News Archive Energy saving news for winter! 13 Nov 2023 (GreenTEA)Will Salt Cross be zero carbon? Will Eynsham lead the way? Train as an energy champion! Save energy this winter. Pheasants and Poppies 9 Nov 2023 (Notes from the North)Pheasants are even more abundant this year: should we be pleased? Remembrance Sunday approaches: poppies and world war poetry. ECM Christmas list 2023 is out! 1 Nov 2023 (Eynsham Country Market)Choose from a wide selection of ECM Christmas produce and place your order before 7th December Botley Road Closed until Oct 2024 27 Oct 2023 (Road Sharing)Sign up for weekly updates on Oxford Rail Station and area upgrade We're Hiring at the Day Centre! 26 Oct 2023 (Eynsham Day Centre)Coordinator needed. A great opportunity for an organised, enthusiastic team player Apple Day and Green Festival 18 Oct 2023 (Peace Oak Association)The event in conjunction with Green TEA and Nature Recovery saw over a hundred and fifty people visit the Peace Oak. County Councillor report: October 18 Oct 2023 (OCC Updates)Changes at County Hall, in electoral divisions & at Oxford railway station, a glance at the A40 programme: Dan Levy has it all Help needed 25 Sep 2023 (1st Eynsham Brownies)We need your help Beavers Road safety melon smash 25 Sep 2023 (1st Eynsham Beaver Scouts)As part of our cyclist badge work, we tried to murder some melons Eynsham Foodbank Update 23 Sep 2023 (Eynsham Food Bank)What you have done and how it has helped - and a call for further support County Councillor report: September 21 Sep 2023 (OCC Updates)Major road improvement projects and challenges plus local updates on RAAC and Thames Water... another full report from Dan Levy WODC September 2023 Update 19 Sep 2023 (WODC Info)Monthly report from the three Eynsham district councillors Oaken Holt Care Home host aerial show 14 Sep 2023 (Oaken Holt Estate)Oaken Holt Care Home welcomed The Dot Collective theatre company into their grounds where they put on an excellent show.... Swallows and Martins 13 Sep 2023 (Notes from the North)Close encounters with swallows and house martins over the summer and early autumn. Silver Lining Tickets on sale online 12 Sep 2023 (Bartholomew Players)Tickets for our November production of "Silver Lining" by Sandi Toksvig now on sale online Viral Kindness 11 Sep 2023 (Eynsham Village)Combined flu and covid vaccination clinics run on Saturdays in Eynsham from 30 September Youth Football Teams 2023/24 6 Sep 2023 (Eynsham Association Football Club)Eynsham AFC are proud to announce the formation of further new youth football teams this season. U5s, U6s, U7s and U8s. New Wildflower Meadows for Eynsham! 31 Aug 2023 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Long Mead Foundation has leased 50 acres of Eynsham’s riverside to turn into wildflower meadows Mill Street Arts coming soon! 29 Aug 2023 (Eynsham Art Classes)A new centre in Eynsham for the arts; education, events and exhibitions. Taster Sessions 29 Aug 2023 (Eynsham Croquet Club)Get in touch to try this out! Welcome the Warmth 21 Aug 2023 (GreenTEA)Oxfordshire County Council has secured grant funding to improve the energy efficiency of eligible homes in Oxfordshire Green TEA August newsletter 14 Aug 2023 (GreenTEA)Our latest newsletter includes reminders about Autumn events and options for low carbon transport. Ancient and Modern 7 Aug 2023 (Eynsham Village)A smarter way to enjoy your walks, with an app on your phone for a guide Summer at the Library 4 Aug 2023 (Eynsham Library)details of events at the Library over the summer Casting Call for our November play! 24 Jul 2023 (Bartholomew Players)We are urgently seeking a young actress to play the part of Hope Daly in our November production - do you know someone? Coming Soon, A Feast 24 Jul 2023 (Notes from the North)North of the A40, large green blackberries are forming. It looks promising for a good crop in August. Eynsham Art Window Takes a Bow 23 Jul 2023 (Eynsham Art Window)The EAW has closed, but continues online. Alice Walker has moved her art studio & classes to 66 Mill Street. County Councillor report, July 2023 20 Jul 2023 (OCC Updates)Cllr Dan Levy has two significant updates on the A40 - and the Carterton - Oxford railway is moving in the right direction Eynsham West Shapes Up 9 Jul 2023 (Eynsham Village)The developers propose two further parcels of land as potential development sites. Hear the WODC discussion yourself on 12 July Litter pickers 5 Jul 2023 (1st Eynsham Brownies)Eynsham Brownies help keep Eynsham clean £759 to Eynsham Consolidated Charity 4 Jul 2023 (Bartholomew Players)Bartholomew Players donate £759 to the Eynsham Consolidated Charities Shirt Race 2023 Winners 3 Jul 2023 (Eynsham Shirt Race)The 64th Shirt Race Winners and Runners Summer 2023 Newsletter 30 Jun 2023 (Eynsham Allotment Association)Find out what is happening on the allotments over the summer. Summer Wind Concert review 17.6.23 25 