Saturday
Aug052017

PARTIAL REVIEW OF THE CHERWELL LOCAL PLAN 2011-2031 (Part 1): OXFORD’S UNMET HOUSING NEED

PLEASE NOTE THAT CHERWELL DISTRICT COUNCIL HAS EXTENDED THE PERIOD FOR RECEIVING REPRESENTATIONS ON THE PARTIAL REVIEW OF THE CHERWELL LOCAL PLAN 2011-2031 (PART 1). 

COMMENTS SHOULD NOW BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 5 P.M. ON TUESDAY 10TH OCTOBER.

Comments can be submitted:

Via email to: [email protected]

Via letter to: Planning Policy Consultation, Planning Policy Team, Strategic Planning and the Economy, Cherwell District Council, Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA.

Letters may also be handed in at Yarnton Parish Council letterbox by midnight Thursday 5th October for onward delivery to Cherwell District Council by hand.

 

Saturday
Aug052017

Do you know Jill O'Brien?

I am wondering if anyone can help with the whereabouts of an old friend of my wife's - it appears that she lived in Yarnton about 15 years ago. Her name is Jill O'Brien, husband's name Edward,  and I believe she had two daughters. If you can help, please email [email protected]. Thank you.

Tuesday
Aug012017

Cherwell District Council Community Governance Review 2017 – Possible change in the number of Parish Councillors in some parishes

Cherwell District Council is carrying out a Community Governance Review. This is the process that allows the Council to make changes to parishes, such as parish boundaries and numbers of Parish Councillors.

Five Parish Councils (Fritwell, Stratton Audley, Tadmarton, Weston-on-the-Green and Yarnton) contacted Cherwell District Council, to ask for a review of their number of parish councillors. A working group of District Councillors considered the requests, and made recommendations to full Council on 17 July 2017. Councillors agreed all of the recommendations and this is your opportunity to comment.

Yarnton

Yarnton Parish Council contacted Cherwell District Council and requested that consideration be given to increasing the number of councillors for the parish from nine to 10. The justification for the request is the considerable increase in dwellings in Yarnton over the last 30 years, with no subsequent increase to the size of the Parish Council. 

The last parish election for Yarnton was held in 2015, and there were seven candidates for the nine seats.

The electorate for Yarnton on 1 December 2016 was 2491. Guidance from NALC recommends a Parish Council of 10 where the electorate is between 2,001 and 2,700. On this basis, the recommendation is that the number of Parish Councillors be increased by one, so that there would be 10 Parish Councillors from the next scheduled election in Yarnton in 2019.

What happens next?

People now have the opportunity to tell the Council what they think of these recommendations. You can send an email to [email protected], or visit our webpage www.cherwell.gov.uk/communitygovernance and click on the survey monkey link to reply electronically.

All written or emailed responses should reach us by Friday 8 September 2017 to be taken into consideration. The online survey will close at 11:59pm on the same date. Responses received will be considered by the working group of District Councillors, who will make a final set of recommendations that will be considered at the meeting of Full Council on Monday 16 October 2017.

 

 

Thursday
Jul272017

Partial Review of Cherwell Local Plan - Parish Council Public Meeting held on 26th July

At the meeting held on 26th July, a Powerpoint presentation was made showing the impact of the proposed additional housing on Begbroke and Yarnton.  If anyone would like to see the presentation, please contact [email protected] or [email protected] and a copy can be emailed to you.

Tuesday
Jul182017