Category: News

Missed bin collections

In case you were not aware there was a serious accident on the A420 yesterday  (09/07/18) causing Biffa to be stuck in traffic for 1.5 hours without moving. As a result the following roads were not collected and will be completed this morning.   Faringdon Berners Way Hampden Close Cromwell Close Wessex Close Jespers Hill […]

Zumba Gold – Saturday mornings

NEW Zumba Gold Fitness classes are now taking place in Watchfield Village Hall on Saturday mornings, 9.30am (subject to Hall availability). Gold is suitable for EVERYBODY, regardless of age, fitness level, gender and ability. Please do come and join me for your FREE FIRST CLASS! After that it is £5 per class. Dance skills are not […]

Yoga for Pregnancy classes

Thursdays at Watchfield Village Hall 7.15pm – 8.30pm. 6 week course starting from June 7th 2018. Suitable from 14 weeks. For further information please contact Nicki Clinch on 07866 957234 or

Local neighbourhood site

Many Watchfield residents have signed up to the NextDoor network for events, items for free or for sale, crime and safety advice, local news etc. This can be done via Invite code: JMRCXC You can leave at any time or invite more of your neighbours to join.

Damage from highway defects

There have been increasing queries about highway defects (potholes etc.) and damage to vehicles. Defects can be reported via and information concerning claims for damage as a result of highways defects can be found here with the claim form about half way down the page. Please do report any defects you spot.

Charges at Stanford Tip

There have been several comments from residents regarding the charges for some items at the Stanford Recycling Centre. Here is the official schedule of charges stanford tip charges .All transactions should be recorded on the hand held device used by the site operatives which generates a receipt.  Customers do have to wait for a receipt as it prints in the […]

Public Exhibition of Shrivenham Development

There will be a public exhibition on Tuesday 20th February between 3-7pm at Shrivenham Memorial Hall concerning the proposals for the land East of Highworth Road, Shrivenham (between the A420 and the Church). This is for 515 houses, land for a primary school (not the school itself!!) and a new road junction onto the A420. Additional […]