Category: News

Parish Path Wardens needed

Oxfordshire Area Ramblers and Oxfordshire Countryside Access are setting up a system of Parish Path Wardens. Please click the following link for more information or contact Jim Parke on 01865 730664 or email him on    

Watchfield Flooding 2014

You may be aware that there were flooding issues across the recreation ground, play area and adjacent houses along the High Street over 4th, 5th Jan and 6th of January 2014. This was due to heavy rain and water egress from the development on Knapp’s field which overwhelmed the ditches and drainage system. Villagers rallied […]

Dog Fouling and Strays

The Vale of White Horse District Council is responsible for dog fouling, clearing dog mess and stray dogs. Dog mess can also be reported on From the Vale of White Horse District Council website:- Dog fouling We take dog fouling very seriously as dog mess is not only unpleasant but it spreads diseases, which […]

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:-