Woodstock Town Council

Incorporated by Royal Charter of Henry VI in 1453

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Information on this website is now "searchable".  Go to our dedicated "Search" page for more details

Agendas for Council and Committee meetings are posted here approx five days before the meeting
Go to meetings page for details

The latest minutes for the Town Council are now available at the Minutes page
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Town residents are encouraged to participate in Town Council meetings.
Why not come along to the Town Hall on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:30
Please check dates and times from the "Meetings" page or any of the Council's notice boards.
If you want to speak you will have to let the Clerk know in advance.  Go to the "Meetings" page and click on "Council's Policy on the Participation of the Public at its Meetings".

Information on the towns cemeteries is on the "Environment" page

The Notice Board
SAVE Woodstock!
Amended plans from the Blenheim/Pye consortium are now available on the Cherwell District Council website.  Woodstock Town Council has objected to the original proposal for 1500 new homes and will be sending further objections to the revised plans for 1200 homes
Read the Town Council's objections and other information on the proposals here
There will be a Town Meeting on Wednesday 8th July
to discuss the revised planning application for the proposed Woodstock East development and other matters.
The meeting will begin at 7:30 pm at the Communcity centre.  All welcome.

Details here
The Rotary Club of Woodstock & Kidlington  
are looking for people of all ages and from all walks of life to join the Rotary Club   
If you would like to give something back to your local community,  why not visit the Club website
here or find your nearest Club on the Rotary in Great Britain & Ireland (RIBI) website.  
Club Contacts - Mike Black (07718 385033) or Bob Taylor (01865 372157)
Woodstock has a new Mayor
Cllr Dr Elizabeth Poskitt was elected Woodstock Town Mayor at the Annual Topwn Council meeting on 12 May
read more ......
West Oxfordshire's Parliamentary, County, District and Town/Parish elections
more details on our Other News Page
West Oxfordshire District Council are giving away free garden compost
Read more here
Woodstock Play and Activity Day - Coming Soon

read more ....
Statutory “Notice of Election” for the Parliamentary election scheduled for Thursday 7 May
read more ....
Chris Baylis awarded West Oxfordshire's Chaiman's Award for public service
more here
Thames Valley Police launches its Community Policing Awards 2015
more here
Calling all local photographers!   Get snappy!
Enter WODC's Photographic competition - read more
but be quick, closing date 20th April
Royal British Legion Commemorative Events 2015
10th May – Church service at 11am and afterwards at 12pm a wreath laying ceremony.
th August – Mayor’s Service – "British Legion" & "Soldiers Of Oxford" taking part
You can read the latest draft of the Local Plan here
Thereis a vacancy for part time financial assistant at the Town Council
Go to our Vacancies page
The result of the Town Poll held on Thursday, 6th November 2014
“Do you oppose any development or urbanisation on green fields
abutting and surrounding our town of Woodstock?”

can be viewed here
West Oxfordshire Draft Local Plan
Read Woodstock Town Council's Response here
(WTC has also sent an objection to Cherwell District Council concerning its "scopeing" proposal for 1500 homes at Woodstock South East)
Woodstock Parking Review
Draft Traffic Regulation Orders have recently been published in connection with the Town centre Parking Review
Notices have been posted on site and are also available to scrutinise here

Consultation Letter
Frequently Asked Questions
Parking Review - Final Draft Plan
Statement of Reasons
Traffic Regulation Order
Traffic Regulation Order for Disabled Spaces
Friends of the Woodstock Watermeadows
Please see latest news on our Environment Page
Friends of the Watermeadows
We want to (re) start a Friends of the Watermeadows group to monitor and help in our beautiful, ancient meadows
Find out more here
Woodstock Town Centre Parking Consultation
See the results of the recent Town Centre Parking consultation here
The Oxfordshire Museum and the County Library
In common with many public services, the Woodstock Museum and the County Library are facing severe financial cuts. The Friends of the Oxfordshire Museum and the Friends of the Library are looking for volunteers to help run many of the services provided. If you are interested and willing to commit to just a couple of hours a week (or maybe more), please contact The Friends of Oxfordshire Museum tel. 01993 811 456 or, for the Library Service contact, in the first instance, the town clerk on 01993 811216
Read more about Oxfordshire's and West Oxfordshire's Broadband Campaign here
Woodstock Good Neighbour Scheme.
Click here for details
Thames Valley Local Policing Team
Find out who Woodstock's Neighbourhood Policing Team are here
A Survey of Rare Bee-Orchids
The field between the new Marlborough Fields estate and Budds Close is a haven for orchids.  Bob Pomfret, our volunteer warden for the Budds Close nature reserve has prepared a survey of the orchids which may be under threat from possible development proposals.  Go to the Environment page to read the report
Section 106 Infrastructure
Ever wondered what "Section 106" planning jargon is all about?
Click here to find out the projects that have been funded from the recent building of homes at Shipton Road.
Want Advice on Clearing Snow and Ice?
Click here for information from Action with Communities in Rural England
Woodstock Town Council has adopted the Report of the Town Partnership
"Woodstock - A Great Place to Live"
To download the report click here
To download the Executive Summary click here
To read the report on your browser click here
Copies of the report are available to borrow from the town hall or the library