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Medieval Banquet - New Years Eve

A night of music, mirth & merriment… right on your doorstep!


▪ 31st December 2018
▪ Time: 7.30pm – 00.30am
▪ Venue: Community Space, St Blaise, Milton
▪ Arrival drinks & midnight fizz
▪ Delicious 3 course Medieval Banquet

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Milton Parish Council - September Council Meeting

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting duly convened and held on Monday 3rd September 2018 at St Blaise Church, Milton at 7.15 pm

CLERK COPY – Unofficial until approved by the next meeting of the Parish Council


Lost A Paddling Pool!!

If somebody has lost a child's paddling pool in the recent high winds, it may be collected from our garden, please call at 20 Mackenzie Avenue, Milton Heights. Please come with a description, so we will know it is yours.

Milton Village Firework Display

Saturday 3rd November at ‘Poplars’ Blackbird Lane, off School Lane. Courtesy of Tom Robertson.




Once again there will be a prize for the BEST GUY competition. So bring your "GUY'S" along !!


The Bonfire will be lit at 5.45pm and the Firework Display will begin at 6.00pm. Hot soup and toffee apples will be on sale!



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Shed Oxford Community Workshop

I was lucky enough to stumble across Shed Oxford, a community workshop, during the recent Oxford Green Week.

They are a fabulous group of people who meet to undertake workshop projects. Anyone is welcome to join them either to get help to work on their own projects/hobbies, or to join in with any renovation work that is underway.

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100 CLUB “Draw Winners”

The ninth 100 Club draw of 2018 took place Sunday 16 September. There are currently 63 members, so the total prize fund this month is £63 which has been split as follows:

1st (no 15) - Robbie Browning - £31.50

2nd (no 66) - Jean Dunlop - £18.90
3rd (no 22) - Rebekah Gale - £12.60
Prizes will be delivered to the winners shortly!


Please do advertise to family and friends - we have 37 places remaining and it would be great if we could fill a few more of these:

The next draw will take place on Sunday 14 October – good luck!

bums on seats comedy milton oxon 28 september 2018

Winter Produce & Craft Market

On Friday 23 November 6.00pm - 9.00pm and Saturday 24 November 10.00am - 4.00pm, Milton is holding its first Winter Produce & Craft Market.


The Market is to be held in the Community Space at St Blaise Church, Milton and all local crafters are invited – professionals and amateurs alike.

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The Plum Pudding @ Milton


LIVE MUSIC Saturday night.
Great food featuring Pork from Oxford Sandy & Black pig

Community Emergency Plan

Are you ready for an emergency at home or in your community?


We all could be affected by emergencies such as fire, loss of utilities, adverse weather, flooding and more. Find out how to help yourself and the community and get useful contacts and information. Presented by South and Vale District's Emergency Planning Officer.


DATE: Tuesday 11 September 2018
TIME: 6.30pm
VENUE: St Blaise School, Milton Heights

Privacy, Openness and Transparency

Last week, we met a friend, to whom we have not spoken for some time over the garden wall. We spent a happy twenty minutes catching up.


Within the hour, we received a phone call from the same friend to tell us that she had just received a message from Google asking her to rate her visit to Orchard Barn (our home).

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Trophy Dreams

As with any football club, Milton United welcome the arrival of September and the start of the 2018/19 Season. It is also a time filled with flurries of activity and perhaps a bit of dreaming of the trophies to be won!

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Soldiers Of Oxfordshire Museum

Appeal for Oxfordshire Memories and Objects from the Second World War to the 1970s from the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum.


The Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum (SOFO) in Woodstock is planning a new 1930-1970s Oxfordshire exhibition and is now appealing to the public for help filling new displays with local stories and mementos.

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Milton Harvest Supper

Saturday 29 September 2018 at 7pm, in St Blaise Church. All are welcome.
Tickets: £10 each, to include food and drink, must be purchased in advance. Children aged under 14, free if accompanying a parent.
Tickets available from: Audrey Devall (01235 831367) or Nicola Turner (01235 833938)

St Blaise School and Milton Heights Development

On Tuesday 11 September from 3.00pm to 6.15pm St Blaise School will be hosting a presentation. The presentation will include plans for expanding and developing the school, and Redrow’s plans for Blaise Park. Refreshments will be provided.

Milton Book Group

the WIMilton Book Group meets about once a month and we are always open to new members. Our next meeting will take place at 8.00pm on Tuesday 09 October. We will be discussing "The Citadel" by AJ Cronin - if you're interested let us know and we will confirm the venue - and don't worry if you've not had a chance to read the book, it's not compulsory! Alternatively, or if you would like more information about the group, please contact Rebecca Thomas - 01235 833731, 07717 693724 or 

Ride & Stride

Can you spare an hour on Saturday 08 September to be a welcomer at St Blaise Church?
Every year, walkers and cyclists try to visit as many churches as possible and the sponsorship money they raise helps to maintain Oxfordshire’s Churches.


Welcomers in each church sign their sponsorship forms and, at St Blaise, we can offer drinks, biscuits and the use of a loo as well. If you can help or would like to take part, please ring Anne Brownson on 01235 835671.

Churches In Milton

church community in Milton VOWHServices and Events during September at St. Blaise; Milton Methodist Church; Roman Catholic parish of St Edmund.


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Ed Vaizey MP - Communitry Activity

Last month I attended a rally in Wantage protesting the fact that after two years, Wantage Community Hospital remains "temporarily" closed, with no indication of when it will reopen.


The latest funding round for grants for local charities open in three of the Postcode Trusts funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.


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Milton Hill Bowling Club

The two Kennet Leagues are over for the season and we finished as runners-up in both, which means promotion.


The third league, the Ashley-Baker, continues and we seem due for our usual comfortable but unspectacular final position. In the Club Men’s Pairs Competition Rod Clewley and his partner came out on top.

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