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North Leigh CE Primary School

North Leigh Primary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

Summer Fayre: Saturday 30th June

The year so far has gone quickly and the Summer Fayre is almost upon us; we are currently busy organising events for the day.  

The Fayre will take place on Saturday 30th June from 11.30pm to 2.00pm on the school playing field and everyone is welcome.  

There will be plenty to see and do for all including face painting, raffle, tombola, adopt a teddy, children’s games and lots more.  

There will also be drinks, cakes and burgers available to purchase to keep you fully refreshed.  

Please come along and joins us!  

The PTA runs a 100 Club and we have some numbers available. If you would like a chance to win a prize each month please contact the PTA via North Leigh Primary School:  

Registered Charity Number:  1106532 


Updated : June 2018

North Leigh Library

The library is open:

Monday           2.00 - 4.30pm
Wednesday     3.00 - 7.00pm
Friday              2.00 - 4.30pm
Saturday          10.00am - 12.00noon

We also have a children’s bed time story session kindly led by Vanessa Collet every other Wednesday at 6.15-6.45pm.

We also have a home library service where those who are housebound can have a book delivery service from our volunteer Linda Gibbons.

The library is happy to host reading groups, knitting groups, creative writing groups etc.

North Leigh Library is starting up a free monthly ‘nit and natter group.

When? Every first Wednesday in the month 10.00-11.30am.
Just bring your knitting/crochet  along and don’t worry there are no prizes for the best or indeed worst samples .A warm welcome will be given to all levels of skill.

The next meeting is May 2nd. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Please contact Carol or Judith to find out more. Tel: 01993 882935

Carol-Amy and Judith the librarians

Updated : April 2018

From Harry St John (District Councillor)

Councillor surgery

My next Surgery will be in the committee room of the Memorial Hall on Thursday 28th April from 2.00pm till 3.00pm.

Harry St John

Telephone 01993 881529 or email 

Updated : June 2018

North Leigh Parish Council

Meets every second Thursday of the month at 7.30pm in the Youth Centre of the Memorial Hall, North Leigh.

Annual Parish Meeting and Annual General Meeting

The Council held its APM and AGM on the 24th May.  Thank you to all of the residents who attended.  The council has nominated Greg Matthews to continue as Chair and Susie Cusick to continue as Vice Chair for the coming year.

Neighbourhood Plan

The council has resolved to move forward with serious discussions on a Neighbourhood Plan. 

The council will be reaching out to residents with more information and requesting support for a Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.

Planning Applications

North Leigh Parish Council has received the following planning applications since the last issue:

  • 18/00925/FUL, Holly Court Farm, Wilcote Road, North Leigh
  • 18/01013/FUL, Bridewell Farm, Wilcote Road, North Leigh
  • 18/01081/FUL, Denricia, The Green, East End
  • 18/01423/HHD, Wisteria Cottage, East End

The next meeting will be on Thursday, 14th June, at 7.30pm in the Youth Centre, Memorial Hall. All Council meetings are open to the public and we welcome your participation.  Full minutes will be available on

Parish Clerk, Allison Leigh, 26 Eaton Village, Eaton, Oxfordshire  OX13 5PR                          E-mail address:


‘Village Spring Clean’

The village Spring Clean took place on Sunday 13th May. Fifty six participants from North Leigh parish took part; 36 young people from Cubs, Beavers, Scouts and Girl Guides including 16 adults and one dog.

This Spring Clean resulted in 14 bags of rubbish, 5 bags of cans/glass and a tyre!

A big thank you to you all – good team working. Well done.

Carol Frost: North Leigh Parish Council

Updated : June 2018