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  • 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?

Organisation of the month

The Organisation of the Month for December and January is Botley Baptist Church:

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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.  The Seacourt Hall committee has published its Surrender of Lease notice. A public consultation on the proposed new community hall facilities is live until 15 Jan with an opportunity to ask questions at a public meeting on 7 Jan (see ‘Coming up soon’ section below for details).

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.

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

  • Sat 7 Jan from 3pm to 4pm in Seacourt Hall, Public Meeting with presentation by Seacourt Hall Management Committee and chance to ask questions about the proposed move to new community hall facilities as part of the Botley Centre redevelopment. All Parishioners welcome.
  • Sat 7 Jan from 4pm to 5pmin Seacourt Hall (times approx – to follow above event), Surgery with North Hinksey Parish Councillors, your chance to discuss any local issues.

Latest News:

  • 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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BBC Chapel Way view (2) - Copy[18479]

Organisation of the Month

The Organisation of the Month for December and January is Botley Baptist Church  and this is what they have to say about themselves:          On Sunday 6th November, Botley Baptist Church celebrated 134 years in Botley, of which 49 years has been in our present building on the corner of Chapel Way …

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