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  • All change at West Way as organisations look to move to temporary homes ahead of redevelopment - Oxford Mail Thur 12 Jan
  • Community organisation plans to take over Botley children’s centre services in the new year  -  Oxford Mail Thur 18 Nov
  • New Premier Inn confirmed for Oxford - Oxford Mail Mon 14 Nov

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

Tap Social – craft brewery opens bar in February

Tap Social Movement is a craft brewery based in Curtis Industrial Estate and open as a bar Friday and Saturday evenings in February. The premises houses the brewery, bottle shop and tap room and provides training and employment opportunities to people serving prison sentences. Find out more on their website www.tapsocialmovement.com.

Organisation of the month

The Organisation of the Month for February is Cumnor & District History Society:

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Mace’s proposals for West Way and the planning application

Mace has gained approval for their planning application (documents still available on the Vale’s website). Work on the site is expected to start in early 2017 coverting units in the shopping precinct for temporary use by the Library, Baptist Church and Community Hall, followed around May to June time by the demolition of buildings alongside the A34 and building starting on the hotel and student flats. More updates about parking and access during these works to follow when details have been passed on to us.

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 last year 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.

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

Latest News:

  • All change at West Way as organisations look to move to temporary homes ahead of redevelopment - Oxford Mail Thur 12 Jan
  • Community organisation plans to take over Botley children’s centre services in the new year  -  Oxford Mail Thur 18 Nov
  • New Premier Inn confirmed for Oxford - Oxford Mail Mon 14 Nov

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Organisation of the Month

The Organisation of the Month for February is the Cumnor and District History Society and this is what they have to say about themselves: The Society was founded in 1979 by two well- known Historians Frank Cheeseman and John Hanson for members to meet and develop their interests in local history. Today the Society flourishes …

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