News Archive End of year round-up 4 Jun 2019 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)See what your local Rotary Club has been up to in the last 12 months. ECM celebrates 35 years of trading 4 May 2019 (Eynsham Country Market)Eynsham Country Market celebrates a special birthday Eynsham Elections 2019 4 May 2019 (Eynsham Village)Results of the District Council elections held on 2 May Calling all Men of Eynsham 30 Apr 2019 (Eynsham Morris)Have fun, keep fit and make new friends! Come and join your village Morris Dance side. Eynsham Women reach cricket final 29 Apr 2019 (Eynsham Women's Cricket)Eynsham women reach the final of Oxfordshire’s Indoor League Division 2 in their first year playing. Death founding member Jennet Blake 19 Apr 2019 (Eynsham Croquet Club). Wharf Stream Way bench 5 Apr 2019 (Footpaths Committee)New bench installed by the Thames on the Wharf Stream Way Bartholomew Players need YOU! 4 Apr 2019 (Bartholomew Players)We are looking for help with lighting and set-building. Are you a practical person with some free time? Letter from the Headteacher 20 Mar 2019 (Bartholomew School)A more rigorous entry and exit system at the back gate, to support our safeguarding policies Can you help safeguard pre-school? 4 Feb 2019 (Eynsham Pre-School)Eynsham Pre-School needs your support! A Different Approach 31 Jan 2019 (Community Resilience Forum)Ron Hollis offers a new way to get involved in local life It's Here! 21 Jan 2019 (Eynsham Village Show)The Class List for the 2019 Show is now online. "A fabulous concert" 30 Dec 2018 (Freeland Orchestra)Review of concert featuring Freeland Orchestra and 3 local wind groups at St Leonard's Church on 1st Dec. Stiles needing repair on north walk 28 Dec 2018 (Footpaths Committee)Take care on damaged stiles Eynsham Northern Circuit 11 Dec 2018 (Footpaths Committee)You don't know what you've got till it's gone Garden Village Consultation 19 Nov 2018 (Eynsham Village)Analysis of responses to the District Council consultation on key issues is now online Hi from Youth Club 19 Nov 2018 (Eynsham Youth Centre)This is a call out to all young people who are years 6 and above living in Eynsham and its surrounding areas. We Shall Remember Them 27 Oct 2018 (Eynsham Village)5000 poppies made in tribute the fallen West Eynsham SDA 22 Oct 2018 (Eynsham Village)A wide range of views on development to the west of Eynsham New Crew Member 19 Sep 2018 (Eynsham Fire Station)Olga Patterson is the latest recruit to join the crew at Eynsham station. New ordering system at ECM 8 Sep 2018 (Eynsham Country Market)Eynsham Country Market launches a new system for ordering produce to be collected at local pick up points. Eynsham Branch - change of status 2 Sep 2018 (Royal British Legion)Branch adopts County Status. Carnival Parade winners and more 16 Jul 2018 (Carnival Committee)Winning floats and walking groups in the parade as well as Tug of War champions Come Join Us 10 Jul 2018 (Eynsham Roadrunners)Eynsham Roadrunners are a friendly and welcoming group of people with members of all abilities, ages and motivations. 2018 Winners 9 Jul 2018 (Eynsham Shirt Race)All the winners from the 60th Shirt Race Planning Updates - Various 18 Jun 2018 (Eynsham Parish Council)From a meeting with District and County Council planners on the Neighbourhood Plan, North / West Eynsham developments, etc Skate Park Bench 24 May 2018 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)The new bench is finally in place. The Traffic Issue - Update 20 May 2018 (Eynsham News Group)We asked which traffic-related issue should be tackled first with developer funds from new housing. Here are the survey results ENP Examiner's Report Published 15 May 2018 (Neighbourhood Planning)The report of the Independent Examiner of the draft Eynsham Neighbourhood Plan is now available Brian Hitchins 14 May 2018 (Eynsham Croquet Club)Brians contribution to the Club News from the Governors, May 2018 11 May 2018 (Bartholomew School)Paul Stammers gives an update of what's happening at Bartholomew School. Eynsham Elections 2018 4 May 2018 (Eynsham Village)An update from the District Council elections held on Thursday 3 May 2018 Primary School Parade 3 May 2018 (Eynsham Village)The annual procession round the village today: another great