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Watchfield School Expansion – Stage 2

Please follow the instructions below to comment on the proposed expansion of Watchfield Primary School even if you have already commented on Stage 1 Statutory Notice: Expansion of Watchfield Primary School Ends: 02 Oct 2013 A statutory notice has been published in relation to the proposal to expand Watchfield Primary School to become 2 form entry, […]

Weekend event near Watchfield

The following reply was received from the Vale of White Horse District Council regarding the ‘Trifle’ event near Watchfield on the weekend of 30th Aug – 1st Sept.   Dear Sue, Thank-you for your e-mail and I hope the below gives an understanding of the licensing process and what actions our Environmental Protection team (E.P.) took over the weekend. […]

Noise Nuisance

Following the large number of complaints regarding the recent ‘Festival’ on the land opposite Westmill Wind Farm, Watchfield Parish Council will be making enquiries regarding the licensing and monitoring arrangements for such events by the Vale of the White Horse District Council. Noise nuisances (of any description) should be reported to the Environmental Health team […]

Discharge of Conditions for Traveller’s Site

Planning application P12/V1901/FUL for the permanent Travellers’ Site across the A420 from Watchfield on the Highworth Road has just applied to have some of their planning conditions discharged. Details can be accessed via the following link:-

Cowan’s Camp discharge of conditions

Please click on the following link to see the submission to District Council to discharge some of the conditions for Cowan’s Camp

A420 bypass repairs/state of road.

This is update I got from OCC, I enquired as a concerned local resident, on what is being done about state of A420 locally: “Thank you for your enquiry. The A420 is checked on a regular monthly rota and any safety defects are raised for repair. The defects marked in yellow/white are classed as 28 day […]

VWHDC boundary change review – proposal opposed

It was proposed to move Watchfield into an extended 3 seat Faringdon ward. This has been successfully opposed and will remain as Shrivenham/Watchfield ward. I haven’t had a chance to determine if this will address the under representation at VWHDC level but that may be a fight for another day after new housing boom has stopped. […]

Watchfield housing needs survey

Watchfield parish council (WPC) is organising a housing needs survey with the assistance of ORCC  . The purpose is to identify those within the village, or with links to it, who may want to apply for some of the social housing which will be built in the new developments in Watchfield. If WPC can demonstrate […]