Woodstock Town Council

Incorporated by Royal Charter of Henry VI in 1453

Welcome to Woodstock Town Council's Website

Home Page

Go direct to the town notice board

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

Where possible, agendas for Council meetings are posted here approx five days before the meeting on the meetings page

The latest minutes for the Town Council are now available at the Minutes page

For important local information go to the "Notice Board"

For more general public information including local events
go to the Other News Page

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, play areas and nature reserves is on the "Environment" page

The Notice Board
WODC Parking Survey
Have your say on parking in West Oxfordshire.
WODC is reviewing local parking needs and needs your help by completing their parking survey before midday on 29th February 2016.  See www.westoxon.gov.uk/parkingsurvey for more information or pick up a parking survey from Woodstock Town Hall.
Mayor's Quiz Night
To be held at the Community Centre on Friday February 26th.  All welcome.
More details
National Voter Registration Drive
The Government is urging everyone to register to vote.
More details
WODC Warn of Parking Enforcement Issues
Read more here
The Queen will be 90 this year
If your organisation would like to be part of the celebrations here in Woodstock come to the meeting on Wenesday 20th January at the Communty Centre. More details .....
Check out the new Cotswold Tourism website and Woodstock's entry at
Royal British Legion
The RBL are looking for volunteer Poppy Appeal Organiser for the Woodstock District
More details here and here
Watermeadows Treeworks
Through the winter, the Town Council's contractors will be undertaking tree surgery work at the watermeadows.
More information here 
Do You have a Child Born Between 2011 and 31st August 2012?
15th January is the closing date for admissions applications for the Woodstock Primary School
Parents/carers MUST apply before this date.
You can apply on-line at
or you can pick up the forms at the school.

Over 20,000 electoral registration reminders to be sent out
If you have not received an electoral registration form please contact the Council on 01993 861410
or email

The Refugee Crisis
Information about how you can help here
Updated waste and recycling calendars available mid-September  
Waste and recycling calendars, for October 2015 to September 2016, will be available to download from West Oxfordshire District Council’s website from mid-September.  
Alternatively, sign up to receive FREE email updates about your property direct to your inbox including  
For more information see:

West Oxfordshire Local Plan submitted for examination
The District Council has formally submitted its draft Local Plan to Government for independent examination by the Planning Inspectorate

Woodstock Play and Activity Day
Pictures of the fabulously succesful Play Day
Find out more here - large file - slow to download
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)
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
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. Both 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 Museum tel. 01993 811 456 or, for the Library Service contact, in the first instance, the town clerk on 01993 811216
Woodstock Good Neighbour Scheme.
Click here for details
Thames Valley Local Policing Team
Click here for information about Woodstock's Local Policing Team
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