Useful information

Village Hall Defibrillator

The defibrillator was installed in March 2020, just as the COVID pandemic lockdown took effect. We have been provided with guidance on using it. Click on this document to read more information. 2021_01 Defibrillator Virtual Training.

Educational Bursaries

Each year, towards the end of October, The Countess of Jersey’s Educational Foundation awards modest bursaries to eligible students going on to farther education or training. To be eligible applicants must reside within the nominal catchment area of the Bicester Schools.  In terms of the deed governing the trust preference is given to girls and then boys resident in Middleton Stoney. Awards are made at the absolute discretion of the Trustees. Anyone interested in applying should obtain an application form after the summer half term from Bill Champion, Rectory Farmhouse, Bicester Rd, Middleton Stoney, OX25 4TD


The village has a small playground in School Lane which is maintained by volunteers, mainly parents & guardians of the children and young people who use the playground. The group usually does the maintenance on a weekend in the spring and the autumn. Please contact us if you can help.


The monthly “ABC” (Akeman Benefice Calendar) is circulated to each household in the benefice by a group of volunteers. It contains news and articles about the villages in the benefice. Contact if you would like to receive a copy.

Book Club

There is a book club which meets every 4 – 8 weeks. Please contact us if you would like details of the current book and meeting venue.


There are allotments on the Ardley Road. Law & Fiennes, a legal firm in Banbury, is responsible for waiting lists and issuing allotment holder agreements.

Neighbourhood Watch

There are some active schemes in the village. Each scheme covers a road or lane and has a coordinator. Residents are asked to contact us if you wish to join a scheme or set one up if there isn’t one in your street/road.

Other sources of information


Bus services – the village is served by the City250 and, with effect from 2 September 2019, is operated by The Oxford Bus Company. The route runs between Bicester & Oxford, via Middleton Stoney, the Heyfords, Bletchingdon and Kirtlington. Here is a link to the new bus timetable.

Hotels & Restaurants

Places to stay and eat in the village and nearby – please look at Trip Advisor or other similar websites for up to date information and reviews.

Cherwell District Council

Snce the May 2016 elections, Middleton Stoney has become a part of the Fringford & Heyfords Ward of Cherwell District Council. The Ward is represented by 3 Councillors whose details are as follows:

Ian Corkin, ‘Slievenamon’, Fewcott, Oxon, OX27 7PA. Telephone 01869 346151. email –

James Macnamara, Heyford Manor, 18 Church Lane, Lower Heyford, Oxon, OX25 5NZ. Telephone 01869 340109. email –

Barry Wood, 16 Chinalls Close, Finmere, Buckingham, MK18 4BQ. Telephone 07546 073678. email –

Ian Corkin will be invited to attend our PC meetings

CDC is responsible for the waste collection which is generally on Wednesdays with brown & blue bins one week and green bins the next. There is more information on this page including the collection calendar.

The CDC planning permission information is available on this page.

Oxfordshire County Council

The County Councillor for the village is Councillor Ian Corkin, whose details are above.

Highways are responsible for pothole repairs which can be reported via this link.

This is the link to information on schools & education. Broadly, the nearest

  • primary schools are in Chesterton, Upper Heyford, Kirtlington & Bicester; and
  • secondary schools are in Bicester, Kidlington, Woodstock and Banbury.

Member for Parliament

Our MP is Victoria Prentis and she can be contacted via her website