David Young of POETS (Planning Oxfordshire’s Environment and Transport Sustainably) will join CPRE to explain who POETS are, why the group formed, their activity to date and what comes next.
CPRE Oxfordshire are hosting an event to raise awareness of the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 and setting out our Vision for how it should be brought forward. At this event we will also address the Oxfordshire Local Industrial Strategy, which, once adopted, will justify an uplift in housing numbers included in the Oxfordshire Plan 2050. The OxCam Arc Vision consultation will also feature, pending the proposed summer launch.
This event is free, but please register through Eventbrite here.
Oakley and Worminghall Villages Meeting about the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway
NEG will be presenting at this meeting on 24th September in Oakley Village Hall.
Come and hear the latest information from us and local councillors.
NB the date is still TBC.
No Expressway Marsh Gibbon will be holding a public No Expressway Information Evening on 15th July. This is open to all those from Marsh Gibbon and surrounding areas… everyone is welcome!
The No Expressway Group will be presenting at this meeting.
For more information on the Marsh Gibbon village website, click here.
Prof David Rogers of the No Expressway group will be presenting at the No Expressway Alliance (NEA) general meeting.
The No Expressway Group will be at the Market on the Green in Horton-cum-Studley on Saturday 6th July. Come and say hello and find out the latest news on the proposed expressway and what the group are up to.
Building the local community and supporting local enterprise
Join us to experience a great range of products sourced from Horton cum Studley and surrounding areas
Presentations from Councillors, Barry Wood on the “Arc leaders” view and David Rogers (NEG) Local environmental (route and housing growth). Followed by Q&A.
The full agenda is:
19:30 Introduction Mark Dickinson, Chair, Brill Parish Council .
19:40 Talks by local councillors.
Cllr Martin Tett, Leader, Bucks County Council: The county council’s understanding and view of the Oxford-Cambridge Arc development and its role in the definition and planning of the route and the housing developments.
Cllr Angela Macpherson, Leader, Aylesbury Vale District Council. Aylesbury Vale District Council perspective including the alignment with the emerging local plan.
Cllr Cameron Branston, AVDC Grendon Underwood and Brill Ward. The Brill Ward view and involvement.
20:10 Cllr Barry Wood, Leader of Cherwell District Council and Chair of the Arc Leaders Group. The economic case for investment in housing and the expressway across the Arc. (The Arc Leaders Group represents local authority leaders and Chairs of the Local Enterprise Partnerships across the Arc)
20:25 David Rogers, Professor of Ecology (Retired), Department of Zoology, Oxford University, No Expressway Group (NEG). Local Environmental Concerns Thoughts on the route options within the preferred corridors and their potential impact on the local and national environment
20:40 Question and Answer Session. Questions from the audience to the panel Chaired by Mark Dickinson
Ian Hudspeth vs Danny Dorling
Booking essential for this event. For more information and booking details, go here. From the Civic Society website:
Government proposals for significant growth in Oxfordshire in coming decades include an Expressway and several new communities. Are these needed or can growth be directed elsewhere? Can growth be ‘intelligent’, leading to prosperity without compromising the quality of life?