Welcome to Wheatley Parish Council’s official website

 

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Wheatley is a large village of about 4,100 people six miles south east of Oxford, near Shotover.

Wheatley grew substantially in the 20th century, and is fortunate to have retained its shops in the village centre.  It also offers:

– shops and a post office

– a health centre and dentist

– a number of pre-school groups

– a nursery, primary and special needs school

– open spaces including, play areas, recreation areas, allotments

– community buildings

– two churches

 

The comprehensive school (on an exceptionally scenic site) and part of Brookes University Campus are both in neighbouring Holton.

There is an excellent bus service to Aylesbury, Oxford and Thame.  The 280 bus service connects with both Haddenham and Oxford stations.

There are fifteen councillors serving on the Parish Council.

The Clerk to the Council is Michelle Legg.

The five main committees:

The Parish Council meets every month on first Monday (except when a Bank Holiday, then it is the second Monday).

The Finance Committee meetings are every two months, February, April, June, August, October, December (on the third Monday).

The Open Spaces Committee meetings are every two months, January, March, May, July, September and November (on the third Monday) to discuss the recreational areas and allotments.

The Planning Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss planning applications within the village.

The Staffing Committee will meet quarterly, meeting dates to be confirmed.

Advisory committees are:

Flood Alleviation and Holton Pavilions (meeting dates to be confirmed).

We produce a newsletter six times a year, which volunteers deliver to households in Wheatley and Holton.

The Parish Office is open to the public on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 9.30am and 11.30am.

OCC & SODC Councillors Surgery take place every 2nd Saturday of the month, 10.30-11.30am in the Parish Office.

How to get in touch

Address

The Parish Office,
The Merry Bells,
89 High Street,
Wheatley
OX33 1XP

Telephone

01865 875 615

Fax

01865 875 615

Message us

Write us a message

Email us

clerk@wheatleyparishcouncil.gov.uk
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