Road play area has been vandalised within days. Long Mead Orchard 30 Nov 2014 (Eynsham Village)Catriona Bass introduces a treasured County Wildlife Site and another triumph for local people Eynsham Futures 24 Nov 2014 (Neighbourhood Planning)The Parish Council has applied to West Oxfordshire to have the whole Parish of Eynsham designated as a Neighbourhood Area. New Assessment Centre 24 Oct 2014 (Eynsham Parish Council)Another chance to discuss OCC proposals for a new assessment centre for children at risk of coming into the care system Fly-tipping is No Joke 23 Oct 2014 (Eynsham Village)An update from Parish and District Councillor Peter Emery plus local residents’ views. Eynsham Record 29 21 Oct 2014 (Eynsham Record)Volume 29 (2012) of the Eynsham Record goes online today - raising more questions than it answers ... Winning Designs 15 Oct 2014 (Eynsham Day Centre)Designs by a group of older people will be carved into way-markers for a new Art Trail ... Against all the Odds 13 Oct 2014 (Eynsham Croquet Club)Another impressive year for Eynsham Croquet Club in 2014 reported by Tony Newport It’s Your Fault Now 13 Oct 2014 (Eynsham Parish Council)If you want a pothole fixed, you’ve now got to report it. Cllr Dennis Stukenbroeker explains. Churchyard Closure 13 Oct 2014 (Eynsham Parish Council)The Parish Council response to StLeonard’s Parochial Church Council is published here in full. Traveller Encampment 8 Oct 2014 (Eynsham Parish Council)Oxfordshire County Councillor Charles Mathew has an explanatory note about the site off Chilbridge Road Our First Ten Years 1 Oct 2014 (Bump to One)Looking back ... and looking forward. HOW Many New Houses? 27 Sep 2014 (Neighbourhood Planning)The Parish Council invites you to get involved in creating a Neighbourhood Plan. The consultation is open until 30 September. Churchyard Closure 22 Sep 2014 (Eynsham Parish Council)This statement from St Leonard’s Parochial Church Council was also published in September’s Eynsham News. Better Broadband 4 Sep 2014 (Eynsham Parish Council)You may have noticed a number of large green metal cabinets appearing in the village this year. These form part of a £25m ... Land to West of Fruitlands 10 Aug 2014 (Planning Committee)Last Tuesday’s meeting considered proposals for 21 dwellings on land to west of Fruitlands Wharf Stream Update 1 Aug 2014 (Wharf Stream Team)Otters and reed buntings make this so worthwhile. More helpers welcome! Fishponds Foray 18 Jul 2014 (Fishponds Committee)The 10th anniversary celebration for Eynsham Abbey Fishponds was a great success, thanks to willing help and wonderful weather. Volunteer of the Year 15 Jul 2014 (Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG))Recognition for our Chairman - would you like to join the team? It Could Be You 13 Jul 2014 (Eynsham Parish Council)The new defibrillator unit outside Eynsham Co-op could dramatically increase survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest Memories of 2014 5 Jul 2014 (Eynsham Shirt Race)The pictures speak for themselves but captions are always welcome ... Don’t risk a ticket ... 3 Jul 2014 (Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG))Park safe, park legal! A new leaflet from Eynsham NAG Fishponds Revisited 16 Jun 2014 (Fishponds Committee)Cllr Verity Hughes introduces Eynsham Fishponds Foray - Friday 18 July. Everyone is welcome. Fred Wright (1927-2014) 23 May 2014 (Eynsham Village)The village will be sorry to hear of Dr Wright's death on Saturday 3 May 2014 In the Spotlight 18 May 2014 (Eynsham News Group)A big thank you to all our advertisers and sponsors and to the Parish Council for supporting another year of Eynsham News Planning Matters 14 May 2014 (Planning Committee)Draft minutes from last week’s Planning Committee plus a review of all applications and decisions since October 2013 Try Something Different 1 May 2014 (Eynsham Village)Cowslips and may blossom, dandelions and elderflowers are too good to leave in the hedgerow, says Paul Hughes. Showcase for Eynsham 23 Apr 2014 (Communications Committee)The Parish Council is publishing a new Eynsham Directory this spring - look out for copies at the Community Open Day on 10 May. Gravel on Our Doorstep 4 Apr 2014 (Eynsham Parish Council)OCC’s draft plans for dealing with minerals and waste up to 2030 are open for consultation. Eynsham Skate Park 24 Mar 2014 (Eynsham Village)Parish Council hopes for a teenage shelter have been dashed for the time being but Harry Hunt is not giving up yet. Come Join the Crew! 11 Feb 2014 (Eynsham Fire Station)We are looking for people living or working in Eynsham who are