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The news website serving North Leigh, New Yatt, East End and Wilcote

A view across gently rolling green arable fields

The picture above is from and is entitled 'Crops'.


The Nor'Lye News has been published in North Leigh, Oxfordshire, since 1973. Serving this historic village as well as neighbouring New Yatt, East End and parts of Wilcote, it's monthly round-up of news and events aims to keep us up to date.

For information about this website, contact details and more, see our Nor'Lye News page.

Remember, we need your input to keep both the printed Nor'Lye News and this website fresh and relevant. Contact us with letters, news or articles if you want to have your say.

Editor - Phil Skeldon


We need one or more volunteers to deliver in Church Road and Kingston Heights. If we can’t get any volunteers then residents in those roads will have to collect their copies from the North Leigh Post Office.

For more information, please call Geoff Reeve on 01993 883010.


Bridewell Organic Gardens – Open Afternoon

The Walled Garden and Vineyard at Wilcote (OX7 3DT) will be open on Sunday June 10th 2018 from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. Suggested donation £4, children free

Refreshments, plants, Bridewell produce, products and our own organic wine will be for sale. For further information please call 01993 864530 or go to

Reg. charity 1158456


FOUND - Top of Bridewell Close

An ear-ring for pierced ears – if you can bring me the other one I will gladly return the one I found to you.

Call Julia on 01993 883627


Major disruption to rail services around Oxford in July

In July, Network Rail will improve the track layout to the north of Oxford, and also through the station itself.

Routes to and from Oxford will be affected on various dates throughout July. Replacement buses and coaches will run on these days.

For more information, go to


Happening in the next 7 days...

  • Memorial Hall AGM
    Wednesday 20th from 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall

  • The eleventh Norlye Festival
    Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd at the North Leigh Football ground

See our Calendar page for further events.