West End Tennis Club has a Defibrillator

Banbury West End Tennis and Squash Club have purchased an AED (Automatic Electronic Defibrillator), the first in the village, I understand. The unit is designed to save lives in the event of a heart attack. In order to gain access to the unit, anyone assisting someone in cardiac arrest should phone 999, and the location and code to access the unit will be given to them, as well as instructions on caring for the patient. Now, we fully understand that this unit is remote from many areas in the village, and would expect a village of this size to have one, or two more in various spread out locations.

Vacancy for a Councillor on Adderbury Parish Council

There is a vacancy for a Councillor on Adderbury Parish Council. Being a Parish Councillor in Adderbury gives you a real opportunity to make a difference to the community and it gives you a chance to help make Adderbury an even better place to live.
To find out more about joining Adderbury Parish Council, call Theresa Goss on 01295 710965 or email adderburypc@hotmail.com.
Information about the Parish Council is also available on the PC web site http://www.adderburypc.co.uk/

Adderbury Green Association

Request for support for the maintenance of the Adderbury Village Green
The Adderbury Village Green is undoubtedly one of the main focal points of our village. The Green is one of the major attractions of the village, one of which we can be proud and is enjoyed by many villagers who pass by on their travels.
You may or may not be aware that The Green is owned and maintained by a Trust known as the Adderbury Green Association with the cost of grass cutting shared with the Parish Council. Funds have run very low and the costs of the Adderbury Green Association include annual insurance, the cost of keeping the trees safe with necessary trimming and pruning, and the half share of regular grass cutting. Tree maintenance is required in 2018 and is likely to cost in excess of £1,500.
The Trustees are asking if all houses directly facing The Green could contribute £35 a year towards this cost, with other village households who appreciate the Green contributing £25 or whatever you are able to give. All contributions, for whatever amount, will be gratefully received. We will also be asking local businesses around The Green for a contribution. We will request funds in March/April each year and we hope that good support from all will enable us to keep the requested contribution at this modest level.

Colin Butler Green – Residents Consultation

The Parish Council would like to hear the views of Adderbury residents on their proposal for a new footpath around the edge of Colin Butler Green. The suggestion is that pedestrians from the Horn Hill Road direction could walk from the existing footpath across the first entrance to Manor Road and then follow the curve around the Colin Butler Green on the new footpath. They could then cross the second entrance to Manor Road, opposite the entrance to Cross Hill House.

Should you have any comments, please email them to adderburypc@hotmail.com or ring the Clerk to the Parish Council, Theresa Goss, on 01295 710965.

Mobile Telephone Coverage Survey

Last year, Cherwell District Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee decided to distribute a survey to provide evidence of the state of mobile telephone coverage across the district.

The survey can be found here.

The results will enable CDC to fight proactively to get better mobile coverage in Rural Areas.