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Memorial Hall – AGM

  WARDINGTON MEMORIAL HALL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING THURSDAY 19th JULY 2018 AT 7.00 PM IN THE MEMORIAL HALL AGENDA Apologies Minutes of the AGM held on 20th July 2017 Accounts for Year ended 31st March 2018 Chairman's Report Hall Property Report Hall Activities Report Election of Officers & Management Committee Any Other Business ALL RESIDENTS OF WARDINGTON, WILLIAMSCOT and COTON ARE WELCOME

Oxfordshire Highways – road maintenance briefing

A message from Eddie Gibb Head of Communications Oxfordshire County Council County councillors asked me for a briefing on highways maintenance and we thought it would be a useful for parishes and town councils too. I have attached the briefing, which is intended to explain our approach to road maintenance, with some facts and figures to show progress as well as the scale of the challenge. Hopefully the briefing answers some of the question you and your residents may have, as we know this is a live issue in many areas. Please feel free to circulate it within your area. I’d welcome feedback on the content so we can improve the format when we do an update in the autumn.

Thames Valley Police community meetings

The community forum group is an opportunity for you to have a voice when it comes to policing your community! The purpose of these meetings is for you to help us understand what really matters to you. Our aims are to build community resilience and take early action to resolve local priorities. We already have members of the pubic from lots of other Community groups in attendance and this is a great way of working together to create a safer neighbourhood. The next meetings are…. Banbury Town community forum 28th Aug 1830 at Banbury Mosque Banbury Ruscote, Hardwick, Neithrop community forum 30th Aug 1830 at The Sunshine Centre, Banbury Banbury Rural community forum 29th August 1830 at Deddington Fire Station

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Eurogarages refusal – please write to the Banbury Guardian – deadline Monday

The Banbury Guardian is hoping we are going to write them letters to discuss the refusal of Eurogarages planning application so PLEASE do write to them after you read their smashing article by reporter Stuart Prestidge online: https://www.banburyguardian.co.uk/news/business/cherwell-vote-against-controversial-motorway-service-plan-1-8542761 and no doubt in next weeks paper so do get one!   Write to: Stuart Prestige who wrote the article at: editorial@banburyguardian.co.uk   Rosy ROSY BURKE http://www.youtube.com/user/rosydesign1 Rosy Burke, 19 Banbury Rd, Chacombe, Banbury, Oxon OX17 2JN, UKT  • +44 (0)1295 712660   E •  rosy@rosydesign.co.uk * Long Listing Judge of the BBC Countryfile Photo Competition 2009-2017* Winner BBC Countryfile Photo Competition, Judges Prize 2005

Book your tickets now for Darkest Hour – Friday 15th June

Please book your tickets as soon as possible for the next Wardington Village Cinema event, when we shall be screening Darkest Hour on Friday 15th June (next Friday)! Contact Sam Young on 01295 750 871, Paul Bimson 01295 758855 or email wardingtoncinema@hotmail.com - informing us that you are coming in advance makes the organisation of the event much easier for us. Doors open 7.15pm on with the show to start at 8pm.  There will be a half time interval to enjoy your free ice cream and the raffle.  Please feel free to bring your own food and drink to enjoy during the performance.  Ticket price is £6.50 standard, £4.50 concessions. We look forward to seeing lots of you there.  

On Friday 15th June Wardington Village Cinema will be screening Darkest Hour. During the early days of World War II, with the fall of France imminent, Britain faces its darkest hour as the threat of invasion looms. As the seemingly unstoppable Nazi forces advance, and with the Allied army cornered on the beaches of Dunkirk, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman). While maneuvering his political rivals, he must confront the ultimate choice: negotiate with Hitler and save the British people at a terrible cost or rally the nation and fight on against incredible odds. Directed by Joe Wright, DARKEST HOUR is the dramatic and inspiring

A361 CLOSED at Wardington 3rd-7th June 2018

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Road Closure – Wardington, Banbury Road (A361) In the interests of public safety, it will be necessary for Oxfordshire County Council to close the road as detailed above in order to facilitate routine surface dressing. A temporary Notice is being made to implement the temporary closure and will operate from 03 June 2018. The anticipated completion date is 07 June 2018. Access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for those frontages within the closure area, subject to the progress of the works and liaison with the works supervisor.   A copy of the drawing showing the extent of the closure. Further information regarding the works may be

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HS2 Advanced Works Notifiction – Archaeological Surveys in Chipping Warden

We are  advised by HS2 that Fusion are scheduled to carry out Archaeological Trial Trenching Works in Chipping Warden . Please read the attached link “ Advanced Works Notification” , the notice provides relevant information regarding the works and also includes  location maps of the site. Archaeological-surveys-Chipping-Warden-AWN-C3012-CMYK-30-04-18-new... Please feel free to contact Lorraine from Fusion if you wish to discuss further.  Her contact details are below: Lorraine Kelly Community Liaison Officer m: +44 (0) 07591201439 e:Lorraine.kelly@fusion-jv.com w: www.fusion-jv.com a:  Fusion, Corner Block, 5th Floor, 2 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DL   Wardington HS2 Action Group

HS2 Community: Drop-in sessions

HS2 COMMUNITY DROP-IN SESSIONS   We will be holding our first drop-in session at Chipping Warden Village Hall in May. This will be an opportunity to come and speak with members of the delivery teams (both from Fusion and HS2). We will be continuing to hold monthly drop-in sessions within the wider community to discuss the plans and developments of the scheme. Fusion are working with local communities to keep them informed, and will provide dates in advance of impactful works, ranging from meetings with local community stakeholder groups, to holding further resident engagement events. * * * * * * *   First Event on Tuesday 8 May 2018 from 11am to 2pm Further events Tuesday 12 June 2018

Easter Celebration – Sunday, 29th April – 4.00pm

This Sunday there will be an Easter Celebration at 4.00pm at St Mary Magdalene Church. A time of worship for all ages, in the midst of the Easter season, as we continue to celebrate the joy and hope of the Easter story. We will use prayer, music, story and blessing as part of this worship, and will be joined by the Gospel Bell group http://gospelbell.com/. Gospel Bell is an ensemble of musicians and singers based in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire who play traditional Gospel songs with an uplifting spiritual edge, with choruses that everyone can join in with. Tea/coffee and refreshments will be available afterwards. Come and join us!