Tag Archives: Adderbury

Work starts on Milton Road land

If  you have noticed machinery on the Milton Road land between the Henge Close estate and Ball-Colegrave, you are probably wondering what is happening.  This is the archaeological digging that is required by Cherwell District Council and Oxfordshire County Council … Continue reading

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Lies, damned lies and statistics

The quote that forms the title of this blog was made popular by Mark Twain but attributed  to Benjamin Disraeli, among others.  It seems to be applicable to the traffic calming debate in Adderbury. While there is no doubt there … Continue reading

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Advice to those seeking public office

Adderbury experienced a hustings meeting last night at The Institute in preparation for the Parish Council By-Election to be held on Thursday 21-Feb-19.  It was organised by Iain Corcoran who is one of two candidates standing.  The other candidate  is … Continue reading

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Contemplating a coronary?

I very much hope that we see no heart attacks in Adderbury although some of the goings on in this village could provoke one!  However, the village is prepared should anyone suffer a coronary.   Thanks to generous donations from customers … Continue reading

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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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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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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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