seeking a fulfilling and rewarding part-time job Eynsham Weddings 9 Feb 2014 (Eynsham History Group)The exhibition at St Leonard’s Church this Friday and Saturday - to coincide with Valentine’s Day - will bring back memories. Pavilion Update 16 Jan 2014 (Eynsham Cricket Club)Allen Stevens reports solid progress towards the dream. Eynsham in Transition 15 Jan 2014 (GreenTEA)Stephen Yeo, GreenTEA Chairman 2009-2013, reviews the group’s first five years. Brian Atkins (1937-2013) 10 Jan 2014 (Eynsham Village)Pat Atkins recalls her husband - The History Man Be Safe, Be Seen 18 Dec 2013 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)A masterclass in community collaboration, lots of fun for all the children and several prizes too. The year in pictures, 2013 4 Dec 2013 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)You can have no idea what Rotary get up to! Come along and see for yourself ... Lost Walk - New Challenge 27 Nov 2013 (Footpaths Committee)Can you restore a circular walk by simply sharing memories? Sue Osborne invites your help. Taste of the High Life 18 Nov 2013 (Eynsham Village)The noisy but elegant VC10, nicknamed Queen of the Skies, was finally retired last September. Sue Chapman records her memories. Activities for all 18 Nov 2013 (Eynsham News Group)And accessible all-age activity, created by Alice Walker in conjunction with the Eynsham News Gravel Watch 6 Nov 2013 (Eynsham Parish Council)An update from County Councillor Charles Mathew, who is a member of OCC's Cabinet Advisory Group on Minerals Croquet Triumphs 25 Oct 2013 (Eynsham Croquet Club)Tony Newport delivers an end of summer report for the Golf Croquet Section Still on a Journey 16 Sep 2013 (Eynsham News Group)The latest issue of “Eynsham News” has had an eventful ride. Better Broadband 4 Sep 2013 (Eynsham Parish Council)The County Council has awarded a contract to BT to bring superfast broadband to much of rural Oxfordshire. Paul Wilding reports Introducing ... 3 Sep 2013 (Eynsham Community Primary School)Ian Moore is very excited about taking over as headteacher Blackberry and elderberry cordial 30 Aug 2013 (Seasonal Recipes)This delicious autumn recipe was devised by my lovely neighbour Tricia Leopold, who has spent the last few weeks gathering ... Another Great Year 6 Jul 2013 (Eynsham Shirt Race)More great photos from Ian White - and John Richards recorded the race from start to finish, for yet another Cinema screening Wharf Stream Update 20 Apr 2013 (Wharf Stream Team)The Wharf Stream Team - David, Richard and Wilf - have been at it again. Eynsham Record 28 18 Apr 2013 (Eynsham Record)Another issue of the Eynsham Record goes online today. Green Travel News 4 Apr 2013 (Eynsham Village)A new map of cycle, pedestrian and public transport routes; and more cycle stands around the village Rotary News 4 Apr 2013 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)A ‘snap shot’ of the Rotary Club’s involvement locally and abroad, with a special report on the Kilifi clean water project Shape of Things to Come 23 Mar 2013 (Eynsham News Group)The emerging Eynsham News Group ran a short survey in February, to test the continuing need for a printed newsletter Eynsham News - get involved 1 Mar 2013 (Eynsham News Group)A comprehensive community-based Eynsham News is set to launch in April - make it work for you! Keith Green (1940-2013) 7 Feb 2013 (Eynsham Village)Eynsham has had its fair share of charismatic characters who add a special spark to village life ... Rotary Roundup 2012 4 Jan 2013 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)We concluded another year with two further events to help raise funds for local and Rotary charities. Harold Jerred reports Pavilion Award 5 Dec 2012 (Sports Pavilion)Eynsham Parish Council has succeeded in its bid for a grant to refurbish the kitchen at the Sports Pavilion on Oxford Road. Eynsham Roundabout 1 Dec 2012 (Eynsham Village)The Christmas issue of this newsletter, produced by the three local churches, will be the last in its present form. Wharf Stream Update 17 Nov 2012 (Wharf Stream Team)high water levels be blowed, there's work to be done. David, Richard and Wilf have been at it again. Solar Celebration 14 Sep 2012 (Eynsham Village Hall)Prime Minister and local MP David Cameron opened a pioneering community solar PV scheme at Eynsham Village Hall today. Grass Roots Cup 8 Sep 2012 (Eynsham Croquet Club)Congratulations to one of our newer members, Tony Newport, who went through to the national final and won the cup! Win Goody (1916-2012) 27 Jul 2012 (Eynsham Village)A valued member of Eynsham Arts Group, former