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HS2 – Abnormal loads arriving at Chipping Warden Compound this week.

HS2 - Abnormal loads arriving at Chipping Warden Compound this week. Notice from EKFB working on behalf of HS2. We have some long steel beam sections arriving at Chipping Warden Compound this week. They will be travelling from the Banbury area, via the A361 as abnormal loads. The police escort, which is required for some of the deliveries, may require a very brief halt of traffic at certain junctions or narrow sections of highway. Tuesday 31st January  - 1 delivery, no police escort required  Wednesday 1st February  - 3 deliveries, 2 of which will require a police escort  Friday 3rd February – 2 deliveries, both with a police escort These will pass along the A361 through Wardington and at the

Memorial Hall AGM – TONIGHT

WARDINGTON MEMORIAL HALL  EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING (EGM)   WEDNESDAY 25th January 2023  AT 7.00 PM  IN THE MEMORIAL HALL   Review of previous years accounts and activity, delayed due to Covid19 ALL RESIDENTS OF WARDINGTON, WILLIAMSCOT and COTON ARE CORDIALLY INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND

Village Film Night -THIS SATURDAY – 21st January

Tom Cruise is coming to Wardington The Village Film Night Wardington Memorial Hall Saturday 21st January 2023 Doors Open at 7.00pm – Film starts at 7.30pm Tickets - £6.00 in advance - £7.00 on the door Includes - FREE ice cream - Bring your own food & drink To secure your tickets call Steve on 07950 411 373 or Julie on 07971 960 583 Email: steve.mlawrie@btinternet.com or ejulie.campbell@btinternet.com  

Update on A361 closures

Update on A361 closures Please Note: The two-week night-time closures of A361 for survey work is no longer proceeding. The survey work was planned for Monday 9 January to Saturday 21 January 2023 – no longer going ahead. Other work taking place: There is a very short period of closure required for some line painting under the temporary bridge near our compound on the A361. The lines there are faded at that location, and so to improve safety, a line painting contractor be attending and the road will be shut for a maximum of 4 hours to carry out the work.   We have published a works notice, which I have attached and summarised below: Notice of night-time temporary closure,

The Village Film Night – Saturday 21st January

Tom Cruise is coming to Wardington The Village Film Night Wardington Memorial Hall Saturday 21st January 2023 Doors Open at 7.00pm – Film starts at 7.30pm Tickets - £6.00 in advance - £7.00 on the door Includes - FREE ice cream - Bring your own food & drink To secure your tickets call Steve on 07950 411 373 or Julie on 07971 960 583 Email: steve.mlawrie@btinternet.com or ejulie.campbell@btinternet.com  

Carols on the Green, Wed 21st Dec at 6pm

This year's Carols on the Green is from 6pm to 6:45pm on Wednesday 21st December on the green in Upper Wardington. We will be accompanied by the Wardington Hand Bell Ringers as usual. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served. We will be collecting for the Friends of St Mary Magdalene - please bring some cash and give generously. The mulled wine and mince pies are free, however we greatly appreciate a donation of at least £1.50 each. The event will last for 45 minutes.

Christmas Fundraising Draw Reminder

St Mary Magdalene, Wardington, Christmas Fundraising Draw. ENTER ON-LINE - CLICK HERE! Join our Church Christmas Fund Raising Appeal with Prizes to be won too! Prizes to include: Long week-end in cottage in the Yorkshire Dales (donated by Roderick & Nikki Stell) Virtual Flight in 737 Cockpit - 30 Minute Experience Pair of Tickets to the Banbury Light Cinema Family Day ticket for Compton Verney Festive Christmas Hamper (donated by DSV (UK) Ltd) Barn Farm Plants Voucher Mumford Butchers Voucher Case of Carlsberg Lager Case of Ale Wine (donated by Majestic Wine) Follow the link to the ticket page. Pledge the number of tickets you want and pay by BACS to be entered into the draw. Full instructions on

Road grit stolen – please take note

This morning a grey pickup, stole all of the grit from outside Red Lion House in Upper Wardington. They were seen and challenged by the owners of Red Lion House. They claimed that it was for their farm in the village and boasted that they had taken grit from the other bins in the village. Please be aware that the rules surrounding the grit in council-provided bins are very clear. It is for the roads and pavement in the area close to where the bin is located and is NOT for use on private driveways or other private land. Oxfordshire County Highways are notoriously difficult to contact and slow to refill empty bins. The theft has been reported to the

Carols on the Green, Wed 21st Dec at 6pm

This year's Carols on the Green is from 6pm to 6:45pm on Wednesday 21st December on the green in Upper Wardington. We will be accompanied by the Wardington Hand Bell Ringers as usual. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served. We will be collecting for the Friends of St Mary Magdalene - please bring some cash and give generously. The mulled wine and mince pies are free, however we greatly appreciate a donation of at least £1.50 each. The event will last for 45 minutes.

Carol Service

ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON                                   CAROL                                 SERVICE                     ‡‡‡‡ SUNDAY 11th DECEMBER 6.00pm LED BY: SUE UPTON ‡‡‡ WINE, SOFT DRINKS MINCE PIES AFTER THE SERVICE