Category: News

Vale Local Plan Consultation

PLEASE NOTE THE NEAREST PUBLIC MEETING ABOUT THE LOCAL PLAN IS IN SHRIVENHAM MEMORIAL HALL ON MARCH 24TH BETWEEN 7-9PM. PLEASE ATTEND IF POSSIBLE Public Consultation: Local Plan 2031 Part 1 – Housing Delivery Update The Vale of White Horse District Council invites you to comment on our updated Local Plan 2031 proposals.  The Local […]

Cowan’s Camp Decision

Reserved Mattters for Cowan’s Camp were passed unanimously by Vale of White Horse District Council Planning Committee meeting on March 5th despite representations by the village and Parish Council. Conditions attached have not be published at time of writing.

Cowan’s Camp goes to Planning Committee

The Reserved Matters for Cowan’s Camp will be considered by the Vale of White Horse District Council Planning Committee on Wednesday 5th March, 6.30pm at the Civic Hall, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BY. This meeting is open to the public. Cowan’s Camp is on the agenda as the third application to be considered out of 11 […]

Further Planning Application – Major’s Road

Notification of a further large Planning Application has been received from the Vale District Council. It concerns:- Erection of 16 houses on Land on Major’s Road, Watchfield – P14/V0287/FUL This is on what was known as Mac’s Field, adjacent to the Bovis Home development on Knapp’s Field. Watchfield Parish Council will have the plans on […]

Crime prevention and safety advice

This is a message sent via Thames Valley Alert. This information has been sent on behalf of Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network Message sent by Catherine Dunn (NHWN, Administrator, England & Wales) Dear Neighbourhood or Home Watch coordinators, members and supporters, The Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network (England & Wales) has just published a comprehensive […]

Work on Cowan’s Camp

We have been notified that there will be some work within the compound area of Cowan’s Camp on Friday 28th Feb which should last less than 24 hours. It is to dtermine the extent of ground contamination on site and has been approved by the Vale Planning department.

Vale of White Horse District Council flooding update – LATEST INFORMATION

Tuesday 11 February 3pm There continues to be a number of Environment Agency flood alerts and warnings in place across the county.  More rain is expected this week and properties near to land which is already saturated maybe at risk of flash flooding, so please keep checking the Environment Agency’s website (   Residents in genuine need […]

Watchfield Burglaries

There were two burglaries on Watchfield High Street on Monday 3rd January 2014 between 11.30am and 4.40pm. Access was gained by throwing bricks through the rear windows and jewellery was stolen from both properties. There are many unfamiliar people in the village at the moment. If you see suspicious activity please call the police. If […]