community occasion, captured by local photographer Ian White. Planning Updates - Various 7 Apr 2018 (Eynsham Parish Council)Notes of a meeting with District and County Council planners on the Neighbourhood Plan, North / West Eynsham developments, etc Wow! 22 Mar 2018 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)Painting the village Purple 4 Polio has certainly had a visual impact. We hope you're enjoying the sight! Hazeldene Meadow 13 Mar 2018 (Eynsham Village)Margaret Key describes how this new housing development is giving something back to the community Updates 28 Feb 2018 (Eynsham Museum Fund)Recent developments News from the Governors, Feb 2018 22 Feb 2018 (Bartholomew School)Paul Stammers gives an update on what's happening at Bartholomew. Dreaming of Summer holidays? 20 Feb 2018 (Carnival Committee)Make sure you book the day off to join in the unmissable village party - Eynsham Carnival is back on Saturday 7th July! Disgraceful! 17 Feb 2018 (Footpaths Committee)Surely it's time for dog owners to take responsibility for their pets' poo? Neigbourhood Alerts 16 Feb 2018 (Eynsham Police Office)Thames Valley Alert Community Messaging system Please Think Again 12 Feb 2018 (Eynsham Village)County Cllr Charles Mathew exposes the flaws in a £215m ‘housing and infrastructure package’ As You Were! 7 Feb 2018 (Communications Committee)A new photographic archive is now open for your contributions Wassailing in the Peace Oak Orchard 2 Feb 2018 (Peace Oak Association)Peace Oak members enjoy an ancient ceremony, to bring fertility and growth to the newly planted apple and fruit trees! Long Mead Revisited 26 Jan 2018 (Eynsham Village)Following her account of Long Mead Orchard in 2014, Catriona Bass has kindly written more of this remarkable site Peter Ward (1931-2017) 25 Jan 2018 (Eynsham Village)A much-loved loved teacher at Bartholomew School who will be sadly missed Park at Your Peril 19 Jan 2018 (Eynsham Police Office)A notice from Thames Valley Police to anyone using cars on the school run Railway path diversion update 17 Jan 2018 (Footpaths Committee)Diversion proposal withdrawn News from the Governors, Jan 2018 12 Jan 2018 (Bartholomew School)Paul Stammers shares news from Bartholomew School's governing board Thank you from a successful Santa 9 Jan 2018 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)The Rotary Club would like to thank everyone who gave so generously to Santa's collection in the weeks leading up to Christmas. New Term Creative Embroidery 6 Jan 2018 (Creative Embroidery Group)A short silk strip weaving project followed by a project based on Matisse's Still Life paintings ENP Public Meeting – Update 29 Dec 2017 (Neighbourhood Planning)The Independent Examiner has sent a further clarification letter. New ENP Draft for comment 19 Dec 2017 (Neighbourhood Planning)Eynsham's NP, re-worded to meet Examiner's concerns, is available for your comments. Forget that Parking Fine! 16 Dec 2017 (Eynsham Village)Support and encouragement for any drivers held to ransom at the Red Lion car park Eynsham Cubs become Dementia Friends 8 Dec 2017 (Eynsham Cubs - Eagle Pack)1st Eynsham Eagle pack Cub Scouts took part in a Dementia Friends session. New adventure of faith by the Square 26 Nov 2017 (St Leonard's Church)On 30 November St Leonard’s completes the purchase of a significant part of the Red Lion car park Here For You 23 Nov 2017 (Eynsham Police Office)PCSO Helen Keen Fishponds Work Party 12 November 17 Nov 2017 (Fishponds Committee)A fulfilling Remembrance Sunday morning Jam Today, Jam Tomorrow 16 Nov 2017 (EPIC)The eagerly awaited WODC Local Plan revisions have gone around in circles. Eynsham - and A40 users -continue to take the strain Team Changes 9 Nov 2017 (Eynsham Police Office) Team Merger and New Officers Raymond Sutton (1931-2017) 8 Nov 2017 (Eynsham Village)An appreciation from Sandra Jinks - friend and neighbour for over 50 years Purple 4 Polio 10 Oct 2017 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)The Rotary Club has been painting the village purple - but you'll have to wait until February to see the results. St Leonard's Confirmation 8 Oct 2017 (St Leonard's Church)The Bishop of Dorchester confirmed four young people on Sunday 8th October The Linesman's facelift 24 Sep 2017 (Footpaths