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Latest planning applications to West Oxfordshire District Council

The following planning applications have recently been lodged. Click on the address to see full details at the WODC website.

  • 53 Nine Acres Close Charlbury
    Discharge of conditions 3 (Landscape) and 9 (Drainage) of planning permission 18/01593/FUL.
    WODC reference: 18/03420/CND - Mon 26 Nov 2018 - Unknown

Mon 18 Mar, 06:15 · Link

Ditchley Road resurfacing

Oxfordshire County Council writes:

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Road Closure and “No Waiting” restriction at Ditchley Road, Charlbury

In the interests of public safety, it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road and impose a ‘No Waiting’ restriction as detailed above to facilitate surface dressing.

A temporary Notice is being made to implement the temporary closure and will operate from 4 June 2019.

The anticipated completion date is 6 June 2019

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice is being made to implement the temporary closure and restriction and will operate on the days shown above.

Please note that Notices for urgent works can last up to 5 consecutive days only.

Access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for those frontages within the closure area, subject to the progress of the works and liaison with the works supervisor.

A copy of the drawing showing the extent of the closure and restriction is attached.

Richard Fairhurst · Fri 15 Mar, 11:09 · Link

Charlbury Street Fair quiz night last few tables left

Last few tables left for Street fair on Saturday 23rd of March, 

Teams of up to 6 people a £12 per person 

Please contact

Rachael Lunney · Mon 11 Mar, 15:58 · Link

Last High Speed Train on the Cotswold Line? Sunday 10th

Charlbury residents who've trekked down to the station to see steam trains in recent months might be interested to know of another landmark this afternoon - possibly the last HST (aka "InterCity 125") in regular service on the Cotswold Line.

The train is passing through Charlbury westbound at 15.02, and eastbound at 17.32.

HSTs have been the mainstay of long-distance services on the Cotswold Line since the 1980s, but have now been replaced by the new Intercity Express trains.

Richard Fairhurst · Sun 10 Mar, 14:04 · Link

Beer Festival grant funds available

The success of last years event meant that we were able to make £20,000 available for grant applications. We've already been able to support grant applications from the School and Pre-School, various sports clubs, a community dance stage, the Day Center, the Historical Society, the Arts Society, HIFA and the Community Centre.

We do still have approximately £3,500 available so would love to hear from any organisation that is in need of funds this year that we can help with. Grant application forms can be downloaded from the CBF website and emailed back to me along with all supporting documents.

And whilst we're at it, don't forget the date for this years beer festival, Saturday 29th June. We are aiming to pass the £250,000 fundraising mark in this, our 22nd year, all of which of course wouldn't be possible without the support from everyone who comes and enjoys an afternoon at one of the best independent beer festivals around.

Tim Crisp · Thu 7 Mar, 11:10 · Link

Latest planning applications to West Oxfordshire District Council

The following planning applications have recently been lodged. Click on the address to see full details at the WODC website.

  • Ivy House Church Lane Charlbury
    Discharge of condition 3 (Sample panel) of planning permission 18/03066/LBC
    WODC reference: 19/00693/CND - Wed 06 Mar 2019 - Under consideration
  • Ivy House Church Lane Charlbury
    Discharge of condition 3 (Sample panel) of planning permission 18/03065/HHD
    WODC reference: 19/00683/CND - Wed 06 Mar 2019 - Under consideration
  • Tachbrook Park Street Charlbury
    Internal and external alterations to include replacement garage and canopy over front door,re rendering of gable wall.
    WODC reference: 19/00535/LBC - Fri 08 Feb 2019 - Under consideration
  • Tachbrook Park Street Charlbury
    Alterations and erection of replacement garage and canopy over front door.
    WODC reference: 19/00534/HHD - Fri 08 Feb 2019 - Under consideration
  • 9 Sturt Road Charlbury
    Single-storey rear extension and conversion of outbuilding to habitable space.
    WODC reference: 19/00392/HHD - Thu 07 Feb 2019 - Under consideration
  • 52 The Green Charlbury
    Removal of condition 5 of plannning permission 12/0746/P/FP (Parking spaces)
    WODC reference: 19/00295/S73 - Wed 30 Jan 2019 - Under consideration
  • Myrtle Cottage Sheep Street Charlbury
    Two storey front extension and conversion of loft to include two dormer windows. Conversion of garage to create extra living space. New front entrance canopy.
    WODC reference: 19/00247/HHD - Wed 06 Feb 2019 - Under consideration
  • Ivy House Church Lane Charlbury
    Part Discharge of Condition 5 (Window Details) of planning permissions 18/03065/HHD and 18/03066/LBC
    WODC reference: 19/00155/CND - Thu 17 Jan 2019 - Under consideration
  • Providence House Sheep Street Charlbury
    Single storey link rear extension
    WODC reference: 19/00104/HHD - Mon 21 Jan 2019 - Under consideration
  • Land East Of Ambleside Farm Ditchley Road Charlbury Oxfordshire
    Non material amendments to Planning Permission 16/04142/FUL to replace four roof lights on South elevation with two dormer widows.
    WODC reference: 18/03617/NMA - Mon 17 Dec 2018 - Under consideration

Wed 6 Mar, 22:50 · Link

Another crown for Charlbury resident: Miss Oxfordshire Inspiration 2019

After about a year out of the Pageant industry, Charlbury resident Layla Claridge again holds an Oxfordshire title of Miss Oxfordshire Inspiration. Layla held the title back in 2013 and opened the Charlbury Street Fair, compered at Riverside Festival as well as attending, judging, and helping out at many other local events before competing in Miss inspiration UK. She is thrilled to have won the title again 6 years on and will compete in the National competition in April in Wales.

Layla is keen to use her title and crown to help out the local community so if there is any event you would like Layla to help out with please let her know.

LaylaM · Tue 5 Mar, 17:20 · Link

Street Fair Quiz Night - Saturday 23rd March

Come and join us for a fun quiz night.

Teams of up to 6 people at £12 per person.

This includes a Moroccan themed meal with vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free options plus table nibbles.

All proceeds go to the Memorial Hall & Corner House.

Door and bar opens at 7pm ready for a 7.30pm start.

Please contact me at to book a table.

Carolyn Ashton · Sun 3 Mar, 14:55 · Link

Quartet tickets on sale now

Tickets for Quartet now on sale

CADS will be presenting their spring production at the Memorial Hall on March 14th -16th. Tickets are now available from Cotswold Frames or online at

Book the date in your diary

Tim at Cotswold Frames · Sat 2 Mar, 09:04 · Link

Charlbury Festival: The Secret Exhibition

We are looking for artists to donate one or more postcard size (6” x 4”) pieces of work. These will form an exhibition during the festival week and be sold to raise funds for the festival.

We welcome drawings and original prints as well as paintings in any medium or even 3D work that will fit in a box frame 6"x4"x3" deep. We will provide the frames and mounts.

To add an element of intrigue, the artists will be anonymous until the work is purchased. There will be a list of contributing artists displayed with the exhibits.

All work will be sold for the same amount, proceeds going towards festival funds.



Closing date 30 April 2019

Tony Lloyd · Wed 27 Feb, 13:17 · Link

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