• Temporary Bus Shuttle Service During Camp Road Closure - The 250 bus service will not be stopping in Upper or Lower Heyford from the 26th of July to the 27th August 2021. Dorchester are providing a shuttle service between the villages and the Sainsburys stop on Camp Road during this period. The timetable for the shuttle service can be found here.
  • Barley Mow – Re-opening July 23rd @5pm! - The Barley Mow will be re-opening this Friday 23rd at 5pm. After extensive work both inside and out over the recent weeks, our much loved village pub will open it’s doors once more. Steve and his team will be looking forward to welcoming customers back both old and new! Initially opening for drinks only whilst […]
  • The Flower Boat – New Shop Opening - The Flower Boat is opening a new shop at The Boat Yard in Lower Heyford this Saturday 17th July. Please take time to pay a visit to the shop where they will be selling flowers and a selection of gifts produced by talented local people. You can also visit their Facebook page here .
  • Spokes Coffee Opening Soon! -   A new Coffee Shop is opening this week on Heyford Park. Paired with a Bicycle Repair Service, the shop is situated next to the Sainsbury’s on Camp Road. Stop by for a drink and a delicious snack!
  • 250 Bus Timetable (April 2021) - The new 250 bus service timetable has been updated, and can be seen and downloaded from here.  
  • The Return of the Easter Bunny! - The village awoke on Easter Sunday to the news that the Easter Bunny had once again visited! With the assistance of two of his village helpers the bench and tree on the Spit (High Street) have been transformed into a lovely Easter scene. Take a stroll around the village and you are sure to find […]
  • Football Returns to the Recreation Ground - We are pleased to announce that over the last few weeks, the Parish Council have been working with Chesterton Football club to secure the use of our recreation ground for their extended season (their usual grounds are being used for cricket). This will encompass both training and match-day games for the veterans and Under 10’s […]
  • Potholes.. reporting them and other things - On behalf of the Parish Council As we venture through the Winter months and emerge into Spring there are the inevitable issues with our local streets, drains and other such municipal services that we see each year. Frequently the Parish Council is made aware of these issues by villagers who notice the problems whilst out on […]
  • Weekly Post Office reopens at the Village Hall - Thurs morning Post Office reopens at the Village Hall from 15th Oct Although the Village Hall remains closed for any bookings due to Covid-19, Fritwell Post Office will resume their Thursday morning sessions in Upper Heyford Village Hall, providing a needed service to our village. Thursdays 11.15 am – 12 noon from 15th October.  They […]
  • Parish Council message concerning dogs in the children’s play areas - Upper Heyford Parish Council would like to remind everyone that the children’s play areas on the recreation field and Village Green are strictly NO DOG areas. It is also policy that dogs being exercised in and around the village (including the recreation field) are kept on leads. We have received complaints regarding dogs in the […]
  • Village play areas reopened - Upper Heyford Parish Council is pleased to announce that the village play areas have now reopened. Please note that there are new rules in place, which are detailed in the attached document, as well as displayed in both areas.  Main Play Area Rules The main recreation field play area is restricted to 4 families or bubbles […]
  • 24/7 Mental Health Helpline launched for people in Oxfordshire -   Oxfordshire Mental Health Helpline The Oxfordshire Mental Health Helpline is being launched by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, which runs local mental health services. The trust is part of Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership (OMHP), which is also behind the helpline. Adults: 01865 904997. Children and young people: 01865 904998. Please view/download attached Press Release: […]
  • Coronavirus scams warning - Oxfordshire residents warned against Coronavirus scams Please share the following important advice with your family, friends, neighbours; and residents via your social media channels: Residents have been warned to be on their guard against criminals and scammers exploiting the coronavirus situation. In Oxfordshire, County Council’s Trading Standards has received reports of scams targeting people via […]
  • New Parish Clerk - Mr Jack Goodman has retired as the Upper Heyford Parish Clerk. He has been replaced by Mrs Sarah Morgan-Harris. Her contact details are as follows: Appledaune, Orchard Lane, Upper Heyford, OX25 5LD Tel: 07809 612175 email: parishclerk@upperheyford.com
  • Mid-Cherwell Neighbourhood Plan referendum - REFERENDUM ANNOUNCED The Mid-Cherwell Neighbourhood Plan referendum, has now been confirmed for Thursday March 21st 2019. A majority vote in favour of adopting the Plan is legally binding, and will mean that all planning applications in our eleven parishes until 2031 will have to be weighed against the sixteen policies that have been approved by […]
  • Camp Road roadworks 30th Nov-3rd Dec ’18 - TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF  THE USE OF THE HIGHWAY BY ALL MOTOR VEHICLES LOCATION:  Upper Heyford, Camp Road REASON:  To facilitate the connection of previously installed gullies in the middle of the road, reconstruction of the tie-in of the eastern end of the works. DURATION:  Starting on 30 November 2018, the anticipated completion date is 4 December […]
  • Mid-Cherwell Neighbourhood Plan consultation – responses invited - Mid-Cherwell Neighbourhood Plan Oxfordshire’s latest neighbourhood plan – for the Mid-Cherwell area – has been launched after three years of preparation. Unique in the UK because of its scale, the Mid-Cherwell area comprises eleven rural parishes in the Cherwell District of North Oxfordshire. At the heart of the neighbourhood area is the former RAF Upper […]
  • Upper Heyford Parish Council, Agenda 25 April 2017 Meeting - Agenda for 25 May 2017 PC Mtg
  • Camp Road junction closed from 24th April - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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! - 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 - 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 - Heyford Park has a succesful Facebook Group which can be found at <https://www.facebook.com/groups/245053330884/>. 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 - Just a reminder folks… of the forthcoming elections for District Councillors on 5th May. Full details available at: http://www.cherwell.gov.uk/  
  • Dog Control Order - 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: uhparishclerk@gmail.com or by post to Hillside Cottage, Upper Heyford OX25 5LE by May 7th 2016. Reminder concerning the Control of […]
  • Working Party Job Well Done -       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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 […]