Please note that the Warbler deadline has been brought forward due to the printers altering deadlines. All items for inclusion in the February issue should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org before 20th January. Many thanks
If you are out and about walking over the festive period, please keep an eye on the grit bins levels. If you see a bin that is very low on grit, please report it on fixmystreet.com with the location of the bin. (Instructions can be found in the August Warbler about how to do this.) Many thanks and Merry Christmas!
As you may be aware the main road in Upper Wardington is frustratingly still flooded. Oxfordshire County Council Highways were informed from the outset (both via fixmystreet and on the telephone) and have been out to assess it once already but to no avail. The latest information that we have today is that OCC Highways are fully aware of the problem, including that they have not solved it. The Local Area inspector is due to come out to assess and, hopefully, solve the problem. The more people that can keep reporting it on www.fixmystreet.com the better and OCC Highways should respond to the weight of public opinion. We will continue to keep the pressure on but the WPC have no
PERIODIC REMINDER AND DISCLAIMER REGARDING THE SPORTS FIELD Please could you be aware that the Sports Field is privately owned and not withstanding that there is a public footpath, the usage of it is historically and currently kindly given by the landowners. The current cricket club, its members and supporters work tirelessly to maintain a high standard of cultivation and presentation for all to enjoy. Therefore a periodic disclaimer is that : All and any users whilst within the sports field boundary do so at entirely their own risk and no liability for damage to any property or vehicles, theft or personal injuries however caused will be accepted by the landowners nor their agent. Robert Harwood Owner’s Agent
Environment Agency flood warnings have been issued for the River Cherwell from Charwelton down to Heyford north and south of Banbury, they will monitor with Thames water the Banbury flood alleviation scheme as it is a passive system with no sluice gates they are seeing no issues with it. IMPORTANT INFORMATION. A Flood Warning has been issued by the Environment Agency. Flood Warning in force: River Cherwell from Charwelton to above Banbury. Flooding is expected for: River Cherwell from Charwelton to above Banbury including Woodford Halse, Edgcote and Cropredy. Immediate action required. Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising on the River Cherwell as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding (of property) is possible overnight. We expect flooding
Cherwell District Council has ambitious and exciting plans to create a 10-year strategy that will deliver a vibrant, prosperous and sustainable economy - for everyone! It’s about making our district an attractive and prosperous place in which to live and work. Workshop: "Cherwell; a thriving economy, a thriving place" Date: Tuesday 12 November 2019 Time: 5.45pm – 9.45pm (refreshments on arrival from 5.15pm) Venue: RAF Upper Heyford Heritage Centre, Upper Heyford OX25 5HD To book click here: Eventbrite registration
Please see publication from Scottish and Southern Electricity Network regarding power outages: STORMS SSEN Warn and Inform Leaflet
Keith Turnecliff, a resident of Long Itchington, has sent the following message regarding HS2: Are you aware of the latest petition? Over 19,000 people have signed. Have you? Please sign the petition at https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/255413 Why not ask the other eligible voters in your household to do the same? Then ask relatives, friends and fellow supporters to do likewise. Together we can SCRAP HS2.
Invitation to businesses
Please see the attached information leaflet: Governor Vacancies