Temporary Road Closure – 22 May for 9 Weeks Tanners Lane & The Leys

A request has been received from Skanska on behalf of Thames Water for a temporary road closure to apply to a section of Adderbury, Tanners Lane & The Leys whilst essential service pipe replacement works are carried out.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is being made to implement the temporary closure and will operate from 22 May 2017 for approximately 9 weeks.  The works will be carried out in 3 phases to lessen the impact on local residents.

Parish Council Land at Milton Road

A number of years ago, the original owners wished to donate some land in the village to improve the sport facilities that the village has. As residents may be aware, the current provision which is located at the Lucy Plackett Playing Field frequently floods and it unusable on a number of occasions during the year.

Neolithic Henge Site Unearthed in Adderbury

In 1995 Adderbury celebrated what it believed to be its 1,000 year anniversary, however, 6 months’ ago that assumed history changed due the results of a geophysical survey of the Milton Road North housing development land. The survey discovered enough evidence to suggest that Adderbury was a substantial settlement in 3,000 BC to 2,000 BC, a period that covers the Neolithic Age to the dawn of the early Bronze Age.

Adderbury Stores Update

Check out the recent improvements at Adderbury Stores. It’s more of a mini-supermarket now with plenty of stock, good deals on beers wines and spirits, and a wide variety of fresh fruit and veg.

Can You Help Edit Adderbury Contact?

Following the sad loss of Marie Corney, we urgently need another editor to help keep Contact going. Contact has come a long way since it first appeared in January 1979 as an eight page issue. By volunteering you help ensure Contact continues to be an important part of village life informing the community and helping local businesses.

District and County Council Reorganisation – Message from Cherwell District Council

Ongoing discussions about the role of the local and county council have developed this week. Adderbury Parish Council has asked we publish the following statement from Barry Wood Leader of Cherwell District Council:

‘Oxfordshire County Council has announced a proposal to create a single unitary authority for Oxfordshire in place of the current district/county council structure.

The proposal was originally opposed by all of Oxfordshire’s city and district councils, including Cherwell. However on Monday South Oxfordshire District Council and the Vale of White Horse District Council announced they are now in support of the county council’s proposal for a single unitary authority and will be working with them to develop a submission to Government.