This website is managed by Bloxham Parish Council to provide regular, up-to-date news and information to residents and visitors with an interest in our village.
Your Parish Council has overall responsibility for the interests of our village community.
There are three main areas of responsibility:
• Representing the local community
• Delivering services to meet local needs
• Striving to protect and improve the quality of life for all members of our community
Bloxham Parish Council comprises 12 councillors, a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer and an Administration Assistant. Bloxham village has an electorate of around 3200 people. The Parish Council is the first tier of local government, layered above it are Cherwell District Council and Oxfordshire County Council.
Councillors are elected every four years to represent residents of the village. The full council meets in St Mary’s Parish Rooms generally on the first Monday of each month and holds its Annual Meeting in May.
Members of the public are welcome to attend any meeting of the Parish Council, unless exceptional circumstances call for a closed meeting.
Committees and working groups set up by the council to address different needs will meet either regularly or on an ad hoc basis. Agendas and minutes of Parish Council meetings are published in this website. Please note, meeting dates and times may vary so please check before attending.
The role of a Parish Councillor in Bloxham is undertaken on a voluntary basis and Councillors are not paid allowances.