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Harvest Supper 2018

Please come and join the 2018 Harvest Supper on Saturday 6th October 2018 at 7:30pm at Wardington Memorial Hall Cottage Pie followed by Harvest Desert Pie* and Cheese & Biscuits Cash bar and Raffle Proceeds to St. Mary Magdalene Adults £10.00 OAP/Children £7 (Under 12’s FREE) Tickets from Friends of St. Mary Magdalene or Philippa Hunt on 01295 758087 *Harvest Desert Pies - Please contact Philippa if you would like to make a desert pie from the fruits in your garden.

Public Path Diversion and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2018

NOTICE OF MAKING OF PUBLIC PATH DIVERSION AND DEFINITIVE MAP AND STATEMENT MODIFICATION ORDER, HIGHWAYS ACT 1980 WILDLIFE AND COUNTRYSIDE ACT 1981   The Oxfordshire County Council, Wardington Footpath No. 27 (part), Public Path Diversion and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2018 In March 2018 the Oxfordshire County Council consulted a wide range of consultees including the Parish Council regarding a proposed diversion of the above footpath. No objections were received to those consultations. Therefore on 8th August 2018, the Oxfordshire County Council made the above Order under section 119 of the Highways Act 1980 and Section 53A(2) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. The Order, if confirmed, will divert part of the public footpath as described and

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The fête opens at 2pm today!

Summer has returned just in time for this afternoon's fête. Please do come along for 2pm when Mrs Phillips will officially open the event.  Everything is set up for a great afternoon so please do come and join in. Cream teas with scones and cake Wardington Manor is looking beautiful, ready for the fête.

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Wardington Horticultural Show at the Fête – Additional category

The website editor apologises that he missed off the final category from this year's Horticultural Show! Section H is for Best Dressed Owner and Pet. Please download a revised copy of the schedule PDF using the link at the bottom of this article if you would like to print it out at home. The forecast is looking good for Saturday and we look forward to seeing you there. The categories for this year's Horticultural Show at the fête are as follows: Section A - Flowers (Please bring your own vase to display your flower) 1 - Best Bloom 2 - a. Best Pom Pom Dahlia - b. Best Decorative Dahlia 3 - Best Rose 4 - Best arrangement in a

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Reminder – Fête and Horticultural Show on Saturday

Come on Saturday at 2pm to the Manor gardens for the Wardington Fête and Horticultural Show. The fête will be opened at 2pm by Mrs Phillips, Wardington's centenarian. Please enter the Horticultural Show - bring your garden and kitchen produce to the Manor between 9:30 and 11:30 am on Saturday morning and join in. This is the first year the Fête and Horticultural show have been combined so please give it your full support and make Saturday a really fun day. Calling all men! Get baking your Rock Cakes! You have to be in it to win it and there's pride at stake! There will be cream teas, Pimms, Morris dancers, a traditional gypsy caravan and country crafts, dogs from

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Wardington Horticultural Show at the Fête

The categories for this year's Horticultural Show at the fête are as follows: Section A - Flowers (Please bring your own vase to display your flower) 1 - Best Bloom 2 - a. Best Pom Pom Dahlia - b. Best Decorative Dahlia 3 - Best Rose 4 - Best arrangement in a jug. Section B - Vegetables 5 - Longest Runner Bean 6 - 4 Potato - any variety 7 - a 5 Cherry Tomato - b 3 Large Tomato Section C - Fruit (All fruit in fruit classes must have stalks attached) 8 - 4 Cooking Apples- any variety 9 - 4 Eating Apples – any variety 10 - Autumn Saucer of Raspberries Section D – Eggs 11 -

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Another attempted break-in

There was an attempted car break-in on Saturday 18th August at Oat Cottage, Williamscot. A car had the lock forced out of the door. Please be extra vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour to the police immediately.

Wardington Fete – Saturday 1st Sept.

Wardington Fete & Horticultural Show will be on Saturday 1st September from 2 - 5pm in the gardens of the Manor. Mrs Evelyn Phillips will open the fete at 2pm. Attractions include Horticultural classes, Morris Dancers, Bulb Stall, Cream Teas, Tombola, Games, Cake Stall, Pimms & strawberries. To raise money for Dogs for Good and the Memorial Hall. There will be a dog and handler from Dogs for Good at the fete. This year's fete is kindly sponsored by Mansion Hill Vets of Middleton Cheney. Download the poster here.  

Road closure Upper Wardington 22nd to 24th October 2018

Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice – S14 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Road Closure– at Wardington, Thorpe Road A request has been received from Thames Water for a temporary road closure to apply to a length of Thorpe road as described above whilst essential water works are carried out. A temporary Notice is being made by Oxfordshire County Council to implement the temporary restriction and will operate from  22nd October 2018 – 24th October 2018 Please note that Notices for urgent works can last up to 5 consecutive days only. A copy of the drawing showing the extent of the closure and also the alternative routes for traffic is attached. Further information regarding the works may be obtained by contacting

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