Jun 2023 (West Oxfordshire Clarinets (WOC))"A very enjoyable evening was had by all" at last Saturday’s concert at St Leonard's, given by three Eynsham-based wind groups. County Councillor report: June 2023 21 Jun 2023 (OCC Updates)Dan Levy has the latest railway, road and transport news. Why not bookmark his page? WODC June 2023 Update 20 Jun 2023 (WODC Info)Monthly report from the three Eynsham district councillors Confident drivers really needed 16 Jun 2023 (First & Last Mile CIC)FLM simply cannot deliver its much needed community service without volunteers and paid drivers. Beavers Build Bee Bricks 16 Jun 2023 (1st Eynsham Beaver Scouts)Eynsham Beavers make bee homes from cob GreenTEA June newsletter 15 Jun 2023 (GreenTEA)Our latest newsletter is now out including news on the success of the Salt Cross zero carbon crowdfunder Salt Cross Garden Village 14 Jun 2023 (Eynsham Village)High Court Challenge to uphold net zero standards: the case can go ahead! Uncovering Our Past 13 Jun 2023 (Eynsham Heritage)Cotswold Archaeology discoveries on the site of the A40 Park & Ride The Ups and Downs of Wildlife 6 Jun 2023 (Notes from the North)The "balance of nature" is constantly changing, locally as well as globally, largely thanks to human activity. Oaken Holt gets ready for summer 26 May 2023 (Oaken Holt Estate)The residents and team at Oaken Holt and Wytham House worked together in the garden as they took part in Aria in Bloom. Eynsham Pharmacy 24 May 2023 (Eynsham Village)The sale of Lloyds Pharmacy is no longer going through County Councillor report: May 2023 17 May 2023 (OCC Updates)Boundary changes, school buses, verge management for biodiversity, cost of living measures ... and another transport roundup WODC May 2023 Update 16 May 2023 (WODC Info)Monthly report from the three district councillors, including news on the May elections 2023 - We Are Here Again! 11 May 2023 (Eynsham Village Show)With last year's financial support for Eynsham Village Show, we can hold our annual event again! Eynsham Elections 2023 5 May 2023 (Eynsham Village)The count for election to West Oxfordshire District Council was held overnight Spring Unfolds 2 May 2023 (Notes from the North)Discovering new birds or wildflowers nearby as spring unfolds is uplifting, but watching nature is not always pleasant. Park and Charge: Eynsham 3 Apr 2023 (Road Sharing)Co Wheels launches an EV car club pilot in Back Lane car park: book by the day / hour Biodiversity net gain for Salt Cross 30 Mar 2023 (Notes from the North)The District Council's welcome ambition of 25% biodiversity net gain may not be achieved. Inspector’s AAP Report - Disaster! 29 Mar 2023 (EPIC)Greatly reduced effectiveness of the AAP on zero net carbon development & biodiversity protection Eynsham Beaver Scouts Spring Term 28 Mar 2023 (1st Eynsham Beaver Scouts)Eynsham Beavers has just completed a very busy Spring Term 2023. Eynsham OASIS is back again! 28 Mar 2023 (Oasis for Senior Citizens)To enable more people to attend this year we are repeating the day on the 15th and 22nd August. So SAVE the DATE! Costs and Benefits 27 Mar 2023 (Eynsham Village)As council tax bills for the coming year begin to arrive... what do residents get for the money? Breakfast Club!! 24 Mar 2023 (Eynsham Community Primary School)We currently run a ‘before school’ breakfast club. Please help support it! Eynsham for Everyone! 21 Mar 2023 (Joined-Up Thinking)Our video series is shaping up already Conduit Lane - Latest 14 Mar 2023 (Eynsham Village)15 months, 3 weeks and one day later ... the lane has reopened at last :-) What's your favourite tree? 10 Mar 2023 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)New tree team and competition Worth the Wait 8 Mar 2023 (Eynsham Museum and Heritage Centre)Eynsham Museum and Heritage Centre has a new home in the Bartholomew Room at last! Our Troubled Rivers 5 Mar 2023 (Eynsham Village)NOW ON iPLAYER: Paul Whitehouse travels around England and Wales looking at the pressures on our rivers and waterways Early Years Spaces 2-4 year olds 2 Mar 2023 (Eynsham Community Primary School)Spaces available now and in April 2023 in our Early Years provision, funded or fee paying Carnival 23 gets a theme! 