Rural areas -West Oxfordshire

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What are postive factors?
Show availability of services and facilities such as public transport and schools
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What are retraint factors?
Show lack of services and facilities, significant distance from local service
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3 random opportunities
Yarnton (Oxford dormitory settlement), Bladon (burial of Churchill), Combe (Railway).
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What are the 4 distinct groups in the West Ox sustainability report?
Group C - service centres (9 towns and villages), Group B (12 medium sized villages), Group A (21 smaller villages), Group D (21 small villages/ hamlets)
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Group C examples?
Witney (25,000), Chipping Norton (6,000)
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Group C services and facilities?
Wide range of services, facilities and employment oppurtunities (Many linked to Oxford by good bus service), significant house building & pop growth.
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Group C factors affecting development of facilities and services?
Good accessability, good economy, job oppurtinities, land ownership affecting distribution, Thames river floodplain affecting location.
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Group B examples?
Freeland (lost post-office and village shop), Milton ( Better bus service)
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Group B services and facilities?
All have school, community hall, 1 pub, many seen house building, all seen closure of shops
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Group B factors affecting development of facilities and services?
Few job oppurtunities, not accessable to group C, older population, fewer new housing estates, location affecting by land owners (Duke of Marlborough).
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Group A examples?
Bladon , Cassington (gained a post office) - (Both Ox greenbelt)
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Group A services and facilities?
All have pop less than 1000, all have a place of worship, 60% have post office, most have school, improvements to local bus services due to high elderly population
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Group A factors affecting development of facilities and services?
Few job opportunities, dormitory settlements, come under Ox and Witney sphere of influence, small young population, higher number of adults as its a good environment for a family
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What are retraint factors?

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3 random opportunities

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What are the 4 distinct groups in the West Ox sustainability report?

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Group C examples?

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