Category Archives: Politics

West is best or west is worst?

It seems some villagers are floating the idea of forming a West Adderbury Residents Association. You can see part of a leaflet that is being circulated to selected areas of the village and that suggests West Adderbury has been poorly … Continue reading

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Does Greatworth have any worth?

A number of us – blog writers and web site authors – have enjoyed the attention recently of someone calling himself David Greatworth.  He has taken some interest in Adderbury village matters and has responded on Cherwell’s web site to … Continue reading

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Judicial review costs recovery

Adderbury villagers will know the Parish Council successfully fought two applications for judicial review mounted by a local resident who does not like to be named and secured a High Court decision to dismiss them as “without merit”.  It cost … Continue reading

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The yellow disease

It is grand to see the children from Christopher Rawlins (C of E) Primary school parading through the village to visit the library or the church so regularly.  If it helps them to learn to love reading and to respect … Continue reading

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Adderbury Bid for Booker Prize

  The Save Adderbury web site is clearly making a new bid for the Booker Prize for fiction.  The post dated 13-Mar-18 lambasts Adderbury Parish Council for planning to increase its budget (called Precept) by 8.5% pointing out that this … Continue reading

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Open letter to District Councillors for Adderbury, Bloxham & Bodicote

To: Cllrs Chris Heath, Andrew McHugh & Mike Bishop I am surprised and a little disappointed that I have to learn about the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal by a roundabout route and thanks to the initiative of a Cherwell … Continue reading

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Coffee mania

The news has been full of the debate about 2½ billion coffee cups  per annum, most of which  cannot be recycled because the cardboard outers have thin plastic inners bonded to the outer that prevent recycling in all but a … Continue reading

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