On 20 July the ash tree in the churchyard was felled by Boward Ltd of Long Hanborough, following the grant of a faculty from the Diocese. The tree was diseased and the root system had undermined the churchyard wall and the preaching cross.
All of the documentation relating to the financial year ending March 2018, including the minutes of the AGM, has been published – it can be viewed here.
Otmoor is one of our country’s great treasures. A unique habitat of rare wetland and grazing floodplain in landlocked Oxfordshire, home to 1,000 acres of nature reserves and Sites of Special Scientific Interest, uncrossed by any road since Roman times. Thousands of visitors enjoy its special feeling of remoteness, sharing this ancient fen with over sixty rare and protected species.
Now our government is planning a major new road that could threaten this unique environment.