Committee)Linesman's face has been repaired Creating a 20 mph Zone 15 Sep 2017 (Eynsham Parish Council)An update on the story so far, based on Eynsham residents' feedback and our consultants' report News Update 4 Sep 2017 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)September catch-up on what Rotary are doing Not a Pretty Sight 31 Aug 2017 (Eynsham Village)Residents are being asked to keep an eye on the recycling banks at Back Lane car park Everything changes nothing changes 22 Aug 2017 (Carnival Committee)A round up of this Summer's very successful Carnival along with the parade, fancy dress and TOW results Open Weekend 30th Nov/1st Dec 2019 10 Aug 2017 (Old Forge Pottery)We are having our annual open weekend at the end of November - a great opportunity to find some unique Christmas presents Local Plan Examination : Time Out 5 Aug 2017 (EPIC)WODC's new proposals for further work to be undertaken include ‘assessment of reasonable alternatives’ to the two Eynsham sites Eynsham Firefighters Roll of honour 25 Jul 2017 (Eynsham Fire Station)Thank you to everyone that supported us at the Roll of Honour unveiling last Sunday. Ken Sheffield 5 Jul 2017 (Eynsham Village)We were sorry to hear of Ken’s death on 5 July, at the age of 86. The funeral service will be held on Thursday 3 August at noon EPC reviews Neighbourhood Plan V2 4 Jul 2017 (Neighbourhood Planning)Eynsham Parish Council is being asked to approve the updated version of the Neighbourhood Plan. 2017 Shirt Race results and placings 3 Jul 2017 (Eynsham Shirt Race)Thanks to everyone that joined the 59th Shirt Race. Here are the all important results for you all. Cheque for Bike Safe Community Path 29 Jun 2017 (Bartholomew Players)Bartholomew Players present Cheque to Bike Safe B4044 Eynsham to Botley Community Path Campaign Summer news from Eynsham Scout Group 21 Jun 2017 (1st Eynsham Scout Group)Oxonjam County Camp and outdoor fun Since You Ask ... 17 Jun 2017 (EPIC)Eynsham Planning Improvement Campaign delivers yet another damning response to WODC Draft Local Plan. Seconds Out 16 Jun 2017 (Eynsham Parish Council)As round three begins here's another hard-hitting response from Eynsham to West Oxfordshire District Council's Draft Local Plan Too Little, Too Late? 15 Jun 2017 (Neighbourhood Planning)Here are the long-awaited answers to the questions we asked WODC last December Not Good Enough 15 Jun 2017 (Neighbourhood Planning)Parish & District Cllr Peter Emery has withdrawn his support from 'Eynsham Garden Village' and WODC's emerging local plan. No, No and No! 11 Jun 2017 (Eynsham Parish Council)Eynsham Parish Council OBJECTS to three developments that WODC Lowlands Area Planning Sub-Committee is to consider on Monday. Parking in Eynsham 5 Jun 2017 (Eynsham Village)Let’s get it right! says the Eynsham Retail Group. They'd love to hear your feedback ... Holiday Club Plant Sale raises £800 30 May 2017 (Eynsham Churches Holiday Club)Coffee Shop, Cake Stall, Bric-a-Brac and Plant Sale for Churches' Holiday Club on Saturday 27 May raised £800+. Thanks to all. Celebrate the sunshine 14 May 2017 (GreenTEA)The Low Carbon Hub helps communities across Oxfordshire to generate clean energy - help them by mapping any installations. FOUR musical groups arrive in Eynsham 7 May 2017 (Freeland Orchestra)Local musicians have new opportunities which have literally landed on their doorstep! Eynsham Elections 2017 5 May 2017 (Eynsham Village)Results for the County Council division of Eynsham were announced at noon today A Fond Farewell 2 May 2017 (Eynsham Village)As Jack and Sue Wastie reach retirement, we recognize their contribution to village life. More Than a Sideshow 1 May 2017 (EPIC)EPIC - the new Eynsham planning improvement campaign - met a warm reception in the Market Square today Funds raised for See-Saw and Maggie's 26 Apr 2017 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)Rotary Club of Eynsham showed the film "Tea with Mussolini" and served an Italian themed dinner in aid of two local charities. We are Very Disappointed ... 20 Apr 2017 (Eynsham Parish Council)Here's Eynsham Parish Council's submission to the Government Inspector on WODC's modified Local Plan Public Meeting 5 Apr 2017 (Eynsham Parish Council)Bring along your burning questions to our Annual Parish Meeting, here are the reports! Do you like a challenge? 