As the map sent with the Community Governance Review form is illegible, Cherwell District Council has produced a new one. Click here to see a zoomed in version of the proposed location of the new parish boundary.
At its meeting on 23 June 2020, the Parish Council’s Environment Committee received useful updates from the County Council on proposed traffic calming measures in the village. The Committee hopes these will be implemented in the village over the coming months.
There have been slight delays with the proposals due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and a subsequent shortage of staff at the County Council, but the following were confirmed:
Christopher Rawlins Primary School has kindly requested that people do not use the school field for exercising their dogs. There has recently been an increase in dog mess on the field, which presents a number of health and safety issues for the children who use the field. Please use other locations for exercising your dogs and please pick up their mess.
Late in 1950 John Burgess Wilson, who was later to find fame as the prolific writer Anthony Burgess, moved to 4 Water Lane, Adderbury with his wife Lynne. He had accepted a post as a junior English master at Banbury Grammar School, and a loan from Lynne’s father had enabled the couple to get a mortgage on the cottage. Do go to the Adderbury History Association website to read the complete article on this interesting man.
St Mary’s Church will be open Wednesdays between 5.00 pm and 7.00 pm from 24 June. If you’re dropping in, please take sensible precautions. There will be someone present to supervise. We will listen to feedback and change the times if necessary.
As the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease, there has been an increase in the number of people venturing out into the countryside for some social-distancing exercise.
Although good for the health, this is an the opportunity to encourage visitors to follow the Countryside Code for their own safety, and that of the wildlife and livestock they encounter.
There is a more sinister side to not following the rules, and visitors should keep to public footpaths and not walk over fields, always leave gates as they find them or let their dogs foul in the fields or leave poo bags on the ground or tied to fences.