News Archive Park and Charge installation dates 3 Nov 2021 (Eynsham Parish Council)The electric vehicle charge points will be coming to Eynsham Back Lane car park in December Get Parish Council news in your inbox 19 Oct 2021 (Eynsham Parish Council)Have you signed up for the new enewsletter yet? Stay connected! How do I dispose of this? 30 Sep 2021 (Eynsham Parish Council)An online tool advises on how best to dispose, repair or recycle household waste locally New bicycle rack 22 Aug 2021 (Fishponds)Bike rack installed at the Fishponds ‘20’s plenty for us’ in Eynsham 30 Jul 2021 (Eynsham Parish Council)How would you feel about a reduction in the speed limits within Eynsham? Review the discussion points and let us know. Latest on Garden Village hearings 16 Jul 2021 (Eynsham Parish Council)Catch up with hearings on Salt Cross Garden Village. Greenbelt plans to save biodiversity 12 Jul 2021 (Eynsham Parish Council)Parish Council plans to offset any damage from new developments. Shirley's Spinney Improvements 8 May 2021 (Fishponds)Small working party improves Shirley's Spinney Wharf Stream Way verge improvement 5 May 2021 (Footpaths)Wharf Stream Way verge given a helping hand Wharf Stream Way help! 15 Oct 2020 (Footpaths)Were you walking Wharf Stream Way before 1992? If so, we need your help! Prohibition of Through Traffic 11 Aug 2020 (Eynsham Parish Council)A proposal to WITHDRAW the Temporary Traffic Order will be made on 18 August West Eynsham SDA & Chilbrook Meadows 23 Jun 2020 (Eynsham's Response to Development)Its not too late to respond to Curtin & Co/Jansons Property consultation Closure of Back Lane 'Bring Site' 21 Apr 2020 (Eynsham Parish Council)Eynsham Parish Council provides background information on the lead up to the site closure Success! "Lost path" reinstated 3 Apr 2020 (Footpaths)DMMO application success on Eynsham-Church Hanborough-Freeland circular walk Press Release 29 Aug 2019 (Eynsham Parish Council)EPC calls time on County Council project Eynsham Northern Circuit 11 Dec 2018 (Footpaths)You don't know what you've got till it's gone 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 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 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 As You Were! 7 Feb 2018 (Communications)A new photographic archive is now open for your contributions Railway path diversion update 17 Jan 2018 (Footpaths)Diversion proposal withdrawn 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. Fishponds Work Party 12 November 17 Nov 2017 (Fishponds)A fulfilling Remembrance Sunday morning 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 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. 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. 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! Time to Freshen Up! 27 Mar 2017 (Communications)Eynsham Directory 2017 goes to print this autumn, for delivery to every home - free. Are you making the most of your entries? 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)A new spinney planted in memoriam 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. 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 Circular Walk 1 Feb 2017 (Footpaths)A four mile circular walk from Eynsham taking in the Thames 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. Garden Village Update 6 Jan 2017 (Neighbourhood Planning)Central government support for a local Garden Village should be very positive for Eynsham. 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)Sue Osborne reports on official opening of the new sculpture on the Wharf Stream Way. Neighbourhood Plan Day Maps 19 Nov 2016 (Neighbourhood Planning)Here are the maps we displayed at the Neighbourhood Plan Day on November 19th. 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 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. 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. Website Briefing 28 Sep 2016 (Communications)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 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. 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 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 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)It is so very disappointing to see such thoughtlessness when people take a lot of time & effort to make things nice for others 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 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. Station Road 16 May 2016 (Eynsham Parish Council)Gladman’s appeal against refusal of outline planning consent was dismissed by the Government Inspector today 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. 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! 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)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)Wharf Stream Way was recognised - in very prestigious company - at an Oxford Preservation Trust awards event today. 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. 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)Heather McCulloch has more news from Wharf Stream Way. 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. 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 New Assessment Centre 18 Mar 2015 (Planning Committee)Planning approval has been granted for the centre south of Merton Court 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 Embracing Change 7 Jan 2015 (Neighbourhood Planning)With the whole Parish now officially designated as a Neighbourhood Area, Posy Parrinder looks ahead. 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 Areas)A new climbing frame installed last month at Old Witney Road play area has been vandalised within days. 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 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. 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)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 Fishponds Revisited 16 Jun 2014 (Fishponds)Cllr Verity Hughes introduces Eynsham Fishponds Foray - Friday 18 July. Everyone is welcome. 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 Showcase for Eynsham 23 Apr 2014 (Communications)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. Lost Walk - New Challenge 27 Nov 2013 (Footpaths)Can you restore a circular walk by simply sharing memories? Sue Osborne invites your help. 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 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 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. Planning Committee 15 Mar 2012 (Planning Committee)Draft minutes now online include earlier applications and their outcome at WODC 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 Gravel Extraction 24 Feb 2011 (Eynsham Parish Council)The County Council's draft minerals strategy faces a number of challenges Autumn Walks 3 Nov 2010 (Communications)The Communications Committee is arranging for installation of a new map and notice board at Eynsham Lock The Big Dig 30 Sep 2010 (Fishponds)Uncovering the archaeological secrets of the Fishponds - Verity Hughes reports 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 Areas)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)Levelling a section of path with help from David Cameron - Verity Hughes reports Echo in Transition 31 Mar 2010 (Communications)Expect some changes in future issues of your Parish Council newsletter, following a reader survey and wider discussions. 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. Young Wychwood Project 10 Mar 2009 (Footpaths)volunteers have been planting trees alongside the Wharf Stream A new woodland site at Eynsham Lock 1 May 2007 (Footpaths)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. 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 New Community Centre / Village Hall 1 Feb 1998 (Eynsham Parish Council)Extract from the Eynsham Echo, Issue 50, February 1998 New Circular Walk 29 Sep 1994 (Footpaths)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.