Rural Crime Week

Rural crime can be an issue for large areas of the Thames Valley. As spring approaches, we would like to take the time to remind you of simple steps you can take to help prevent becoming a victim of rural crime.

Is your House Haunted?

A casting Assistant Producer at Back2back Productions based in Brighton is working on a new paranormal series and is currently looking for properties that are haunted and where the owners might want them investigated to see what could be uncovered.

BBC 2 Back in Time – Casting in Oxfordshire

Do you fancy taking part in a television show?  A new series of the hit show ‘Back in Time’ is looking for a family from Oxfordshire to immerse themselves in the world of rural village life.  The chosen family will get to experience what life was like running – and living above – a rural village shop.

Golf Course? Now Cakes and Bikes Too!

An exciting new development for Adderbury, the 7th Heaven Café and mach7 Cycle Centre, has now opened on the old Banbury Golf Club site on Aynho Road.
Open from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm daily except Tuesdays, the licensed café is serving breakfast, lunch and very nice cakes! Brilliant for dog walks, and yoga coming soon. See

More news on the Cycle Centre and yoga – and what’s happening to the golf club – in the near future, but worth a visit already!

FOCAL Sponsorship Events

Focal Sponsorship Event: Virtual Walk – Land’s End to John O’Groats.  Where’s Peter?  You can help Peter on his way by visiting his website at  Catch up on where he is by reading his weekly blog entries, and then show your support by clicking on the Donate button and make a payment.
Virtual Car Boot Sale – During the winter months Peter is also doing a ‘virtual’ car boot sale. 

West Adderbury Traffic Survey

West Adderbury Residents’ Association (WARA) conducted a traffic survey over the last six weeks and have published the results. The information has been sent to Victoria Prentice MP for North Oxfordshire.