News Archive Yes, You Can! 9 Sep 2021 (Eynsham Roadrunners)“You can Run” is our “Couch to 5k” programme for new and returning runners Let’s Talk Oxfordshire 1 Sep 2021 (Eynsham Village)The County Council has a new consultation portal. Login and get involved! Fledgelings Sing is Back 31 Aug 2021 (Fledgelings Sing)Fledgelings Sing is re-starting under much the same arrangements as earlier in the year. Gateway to Oxford 23 Aug 2021 (Road Sharing)infrastructure works for the new ‘Oxford North’ begin today New bicycle rack 22 Aug 2021 (Fishponds)Bike rack installed at the Fishponds Viral Kindness 16 Aug 2021 (Eynsham Village)Changes to self-isolation rules from 16 August, with a continuing urge to be cautious Keeping the Lights On 4 Aug 2021 (Eynsham Theatre Club)Weathering the pandemic and looking ahead Online Class Strength & Balance 4 Aug 2021 (Strength & Balance)A class designed for the older population who may have lost their confidence after a fall. Every Wednesday at 2:30pm on Zoom Vacancy for Charity Clerk! 1 Aug 2021 (Bartholomew Educational Foundation)Apply to be Clerk to the Eynsham Charities ‘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. New Football Team for Under 5 Boys 26 Jul 2021 (Eynsham Association Football Club)Eynsham AFC are proud to announce the formation of a new Boys Under 5s Football section. Green Fingers 25 Jul 2021 (Eynsham Village)Could you lend a hand – or use a hand – to tackle a patch on your street? Increased opening hours 23 Jul 2021 (Eynsham Library)Our opening hours have increased and the Summer Reading challenge has started Missing Bin Collections 22 Jul 2021 (Eynsham Village)An update from the District Council Acre End Street Bus Stop 21 Jul 2021 (Eynsham Village)The disability-compliant build out - latest Eynsham Car Scheme - Update 17 Jul 2021 (Eynsham Good Neighbour Network)Very Much Back in Business! Tel: 07469 764174 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. It Isn’t Easy Being Green 10 Jul 2021 (Eynsham Village)Latest from Aurora Solar Farm along Chilbridge Road Do you have any pictures like this? 8 Jul 2021 (GreenTEA)If so, did they prompt you to make any changes to your home, and have they worked? Room to Grow 30 Jun 2021 (Eynsham Village)Would you like a bigger garden? Look no further! Eynsham Fishponds' Reptile Survey 28 Jun 2021 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Eynsham Fishponds' Reptile Survey is set up. The Tuer 23 Jun 2021 (Eynsham Police Office)(not) parking in The Tuer Danger & Eynsham Lock/weir 16 Jun 2021 (Eynsham Police Office)Young people swimming in the river near to Eynsham Lock and climbing on to the weir. Eynsham’s Hedgehog Superhighway 15 Jun 2021 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Eynsham’s Hedgehog Superhighway opens to traffic... NRN's Annual Gathering 12 Jun 2021 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)NRN's Annual Gathering: Inspiration and Useful Contacts. Nigel Pearce reports Sewage on Our Streets 1 Jun 2021 (Eynsham Village)Gross result of Thames Water failure to invest in our infrastructure County Awards Day 25 May 2021 (1st Eynsham Beaver Scouts)A dozen Eynsham Beavers went to the Oxfordshire Scouting County Awards Day recently. The Library is open again :) 17 May 2021 (Eynsham Library)update on opening hours and news of a job vacancy Shirt Race 2021 12 May 2021 (Eynsham Shirt Race)The best announcement of 2021, so far, is here Closer than You Thought 12 May 2021 (Eynsham Village Hall)The Parish Council now has an office in the Village Hall Eynsham Elections 2021 9 May 2021 (Eynsham Village)Check out the results - you could still play a part... Shirley's Spinney Improvements 8 May 2021 (Fishponds)Small working party improves Shirley's Spinney Eynsham's Hedgehog Highway 8 May 2021 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Join us in creating a highway for hedgehogs through the village. Don and Judy Reid report The cuckoo is back... 7 May 2021 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Let's brush up on our surveying skills! Wharf Stream Way verge improvement 5 May 2021 (Footpaths)Wharf Stream Way verge given a helping hand End of an Era 2 May 2021 (Eynsham Village)Louise Lau tells the story of the man (and the family) behind Rainbow House In person Art Classes to Restart 28 Apr 2021 (Eynsham Art Classes)As restrictions ease and the days lengthen I am pleased to announce that my art classes will be restarting. New Signage for Art Window 28 Apr 2021 (Eynsham Art Window)Eynsham art window has clear signage that says we are serious about showcasing Eynsham Artists at their best. Eynsham Lockdown e-book 26 Apr 2021 (Eynsham