editor of Eynsham Roundabout and striking presence to the end. It Doesn't Add Up 11 Jul 2012 (Eynsham Village)Deadline for your comment on Oxfordshire County Council mineral and waste plans to 2030 is noon on Monday 16 July The Wet One 7 Jul 2012 (Eynsham Shirt Race)Running or riding, we all had a load of fun - who cares about a spot of rain? Wharf Stream Update 1 Jul 2012 (Wharf Stream Team)More challenges, feedback, plans for the future - David Miller reports The Jubilee Beacon 4 Jun 2012 (Eynsham Village)The beacon on St Leonard’s tower is lit at 22:20. Thanks to Eynsham Fire crew for installation and all who shared their snaps. Wharf Stream Rises 1 May 2012 (Wharf Stream Team)Wharf Stream in flood; hedge laying and earth moving. Eynsham Record 27 18 Apr 2012 (Eynsham Record)Volume 27 (2010) of the Eynsham Record goes online today. George Adams (1916-2012) 12 Apr 2012 (Eynsham Village)A man of kindness and thoughtful encouragement who blossomed in retirement Planning Committee 15 Mar 2012 (Planning Committee)Draft minutes now online include earlier applications and their outcome at WODC Rhubarb & orange meringue pie 1 Mar 2012 (Seasonal Recipes)Who can possibly resist those first pink shoots of rhubarb that are pushing themselves through the soil at the moment? Christmas cake 18 Nov 2011 (Seasonal Recipes)Why not cook up your Christmas gifts this year? A gift you have cooked yourself with the best ingredients possible is better .. RIP Mervyn Harris 12 Oct 2011 (Eynsham Village)Former family butcher Mervyn Harris passed away last Friday. The funeral will take place on Wednesday 12 October ... Eynsham Fruit Festival 24 Sep 2011 (GreenTEA)Eynsham Market Square, autumn 2011 - the setting for a community event with a difference, to prove that free food is fun. Lamb cutlets with mulberry sauce 7 Aug 2011 (Seasonal Recipes)This year the mulberry harvest is about as good as it can get. These sweet purple fruits are simply packed with juice. Hedgehog bread rolls 2 Jul 2011 (Seasonal Recipes)Invented in honour of Alice's Day but popular all year round Gravel Threat Fades? 26 May 2011 (Eynsham Parish Council)Hansons have notified us that they intend to withdraw their application for gravel extraction in the Cassington / Eynsham area Cycle Parking Upgrade 18 May 2011 (Eynsham Parish Council)Eynsham is in line for several new installations as a follow-up to a recent audit. The full report is attached Young Visitors 13 May 2011 (St Leonard's Church Hall)A visitor guide with a difference, starting from Eynsham Lock but approaching the village sights from a child's perspective This Cycling Life 19 Apr 2011 (Eynsham Village)The bicycle is rapidly becoming the coolest way to get around in Eynsham. Reflections drawn from a GreeenTEA 'challenge' event. Eynsham Record 26 7 Apr 2011 (Eynsham Record)Volume 26 (2009) of the Eynsham Record goes online today. A New Archaeological Trail 30 Mar 2011 (Eynsham Heritage)St Peter’s Church has commissioned a new archaeological trail to help us visualise the scale and complexity of Eynsham Abbey New Houses for Local People 25 Mar 2011 (Eynsham Village)This shared ownership development of 40 affordable homes for local people was the occasion of much rejoicing. Gravel Extraction 24 Feb 2011 (Eynsham Parish Council)The County Council's draft minerals strategy faces a number of challenges New Flood Map 22 Feb 2011 (Eynsham Village)A revised flood map for Eynsham shows some areas at reduced risk, and some removed altogether. Autumn Walks 3 Nov 2010 (Communications Committee)The Communications Committee is arranging for installation of a new map and notice board at Eynsham Lock Eynsham Mysteries 24 Oct 2010 (Eynsham Village)Reports from a community arts festival of drama, story telling, dance, music and more, performed on 24-27 November 2010 Low Carbon Living 16 Oct 2010 (Eynsham Village)Reflections drawn from Eynsham Apple Festival 2010 – a packed programme for growers, cooks and consumers. The Big Dig 30 Sep 2010 (Fishponds Committee)Uncovering the archaeological secrets of the Fishponds - Verity Hughes reports Woods on Your Doorstep 13 Sep 2010 (Eynsham Society)To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Millennium Wood, the Eynsham Society invited everyone to join a walk around it. Eynsham Mill Walk 31 Aug 2010 (Footpaths Committee)A three mile circular walk, passing through the picturesque grounds of Eynsham Mill Stuffed courgettes with cheese 18 Aug 2010 (Seasonal Recipes)A popular recipe for August - round courgettes deserve this special treatment Eynsham Pavements 11 Aug 2010 (Eynsham Village)Chris Caudle reports on local footways / pavements in relation to elderly or disabled people, or scooter or wheelchair users Same Time, Same Place 3 Jul 2010 (Eynsham Shirt Race)The (in)famous Eynsham Shirt Race, curated this time by Suzy Prior Sand and Gravel 7 May 2010 (Eynsham Parish Council)A discrepancy between local and nation allocation calls for urgent response The Eynsham Cookbook 4 May 2010 (Eynsham Enterprises)The long-awaited Eynsham Cookbook was launched on May Bank Holiday Monday, following endorsement by local MP David Cameron Everyone Welcome! 