A NEW garden village could be one step closer following a meeting tomorrow.

A draft Area Action Plan for the 2,200-home development, set to be built north of the A40 near Eynsham, is set to be approved by West Oxfordshire District Council.

This would enable it to go forward for a six-week public consultation, which provides the next level of detail in the legislative framework to measure against the recently submitted outline planning application.

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The chosen name of Salt Cross could also get the go-ahead at the virtual full council.