Lockdown)After the sell-out success of Eynsham Lockdown, we have now released a free e-book version! Happy 35th* Anniversary, Beavers 13 Apr 2021 (1st Eynsham Beaver Scouts)It's our 35th anniversary. Or is it our 40th? Nursery Places at Eynsham Primary 1 Apr 2021 (Eynsham Community Primary School)Full & part time nursery places available at Eynsham Community Primary School from September 2021. It's OK to Croquet - Again 31 Mar 2021 (Eynsham Croquet Club)What a great restart after lockdown! Virtual Guiding 26 Mar 2021 (1st Eynsham Brownies)Girls keep on Guiding during lockdown Our 25th Anniversary 25 Mar 2021 (Eynsham Medical Group Patient Charity)Don Chapman reports on the outcome of your generous gifts and bequests Community Spirit Triumphs Again 22 Mar 2021 (Eynsham News Group)Your trusted local newsletter looks to Issue 50 and beyond! A Certificate for Eynsham 19 Mar 2021 (Royal British Legion)Thanks to all for your generous support - an update from Julie Jordan BP still active in Lockdown! 19 Mar 2021 (Bartholomew Players)Listen to our radio version of The Battle of Fyfield, written by local playwright Nick Smith Eynsham Car Scheme- safe driving 11 Mar 2021 (Eynsham Good Neighbour Network)Covid-Safe Driving - 10 tips for everyone Carnival Update 7 Mar 2021 (Carnival Committee)Our latest news What is the Eynsham Art Window? 2 Mar 2021 (Eynsham Art Window)An idea to support Eynsham artists and to revitalise the village landscape Martial Arts is on its way back! 23 Feb 2021 (Claire Maden Martial Arts)Classes returning mid April. Spaces available. 4 weeks FREE. Contact Claire email@example.com Eynsham Lockdown diary in print 14 Feb 2021 (Eynsham Lockdown)The books are sell-out but watch this space for future developments New hedge-Good for Kids and Wildlife 14 Feb 2021 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Witney Road Playground has a new hedge, thanks to the Rotary Club and Eynsham residents, as part of the Nature Recovery Network Allotment News 14 Feb 2021 (Eynsham Allotment Association)Soggy news from Eynsham Allotments BartsXtra 12 Feb 2021 (Bartholomew School)Bartholomew School launches an exciting extracurricular programme to promote wellbeing and development of the whole child Salt Cross Garden Village 12 Feb 2021 (Eynsham Village)WODC’s Area Action Plan has been submitted to the Planning Inspectorate In person services suspended 10 Feb 2021 (St Leonard's Church)Due to the ongoing pandemic all in person church services have been suspended until further notice. West Eynsham Alert 10 Feb 2021 (EPIC)Premature planning application puts Eynsham at risk. Not Before Time 10 Feb 2021 (Eynsham Village)Repairs to the road beside the Toll Bridge collection booth are on the way at last Action on Sewage & Flooding 4 Feb 2021 (Eynsham Village)A call on Thames Water and the District Council to get their act together Click & Collect Service 28 Jan 2021 (Eynsham Country Market)Order fresh produce via email for collection on Thursdays Gatehouse during the pandemic 28 Jan 2021 (Gatehouse Volunteers)A message from Zoe at Gatehouse to all our donors about how the team are managing to continue serving the homeless. Eynsham West Shapes Up 24 Jan 2021 (Eynsham Village)Jansons Property moves ahead with proposals for the Strategic Development Area. Bus Service Improvements 18 Jan 2021 (Eynsham Village)Direct links to Headington and the JR Hospital, HOURLY via Spareacre Lane! Scam Alerts 18 Jan 2021 (Eynsham Police Office)Protect yourself from fraudsters Coronavirus Update 13 Jan 2021 (Eynsham Country Market)Delay to the re-opening of ECM Successful Santa visits 22 Dec 2020 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)Despite Covid, Rotary members bring Christmas cheer to the villages. How clean are our rivers and streams? 13 Dec 2020 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Lucy Dickinson reports on the Nature Recovery Network's water monitoring project New Recycling Challenge? 30 Nov 2020 (Eynsham Heritage)Barnard Gate bus shelter, then & now Celebrating our achievements 9 Nov 2020 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Celebrating our collective achievements as lockdown returns Eynsham Country Market is Open 3 Nov 2020 (Eynsham Country Market)ECM have decided to remain open during lockdown and will be selling food items only Wharf Stream Way help! 15 Oct 2020 (Footpaths)Were you walking Wharf Stream Way before 1992? If so, we need your help! RIP Ruth Spencer 30 Sep 2020 (Eynsham Village)A devoted wife, mother & grandmother, a true friend and a wonderful organiser, generous with her exceptional energy and talents Nature Recovery Day Successes! 