27 Feb 2023 (Carnival Committee)Introducing a lighthearted theme that shouldn't limit your expression... The Traumas of Hazeldene Adoption 25 Feb 2023 (Eynsham Village)Who knew that living on a new housing estate could be so complicated? Fr Martin Flatman reports County Councillor report: February 22 Feb 2023 (OCC Updates)Dan Levy has an update on OCC's budget and spending plans, highways maintenance, transport and buses - plus a photo ID reminder Starlings:Expert Ally Bunning reports 21 Feb 2023 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Field Notes on Eynsham's Starling Murmurations 250 years of Oxford Weather 14 Feb 2023 (Eynsham History Group)Unambiguous local evidence of climate change from an impeccable source. Do share... Local Publicity Starts Here! 10 Feb 2023 (Joined-Up Thinking)New options for raising your organisation’s profile ... and supporting Eynsham Online too :-) Are You Ready to Vote? 7 Feb 2023 (Eynsham Village)The UK government requires voters to show photographic ID at polling stations for the local elections on 4 May Historic Eynsham 3 Feb 2023 (Eynsham Museum and Heritage Centre)A walker's guide to the older parts of the village by Steve Parrinder Starlings over Eynsham 3 Feb 2023 (Eynsham Village)And still they come! The murmuration remains a regular late afternoon ‘draw’ by the Spar. New Calendar for 2023 2 Feb 2023 (Eynsham Country Market)Eynsham Country Market launches its calendar of events for 2023 Sewage in our streams (and streets!) 31 Jan 2023 (GreenTEA)On Saturday 28th January protests took place across the country about dumping of poo by water companies into our rivers. Burglary campaign 31 Jan 2023 (Eynsham Police Office)keep your property protected Local energy trials - Equiwatt 30 Jan 2023 (GreenTEA)An opportunity is now available for residents to get involved in grid-balancing trials. Talking Pictures 27 Jan 2023 (Eynsham Village)Lights, Camera, Action... How about a *series* of Eynsham videos? Floods, Ditches and Catkins 25 Jan 2023 (Notes from the North)Where the land locally floods is sometimes difficult to predict, and can give an insight into landscape history. Cottsway Community Fund 24 Jan 2023 (Cottsway)Funding to help local people, charities and voluntary groups improve local communities. The Great Stink - Latest 21 Jan 2023 (Eynsham Village)12 months on from our last report: challenges for Thames Water, The Environment Agency, our District Council ... and you. Eynsham CC Crowd Funding for Tractor 18 Jan 2023 (Eynsham Cricket Club)Eynsham Cricket Club has started a crowd funding page to replace their stolen tractor County Councillor report: January 18 Jan 2023 (OCC Updates)Bike lanes, bus fares, Botley Road, Botley West Solar Farm, budgets, electoral boundaries - and sewage: welcome back, Dan Levy! Planting Acorns for Bear Wood 16 Jan 2023 (1st Eynsham Beaver Scouts)Eynsham Beavers plant for the Wytham Woods Bear Wood Project Provide and They Will Come! 14 Jan 2023 (Eynsham Allotment Association)The first report on the wildlife that has visited a plot which 'installed' a small pond in May 2021. £644 given to Eynsham Food Bank 12 Jan 2023 (Bartholomew Players)Bartholomew Players donate a cheque for £644 to the Eynsham Food Bank ECM Nominated for Award in 2022 2 Jan 2023 (Eynsham Country Market)ECM reached the finals of the Plunkett Foundation Community Business Awards for Inclusivity. Eynsham Morris Practice 31 Dec 2022 (Eynsham Morris)Join us early 2023, Tuesdays, 7.30pm at Eynsham Baptist Hall. New local men and boys are welcome. Then at White Hart 9.15pm Botley West Solar Farm 27 Dec 2022 (Notes from the North)The landscape north of the A40 could be transformed by this massive development. Taking a Break 16 Dec 2022 (Eynsham Art Classes)Alice's Art Classes take a break after 12 happy years GreenTEA December newsletter 14 Dec 2022 (GreenTEA)Our December newsletter is now out, and includes some thoughts on the solar farm proposal and links to help with winter warmth Hand-made compost workshop 13 Dec 2022 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Join our workshop on 14th January 2023 led by Merton College Head Gardener, Lucille Savin 2022 Runners and Riders! 13 Dec 2022 (Eynsham Village Show)At last! Here is a list of all the winners of cups and trophies at Eynsham Village Show 2022 Calling all lovers of Carnival 12 Dec 2022 (Carnival Committee)Help us to put on a stonking 75th celebration and secure the future of our annual village party Aurora Solar Farm 11 Dec 2022 (Eynsham Village)Checking in on yet another low carbon project on the edge of Eynsham, approved in March 2020. Where are we now? Another Plantathon Success 30 Nov 2022 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)A successful Autumn planting out in Eynsham's playing fields! District Council's Hardship Fund 26 Nov 2022 (WODC Info)West Oxfordshire's Hardship Fund Joined-Up Thinking 25 Nov 2022 (Eynsham Village)Grateful thanks to the Eynsham News team for a generous donation towards our running costs HM Forces Welfare 25 Nov 2022 (Royal British Legion - Eynsham Branch)Welfare support is available to the whole Armed Forces Community Closer than You Thought 18 Nov 2022 (Eynsham Village)With 39 bins strategically placed around the village, one is never far away... County Councillor report: November 16 Nov 2022 (OCC Updates)Cllr Dan Levy has a roundup on cost of living and care provision from OCC, plus some welcome environment and transport updates The Thing about Wasps 16 Nov 2022 (Notes from the North)Wasps' nests have been a feature of 2022. Local Businesses Support Fire Station 14 Nov 2022 (Eynsham Fire Station)Did you know - local businesses enable our Fire Station to run by allowing staff to be OnCall Firefighters, responding at work? Safer Travel to School 11 Nov 2022 (Road Sharing)Four key guidelines to keep our children safe around Eynsham Primary School Trees for the Future 7 Nov 2022 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Trees for the Future: A walk around Eynsham’s trees led by Sarah Couch as part of Great Big Green Week October 2022 Eynsham Museum Project: nearly there! 