Tysoe Record August 2014

Headlines of July monthly meeting:

The police have stated they will conduct operations against speeding in Tysoe over the coming months.

The tea room adjacent to the village shop have agreed to host the village computer.

Parish council will make a donation towards the cost of a defibrillator but additional financial support is required.

Joseph Ashby’s book on Tysoe recounts flooding a serious problem back in 1893.

Parish council decided by a majority the planning tie on Oakland Stables should remain.

Neighbourhood Plan

The survey amongst residents is the main building block for the Neighbourhood Plan. Survey questionnaire approved with comments and will be distributed in mid-July with a deadline for completion and return of 16th August. Vital everyone completes the survey.

Planning update

Parish council raised two specific concerns on a residential application for land adjacent to Hillborough in Lower Tysoe but otherwise made no representations.

Application approved by SDC for change of use at Orchard Farm Nursery, Lower Tysoe.

Cllr Simon Forrester

About Simon Forrester

Simon Forrester became a Tysoe Parish Councillor following a by-election in 2007. His specific responsibility is for flood defence. Simon and his family have lived in Tysoe for 20 years and have also been involved in The Tysoe Flower Show & Fete, the community orchard and beekeeping, and bell ringing. In his day job Simon is a marketing copywriter and is a qualified public speaker. On a voluntary basis he is a business advisor to start-ups at Oxfordshire Business Enterprises and is part of a mentoring scheme at The Warriner School in Bloxham. Contact: 01295 688459 or 680265 email: simon.forrester@pop.3.hiway.co.uk