27 Sep 2020 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Nature Recovery Day Successes! Temporary Opening Hours 26 Sep 2020 (Eynsham Library)Changes take effect from Monday 28 September - please check! Roger Gascoigne 23 Sep 2020 (Eynsham Village)The British Legion branch standard bearer lost his battle with cancer on 19 September. Brian Hitchins Trophy 2020 22 Sep 2020 (Eynsham Croquet Club)A great day out for all Lament for a Bramble Bush 7 Sep 2020 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Lament for a Bramble Bush - A Story by Kevan Martin Farm Diary August 2020 6 Sep 2020 (Farming with Nature)Ten years on, Robert Crocker reviews his plan for a mosaic of arable and pasture, encouraging and enhancing flora and fauna Community-Led Housing Opportunity 27 Aug 2020 (Eynsham Village)Sign up here for a series of online training workshops GreenTEA August newsletter 15 Aug 2020 (GreenTEA)This month's includes a couple of upcoming events, and a reminder to respond to the Garden Village proposal. Prohibition of Through Traffic 11 Aug 2020 (Eynsham Parish Council)A proposal to WITHDRAW the Temporary Traffic Order will be made on 18 August The Library has Reopened! 10 Aug 2020 (Eynsham Library)Jane, Pam, Zoe, Carole and Jan look forward to seeing you again soon ‘Reopening the Village’ 4 Aug 2020 (Eynsham Village)Village access restrictions, due from Monday 10 August: NOW ON HOLD Letter from the Headteacher 21 Jul 2020 (Bartholomew School)Headteacher Mr Craig Thomas, and Chair of Governors, Mrs Jane Osborne, reflect on the most unusual academic year to date. Mini Meadows and Back Garden Meadows 6 Jul 2020 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Botanical surveys of pilot areas for wildflower planting plus grafting, soil preparation- and more! Eynsham Fire Station is recruiting 2 Jul 2020 (Eynsham Fire Station)Are you interested in becoming a paid on-call firefighter in the village? Leap of Faith 26 Jun 2020 (Eynsham News Group)Eynsham News is venturing back into print and coming to you on a MONTHLY basis Nature Recovery in Action! 24 Jun 2020 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network working away during lock-down 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 Request from Carnival Committee 16 Jun 2020 (Carnival Committee)We all wish we could be celebrating this July 4th, but please remember to respect social distancing and protect the community! Face Masks 11 Jun 2020 (Eynsham Repair Cafe)We are not used to face masks, and so it feels strange to wear one. Summer Update 5 Jun 2020 (Eynsham Library)Planning towards safe re-opening - and the Summer Reading Challenge has arrived Ticket to Another World 1 Jun 2020 (Eynsham Village)Frank Collingwood reports centenary of first Burford - Oxford - Eynsham motor bus service A New Era for Cycling and Walking? 29 May 2020 (Eynsham News Group)Will the hype translate to change on the ground when the sums are divvied up? Plus, instant relaxation in another magazine Active Travel and ‘The New Normal’ 27 May 2020 (Eynsham Village)Reflections from District Councillor Dan Levy - more views follow on Friday It’s OK to Croquet 27 May 2020 (Eynsham Croquet Club)Passers by will have noticed that the club is open again for playing New Access Strategy for Eynsham West? 18 May 2020 (Eynsham Village)Developer Jansons Property has drawn up a scheme to link the key access road with the Park & Ride Not Everybody Likes Running 18 May 2020 (Eynsham Roadrunners)Alastair Graham invites you to think again Strength and Balance Wednesday 4 May 2020 (Denise Witchalls)AGE UK strength & balance class for the older population Eynsham Coronavirus Support News 30 Apr 2020 (Eynsham Heroes Community Network)The latest developments in support for Eynsham residents during the Coronavirus pandemic 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 Letter from the Headteacher 16 Apr 2020 (Bartholomew School)Headteacher Mr Craig Thomas gives an update on how the school community has adapted during the coronavirus crisis. GreenTEA April newsletter - The Brew 15 Apr 2020 (GreenTEA)Sadly events have been cancelled, but there are still lots of interesting links to read 74th Carnival postponed until 2021 3 Apr 2020 (Carnival Committee)Eynsham Carnival Committee has regretfully decided that Eynsham Carnival 2020 will have to be cancelled Success! "Lost path" reinstated 3 Apr 2020 (Footpaths)DMMO application success on Eynsham-Church Hanborough-Freeland circular walk Covid 19 3 Apr 2020 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)During the restrictions we are holding all meetings online. Great Garden Bird Survey for Eynsham 2 Apr 2020 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Great Garden Bird Survey for Eynsham, Sunday 5 April 10am, and other news... Best wishes to all OASIS Friends 2 Apr 2020 (Oasis for Senior Citizens)May Spring Tea and August OASIS cancelled, but a Celebration Day WILL take place when isolation restrictions are lifted. Reasons to be Cheerful -2 29 Mar 2020 (Eynsham News Group)Look for a *weekly* round-up of useful information and ‘lighter’ pieces in future ECM Temporary Closure 15 Mar 2020 (Eynsham Country Market)ECM has decided to close due to the changing situation with coronavirus A new Carnival Queen! 