The Islip Directory

Parish Council - Meets second Tuesday of month, 7.30 p.m. in Village Hall except August and December. Members of public welcome.

Chairman: Johanna Stephenson, 01865

Clerk: Les Dent, 07900 172658,

District & County Councillor - Mr T Hallchurch
Tel. 358815


Oxfordshire Otmoor & Kirtlington


Cherwell District - Otmoor Ward

Member of Parliament - John Howell MP
Surgery: Tel. 01491 613072


Islip Surgery - Drs Bryson, Tranter, Paul, Ibbs, Threlfall. Surgery Tel. 371666

Parish Constable - to be announced
Tel. 08458505505 (Emergency: Tel. 999)


Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator: Mrs B Tuffrey
Tel. 371174

Village Hall
Chair: Richard Tel. 373296
Bookings: Rafaella Zero Tel. 07979


Community Shop - in Village Hall Tel. 375715
Contact: Mrs M Smith

Post Office Basic Postal services are available through the Village Shop

Mobile Library - Village Hall, Thursdays 10.05-10.50 a.m.

St Nicholas Church - For Services see notice board or monthly Parish Newsletter.
Rector: Rev C Masheder Tel. 01869 247813
Curate: Rev David Wippell Tel. 849497
PCC Secretary: Dr Scot Peterson Tel. 376875

Church Bell Ringers - Meets Tuesdays, 7.30 - 9p.m.
Tower Captain: Mrs T Carter Tel. 374909

St Nicholas' Church Choir
Contact: Mr C. Lowe (379072)

Dr South's C of E Primary School Headteacher: Mr Huw Morgan Tel. 372323

Playgroup Sophie Miller and Nicola Richardson run a playgroup in the village hall, every Tuesday in term time from 10-11.30am.


Women's Institute - Meets 2nd Monday of month, 7.30 p.m. in Village Hall
Secretary: Miss J Darvell Tel. 372618

Thursday Club - For over 60s. Meets 2nd Thursday of month, 2.30 p.m. in Village Hall
Contact: Mrs C Lowe Tel. 379072

Youth Club. For 13-18 years. Meets alternate Sundays in term-time 6.30 - 8.30p.m. at 3 The Rise.
Contact: Rev D Wippell Tel 849497

ACE (Arts Club for Everyone) Chairman: Mrs J Milner Tel. 372283

Royal British Legion Secretary: Mr K Chapple Tel. 375238

Rotary Club of Oxford Spires - meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 8pm and 7.30pm respectively at the Red Lion. Anyone coming to see us can be assured of a warm and friendly welcome but please contact us first via our website

Otmoor Archeological & Historical Soc.Contact: Mr C Lowe Tel. 379072

Cricket Club Secretary: Mr R Henshaw Tel. 841759

Short Mat Bowls Club Secretary: Mr M Kershaw Tel. 372184

Islip Aerobics Contact: Mrs M Washington Tel. 372585

Yoga Classes Mondays, 7p.m. in the Village Hall.
more details here


Ballet lessons Mondays in Islip Village Hall (RAD Grade 2).
Also classes in Kirtlington for younger children on Saturday mornings, age 3 ½ - 6 roughly.
The children can then move on to the main school in Oxford, do exams and take part in annual performances.
Details from Penny Cullerne-Bown, Principal of East Oxford School of Ballet
Tel. 01865 847747
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Coal Merchant Proprietor: Mr Maunder Tel. 372675


Milton & Swan - plumbers, tiling and bathroom.
Tel: 07779992115
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Public Houses - both serve food
The Swan Tel. 372590
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The Red Lion Tel. 375367

Allotments - These can be rented from either the Parish Council (contact Mrs B Tuffrey Tel. 371174) or the Glebe Allotments Association (contact: Mrs P Campbell Tel. 373372)

Public Transport - Timetables for bus and rail services are on the Notice Boards and on this site.

Notice Boards - There are 3 Parish Notice Boards. Non-commercial notices should be handed to Mr or Mrs Nash at “Stanmore”, North Street.

Bed and Breakfast
Richard and Mary Giles, Riversdale, The Walk, Islip, Oxon OX5 2SD
Tel: 01865 373376
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Brian and Caroline Henman, Pegtop Farm, Woodeaton, Oxford, OX3 9RT. Tel: 01865 351957
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Newspaper delivery - P A Franklin 331378


slip Motors Car Repairs, Servicing and MOTs, 30 Bletchingdon Road Tel: 01865 377700