26 Oct 2022 (Eynsham Museum and Heritage Centre)The serious planning starts now... A Local Autumnwatch 24 Oct 2022 (Notes from the North)Birds are becoming more active again north of the A40, but they are finding less habitat than before. County Councillor report: October 19 Oct 2022 (OCC Updates)Cllr Dan Levy focuses on the cost of living crisis, the budget process and investment zones, plus local traffic & building work GreenTEA October newsletter 18 Oct 2022 (GreenTEA)Our latest news includes reports from Great Big Green Week, the energy saver event and car share club Eynsham Park and Ride 13 Oct 2022 (Eynsham Village)The wrong solution in the wrong place? Only time will tell... Beginner Bird Walk 11 Oct 2022 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)NRN members enjoyed learning about Eynsham's birds Trees for the Future 2 Oct 2022 (The Great Big Green Week)Martin Flatman reports on a standout event from The Great Big Green Week Baking Around Britain 30 Sep 2022 (Eynsham Country Market)Another busy Saturday Market for ECM Water Matters 27 Sep 2022 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)The NRN's water business is booming. An Award for Excellence 22 Sep 2022 (Eynsham Museum and Heritage Centre)Engagement & collaboration at Eynsham Heritage Day wins Society for Museum Archaeology award County Councillor report: September 20 Sep 2022 (OCC Updates)Cllr Dan Levy introduces an ABC of traffic and travel news, from the A40 to Conduit Lane Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness 20 Sep 2022 (Notes from the North)A season of departures, late flowers and public consultations. How Wendell Berry thinks we should use and value the land. ‘Returning Eynsham Streets to People’ 7 Sep 2022 (Road Sharing)Work on a village-wide 20mph zone gets under way Youth Football Teams 2022/23 5 Sep 2022 (Eynsham Association Football Club)Eynsham AFC are proud to announce the formation of new U5 and U6 as well as U7 football sections for boys and girls. Clubhouse Opening 4 Sep 2022 (Eynsham Croquet Club)What an achievement for the Club! Eynsham Food Bank: Help Required! 1 Sep 2022 (Eynsham Food Bank)Please consider making a regular monthly donation if you are in a position to do so, as demand is starting to increase The end of an era at Eynsham Mill? 22 Aug 2022 (Notes from the North)Eynsham Mill is "under offer". What will happen to the Public Right of Way there? Woop Woop from Eynsham Village Show! 15 Aug 2022 (Eynsham Village Show)If you haven't yet seen the posters for this year's event on 17 September, you will do very soon! Summer at the Library 12 Aug 2022 (Eynsham Library)some forthcoming events and a summer update A Tenpenny Dip in Paradise 6 Aug 2022 (Eynsham Village)... and other flights of fancy: perfect holiday reading, why not treat yourself? Housing Plans in Disarray 3 Aug 2022 (Eynsham Village)The five Local Planning authorities announce an end to the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 work programme Martial Arts est. 2013 in Eynsham 1 Aug 2022 (Oxford Sport and Traditional Martial Arts)Classes ongoing. Spaces available. 4 weeks FREE. Contact Claire email@example.com No Magic Pill 30 Jul 2022 (Eynsham News Group)Eynsham News editor Ellie reports on the situation at Lloyds Pharmacy for our latest issue - coming to your letterbox soon! Swallows and Arable 26 Jul 2022 (Notes from the North)It's been very hot and very dry. So how are some of the birds and wildflowers coping? 2022 Photos and Report 25 Jul 2022 (Eynsham Flower Festival)Flower Festival photographs taken by Helen Keen. More photos to be added soon. County Councillor report for July 19 Jul 2022 (OCC Updates)From Covid advice and the cost of living crisis to a quartet of traffic issues GreenTEA July newsletter 15 Jul 2022 (GreenTEA)Our July newsletter is now out, and includes more thoughts on the inspector's comments on the Area Action Plan. Summer Reading Challenge 2022 9 Jul 2022 (Eynsham Library)This Year's Summer Reading Challenge launches today (9/7) Shirt Race 2022 4 Jul 2022 (Eynsham Shirt Race)A photo from the finishing line and full results Community spirit in Eynsham 4 Jul 2022 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)How to harness the surge of community spirit in the wake of the pandemic. A Man for all Seasons 1 Jul 2022 (Eynsham Heritage)Formal unveiling of a Blue Plaque for Aelfric of Eynsham was