3 Apr 2017 (1st Eynsham Scouts -Swinford Troop)Spaces available for boys and girls in Scouts Update from the Eynsham Scout Group 3 Apr 2017 (1st Eynsham Scout Group)Latest news from the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts West Oxfordshire Local Plan 2031 2 Apr 2017 (Eynsham Village)The Government Inspector has published a timetable and guide to the issues he plans to cover in hearing WODC's modified Plan New to Carnival 2017 - Rope Wars 28 Mar 2017 (Carnival Committee)Eynsham Carnival this year will feature a Tug of War competition - will you be entering?! Time to Freshen Up! 27 Mar 2017 (Communications Committee)Eynsham Directory 2017 goes to print this autumn, for delivery to every home - free. Are you making the most of your entries? Andy speaks at Oxford Vegan Festival 25 Mar 2017 (Diet & Arthritis Chat Time)At the Kassam Stadium Andy presented his story at a packed Vegan Festival. Clearance Work 21 Mar 2017 (Footpaths Committee)Path improvement beside the allotments, at the start of our new art trail The Orchard Children’s Centre 15 Mar 2017 (Eynsham Village)You will be missed! Eynsham parents and carers unite in mourning the loss of this service Neighbourhood Plan draft completed 12 Mar 2017 (Neighbourhood Planning)A huge thank-you to everyone who helped to make the plan a reality. Shirley's Spinney 11 Mar 2017 (Fishponds Committee)A new spinney planted in memoriam The Eynsham Link 11 Mar 2017 (Eynsham Village)This flexible car / passenger sharing scheme emerged from the ashes of the Route 18 service connecting outlying villages ... ENP Consultation Feedback now online 28 Feb 2017 (Neighbourhood Planning)Our Neighbourhood Plan consultation ended on Jan 31st. We can now publish a report with your comments and our replies. Changes at Youth Club 21 Feb 2017 (Eynsham Youth Centre)It’s time to say a sad good bye to Kristie the lead youth worker at EYC, and warm welcome to Lorna who is taking over her role. New Look For Baby & Toddler Group 21 Feb 2017 (Busy Bees Baby & Toddler Group)We've changed our name but we're still the same friendly parents and busy bee children! PCSOs to Stay in the Village 21 Feb 2017 (Eynsham Police Office)Supt Kath Lowe responds to recent questions about changes in Thames Valley Police approach to neighbourhood policing. Second Chances 21 Feb 2017 (Eynsham Parish Council)Merton House is a new assessment home off Merton Court, developed by the County Council with input from local residents Carnival King for a day? 18 Feb 2017 (Carnival Committee)Now in its 71st year, Eynsham Carnival is for the first time ever calling for boys who’d like to be Carnival King or attendant A cup of tea and an orange? 7 Feb 2017 (Busy Bees Baby & Toddler Group)Starting last week we have introduced new, more healthy snacks at Baby & Toddler group Circular Walk 1 Feb 2017 (Footpaths Committee)A four mile circular walk from Eynsham taking in the Thames Congratulations to all students! 27 Jan 2017 (Sarah Ayers School of Dancing)We are very proud to announce 100% success in the International Dance Teachers' Association (IDTA) examinations last Monday. £500 for Eynsham Army Cadets 17 Jan 2017 (Bartholomew Players)Bartholomew Players donated £500 to the Eynsham Army Cadets as their share of the profits from Yes, Prime Minister in Nov 2016 Frequent Questions, new answers 14 Jan 2017 (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 2017 (Neighbourhood Planning)Just as one Garden Village gets Government blessing, another is revealed. Totally Unconvinced 12 Jan 2017 (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 2017 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)An overview of the activities and events that Rotary Club of Eynsham has enjoyed in the last year. Garden Village Update 6 Jan 2017 (Neighbourhood Planning)Central government support for a local Garden Village should be very positive for Eynsham. Looking forward ... 3 Jan 2017 (Eynsham Carers' Group)Happy new year from Eynsham Carers Group 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. 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 for People - Latest 21 Nov 2016 (Community Resilience Forum)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 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. 