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Provisional approval given for Penhurst plans

“Provisional approval” for the redevelopment of the Penhurst School site on new Street was given this week. West Oxfordshire District Council approved the plans (application number 14/0754/)/FP) to create a care home and assisted living units at the site – … Continue reading

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Affected by plans for Churchill Road housing? Have your say at planning inquiry

After its plans to build 60 new houses on farmland on Churchill Road were rejected by WODC, Sharba Homes announced that it would appeal the decision. Consequently, a planning inquiry is to be held in October, and the town council … Continue reading

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“Where’s the parking?”: Councillors concerned about new developments

At this week’s town council meeting, councillors expressed concern at the lack of parking provision in two proposed developments on New Street. The revised plans for the Baptist Church development increase the number of flats there to eight – but … Continue reading

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Public exhibition on Penhurst plans

Savills, the agents appointed by Action for Children to develop the Penhurst School site, are to hold a public exhibition on development plans. It is proposed that the site on New Street, which has been empty for a year since … Continue reading

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What’s happened to the footpath?

After its unpublicised closure recently, the footpath from New Street carpark to Withers Way is now reopened – but is looking a bit sorry for itself. We assume the closure was for works at the back of the new Manor … Continue reading

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Town council says “no” to Cornish Road housing

The Town Council is to object to a planning application to build five houses and four flats on a site on Cornish Road. The application for the development, proposed by Cottsway Housing, is registered with WODC under number 14/0020/P/FP. It … Continue reading

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Where will future Chippy housing go?

The Telegraph has published a piece warning that green belt land is increasingly likely to be targeted by councils wanting to build more houses. The piece cites the National Trust, which has warned that over half of local councils plan … Continue reading

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