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 6th July 2020 venue to be confirmed
  • 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 22nd June 2020 in TBC
  • 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 03 June 2020

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Recreational Grounds

Some flowers from around the parish.

Latest Local News

Next Meeting: 19:00 6th July 2020. Venue will be confirmed nearer the meeting date

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.

Demolition of Old Pavilion: The old pavilion has now been demolished and the asbestos removed. There will some additional work which will be done on the site to bring it back into to public use. A decision will be made at our next meeting regarding the next stage of work on the site.

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 Mortimer Hall and Boults Lane Recreation Grounds will remain open for essential daily exercise. Old Marston Parish Council would like to remind residents to stay at home and help save lives. Open spaces are important in providing safe spaces for daily exercise which can benefit physical and mental wellbeing. – however please remember distancing rules. Both play areas are closed.

Home Deliveries: The Co-op on Old Marston Road is doing home deliveries for the vulnerable - contact them for more information.

Oxford Hub: This has been set up to co-ordinate help across Oxford - if you need or would like to help then please contact them: https://oxfordtogether.org/

Public Spaces: Latest Government rules on use of public spaces: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-guidance-on-access-to-green-spaces

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

Mortimer Hall and Pavilion: These are now closed until further notice

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.

Messy Church: Church Hall in Elsfield Road expected on Sunday 19 July from 10:00 till 11:15 (dependent on current situation) - all welcome and it is free - there are fun activities, refreshments, music, crafts, for all ages - contact the church office for more information or just turn up

Public Meeting: This has been postponed to a later date dependent on current situation - we will keep you informed of details.

 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

Site updated 03 June 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.