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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Suspicious men seen in village

Two men wearing balaclavas were seen yesterday, Sunday 12th August, around Stud Farm Close. There hasn't been any report of a crime being committed, however residents should be aware and should report any suspicious activity to the police.

Cropredy Festival wristband collection

Wristband collection times and location, from Portacabin in Cropredy sports field car park: Thursday: 10am - 2pm & 5pm - 8pm Friday: 12pm - 4pm Sat: 11am - 1pm Ensure you bring a form of ID. I.e. Driving licence, or Bank Card etc. Have a great time. Any questions please call John De Bruin on 07843258173

HS2 Update

HS2 Update   Wardington Parish Council have received an update regarding the progress of the following HS2 related work. By following the link in 3c more information is available.                                           The following link is a notice of works in your area,Chipping Warden relief road and site compound. RR-Compound_ChippingWarden   1.       Road Improvements Wardington and Chipping Warden: a.       Wardington road improvements are planned to be carried out in autumn. b.      Chipping Warden Relief Road is due to start in August with the site set up / compound work starting. Please see attached a notification for the works. 2.       U&A regarding engagement

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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Fairport Cropredy tickets

Three day entrance permits (80 in total) are again available this year for Williamscot residents and children (over the age of 12 years) at the special price of £40. Any surplus tickets after 30th June will be made available to Wardington residents, two per household, on a first come first served basis. Children under 12 years of age accompanied by an adult have free admission as advertised in the Warbler. If there are enough tickets still available after the 15th July, then the names of Wardington residents who have requested additional tickets will be allocated their reasonable residents request. If there is a shortfall in tickets required after the 15th July a draw will take place and the allocation made