3 May 2010 (Play Area Committee)The gates finally open at Dovehouse "Come and Play" - formerly Wytham View Play Area - on Friday 7 May Country Action Team 1 May 2010 (Fishponds Committee)Levelling a section of path with help from David Cameron - Verity Hughes reports Echo in Transition 31 Mar 2010 (Communications Committee)Expect some changes in future issues of your Parish Council newsletter, following a reader survey and wider discussions. Eynsham Record 25 18 Mar 2010 (Eynsham Record)The latest issue of the Eynsham Record to go online Charles Allan Caine (1930-2010) 1 Mar 2010 (Eynsham Village)Thanks to Brian Atkins for this first obituary. St Leonard's Churchyard 10 Feb 2010 (Eynsham Village)Maintenance matters and burial space: a visit as the snowdrops emerge Eynsham Record 24 8 Feb 2010 (Eynsham Record)The latest issue of Eynsham History Group's journal to go online Rabbit Pie 9 Jan 2010 (Seasonal Recipes)Even the friend who didn’t think she would like rabbit accepted my lunch invitation when she saw ... East Eynsham Housing 26 Oct 2009 (Eynsham Parish Council)Full planning permission for the housing development off Bitterell was reported to the Parish Council today. War Memorial Rededication 19 Apr 2009 (Eynsham Heritage)Background to today’s rededication service, with laying up of the Royal British Legion Women’s standard Young Wychwood Project 10 Mar 2009 (Wychwood Project)volunteers have been planting trees alongside the Wharf Stream Apple Pancakes 9 Feb 2009 (Seasonal Recipes)Why save for these Shrove Tuesday? They are so delicious and easy to make, you can eat them throughout the year. A Very Good Year 5 Jul 2008 (Eynsham Shirt Race)Selected snaps from another Shirt Race, with top marks all round for ingenuity Broad bean and pesto salad 30 May 2008 (Seasonal Recipes)Early broad beans that are ready to harvest at the end of May and beginning of June are so tender ... Eynsham Parish Plan 1 Sep 2007 (Eynsham Village)After 18 months in the making, the committee has pleasure in publishing this report today. The Great Flood - Day Two 24 Jul 2007 (Eynsham Village)This gallery covers scenes on the A40, on Cassington Road, on Oxford Road and at Eynsham Lock. The Great Flood - Day One 20 Jul 2007 (Eynsham Village)Scenes from Station Road and the Abbey Fishponds, plus a rueful reminder of the Environment Agency map. A new woodland site at Eynsham Lock 1 May 2007 (Wychwood Project)Nick Mottram reports on a new woodland being created between the Wharf Stream and the Thames south of Eynsham Let there be Light! 6 Nov 2006 (Bartholomew Room)A new inner door has been fitted to the lower Bartholomew Room, to open up the space to visitors yet keep out the cold. Eynsham Mysteries 2006 22 Mar 2006 (Eynsham Village)A modern adaptation of the medieval mystery plays, St Leonard's Church Eynsham 22-25 March 7.30 pm (+ 2 pm Sat matinee) Lilian Buchanan (1914-2005) 1 Feb 2005 (Eynsham Village)This obituary by Joan Weedon first appeared in Eynsham Record 22, 2005 pages 3-4 Abbey Heritage Trail 1 Jan 2003 (Eynsham Heritage)A walk into the past, around the precinct of Eynsham Abbey New Village Hall 20 Oct 2000 (Eynsham Parish Council)Parish Council Chairman Gordon Beach cut the first sod for Eynsham’s new community hall today George Bolsover (1920-1987) 1 Mar 1998 (Eynsham Village)This is part of a long report by Martin J Harris on medical care in Eynsham, first published in Eynsham Record 15, 1998 New Community Centre / Village Hall 1 Feb 1998 (Eynsham Parish Council)Extract from the Eynsham Echo, Issue 50, February 1998 Mollie Harris (1913-1995) 1 Mar 1996 (Eynsham Village)This obituary of 'Eynsham's most widely known inhabitant ever' first appeared in Eynsham Record 13, 1996 page 3. New Circular Walk 29 Sep 1994 (Footpaths Committee)A “leisurely half-hour stroll” linking the old railway line and Chilbridge Road opened up today - all credit to Sue Chapman Village Appraisal 1 May 1994 (Eynsham Parish Council)The Committee set up to produce an appraisal for Eynsham and Barnard Gate has published its report today.