Category Archives: Local

Traffic calming – myths and motives

There is a lot of debate about traffic calming in Adderbury at the moment.  Some is the result of genuine concern about both the volume and speed of traffic on some village roads; however, there is also a campaign to … Continue reading

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Parish Council gets its money back

You will see from the Parish Council web site that Adderbury Parish Council has had the legal costs it paid in fighting two judicial reviews repaid.  The judicial reviews were sought in May 2017 by a solicitor living in the … Continue reading

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Less tumult ….. more humility

The tumult and the shouting dies The captains and the kings depart Still stands thine ancient sacrifice An humble and a contrite heart Some of us may be hoping for a little less tumult and a little more humility and … Continue reading

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Another hike in the Council Tax?

I see Thames Valley Police want to push up the Council Tax.  I have voted NO in their consultation exercise which did not seek to find out my reasons so I will set them out here.  I would support an … Continue reading

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Milton Road sports & community centre progress

Cherwell District Council Planning Committee has today approved an application from Adderbury Parish Council for change of use of the 6 acre field on the north of Milton Road to the uses for which it was donated to the parish … Continue reading

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Another monstrous carbuncle

I am sorry to see another monstrous carbuncle blotting our rural landscape.  I refer to the Barwood Homes site on the Banbury Road close to the traffic lights.  I was stunned when the developers of the Milton Road houses called … Continue reading

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Save Adderbury – A poetic contribution …

I publish a  contribution from a local resident who lives, I think, to the west of the Sor Brook.  While perhaps not the height of literary excellence, I thought it worth an airing. Oh to be in Adderbury now that summer’s … Continue reading

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