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  • Camp Road junction closed from 24th April (3/27/2017) - Camp Road will be closed  – at the village end –  from Monday 24th to Friday 28 April. Effectively, there will be no direct Camp Road – Somerton Road access. Access will be via the Kirtlington Road. See: Traffic Notice 0417
  • Parish Split notice (1/20/2017) - Re-organising Upper Heyford and Heyford Park into two Parishes Upper Heyford Parish Council has asked Cherwell District Council to consider reorganising the parish in order to reflect the very different needs of both Heyford Park and Upper Heyford Village.  Heyford Park is a rapidly expanding development and Upper Heyford Village remains a small rural village.  The […]
  • Village Networks on tour (10/10/2016) - Village Networks Your link to advice and support Village Networks is now expanding! The success of new funding from The Big Lottery allows us to expand our outreach into Daventry District and Cherwell District, as well as South Northamptonshire, but also to work with more organisations to broaden the range of face-to-face advice and support: […]
  • Dorchester Living, Priority Open Day & Community Consultation Drop-In Sessions (10/7/2016) - 2 notices from Dorchester Living: 1. Dorchester Living, the principal developers at Heyford Park, would like to invite all residents within the Mid-Cherwell Neighbourhood Plan area to a special Priority Open Day on Saturday the 15th October. One of the main pieces of feedback that has resulted from the Neighbourhood Plan process is that there […]
  • The Oxfordshire Comet – Transport from your door to destination (9/5/2016) - The Oxfordshire Comet – Transport from your door to destination The Oxfordshire Comet is the new bookable transport service from Oxfordshire County Council, available for people in Upper Heyford Parish that do not have access to suitable public transport. – Wherever you need to be in Oxfordshire, the Comet can get you there. – The Comet can […]
  • Fibre broadband is here… at last! (9/5/2016) - BT is now taking orders for Infinity, its fibre optic broadband service. It’s offering FTTC (fibre to the cabinet) but not FTTP (to the premises), so still employs the local copper network for the final leg from the cabinet. However FTTC is still is able to supply significant speeds and shouldn’t be a concern. If there […]
  • Paul Smith co-opted as new Parish Councillor (7/16/2016) - Paul Smith of New College Square in Upper Heyford Village accepted the invitation to join the Upper Heyford Parish Council, filling the seat vacated by Chris Scarrott, effective 14 July 2016.
  • Heyford Park Facebook Group (7/9/2016) - Heyford Park has a succesful Facebook Group which can be found at <>. There are currently over 650 members. The Group is for: sharing local news & events, selling personal goods or advertising local services, asking questions about local issues and suggesting solutions to local problems. We are a closed group for RESIDENTS & WORKERS […]
  • District Council Elections 2016 (4/15/2016) - Just a reminder folks… of the forthcoming elections for District Councillors on 5th May. Full details available at:  
  • Dog Control Order (4/15/2016) - The Parish Council proposes to extend the existing dog control order requiring dogs to be kept on leads in the Upper Heyford Village Recreation Ground. Comments on this proposal should be sent to the Parish Clerk: or by post to Hillside Cottage, Upper Heyford OX25 5LE by May 7th 2016. Reminder concerning the Control of […]
  • Working Party Job Well Done (3/13/2016) -       A BIG thank you to all who participated in the Camp Road path working party on 13th March 2016 in Upper Heyford Village.  13 residents alongside 3 Parish Councillors armed with spades and brooms tackled the overgrown path.  It now looks splendid – free of rubbish and at least 12 inches wider. After the task was completed the workers went for […]
  • Heyford Park Development Engagement Meeting, Saturday 20 February (2/4/2016) - MORE BIG CHANGES ARE COMING Cherwell District Council’s recently-adopted Local Plan requires a significant increase in numbers of new dwellings in the District. So, there will be big changes at Heyford Park. Your Parish Council and your Residents Association have joined forces with 10 other local parishes and the Dorchester Group to form the Mid-Cherwell […]
  • The Mid-Cherwell Neighbourhood Plan (1/14/2016) - Much more housing is going to be built in Cherwell over the next few years, and with it will come the impact of increased traffic and other travel issues, and a need for more community facilities of all kinds. Our parish council is participating in the development of a new community-based Neighbourhood Plan for the […]
  • Volunteer Connect (10/10/2015) - Volunteer Connect, which is supported by Cherwell District Council, runs a volunteer transport scheme that helps people with problems accessing public transport and who cannot get to important appointments. If you need help getting to the doctor, hospitals, dentist, other medical appointments, etc. we will endeavour to find a local, vetted volunteer driver to get […]
  • Cherwell Local Plan – Inspectors Report (6/18/2015) - The Inspectors report into the Cherwell Local plan has recently been published. You may recall that there was a consultation on the report that culminated in an Inspectors Review last year, the findings of this review have now been published. On the whole the report has supported the councils plans to increase the housing numbers […]
  • PC response to the Local Plan (10/28/2014) - Please see attached response from the Parish Council to the revised Local Plan. More on the Heyford Park development can be found on the Upper Heyford Village Residents Group page. PC Response Document
  • Church Electoral Roll (8/3/2013) - There is a need to compile a new church electoral roll, so for those who are interested in registering, the form below can downloaded. Please return completed forms to: Andrew Gotch, Chapel House, High St, Upper Heyford. Download the church electoral roll application form here.
  • Warning to Dog Owners (5/4/2013) - Police have warned dog owners to keep their pets on leads when walking on farmland after six lambs were mauled to death. Lancashire Police released this shocking image showing the aftermath of a vicious dog attack on sheep in Burnley. Officers were called to a farm on the border between Burnley and Bacup after reports […]