Eynsham Village News Eynsham Elections 4 AprCandidates for the County Council division of Eynsham were announced today West Oxfordshire Local Plan 2031 2 AprThe Government Inspector has published a timetable and guide to the issues he plans to cover in hearing WODC's modified Plan The Orchard Children’s Centre 15 MarYou will be missed! Eynsham parents and carers unite in mourning the loss of this service The Eynsham Link 11 MarThis flexible car / passenger sharing scheme emerged from the ashes of the Route 18 service connecting outlying villages ... In-house Entertainment 8 MarPaul Hughes has run out of space for his antique cabinet gramophone but the memories are sweet. Offers are invited ... Totally Unconvinced 12 JanCharles Mathew, County Councillor for Eynsham, is “totally unconvinced” by Oxfordshire CC's proposed Park & Ride and bus lane Local Green Spaces 6 JanYour chance to help protect a few small, familiar patches from development - please respond by 31 January! WODC Parking Strategy - Have Your Say 1 Nov 2016The District Council invites your views on a range of parking proposals by Monday 14 November. Out for Consultation 26 Oct 2016WODC 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 2016Mill Street and Hanborough Road will be controlled by traffic signals later in the week. Avoid driving along here if you can! New Proposals for Fruitlands 17 Oct 2016Pye Homes opens a public consultation for six new bungalows at Fruitlands today There and Back Again 10 Oct 2016The latest incarnation of the Lower Windrush Comet will run every Tuesday only. Household Waste Recycling 15 Jul 2016A consultation on OCC proposals is now online and closes on 11 August Recycling Update 28 Jun 2016Residents will soon be able to put most recycling items currently placed in black boxes into a single wheelie bin. August Oasis 17 Jun 2016Bookings are now being taken for this year's 3-day Oasis for Senior Citizens Clive Stone MBE (1947-2016) 16 Jun 2016A service of thanksgiving for the life of Clive Stone was held in St Leonard's Church today Day Centre Fashion Show 6 Jun 2016The 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 2016After 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 2016Stagecoach announces a reprieve for route 11 Oxford - Witney but route 18 will be discontinued RIP Penny Noel 23 May 2016The local community was saddened to hear of Penny’s sudden death last month. Artweeks in Eynsham 18 May 2016Discover 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 2016Oxfordshire County Council Cabinet meets on 24 May to review 2015 consultation responses and long-term recommendations End of the line for buses 15 May 2016The 11 and 18 buses through Eynsham are expected to stop running in July, says Cllr Dennis Stukenbroeker. Eynsham Elections 6 May 2016An update from the District Council elections held on Thursday 5 May 2016 Primary School Parade 6 May 2016The annual procession round the village yesterday: another great community occasion, captured by local photographer Ian Wright A40 Improvements 8 Nov 2015The Parish Council has expressed its disappointment in OCC’s investment consultation. Transport Subsidies 6 Aug 2015The Dial-a-Ride service and the 18 bus are again under threat from OCC budget cuts. Deadline for your response is 14 September. Eynsham Car Scheme 3 Apr 2015David Miller hands in a final report before moving on ... Connecting Oxfordshire 1 Apr 2015The Parish Council has a hard-hitting response to the Local Transport Plan consultation Dog Waste and Litter Bins 14 Dec 2014Following a series of features (and complaints) on dog fouling ... Long Mead Orchard 30 Nov 2014Catriona Bass introduces a treasured County Wildlife Site and another triumph for local people Fly-tipping is No Joke 23 Oct 2014An update from Parish and District Councillor Peter Emery plus local residents’ views. Fred Wright (1927-2014) 23 May 2014The village will be sorry to hear of Dr Wright's death on Saturday 3 May 2014 Try Something Different 1 May 2014Cowslips and may blossom, dandelions and elderflowers are too good to leave in the hedgerow, says Paul Hughes. Eynsham Skate Park 24 Mar 2014Parish Council hopes for a teenage shelter have been dashed for the time being but Harry Hunt is not giving up yet. Brian Atkins (1937-2013) 10 Jan 2014Pat Atkins recalls her husband - The History Man Taste of the High Life 18 Nov 2013The noisy but elegant VC10, nicknamed Queen of the Skies, was finally retired last September. Sue Chapman records her memories. Green Travel News 4 Apr 2013A new map of cycle, pedestrian and public transport routes; and more cycle stands around the village Keith Green (1940-2013) 7 Feb 2013Eynsham has had its fair share of charismatic characters who add a special spark to village life ... Eynsham Roundabout 1 Dec 2012The Christmas issue of this newsletter, produced by the three local churches, will be the last in its present form. Win Goody (1916-2012) 27 Jul 2012A valued member of Eynsham Arts Group, former editor of Eynsham Roundabout and striking presence to the end. It Doesn't Add Up 11 Jul 2012Deadline for your comment on Oxfordshire County Council mineral and waste plans to 2030 is noon on Monday 16 July The Jubilee Beacon 4 Jun 2012The beacon on St Leonard’s tower is lit at 22:20. Thanks to Eynsham Fire crew for installation and all who shared their snaps. George Adams (1916-2012) 12 Apr 2012A man of kindness and thoughtful encouragement who blossomed in retirement RIP Mervyn Harris 12 Oct 2011Former family butcher Mervyn Harris passed away last Friday. The funeral will take place on Wednesday 12 October ... This Cycling Life 19 Apr 2011The bicycle is rapidly becoming the coolest way to get around in Eynsham. Reflections drawn from a GreeenTEA 'challenge' event. New Houses for Local People 25 Mar 2011This shared ownership development of 40 affordable homes for local people was the occasion of much rejoicing. New Flood Map 22 Feb 2011A revised flood map for Eynsham shows some areas at reduced risk, and some removed altogether. Eynsham Mysteries 24 Oct 2010Reports from a community arts festival of drama, story telling, dance, music and more, performed on 24-27 November 2010 Low Carbon Living 16 Oct 2010Reflections drawn from Eynsham Apple Festival 2010 – a packed programme for growers, cooks and consumers. Eynsham Pavements 11 Aug 2010Chris Caudle reports on local footways / pavements in relation to elderly or disabled people, or scooter or wheelchair users Charles Allan Caine (1930-2010) 1 Mar 2010Thanks to Brian Atkins for this first obituary. St Leonard's Churchyard 10 Feb 2010Maintenance matters and burial space: a visit as the snowdrops emerge Eynsham Parish Plan 1 Sep 2007After 18 months in the making, the committee has pleasure in publishing this report today. The Great Flood - Day Two 24 Jul 2007This gallery covers scenes on the A40, on Cassington Road, on Oxford Road and at Eynsham Lock. The Great Flood - Day One 20 Jul 2007Scenes from Station Road and the Abbey Fishponds, plus a rueful reminder of the Environment Agency map. Eynsham Mysteries 2006 22 Mar 2006A 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 2005This obituary by Joan Weedon first appeared in Eynsham Record 22, 2005 pages 3-4 George Bolsover (1920-1987) 1 Mar 1998This is part of a long report by Martin J Harris on medical care in Eynsham, first published in Eynsham Record 15, 1998 Mollie Harris (1913-1995) 1 Mar 1996This obituary of 'Eynsham's most widely known inhabitant ever' first appeared in Eynsham Record 13, 1996 page 3.