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. 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. 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. Governors' Update 16 Sep 2016 (Bartholomew School)Bartholomew School’s A-level and GCSE results this summer were the best to date 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 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. And So It Begins 3 Aug 2016 (Bartholomew School)Mark Harrison has an update on the long-awaited Sixth Form Centre 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 ... 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! 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 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 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. Another good read 18 May 2016 (Eynsham News Group)Your annual round-up from the Eynsham News team 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. Community Spirit 5 May 2016 (Eynsham Society)The Society has decided to provide an annual award for school pupils in the village. Pavements are for People 26 Apr 2016 (Community Resilience Forum)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. 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. 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. Proposed Churchyard Closure 4 Nov 2015 (St Leonard's Church)Further to our consultation in 2014, we have received notification from the Ministry of Justice ... 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. Challenges and Results 13 Aug 2015 (Bartholomew School)Bartholomew School students can be proud of their efforts and A-Level exam results once again. 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! 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 ... 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 ... 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 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. Proposed Churchyard Closure 21 Sep 2014 (St Leonard's Church)This statement from St Leonard’s PCC 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 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. 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 (Community Resilience Forum)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. 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. 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 Sporting Opportunity 23 Sep 2013 (Bartholomew School)The new artificial turf pitch (ATP) in the grounds of Bartholomew School opens for general community use on 23 September 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 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 Sporting Promise 4 Jun 2013 (Bartholomew School)Planning permission was announced today for an all-weather sports pitch (MUGA) on Bartholomew School playing field 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. 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? The Final Chapter 23 Jun 2012 (St Peter's Church)Requiem Mass was celebrated by the Archbishop of Birmingham for 9 bodies from the Eynsham Abbey site: a link to photo feature. 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. 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? Pavement Parking 22 Nov 2011 (Eynsham Police Office)An official statement on the problems created by pavement parking, the role of enforcement agencies and associated penalties. 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 ... 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 (Eynsham Village)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 Eynsham Mysteries 2010 28 Dec 2010 (Eynsham Village)Reports from a community arts festival of drama, story telling, dance, music and more, performed on 24-27 November 2010 Autumn Walks 3 Nov 2010 (Communications Committee)The Communications Committee is arranging for installation of a new map and notice board at Eynsham Lock 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. 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 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 (Footpaths Committee)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 (Footpaths Committee)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.