Welcome to the Risinghurst and Sandhills Parish Council website. The Parish Council is an elected form of local government responsible for a number of community duties including
Risinghurst and Sandhills lie at the Eastern edge of Oxford just outside the Eastern bypass/ring road which surrounds Oxford.
At the census in 2001, the population of Risinghurst and Sandhills was as follows
The name Risinghurst 'rising ground towards the hurst or wooded hill' reflects the fact that Risinghurst was built on gently rising land running upwards towards Shotover Hill.
Please contact us if you are a local resident who would like to be involved with the Parish Council.