10 Mar 2020 (Carnival Committee)Announcing the Carnival Royalty 2020 Rev Michael Farthing (1928-2019) 2 Mar 2020 (Eynsham History Group)A tribute from our Chairman Martin Harris Indoor league 2019-20 (3) 23 Feb 2020 (Eynsham Women's Cricket)Eynsham women extend their lead at the top of the League II 1st Nature Day - Eynsham People Power 17 Feb 2020 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Eynsham People Power out-Storms Dennis! Indoor league 2019-20 (2) 9 Feb 2020 (Eynsham Women's Cricket)ECC Women's second indoor league game 2019-20 season. Lament for Lost Ivy 7 Feb 2020 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Enduring myths about ivy's destructive powers lead to vital habitat loss in the heart of Eynsham List it or ditch it? 20 Jan 2020 (Road Sharing)Want to save or make money? Take another look at your car, says Tricia Crowley Rights of Way - Cassington Road 15 Jan 2020 (Eynsham Village)A challenge to your local walks Eynsham Country Market re-opens 7 Jan 2020 (Eynsham Country Market)ECM open for business in 2020 New Year News 4 Jan 2020 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)Latest New Leader needed 3 Jan 2020 (Eynsham in Bloom)Unless someone is found to run this, it will not take place in 2020 An Inspiring evening of music 13 Dec 2019 (Freeland Orchestra)Freeland’s own orchestra, alongside WOW, WOL and WOC are a musical phenomenon, displaying energetic enthusiastic playing. Closer than You Thought 28 Nov 2019 (Eynsham Village)There are 30 litter bins and 23 dog waste bins in Eynsham A40 Funding Decision 4 Nov 2019 (Eynsham Village)£102m bid from the Housing Infrastructure Fund has been approved End of Season Maintenance 30 Oct 2019 (Eynsham Croquet Club)For members who want to see how your money has been spent Another Good Reason... 22 Oct 2019 (Eynsham Village)for supporting public transport! We Need to Talk about Parking 8 Oct 2019 (Eynsham Police Office)Do you know when parking is illegal and when it’s just inconsiderate? Presentation Evening 30 Sep 2019 (Eynsham Women's Cricket)ECC Women's section celebrate another successful year on Friday 27th September 2019. Cub Scout Leader -Eynsham 27 Sep 2019 (Eynsham Cubs - Falcon Pack)New opportunity for fun and adventure Cups and Shields Winners' List! 21 Sep 2019 (Eynsham Village Show)Here's a list of the winners of the cups, trophies and shields at the 2019 Eynsham Village Show! Creating a Nature Recovery Network 16 Sep 2019 (Eynsham Village)Catriona Bass introduces the forerunner in a Thames Valley Wildflower Meadow Restoration Project The Lost Abbey of Eynsham 9 Sep 2019 (Eynsham Heritage)This book aims to rescue the Abbey from obscurity by summarising its history and examining its material remains... We need you! 5 Sep 2019 (Eynsham Youth Centre)It the start of the new term so new beginning for many. Come and support your local youth provision we would love to meet you! Eynsham Morris Practice 1 Sep 2019 (Eynsham Morris)Like to be part of this local tradition? Why not join us Tuesday evenings - 8pm till closing - The White Hart Eynsham. Press Release 29 Aug 2019 (Eynsham Parish Council)EPC calls time on County Council project Neighbourhood Watch 30 Jul 2019 (Eynsham Police Office)Coordinators required Journey sharing and lifts 26 Jun 2019 (GreenTEA)Green TEA are looking at possible ways to reduce the effect of car journeys on the planet. 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. Be Part of Your Community! 20 May 2019 (Eynsham News Group)An invitation as we launch your latest issue of Eynsham News Traffic Sensitive Streets 10 May 2019 (Road Sharing)Helping regulate the flow of traffic by managing when works happen - a briefing from OCC 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. Death founding member Jennet Blake 19 Apr 2019 (Eynsham Croquet Club). 