A361 Proposed 30mph Speed Limit Extension & Puffin Crossing

Oxfordshire County Council proposes to make changes on the A361 Banbury Road in Wardington, the changes are for road safety reasons and to specifically help mitigate the expected increase in traffic (specifically HGVs) linked to the HS2 construction works: A361 Banbury Road: to extend the 30mph speed limit  northwest of the Hare & Hounds PH by 68 metres, in place of the current 50mph, and to install a Puffin crossing (signal controlled for use by pedestrians) approximately 75m* south of the southern junction of the unnamed road leading to Edgcote. * dimensions are approximate, taken from the centre of the junction to the centre of the feature. Objections to the proposals and other representations, specifying the grounds on which they are made, may

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Wardington Village Cinema – The Greatest Showman – Book your tickets NOW!

Wardington Village Cinema are screening THE GREATEST SHOWMAN on Saturday 8th December! Book your tickets now by calling Paul Bimson (01295 758855) or Sam Young (01295 750871) or by emailing The Greatest Showman stars Hugh Jackman who leads an all-star cast in this bold and original musical filled with infectious showstopping performances that will bring you to your feet time and time again. Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum (Jackman) and celebrating the birth of show business, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerising spectacle. This inspirational film also stars Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya! Tickets cost £6.50 (£4.50 concessions) and doors open at 7.15pm for the screening to start


The Friends of St. Mary Magdalene, Wardington, are pleased to announce that we will once again be staging our festive sing-song: In Upper Wardington on the Old Pool Green on Thursday 20th December 2018 6.00 – 6.45pm Carols around the brazier Mulled wine, mince pies and hot sausage rolls. We will be accompanied by the Wardington Hand-Bell Ringers and song sheets of well-known carols will be available. Please bring along a torch and join us in celebrating the festive season. We will be collecting money for the Friends of St Mary Magdalene to help look after our beautiful church. Please give generously.

HS2 Presentation Evening – 5th December 2018

A HS2 Presentation Evening will take place: 5th December 2018 6 - 7.30 pm Wardington Parish Church Information boards and presentation by HS2 for the works being undertaken on the A361 through the village.

The Greatest Showman, Saturday 8th December 2018

'The Greatest Showman’ Wardington Village Cinema On Saturday 8th December 2018 At Wardington Memorial Hall Doors open at 7.15pm, for a start at 8pm The Greatest Showman is an original American musical film directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon and starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya. It is inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum and celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. The film won The Golden Globe Award for best original song ’This is me’ written and composed by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Please inform

The Wardington Swifts: An Illustrated Talk on Swifts by Chris Mason

  Wardington Garden Club The Wardington Swifts: An Illustrated Talk on Swifts by Chris Mason Wednesday November 21 at 7.45pm Wardington Memorial Hall We are very lucky to have a thriving small colony of Swifts in Wardington.  Through good years and bad their numbers have been slowly increasing. Nationally they are threatened. Chris Mason is the Oxfordshire authority on these magnificent small birds.  Come and join us, everyone is welcome. Wine and soft drinks provided. There will be a small charge of £3 for non-Garden Club member. 

Bike Marking Event

There will be a bike marking event taking place at Halfords in conjunction with Thames Valley Police.  Please see the leaflet below for more information. Bike-marking-leaflet7009