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Eynsham Parish Council
Welcome to Eynsham Online

Welcome to Eynsham Online

Eynsham Online is the Parish Council's latest contribution to open government in Eynsham and Barnard Gate.

  • If you live or work in the area, it also offers a guide to business, shops and services; updates on local issues and interests; and a diary reflecting the activities of over 100 clubs, associations & support groups.
  • If you're moving in, there's a comprehensive 'welcome pack'.
  • If you're looking around, there are historical items, images, reflections and tours for every taste; and links to other significant sources on every page.

Eynsham is the 4th largest settlement in West Oxfordshire, at an important crossing of the river Thames, midway between Oxford and Witney and within a stone's throw of the A40. Its recorded history goes back to Saxon times; Eynsham Abbey (sadly no more) was founded in 1005; and 92 listed buildings survive around the parish. Today the village caters for body, mind and spirit with 30 food & drink outlets (including 8 pubs); 7 education facilities; 3 churches and a range of alternative health practices.

We hope you enjoy Eynsham Online. Contributions and suggestions are always welcome it is your website.


  • 30 September
    Your Parish Council
  • Next week's meeting will discuss St Leonards churchyard, Christmas lights, snow / ice and neighbourhood planning

  • more >>

  • 21 September
    Show Time
  • The photos are inThe photos are in - and the cup winners list

  • more >>

  • 17 September
    Grants for Groups
  • The Parish Council will be considering applications from village groups and voluntary organisations in November.

  • more >>

  • 4 September
    Better Broadband
  • One year on, the BT / County contract offers hope of a much improved service for anyone accessing broadband through their phone line. Paul Wilding reports.

  • more >>

older items >>

  • Fire tackled near gas cylinders
  • Roads are closed and a safety cordon is set up in Witney as firefighters deal with a fire in a disused garage where gas cylinders are found...
  • Eleven 'Right to Build' areas chosen
  • The first councils to offer help to people wanting to build their own home through the Government's 'Right to Build' scheme are announced, including Cherwell...
  • Major city route repairs to start
  • Repairs to a major route into Oxford, which were put on hold in February, will start next month the local authority says...

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