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!

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.

Pub of the Year!

Congratulations to Sandra and Chris Shallis at the Bell Inn for once again being a finalist in the North Oxon branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Pub of the Year competition. During the month of March there is the opportunity for CAMRA members to visit all six final pubs and to vote for the overall winner. Having been runner – up in this competition for the past two years, Chris looks forward to the ‘bridesmaid becoming the bride’!