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Welcome to the parish website for Radley in Oxfordshire. On the site you will find information for those living in or visiting Radley, thinking of moving here, or just interested in what’s going on in the village. To find out more about the village of Radley, click on the Our Village link above, or on another link for more specific information. If you are a new visitor to the site, why not start with our photographic tour of the village? Other feature pages include Natural History of Radley,  History of the Village and History of the Railway. Please take the time to explore this site. There is lots here for everyone. It is your site. If your particular interest in Radley is not adequately covered, please let us know. New material is always welcome.

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Photographs of people on the playing field enjoying the jubilee picnic

Parish Council update for July

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Friday 3 June saw a large number of Radley families gathering on the playing field at Gooseacre for a shared picnic and toast to the Queen. It was tremendous to see the community coming together in this way. The Parish Council wishes to express its appreciation for the time, energy and …

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Don’t forget! Radley Garden Competition 2nd July

This year’s  front garden competition will be held on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of July. In a departure from the traditional format, shortlisting will take place on Friday with final judging on the Saturday afternoon.  First and second prizes will be awarded in three categories: Best Garden, Tubs and/or hanging baskets  and Most colourful flower garden. With awards …

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More help for people to pay food and energy bills

More help is on the way for people who are struggling to pay their food, energy and other related bills.  Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire district councils have opened a voucher scheme to support households who can’t afford to pay for life’s essentials.  The scheme is part of the Government’s Household Support Fund …

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Image of people alongside Thrupp Lake

Lakes and Cakes – Sunday 10th July 2-4.30pm by Thrupp Lake

On Sunday10th July Radley Lakes Trust is hosting a community event for all the family, including refreshments, lots of cake, nature activities and music. All proceeds go to Radley Lakes Trust. 2.00pm Event opens. Light refreshments available until 4.30pm 3.00pm Abingdon Community Choir, including a song about the lake written specially by Helen Eccleston 3.30pm …

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Parish Councillor vacancy

Following the resignation of Ed Blagrove, the Parish Council has a vacancy for a councillor to serve until the next election in May 2023. You can speak to one of the councillors or contact the clerk to find out more about the role.  If you would like to join the Council, please send (either by …

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Radley Flower Show and Mini Fete – Saturday 25th June 2022

Come to the Radley Flower Show this Saturday at Radley Village Hall and Gooseacre playing field – the show will open and entertainment will start at 1.30 p.m. The Radley Flower Show will have displays in the village hall and outdoors in gazebos; as well as flowers, there will be arts and crafts entries, baking …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter July 2022

What we have been doing The 33 members and guests who went on the holiday to Llandudno had a lovely time with unexpectedly good weather.  The forecast had not looked too promising, with rain predicted but we were lucky to only have rain at night.  Most people went up the Great Orme on the tram …

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Submit Your Entry Form for the Radley Flower Show by 18 th June

Please remember to complete and send in your entry form for the Radley Flower Show this week – we need the entry forms by Saturday 18th June so that we have time to process them, send out competitor number cards, and plan the exhibition space. There is a postbox in Radley Village Shop or you …

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Radley Village Shop Association – Grants available to local organisations

Radley Village Shop Association invites applications from local organisations for a grant for a project with a social or charitable purpose within the community served by Radley Village Shop. Organisations that have received grants in previous years are welcome to apply again this year. The total money available in 2022 for grants is £1000. The amount …

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Advanced warning of road closure in Church Road in July/August

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary No Waiting, No Parking, No Loading / Unloading at Radley, Church Road In the interests of public safety, it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road and impose a ‘No Waiting’ restriction as detailed above to facilitate advanced civils work …

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Get Your Programme and Entry Form for the Radley Flower Show

This year’s Radley Flower Show will be held on Saturday 25th June at the Radley Village Hall and Gooseacre playing field. The flower show is a friendly, amateur competition and the whole family can take part; it is open to all, including non-Radley residents. There are lots of exciting categories for you to enter (much …

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Photograph of cyclists

The Women’s Tour is coming to Radley – UPDATED

6th June update – Key information for Saturday 11 June  Please click on the following links to view:  the full estimated route timetable  the full Women’s Tour route in detail     the no-waiting coning zones that will apply on race day  an information flyer that the race organisers are sending …

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Parish Council update for June

  Village meeting The Bowyer Arms hosted the annual meeting of the parish of Radley on Saturday 21st May.  Those present heard the Parish Council chairman pay tribute to the host of volunteers who give their support to running village assets.  She thanked Radley Lakes Trust, whose recent projects to create a permissive path from …

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Casual vacancy

Due to the resignation of Cr Blagrove, a vacancy has arisen in the parish of Radley. The vacancy will be filled by election if within fourteen working days* of the date of this notice, any ten electors of the parish submit a written request to the Returning Officer, Vale of White Horse District Council, 135 …

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