Eynsham Parish Council represents the interests of the people of Eynsham and Barnard Gate to other public authorities, and is consulted on things like planning, public transport, road improvements, mineral policy, tourism and crime prevention.
It also contributes to local amenities such as allotments, bus-shelters and litter bins; provides recreational facilities including community buildings, playing fields and the Abbey Fishponds; makes grants in aid of many village clubs and charities; arranges grass-cutting on behalf of the County Council; and maintains an interest in churchyard provision.
At present the Council is actively involved in:
The Village AZ offers quick links to specific services.
Election and Prospective Councillors Information
If you care about where you live and are passionate about your community, we need you!
The Council is active in a range of issues and projects, including planning, playgrounds, the Fishponds, local footpaths, sports facilities and traffic.
The Council has 15 members but, following the recent elections, there are 5 vacancies which we are keen to fill as soon as possible. To be eligible to join you need to be at least 18 years old and to have lived or worked in Eynsham for at least the last 12 months. It is a voluntary position but can be very rewarding.
In addition to the main meeting - usually on the second Tuesday of the month in the Bartholomew Room - you can also serve on committees which manage current/future projects.
If you’d like to find out more, please contact the Clerk or come along to one of our meetings. See Events Diary for meeting dates.