Historic Wychwood Forest Fair returns to Foxburrow Wood in Witney

Culture

Historic Wychwood Forest Fair returns to Foxburrow Wood in Witney

The modern fair – complete with axe throwing, excellent beer and great food – is a peaceful, family-friendly event that looks back to its 18th-century origins.
West Oxfordshire District Councillors agree plan to purchase land at Langel Common

Community

West Oxfordshire District Councillors agree plan to purchase land at Langel Common

Langel Common is a meadowland situated between Cogges and Witney, containing many historical interests for residents and visitors alike.
The Fox at Oddington to reopen in July

Food & Drink

Carole Bamford’s new pub with rooms The Fox at Oddington to reopen in July

The honey-coloured 16th-century building has been carefully renovated to create six beautiful bedrooms and a large restaurant serving traditional pub dishes made with local produce.
Plan for new 2,200 home garden village and science park moves closer to completion

Housing

Plan for new 2,200 home garden village and science park moves closer to completion

The Planning Inspector’s response on the plan for Salt Cross Garden Village paves the way for the it to be approved and sets the scene for the development to progress.
Oxfordshire planning consultancy Edgars promotes five

Real Estate

Oxfordshire planning consultancy Edgars promotes five planners

This is part of its continued growth strategy focused on delivering inspiring futures and places for its clients while nurturing and training its talent.
Witney co-working space proves popular in a post-pandemic way of working

Real Estate

Witney co-working space proves popular in a post-pandemic way of working

Dodo Works Witney opened its co-working office doors in Witney high street in September 2021 and has proved popular with workers ranging from travel agents to book publishers, mental health trainers and even tea creators.
Church Hanborough sculptor publishes book about a life in art

Culture

Local sculptor publishes book ‘Drawn From Life’ about a life in art

Drawn From Life: The Ruskin Diaries, 1949-53, is the genesis story of a life in art based on diaries written by a would-be artist, Steve Hurst, growing from a child into a man.
Country Creatures announces the launch of its Guest Chef series in January 2022

Food & Drink

Country Creatures announces the launch of its Guest Chef series in January 2022

Guest chefs will prepare and showcase a multi-course menu at the independently-owned collection of boutique hotels and restaurants in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.
Have your say on West Oxfordshire District Council’s 2022/23 budget

Government

Have your say on West Oxfordshire District Council’s 2022/23 budget

Residents and businesses are being urged to give their views on where West Oxfordshire District Council’s tax will be spent as it prepares its budget for the next financial year.
Owen Mumford investing £14m in new state-of-the-art facility in Witney

Technology

Owen Mumford investing £14m in new state-of-the-art facility in Witney

The new building is commissioned to align with the company’s strong sustainability agenda, and is designed in accordance with the latest environmental standards to obtain BREEAM certification.