Latest News from the Parish Council

Last updated 16th October 2019

Weston Litter Pick - 19th October 2019 - 2.30pm at Village Hall (Please Note Change of Time)

The litter pick has been moved to 2.30pm on Saturday due to a clash with the Rugby World Cup.

Great Wolf Resorts Potential Development in Chesterton - Update

Chesterton Parish Council All Village Meeting - Sunday 20th October 2019 - 4pm, Chesterton Community Centre

A second all village meeting will be held on 20th October 2019, 4pm to discuss the Great Wolf Resorts. It will include:

- Great Wolf's second consultation outcome

- Strategic talk from Sasha White, QC - a leading planning barrister

- Update on Action Group activities

- Constructive objection letter writing plan

All residents from Chesterton and the surrounding villages are welcome to attend to understand what work has been done and what we can all do to help next.

Background:There are redevelopment proposals by Great Wolf Resorts (USA) for a Family Waterpark and Hotel Resort on nine-holes of the golf course of Bicester Hotel, Golf & Spa in Chesterton.

Chesterton Parish Council understand that Great Wolf Resorts will potentially lodge a formal application with Cherwell District Council during October 2019.

Weston on the Green Parish Council are currently working together with Chesterton Parish Council as part of the Joint Parish Initiative. Further information and advice will be provided to the village once an application has been submitted.

Car Stickers are now available to purchase in the shop for £2.50 each. Proceeds will go directly to Chesterton Parish Council's Fighting Fund to cover the costs of more visible merchandising eg. banners, posters.

For further information please visit the following sites:

Twitter: @StopthewolfUK

Facebook: Stop the Wolf UK (public group)

Website: www.chestertonparishcouncil.org.uk/great-wolf

To view the boards from the first Great Wolf Resorts exhibition please click here.

Kidlington and District Community Forum

The Kidlington & District Community Forum work with the police to raise issues of concern, develop local community projects, give advice and raise awareness through sharing information.

If you are interested in joining the forum please email the group at: KidlingtonNHPT@thamesvalley.pnn.police.ukor go to:

https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/police-forces/thames-valley-police/areas/au/community-forums/

The next meeting will be held on 19th February 2020, 19.15 at Thames Valley Police HQ South on Oxford Road, Kidlington.

Traffic Calming Advisory Group (TCAG) - Church Lane/Road Traffic Calming Measures Survey August 2019

A survey was distributed to all residents in Weston on the Green to guage their opinion on a selection of traffic calming measures on Church Lane/Road. Once the opinion of residents has been compiled and discussed with the TCAG, Parish Council and Oxfordshire County Council an application for proposed traffic calming measures can be submitted to Oxfordshire County Council in autumn 2019.

Please find a link to a document containing traffic calming options for consideration by residents to support the survey: Church Lane/Road Traffic Calming: Document Detailing Potential Options For Consideration

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Weston-on-the-Green seeks new Parish Councillors

The Parish Council is looking for two new councillors. This is a great opportunity to get involved and help us make the right decisions for the Parish and have some fun at the same time. It is not all hard work and minutes, even though that makes up the core of the responsibilities. We also embrace a glass of wine at the Annual meeting, regularly provide coffee and biscuits at the PC meetings (thanks to Diane's generosity) and have a few laughs doing some of the more practical jobs.

We are all committed to ensuring Weston has a bright future and to fend off threats where they arise.

If you are interested to stand, please come and talk to one of us - we are also keen to get some of the younger or newer residents involved. The Council should have broad representation from the village.

You can email the Clerk (clerk@westononthegreen-pc.gov.uk), the Chair (dianebohm@gmail.com) or the Vice-Chair (Sdaenke@gmail.com) or come along and talk to us at the next Parish Council meeting on 4th September, 7.30pm in the village hall.

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Oxfordshire Plan 2050

The Oxfordshire Plan 2050 is one of the commitments made by the six Oxfordshire authorities as part of the £215m Housing & Growth Deal, which will help deliver greatly needed new homes, including affordable and social housing, and infrastructure to the county.

The Plan will ask residents about what is important to them for the future. It will then examine the different levels of aspiration in order to achieve some, lots or all of these things, and the housing and infrastructure needed for each scenario.

By having all six authorities involved, the Plan will be able to collectively consider the needs of the county and align its strategies so that future housing and infrastructure is more joined up.

The Plan will not allocate sites for housing or employment. Instead, it will identify key areas for sustainable growth with associated housing / employment numbers. Districts will then use this to produce future Local Plans which will provide a detailed view of how housing and infrastructure will be delivered.

For more details please visit: www.oxfordshireplan.org

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Keeping roads and paths clear in cold weather

As the eagle eyed residents of the village will have now noticed, there is a new salt bin at the end of Westlands Avenue. This brings our total of salt bins in the village to three.

They have been placed at key locations where there is a volume of traffic that intersects at a busy junction, often with poor visibility.

The bins are there for residents to use to make the roads and pathways near their homes clear of snow and ice. Please use them!

If you feel your salt bin needs refilling, please contact the Clerk at clerk@westononthegreen-pc.gov.uk

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Next Parish Council Meeting - Thursday 10th October, 7.30pm Village Hall