Blewbury Parish Council
Parish Council meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month (except August) at 7.30pm
in the Vale Room of Blewbury Village Hall. The meetings include an Open Forum for the public to speak.
The Parish Council section
of this site provides recent parish council minutes, and information
on how to obtain other information from the Council.
- The Clerk to the Council
- Mrs Elaine de Ridder, 83 Dibleys, Blewbury, OX11 9PU (Tel.
9.30-11.30 am or 2-4 pm, or leave a message on: 07968-772935 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Mr Richard Farrell, Hall Barn Close, Chapel
- Ms Jane Gibson, 5 Westbrook Green
- Mr Mark
Blythe, The Manor, Berry Lane
Mark Carey, Manor Cottage, South Street (01235 850269)
Bob Cooper, Farthingdown, London Rd
Vanessa Fox, Fir Trees, London Rd (01235 850701)
Chris Lakeland, 4 Westbrook Green (01235 850490)
Mark Shayler, 2 Eastfields (01235 851496)
Parish Council was elected on the 5th of May, 2011 for four years.
However there were insufficient nominations for an election, and
the council filled the remaining place by the co-option of Mark
Blythe and Mark Carey.
- Mark Shayler
- Jane Gibson , Chris Lakeland
Richard Farrell, Mark Carey, Bob Cooper
- Jane Gibson, Vanessa Fox
- Vanessa Fox
- Blewbury Village Community Interest Company
- Mark Shayler
- Recreation Ground Enhancement Working Group for Phase 2
- Jane Gibson, Mark Shayler, Bob Cooper, Chris Lakeland
- Small Grants
- Jane Gibson, Bob Cooper
- Transport and Road Safety
- Bob Cooper
- Chris Lakeland
- Cycle Paths
- Mark Shayler
- BVS Environment Group
- Richard Farrell
- Cob Wall Fund
- Jane Gibson
- Reporter to Blewbury Bulletin
- Jane Gibson
- Village Hall
- Chris Lakeland, Richard Farrell
Vale of White Horse District Council
The office is open to the public on Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Answerphone messages outside those hours can be left on 01235-520202 or
or for genuine emergencies ring 01235-524886.
- The main office of the Council, where all departments are located, is
- The Abbey House, Abingdon OX12 3JE (01235-520202 Fax 01235-532217)
The web site is www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk
Planning is dealt with by the Planning & Engineering Department, P.O. Box 147, The Abbey House, Abingdon OX14 3JE
The District Council was elected on the 1st of May, 2011 for four years. The Councillor represents Blewbury and Upton.
- District Councillor
- Janet Shelly - see www.whitehorsedc.moderngov.co.uk/mgUserInfo.aspx?UID=859
Oxfordshire County Council
County Hall, Oxford (01865-792422)
The web site is www.oxfordshire.gov.uk
The County Council election was held on the 4th of May, 2009 for four years.
- County Councillor
- Mr Stewart Lilly, 2 Hengest Gate, Harwell, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0HH (01235-832867)
Blewbury is in Sutton Courtenay & Harwell Constituency, where the turnout was 44.65%.
An initial web address is www.direct.gov.uk
The Parliamentary election was on the 6th of May, 2010. Another election must be held within five years.
- Member of Parliament for the Wantage Constituency
- Ed Vaizey Esq MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA.
Mr Vaizey holds regular meetings with constituents.
Details of these are published in his letters to the Blewbury Bulletin and
can be seen on www.vaizey.com.
The English Language web address is europa.eu/index_en.htm
The European Parliament election was on the 4th of June, 2009.
Elections are held every five years. Blewbury is in the South East England region which had an electorate of 6,231,875,
and the turnout in this election of 37.47%. The region returned 10 candidates on a system of proportional representation.
Each party provided a list of up to 10 candidates. A voter could only select one party.
The seats were allocated to the candidates of each party depending on the proportion of votes cast for the party.
Members of the European Parliament for this region are as follows:
|Marta Andreasen ||UK Independence Party|
|Richard Ashworth ||Conservative|
|Catherine Bearder ||Liberal Democrat|
|Sharon Bowles ||Liberal Democrat|
|Nirj Deva ||Conservative|
|James Elles ||Conservative|
|Nigel Farage ||UK Independence Party|
|Daniel Hannan ||Conservative|
|Caroline Lucas ||Greens|
|Peter Skinner ||Labour|
The results were remarkably similar to those 5 years ago.
For only two parties was there a change of more than 1.5% of the total votes cast (a change of 36,000 votes in 2,334,858)
with the Greens gaining 3.8% to reach 11.6% and Labour losing 5.4% to drop from fourth to fifth place with 8.2% of the votes.
There were no seat gains or losses by any party, and there were only two new MEPs Marta Andreasen and Catherine Bearder.
The seven parties who had not campaigned on 2004 gathered 5.2% of the votes between them.
The number of votes required for each seat in this region was around 164,000.