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Witney Corn Exchange
The Grade II listed building, Witney
Corn Exchange, was closed suddenly
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Page last updated: October 29th 2013
Page first published: February 19th 2012
The Witney Yarn Mosaic
Often history is seen as a dry subject but it does not need to be like that. Every place has its own story and in this section we look at modern Witney
and the events and people in living memory. See the blog for latest updates
Not only do we look at recent history that has shaped the local area and brought Witney to where it is now, but also some current events that might
eventually alter the tapestry that will, in time, become Witney's future history.
Quotes on history
A selection of pithy quotes on the
nature of history...
“I have but one lamp by which my feet
are guided, and that is the lamp of
experience. I know no way of judging
of the future but by the past.”
Professional artist Rob Turner was
commissioned to try and capture ten
centuries of local history for the
development at Marriot's Walk in
Master Plan for The Leys, Witney
"The Town Council have prepared a draft Master Plan for The
Leys, in order to secure investment for improvements and
management of the largest public open space in Witney."
"We would like to make sure that residents are fully involved in the
plans for the park and hope that you can take the time to
complete the questionnaire and leave in the box provided or if you
would like more time to make your comments, return it to the
If you have not seen or heard about the Master Plan for the Leys,
Witney, now is the time to make your voice heard.
The council requests that responses are received by 30th
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