CUMNOR
PARISH
COUNCIL

Official Site for Cumnor Parish Council

Welcome to the Cumnor Parish Council website.

Welcome to the Cumnor Parish Council website. Please use the navigation tabs above or the list of pages on the right to find the information you need.

Cumnor Parish lies 3.5 miles away from Oxford City in Oxfordshire. It has several communities with distinct and unique identities ranging from the more rural feel of Farmoor, with its close links to the water based activities of Farmoor Reservoir and the rural environment that it sits within; to the closely knit community of Dean Court with its successful mix of affordable and privately owned housing and a thriving hub at Dean Court Community centre. The small village of Cumnor (approx 500 houses) sits at the heart of the Parish and is a designated Conservation Area. It is an extremely diverse parish, and yet manages to bring together all of these communities through its strong primary school, its churches, local voluntary organisations and community projects.

There are numerous venues within the Parish – The Old School, Cumnor Village Hall, Farmoor Village Hall, Dean Court Community Centre, St Andrew’s Church Hall, Cumnor United Reformed Church and Fogwell Road Pavilion which host activities ranging from yoga, Pilates, Women’s Institute, Craft Skill Share Group, Community Choirs, Photography Clubs, Cumnor Gardening Club, Cumnor Players, Toddler Groups, Toddler Messy Play, Baby Music Groups, After-School Clubs, Breakfast Clubs, Ukelele for Beginners – this is just a selection of the activities that are on offer and plays to the diversity of the Parish.

It also has several highly successful sports clubs. The Closes field is home to the Cumnor Minors Football Club which has approx 200 members and Fogwell Field which is home to Botley Boys and Girls Football Club, which has teams for both boys and girls up to the age of 16. Cumnor Cricket Club is one of the most successful cricket clubs in the county, running a very busy schedule and growing some incredible cricketing talent.

There are approximately 2700 dwellings in the parish, housing nearly 7000 residents, 4800 of whom are registered electors. Cumnor Parish is the largest rural community within The Vale of White Horse with almost 75% of the area of Cumnor Parish being farmland.

For detailed maps and information about the history of Cumnor parish, please visit the Cumnor Parish Record website.

Photographs courtesy of Colin Turner, Farmoor Photography Club and John Griffin, Cumnor Parish Council

Latest Information

November Update of Neighbourhood Plan

We are continuing to build our evidence base for the Neighbourhood Plan. We have completed a draft set of Character Assessments for the Parish. 25 individual assessments, covering 90% of the Parish have been completed by 16 volunteers. The documents are available to view at www.cumnorneighbourhoodplan.co.uk

The documents are being reviewed by local residents who are expert in their field or have strong local knowledge to add richness to the documents and ensure accuracy. If you have feedback or comments, get in touch.

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Free AED (Defibrillator) Training

Cumnor Public Purposes Committee (ex StonePit Charity) has 5 new defibrillators around the Parish. The Parish Council is running two free training sessions to give people the confidence to use them in an emergency.
Everyone is welcome, just turn up on the day!

Dates
Monday 13th November 7pm - 8-30pm
Dean Court Community Centre

Monday 20th November 7pm - 8-30pm
The Old School, Hight Street, Cumnor

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August Update of Cumnor Neighbourhood Plan

We are finishing our Character Assessments for each ward. In parallel, we are kicking off two other pieces of evidence gathering - our Cumnor Big Survey and the Local Green Spaces Working Group. See our August Newsletter for more info.

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June Update for Neighbourhood Plan

Our Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group met on Monday 26th June;our agenda covered the Big Survey, our project plan, budget and the sub-groups we need to set up in the coming months.

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Get Fit In Farmoor!!

Come along to Mayfield Road Play Park, Farmoor on Saturday 3 June at 2pm to find out how to get the most out of the newly installed outdoor hydraulic fitness equipment. 

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Contact Information

For further information, please contact the Clerk to the Parish Council.

Ms Tina Brock
Clerk to Cumnor Parish Council
8 Sand View
Faringdon
SN7 7UT
Tel: 01367 240407
Mobile no: 07375 422750

Email: clerk@cumnorparishcouncil.org.uk


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Next Meetings

Parish Council
Monday 4 December 2017
7.30pm
United Reformed Church Hall, Leys Road, Cumnor

Planning Committee
Monday 18 December 2017 (provisional)
7.30pm
United Reformed Church Hall, Leys Road, Cumnor

Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group
Tuesday 28 November 2017
7.30pm
Fogwell Pavilion, Fogwell Road, Dean Court

Recreation and Playing Fields Committee
Tuesday 20 February 2018
7.30pm
Fogwell Road Pavilion, Fogwell Road, Dean Court

Highways Committee 
Tuesday 13 March 2018
7.30pm
Fogwell Road Pavilion. Fogwell Road, Dean Court

Finance and General Purposes Committee
To be advised
Upper Room, Old School, High Street, Cumnor


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