Welcome to the Parish Council Website

This website has been designed and constructed to improve communication within the parish. It provides a useful resource which explains what services the Council undertakes, details of Council business, Councillor contact details and contact details for services provided by Oxfordshire County Council and the Vale of White Horse District Council. The 'Useful Links' page also contains a number of links to websites that may be of interest to a wide range of residents.

The Council encourages local community organisations to advertise their events on the web-site. If you would like to do this please contact:

  • The Parish Clerk  Alan Stone Tel: 01865 861992      E-mail:  nhpcclerk@msn.com

Report It
If you have spotted a problem in your area, please report it by using the following link to an online reporting form. The 'Report It' facility is an Oxfordshire initiative which makes it easier for people to report a range of problems from abandoned vehicles, ant-social behaviour to traffic light problems. You don't have to know which authority is responsible for dealing with the problem - all you need to do is report the problem and the details are then sent to the relevant authority to deal with. Click here to find out how to report it. 

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                    DISTRICT and PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS

                          The Returning Officer has issued the following official notices
                           for elections to be held on Thursday 7th May 2015

                           (click on the links below)

OFFICIAL NOTICES - FOR THE DISTRICT
- FOR THE PARISHES

                             Click on the links below for further information
                             - Elections-2015 Step-by-step guide
                             - Information for canditates, including forms to download
                             - Parish Councillor Job Description
                             - Acceptable and Unacceptable Practice in the run-up to elections

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West Way Redevelopment 

- Letter from the Chairman of the Council (Dr Andrew Pritchard) 15th March 2015.  (for detail: click on links)

Summary of letter: NHPC has played an active role in developments, fully and fairly representing views of parishioners to the Vale Planning Committee in its meeting on 3rd December 2014.  But it must be noted that NHPC itself was under legal procedural restraint from expressing its views in the public media.

- Announcement from Vale of White Horse:  Friday 13th March 2015 

New West Way Scheme for Botley   

The links below to the original proposal are retained for reference only.  
The original proposals were rejected by the Planning Committee of
Vale of White Horse District Council (Dec 3rd 2014):-

- Proposals as at Sept and Nov 2014  ("Additional Documentation")
- West Way Planning Documents   
- (Rejected) proposal to replace Seacourt Hall
- Environmental Impact Assessment (Quick link to:- Summary Vol III)
- Doric Properties

For discussion and local views click on this link to the group West Way Concern

A copy of the documents are available in Botley Branch Library,Chapel Way, West Way, Botley, Oxford, and can be inspected during normal library opening hours.  
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SEACOURT HALL (Click here for Information and Availability)        

               

 

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                    Annual Parish Meeting 12-03-2015             Chairman's Report                  

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            Neighbourhood Plan

North Hinksey Parish Council has started the process for setting up a Neighbourhood Plan.
Click here for further details.

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Tilbury Lane Development - Planning Application

Proposed Development P13/Vo817/RM (Reserved Matters) for Land Adjacent North East and North West of Tilbury Lane, Botley  

Outline Planning permission for this development was obtained under Planning Application P07/V0741/O (Erection of 150 Dwellings and related Works)

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Lime Road Development - Planning Application

Proposed Development P13/V0497/RM   

Erection of 136 residential dwellings, infrastructure, open space and associated
ancillary structures and buildings:  Land off Lime Road, North Hinksey.

 This has been discussed by the Parish Council at a planning meeting held on 26th Sept 2013. 
(see relevant minutes under the "Planning Meeting" column on the "Agendas/Minutes" page). 

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SKATE PARK PETITION  

Click on the items below for
                      Original Petition 19/07/2012
                      Skatepark Report (R&A Committee's report 10/01/2013) 
                     
Responses to the Skatepark Report from the Skatepark Campaign.

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOUNDARY COMMISSIONS - REVIEW OF VALE OF WHITE HORSE D.C.

For further details please click on the Local Government Boundary Commission - Reviews link on the bottom of the left hand side of this page.

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Newsletters can be viewed under the Newsletter section.  (or Click here)

To find out more information within the site, use the navigation buttons on the left hand side of each page.                              

PARISH COUNCIL STATISTICS  Latest Available Figures

 St. Lawrence Church, North Hinksey

St. Lawrence Church, North Hinksey

Population estimated at:

4,580

Number of electors estimated at:

3,543 

 

PRECEPT for 2014/2015

£75,200

Council Tax at Band D

Parish Tax  

 £45.35

County, District and TVP 

£           

 Total:

 £1,469.70

Average Parish/Town Tax (Vale)

£60.49