Old Marston Parish Council

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Next Meeting: 19:00 Monday 4th March 2024 at Mortimer Hall

Parish survey 2023download results here and download the data here

Latest Agenda: Download the March agenda here

Approved Minutes: January 2024 – link to document

Draft Minutes: February 2024

Business Plan 2022-2026: download the document here

Action Plan 2022-2023: download the document here

Accounts: links to all account items

Newsletter: link to document

Archive Agendas: link to page of previous agendas

Accessibility Statement: download the statement

New Allotment Handbookdownload here

Risk Assessment Schedule March 2023download here

Calendar of Meetings

Full Calendar of Meetings 2023-2024 – download the document of meetings here

Main Meeting: 19:00 Monday 4th March 2024 Mortimer Hall

Pavilion, Recreation Grounds, Allotments and Cemetery Committee: 18:00 Monday 25th March 2024 Mortimer Hall

Main Meeting: 19:00 Monday 1st April 2024 Mortimer Hall

Finance Committee: 18:00 Monday 29th April 2024

Contact Us

Clerk: Tim Cann – 01865-203139, clerk@oldmarston-pc.gov.uk

Chair: Duncan Hatfield 07706998224, chairman@oldmarston-pc.gov.uk

Vice-Chair: Pat Hall 01865-241 696, pathall@oldmarston-pc.gov.uk

MP: Annelise Dodds, 01865-595790, anneliesedoddsmp@gmail.com

County Cllr: Mark Lygo, 07826527047, Mark.Lygo@Oxfordshire.gov.uk

City Cllr: Mary Clarkson, 01865751493, cllrmclarkson@oxford.gov.uk

City Cllr: Alistair Morris, 01865724081, alistairmorris@oldmarston-pc.gov.uk

Other Parish Councillors: follow this link

About Us

Allotments: link to page

Cemetery: link to page

Committees: link to page

Councillors: link to page

OxClean: link to page

Pavilion: link to page

Planning Applications: link to page

Policies and Procedures: link to page

Recreational Grounds: link to page


Church Hall: link to site

Mortimer Hall: link to site

Old Marston Bell Ringers: link to site

Old Marston Charities Trust: link to information

Oxford Preservation Trust: link to site

Oxsrad: link to site

St Nicholas Parish Church: link to site

St Nicholas Primary School: link to site

Swan School: link to page

Local Council Award Scheme Quality Award
Local Council Award Scheme Foundation Award

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News, Events & Activities

Old Marston Parish Council


The annual OxClean litter pick will be on Saturday 2nd March 2024 meeting at Mortimer Hall at 10:00. Litterpickers and sacks will be provided. Please come and join the gang as we go throughout Old Marston collecting litter, making a difference to our local environment. This will be our 17th year. More details to follow. For more information please contact Duncan on 077069989224 or email chairman@oldmarston-pc.gov.uk 

Domestic Abuse Support

Reducing The Risk is a charity that supports victims of domestic violence and abuse. They are looking for volunteers to befriend and support the victims. To find out more – download the poster here.

Pre-school vacancies

Mortimer Hall Pre-school currently have tw vacancies: one for a pre-school assistant and one for an apprentice. The deadline date to apply is Friday 17th February 2024. To find out more and to apply just visit their vacancies page: https://mortimerhallpreschool.com/vacancies/

Marsh Lane Closure

The Marsh Lane slip road will be closed to all traffic on Monday 25th March 2024  from 09:00 to 15:00 to facilitate the clearing of the ditch.

Download the traffic order here.

Download the map here.

Messy Church

Messy Church returns on Sunday 17th March 2024 at 10:00 at St Nicholas Church Hall Elsfield Road. Free and all ages welcome. There will be crafts, bible stories, singing, prayer and breakfast. Find out more at their website: https://stnicholasmarston.org.uk/messy-church/

Suspension of Parking Marston Road

This Order is being introduced on 1st March 2024 because of water mains renewal works which are anticipated to be completed 11 April 2024. This will operate between 08:00 and 18:00hrs.
The effect of the Order is to temporarily suspend permitted parking bays on Marson Road between outside Nos.403 to 447.
Traffic lights will be in operation for the reduced road width.
Appropriate traffic signs will be displayed to indicate when the measures are in force. Exceptions are included for emergency service vehicles and for the works.
This Order will remain in force for a maximum period of 18 months or until the works have been completed whichever is the sooner.

Download the notice of the order here.

Download the first map here.

Download the second map here.

Suspension of Parking Marston Paddock

Two parking bays on Church Lane close to Ponds Lane will be suspended from 6th November 2023 until December 2025. This is to allow for large vehicle access to Marston Paddock. You can download the traffic order here and the map here.

Reporting a Street Fault

To find and report road or street problems – please contact the county highways department. You can easily do this on-line by following this link: https://fixmystreet.oxfordshire.gov.uk/

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, or if you would like to speak at our meeting, be added to our email alerts list, or would like to advertise on site, then contact the parish clerk Tim Cann.

You can contact him on 01865203139 09:00-13:00 Monday to Wednesday: at other times leave a message. Correspondence to be sent to the clerk, Tim Cann, Old Marston Parish Council, 8 Nicholas Avenue, Old Marston, Oxford, OX3 0RN or send an email. You can download a copy of our Accessibilty Statement here.

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 in this site. The parish council is not responsible for external websites. Please let us know if you notice any errors or links not working, or any other issues.

Contact Us

Tim Cann


Old Marston Parish Council



Email: clerk

Tel: 01865 203 139

About Us

Your local Parish Council, fighting for and serving the community of Old Marston in Oxford.