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Have you considered becoming a Cholsey Parish Councillor?

We currently have two Councillor vacancies and would love to hear from you. The Council meets at Cholsey Pavilion, 7.30pm, on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. It is a particularly interesting time to join the Council as we begin work on a 5-year strategic plan. This will help us understand the needs of our community, and how…

Notice of Casual Vacancy – resignation of Robert Ford

CHOLSEY PARISH COUNCIL NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY Public notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Councillor Robert Ford A vacancy exists in the office of Parish Councillor for Cholsey Parish Council In accordance with Section 89(3) of the Local Government Act 1972, where the vacancy occurs within six months before the day on which the councillor whose…

Notice of Casual Vacancy – resignation of Sam Park

CHOLSEY PARISH COUNCIL NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY Public notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Councillor Sam Park A vacancy exists in the office of Parish Councillor for Cholsey Parish Council In accordance with Section 89(3) of the Local Government Act 1972, where the vacancy occurs within six months before the day on which the councillor whose…

Casual Vacancy – resignation of David Seed

CHOLSEY PARISH COUNCIL NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY Public notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of: David Seed A vacancy exists in the office of Parish Councillor for Cholsey Parish Council The vacancy will be filled by election if, within fourteen working days of the date of this notice, any ten local government electors for the said parish/town…

Update on Papist Way development

The Parish Council is aware of considerable concern and angst over the appeal from Leavesley to develop the green space off of Papist Way for more than 350 homes as well as 80 care and assisted living homes, nursery and commercial buildings. In response, we have created this document to advise you of what we are doing and what you…

Decision on Development of 350 Houses off Papist Way

On the 4 February 2022 the South OXfordshire District Council refused the application P21/S1503/O of the development of 350 house off Papist Way by JT Leavesley Limited. The SODC gave the following reasons: The application site is not allocated for development in either the South Oxfordshire Local Plan 2035, or the Cholsey Neighbourhood Plan (CNP) (2019) and lies outside the…

Development of 350 houses off Papist Way

The proposal made in the above-referenced planning application is contrary to National Planning Policy and the local development plan which comprises the recently adopted South Oxfordshire Local Plan 2035 and the Cholsey Neighbourhood Plan. National Policy in the National Planning Policy Framework at paragraph 12 indicates that: ‘The presumption in favour of sustainable development does not change the statutory status…