News Archive 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 Late Night Takeaways 9 Apr 2015 (Eynsham Parish Council)Application to WODC licensing committee was withdrawn today following a series of objections, including the Parish Council’s. Eynsham Futures Launch 6 Apr 2015 (Neighbourhood Planning)We had a very successful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.