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 "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. Eynsham Northern Circuit 11 Dec 2018 (Footpaths)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 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. ECC U11's finish season with win 17 Jul 2018 (Eynsham Young Cricketers)A great season for the U11's has been topped off with a terrific win last night over Oxford CC. 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 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)A new photographic archive is now open for your contributions 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 Railway path diversion update 17 Jan 2018 (Footpaths)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. 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)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 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 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 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 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? 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)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! 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 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)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. 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. 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. 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 Edinburgh 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. 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)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. 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 Long Live the Shirt Race! 8 Jul 2016 (Eynsham Shirt Race)“An excellent turn-out as always” says Chairman Peter Shrimpton 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. Asparagus risotto 28 Apr 2016 (Seasonal Recipes)The arrival of this superb vegetable heralds the beginning of summer. 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)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. 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)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 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 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. 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. 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)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)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)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. Wild garlic soup 28 Mar 2014 (Seasonal Recipes)fresh from a walk on the wild side... 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. Beef and beer casserole 1 Feb 2014 (Seasonal Recipes)20 minutes preparation and a couple of hours in a low oven is all you need for this hearty dish 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)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 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? Rhubarb sorbet 27 Feb 2012 (Seasonal Recipes)March is the month when rhubarb begins pushing its way through the earth 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 Pavement Parking 22 Nov 2010 (Eynsham Police Office)An official statement on the problems created by pavement parking, the role of enforcement agencies and associated penalties. Autumn Walks 3 Nov 2010 (Communications)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)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 Summer Pudding 18 Jul 2010 (Seasonal Recipes)An easy and delicious way of combining the fruits you have picked on your allotment or garden or from a local pick your own Same Time, Same Place 3 Jul 2010 (Eynsham Shirt Race)The (in)famous Eynsham Shirt Race, curated this time by Suzy Prior A Bit Off The Map 17 May 2010 (Road Sharing)A review of signposting for visitors to Eynsham, presented to the Parish Council Communications Committee 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. 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)Not everyone is vegan yet. And rabbit is delicious. 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)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 ... Elderflower Champagne Cordial 29 May 2008 (Seasonal Recipes)Enjoy a walk on the wild side - and a seasonal treat 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)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)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. What If... ! 18 Jun 1990 (Road Sharing)A more optimistic vision of 21st century transportation, from a 1990 think-tank Eynsham’s Traffic Talk-in 25 Oct 1974 (Road Sharing)A public meeting to explain the Eynsham traffic management scheme has been arranged by Oxfordshire County Council.