a surprisingly jolly occasion A Puzzle 30 Jun 2022 (Notes from the North)Humans are often a mystery, but it can also be difficult to understand the motives and behaviour of other creatures. How the Other Half Lives 27 Jun 2022 (Eynsham Village)a round-up of the local housing market to complement our home-seekers’ guide Struggling to Make Ends Meet? 23 Jun 2022 (Eynsham Village)The District Council has a useful guide to help with living costs - please share! Nature Yoga and Forest Bathing 8 Jun 2022 (Jessica Deguara - Yoga Teacher and Physio )Leave your desk behind you, get outside and enjoy feeling closer to nature at the Peace Oak Orchard! An Amateur at Large 6 Jun 2022 (Notes from the North)A 'strange' plant in the garden reveals its identity, where else it can be seen, and what it can be used for. Beaver Scouts Summer Term A 31 May 2022 (1st Eynsham Beaver Scouts)Many different things done this half term Save the Date! 26 May 2022 (Eynsham Village)Eynsham Play and Activity Day 2022: Thursday 28 July, 11:00-15:00, FREE! A Week in the Life of ... 25 May 2022 (Eynsham Food Bank)Behind the scenes at Eynsham Food Bank as concerns about the cost of living rise Platinum Jubilee Celebrations 19 May 2022 (Eynsham Village)Bring the family to Eynsham Platinum Jubilee beacon lighting to kick off the Jubilee Weekend! Library books to your door 17 May 2022 (Eynsham Village)Do you struggle to get to the library? The Home Library Service can help! A Changing Landscape 13 May 2022 (Notes from the North)Despite the very dry weather, spring is well under way north of the A40, and the landscape is changing with it. County Awards Day 10 May 2022 (1st Eynsham Beaver Scouts)Eynsham Scout Group members received awards at the County Awards Day once again this year. Repair Cafe Success 9 May 2022 (Eynsham Repair Cafe)April's event saw nearly 70% of items repaired and 52kg of stuff saved from the tip! Annual report from the County Council 8 May 2022 (OCC Updates)A brief summany of the year's activities from Dan Levy Eynsham Elections 2022 6 May 2022 (Eynsham Village)The count for election to West Oxfordshire District Council was held overnight We Need More Drivers 25 Apr 2022 (Eynsham Good Neighbour Network)A single drive a month would make a big difference. PLEASE call 07469 764174 Late April 2022 – Coming back to Life 23 Apr 2022 (Notes from the North)“Perhaps the earth can teach us: when everything seems dead and later proves to be alive” – Pablo Neruda. County Councillor report for April 7 Apr 2022 (OCC Updates)Cllr Dan Levy has the latest on road building, active travel, parking enforcement and more Trees with character north of the A40 2 Apr 2022 (Notes from the North)These photos of interesting trees were taken before the leaves returned. Eynsham Abbey: The House of God 1 Apr 2022 (Eynsham Museum and Heritage Centre)A virtual exhibition from Eynsham Heritage Day compiled by Oxfordshire Museums Resource Centre Exciting Times 31 Mar 2022 (Eynsham Village)Eynsham Online is now an official Community Interest Project Eynsham Women's Cricket 2022 30 Mar 2022 (Eynsham Women's Cricket)News on outdoor training sessions - 2022 The Eynsham Charities 25 Mar 2022 (Bartholomew Educational Foundation)An overview from Robin Mitchell after 45 years’ involvement Our Vision for a Greener 2030 23 Mar 2022 (GreenTEA)Our vision for a greener 2030 could form a vital part of the future Eynsham Neighbourhood Plan - how to get involved Patricia Atkins 1934-2022 22 Mar 2022 (Eynsham Country Market)Market says goodbye to former Chairman Housing for Ukrainians 22 Mar 2022 (Refugees Welcome In Eynsham)The Government has launched a scheme for sponsors to offer a home to people fleeing from Ukraine A Huge Success 21 Mar 2022 (Eynsham Museum and Heritage Centre)Thanks to everyone who came along yesterday making our first Heritage Day a huge success: Instagram compilation by Julia Parker Eynsham Abbey Booklet - SOLD OUT! 20 Mar 2022 (Eynsham Heritage)English Heritage Booklets for sale on Eynsham Abbey £5.00 Proceeds to Eynsham Museum Funds. Our First Open Day 19 Mar 2022 (Eynsham Museum and Heritage Centre)Getting ready for Eynsham's first heritage day: Instagram compilation by Julia Parker Romans around Eynsham 15 Mar 2022 (Notes from the North)An archaeological survey of 'parcels of land' along the A40 has revealed some interesting evidence of Roman activity. Planning a Street Party? 