Old Marston Parish Council

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Contact Details

Clerk: Tim Cann - 01865-203139, clerk@oldmarston-pc.gov.uk

Chairman: Duncan Hatfield 07706-998224, chairman@oldmarston-pc.gov.uk

Vice-Chairman: Pat Hall 01865-241 696, pathall@oldmarston-pc.gov.uk

Member of Parliament: Annelise Dodds, 01865-595790, anneliesedoddsmp@gmail.com

County Councillor: Mark Lygo, 07826527047, cllrmlygo@oxford.gov.uk

City Councillor: Mary Clarkson, 01865751493, cllrmclarkson@oxford.gov.uk

City Councillor: Mick Haines, 01865421600, cllrmhaines@oxford.gov.uk

Contacting the Parish Council

Any official notices, land transactions, financial matters, planning notifications, correspondence for the Parish Council and requests to see documents under the Freedom of Information Act, including archived documents, should first be sent to the Parish Clerk Tim Cann - e-mail him. You can contact him on 01865203139 09:00-13:00 Monday to Wednesday; at other times leave a message. Correspondence to be sent to Clerk Old Marston Parish Council, 8 Nicholas Avenue, Old Marston, Oxford, OX3 0RN

Attending and Speaking at Meetings

Residents are very welcome to come to attend our meetings. If you would like to speak at one of our meetings then please contact the Parish Clerk (01865203139 /e-mail) in advance of the meeting.

Adverting on This Website

If you would like to advertise any local events, news, organisations, etc., including commercial advertising, on this website or would like to contact us in relation to this website then contact me, Duncan Hatfield, at duncan@oldmarston-pc.gov.uk or on 07706-998224. This site is hosted by Seiretto. As we have transferred to a new server there will be files which are not uploaded yet - we will be doing this over the next few weeks.

Any information contained in this site is accurate to the best of our knowledge, but neither Old Marston Parish Council or the webmaster can be held liable for any inaccuracies contained it this site. The Parish Council is not responsible for external websites. Please let me know if you notice any errors or links not working. If there are any issues relating to accessibility then please do let us know.

Local Services and Organisations

Barns Hay Old Marston

Local History and Pictures

We have a large collection of  Marston History and pictures past and present. To find our more go to our Archives and Pictures Pages

Dates of Meetings

Main Meetings

  • 19:00 7th September 2020 in Mortimer Hall
  • 19:00 5th October 2020 in Mortimer Hall
  • 19:00 2nd November 2020 in Mortimer Hall
  • 19:00 7th December 2020 in Mortimer Hall
  • 19:00 4th January 2021 in Mortimer Hall
  • 19:00 1st February 2021 in Mortimer Hall
  • 19:00 1st March 2021 in Mortimer Hall
  • 19:00 5th April 2021 in Mortimer Hall

Recreational Grounds, Pavilion & Cemetery Committee

  • 18:00 21st September 2020 in Roy Garner Pavilion

Finance Committee

  • 18:00 20th July 2020 in Roy Garner Pavilion
  • 18:00 15th February 2021 in Roy Garner Pavilion

Staffing  & Standards Committee

  • N/A

Environment Committee

  • 18:00 27th July in Roy Garner Pavilion

Planning Committee

  • Ad Hoc

Site updated 09 July 2020

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Recreational Grounds

Some flowers from around the parish.

Latest Local News

Next Meeting: 19:00 7th September 2020 in Mortimer Hall (to be confirmed nearer date)

Annual Accounts: Notice of Appointment of Date for the Exercise of Public Rights - download the notice here

Good Neighbour: for more information on supporting your neighbours - download this leaflet for more information

Local Plan 2020 - 2036: The local plan has been approved by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government and passed by the City Council. The are three sites in the Old Marston Area that have been designated for possible development. For more details please follow this link.

Vacancy for Councillor: due to the resignation of one our our councillors there is now a vacancy on the parish council. For more information please follow this link or contact the clerk for more information.

Boult's Lane Recreational Ground: The site of  the old pavilion will be car parking space for users of the new pavilion. In addition we will be installing some cycle racks. The remaining structure is an electric meter for the new pavilion.

Thames Water Priority Service: Thames Water will prioritise any person who is vulnerable or elderly should there be issues with their water supply. For more information please follow this link: https://www.thameswater.co.uk/help-and-advice/customer-commitment/priority-services

Recreational Grounds: The play areas will be opening on 4th July. Please do respect social distancing. We strongly advise washing hands after use and bring hand sanitizer with you. The corona virus is known to remain on hard surfaces for several days. Members of public use the play areas at their own risk.

Covid19 Guidelines: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Local Walks: free information and group walks around Oxfordshire - go to their website for more information

St Nicholas Church: All meetings have stopped for now and the church is closed but you can view services and read sermon notes on their facebook site. You can also send an email to the vicar. They have also launched a YouTube Site.

 Other Events: Please let us know if there are any events or news in Old Marston for the whole community as we can advertise them here

 website: We will be changing the website over the next few weeks, incorporating a number of features that will increase the accessibility or the site. If you have any queries or suggestions then please do contact us.

Site updated 09 July 2020

All our play areas are currently closed until further notice. Please not that no safety checks will carried out on the play equipment during this time. This is in response to central government directive.