What’s new in the Botley & North Hinksey area?

Organisation of the month

The Organisation of the Month for October is Home-Start Oxford::

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Mace’s proposals for West Way and the planning application

Mace has now gained approval for their planning application (documents still available on the Vale’s website). Work on the site is expected to start in January 2017 with the demolition of buildings alongside the A34 and temporary relocation of the library, community hall and Baptist Church in empty units within the shopping precinct.

Neighbourhood Plan - public feedback event on draft policies on Sat 9 July

A second public feedback event on the Neighbourhood Plan took place in Seacourt Hall on Saturday 9 July where the draft policies on Transport, Housing, Commercial Developments, Infrastructure, Green Spaces were presented and feedback obtained from parishioners. For information on the North Hinksey Neighbourhood Plan, FAQs, the vision, details of working groups and how you can get involved, visit the website. A summary of feedback from this event will appear on that website shortly.

Free Wifi in West Way shopping centre

Wifi provided by the Vale of White Horse District Council is now up and running in the West Way Shopping Centre. It can also be accessed in Seacourt Hall, which is very useful if you are booking or attending a meeting or event.

Allotments Available

There are some vacant allotments available,  If you are a budding gardener, have a look at our Allotments page to find out more or contact Ag MacKeith.

Coming up soon (important dates for your diary):

See our Events Calendar for more details of local events

  • Sun 16th October 2 – 5 pm Botley Apple Day in the garden of South View, Old Botley.

Latest News:

  • Cafe hopes to branch out activities for teenagers in Botley  -  Oxford Times Thur 22 Sept
  • Meeting to discuss community association in Botley  -  Oxford Mail Fri 2 Sept
  • Residents encouraged to give ideas on Louie Memorial Pavilion  -  Oxford Mail Fri 2 Sept

More on our News Page


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Organisation of the Month

The Organisation of the Month for October is Home-Start Oxford and this is what they have to say about themselves: Bridging the gap: how you can help support vulnerable families. If only there was a definitive, NHS-endorsed guide to parenting: we’d all bounce out of hospital with our newborns, a confident spring in our step, …

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