14 Mar 2022 (Eynsham Village)The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend 2 to 5 June is closer than you think... Timetable changes from March 7th 5 Mar 2022 (First & Last Mile CIC)Timetable changes to the 411 and 418 services Let hedgerows grow! 1 Mar 2022 (Notes from the North)Several reasons are put forward for regularly cutting back hedgerows, but the counter arguments are more powerful. Changing land use north of the A40 24 Feb 2022 (Notes from the North)The first in a series of Notes from the North looks at a new crop that was sown last year and was recently harvested - by sheep The High Sheriff rides into Town 23 Feb 2022 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)‘Inspirational’ climate action heroes were honoured at an awards ceremony on 21 February Businesses Network for Nature 17 Feb 2022 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Eynsham’s Businesses Network for Nature Recovery! Visit the Millennium Wood 14 Feb 2022 (Eynsham Village)Because you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone... Chaos at Swinford Bridge 9 Feb 2022 (Road Sharing)Our intrepid photographer Ian White reports from the roadside as life returns to ‘normal’ Great Big Green Week video is here! 8 Feb 2022 (The Great Big Green Week)Relive the action from our Great Big Green week. In Plain Sight 8 Feb 2022 (Eynsham Heritage)A tour of the hidden Abbey in the grounds of our Anglican and Catholic churchyards Free Training for Local Groups 3 Feb 2022 (Eynsham Village)Three online workshops, supported by WODC Pioneering Efforts 27 Jan 2022 (Eynsham Museum and Heritage Centre)Oxfordshire Museums Resource Centre is taking 3D images of the Eynsham collection Volunteer Driving is Great! 23 Jan 2022 (Road Sharing)‘Nothing we have been involved with to date has given the same satisfaction as driving this bus.’ The Great Stink Continues 21 Jan 2022 (Eynsham Village)Headlines on the eve of a protest against the dumping of raw sewage in the Thames Planting hedges in Carnival Meadow 21 Jan 2022 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Connecting up for Nature Recovery in Eynsham First and Last Mile needs drivers! 15 Jan 2022 (GreenTEA)Support our new community bus service - drivers needed urgently (to start immediately) Heritage Day : March 19th 15 Jan 2022 (Eynsham Heritage)Eynsham Heritage Day will take place on 19 March 2022, with an exhibition in the Bartholomew Room & Tours An Overlooked Hedge 3 Jan 2022 (Notes from the North)They seem to prefer the taller hedges, / fieldfares... First and Last Mile - LIVE! 1 Jan 2022 (Road Sharing)New year, new community minibuses linking Eynsham and neighbouring villages Exciting Times 21 Dec 2021 (Eynsham Museum and Heritage Centre)The Eynsham Museum will be at the heart of Eynsham Heritage Day Bartholomew Players new Patrons 14 Dec 2021 (Bartholomew Players)Acclaimed TV comedy writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran agree to be joint Patrons Christmas at the Library 8 Dec 2021 (Eynsham Library)Christmas hours and new offerings Emerging West Eynsham Masterplan 26 Nov 2021 (Eynsham Village)Slides from the recent exhibition are now online, along with a survey form Long Mead Features at COP26 10 Nov 2021 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Oxford University has made a documentary featuring Long Mead's Thames Valley Wildflower Meadow Restoration Project Water Quality in Eynsham 10 Nov 2021 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Lucy Dickinson How it all Began 1 Nov 2021 (Eynsham Food Bank)Bob Thiele explains how Eynsham Food Bank emerged and its early days under the Covid pandemic What a Great Big Green Week! 31 Oct 2021 (The Great Big Green Week)We have come together and spoken out. Now for COP 26, making our homes cosy and a car club! Bartholomew Players need YOU!! 23 Oct 2021 (Bartholomew Players)Ever fancied being on stage, getting involved with set build, costume or makeup? Then Bartholomew Players is the place for you! Nature Restoration at the Churchyard 13 Oct 2021 (1st Eynsham Beaver Scouts)We planted wildflowers in St Leonard's Churchyard Eynsham Ukuleles at Witney in Pink 11 Oct 2021 (Eynsham Ukuleles)On Saturday, 2nd Oct, Eynsham Ukuleles were proud to participate in "Witney in Pink". Our Improved Market Square 9 Oct 2021 (Eynsham Village)Work on the flower pots and paving is complete - Sandra Jinks reports Shirt Race 2021 Update 5 Oct 2021 (Eynsham Shirt Race)A selection of photos from the wettest event yet - PLUS winners list and placings! The Thrill of It! 4 Oct 2021 (Road Sharing)Women’s Tour professional cycling race skirted Eynsham today... 41st Virgin Money London Marathon 3 Oct 2021 (Eynsham Roadrunners)On 3 October 2021, Ros, Caroline, Jane, Jen, Alison, Bradley, Adam and Ellen all completed the 41st London Marathon. Goodbye to All That 28 Sep 2021 (Eynsham's Nature Recovery Network!)Sarah Couch looks back on Eynsham’s Swift Successes 2021 In Peace and War 25 Sep 2021 (Royal British Legion - Eynsham Branch)An urgent appeal for new and younger members - no armed forces connection needed! Eynsham Young Cricketers 2021 15 Sep 2021 (Eynsham Young Cricketers)A report on junior cricket success at Eynsham CC EWCC Season 2021 15 Sep 2021 (Eynsham Women's Cricket)Our Hardball and Softball Cricket Report We're back! 15 Sep 2021 (Eynsham Day Centre)After 18 months of newsletters, weekly phone calls, meetings in the Square, our Monday sessions return 2021 EVS Report 13 Sep 2021 (Eynsham Village Show)A short report. This Year's Winners! 13 Sep 2021 (Eynsham Village Show)Here is a list of the cups and trophy winners from this year's show. Great Big Green Window for September 13 Sep 2021 (Eynsham Art Window)Artists present their take on loss, development, sustainability, environmental issues, ecology, ecosystems, saving the planet Creative Embroidery is back 11 Sep 2021 (Creative Embroidery Group)After over a year of lockdown Creative Embroidery is back in the village hall from 16th September 2021. 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! Mandatory face mask wearing 31 Aug 2021 (Eynsham Medical Centre)Face mask wearing remains a requirement of visiting the Eynsham Medical Group Gateway to Oxford 23 Aug 2021 (Road Sharing)infrastructure works for the new ‘Oxford North’ begin today The Devil’s Quoits 7 Aug 2021 (Eynsham Heritage)This afternoon I cycled to an ancient stone circle a couple of miles away... Gabriel Schenk reports 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 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. 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 Rooms for Rent - Update 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... 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! End of an Era 2 May 2021 (Eynsham Village)Louise Lau tells the story of the man (and the family) behind Rainbow House 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? 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 - Eynsham Branch)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 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 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 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 Problem with a Public Right of Way 31 Jan 2021 (Notes from the North)Flooding today has once more filled up the eastern ends of several fields along Lower Road. 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. 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 Skylight 27 Nov 2020 (Notes from the North)Transferred – for good reasons – to an upper room... An Update from Eagle Cubs 15 Nov 2020 (Eynsham Cubs - Eagle Pack)Bird feeders, cooking, quizzes, pets and a fantastic Woodcraft Day... Looking Back - and Forwards! 15 Nov 2020 (Eynsham Cubs - Falcon Pack)From balloon cars, bird feeders and macaroni cheese to quizzes, crafting, astronomy and Remembrance 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 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 Seasonal Glut? 16 Aug 2020 (Traidcraft Fair Trader)Why let the produce and pickings go to waste when Derek has a solution? 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 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 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. 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 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! 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 New Year News 4 Jan 2020 (Rotary Club of Eynsham)Latest 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. 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! 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. 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 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? St Leonard's Churchyard - an update 26 Feb 2019 (St Leonard's Church)With no new burial spaces available, a proposal has been put forward to reuse the North West corner of the churchyard A Different Approach 31 Jan 2019 (Community Resilience Forum)Ron Hollis offers a new way to get involved in local life 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 - Eynsham Branch)Branch adopts County Status. Eynsham in the News 15 Aug 2018 (Eynsham Village)Prehistoric ceremonial landscape ... 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 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 Brian Hitchins 14 May 2018 (Eynsham Croquet Club)Brians contribution to the Club 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. 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 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’ 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 A Winter Walk 21 Jan 2018 (Notes from the North)Drizzle persists beyond a day of rain. / Though sheep move warily away, one stays... 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. 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 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 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. Have we forgotten? 13 Jul 2017 (Eynsham Heritage)Who owns the War Memorial in the Square? The The goes cold in 1921... 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 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. New chairs for St Leonard's 30 Jun 2017 (St Leonard's Church)The new chairs placed in St Leonard's are easier to move, more comfortable and give a lighter feel to the church 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. 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. 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. 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 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 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 ... Watching swallows (at City Farm) 6 Mar 2017 (Notes from the North)Apples have been pressed into a frothy / cloudiness, and a chiffchaff is hopping... 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! 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 £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 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. 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 Babies enjoy group too! 9 Nov 2016 (Busy Bees Baby & Toddler Group)Our group is not just for toddlers, babies can enjoy coming too. 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 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 Snaps from the Show 25 Sep 2016 (Eynsham Village Show)New classes, new talent and lots of ingenuity - winner lists to follow soon. Save Our Carnival! 2 Aug 2016 (Carnival Committee)A message to all Eynsham residents. If you want Carnival to continue, please read on ... Long Live the Shirt Race! 8 Jul 2016 (Eynsham Shirt Race)“An excellent turn-out as always” says Chairman Peter Shrimpton 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 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. 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 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 (The 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 A Sunday morning stroll 18 Apr 2016 (Eynsham Litter Pickers)Celia Davies takes her rubber gloves & bin bags along Cassington Road 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. A40 Improvements 8 Nov 2015 (Eynsham Village)The Parish Council has expressed its disappointment in OCC’s investment consultation. 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 ... 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 (The Eynsham Society)We celebrated 800 years of ‘Newland’ on Saturday 5 September. Eleanor Chance explains how Newland Street got its name. 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. Eynsham Record 30 15 Jun 2015 (Eynsham Record)Volume 30 (2013) of the Eynsham Record marks a transfer of responsibility. Eynsham Pavilion Goes Solar 2 Jun 2015 (Eynsham 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. Our History 5 Apr 2015 (Eynsham Good Neighbour Network)David Miller reflects on how it was in 2015 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 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. 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. Long Mead Orchard 30 Nov 2014 (Eynsham Village)Catriona Bass introduces a treasured County Wildlife Site and another triumph for local people 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 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 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 HENRY comes to Eynsham 10 Jun 2014 (HENRY)A national children’s charity has relocated its main office to Eynsham. 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 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. 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 ... 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 Croquet Triumphs 25 Oct 2013 (Eynsham Croquet Club)Tony Newport delivers an end of summer report for the Golf Croquet Section Still on a Journey 16 Sep 2013 (Eynsham News Group)The latest issue of “Eynsham News” has had an eventful ride. 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 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 Census Shock 11 Mar 2013 (Eynsham Village)Early results are coming through at local level from the Census of 27 March 2011 - with startling results. Thanks to Ian Wright 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 (Eynsham 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 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 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. 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. Low Carbon Living 16 Oct 2010 (Eynsham Village)Reflections drawn from Eynsham Apple Festival 2010 – a packed programme for growers, cooks and consumers. Woods on Your Doorstep 13 Sep 2010 (The 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 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. 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 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. 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 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 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. 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.