Calling all folk singers, guitarists, fiddlers and enthusiasts!

Calling all folk singers, guitarists, fiddlers and enthusiasts! The Hare and Hounds is pleased to host a monthly 'Folk Sessions' night, open to all. Whether you just have one tune you want to try out or want to come along to jam together for the whole evening, or just want to listen, everyone is welcome for an evening of music making and good beer.   Sessions open the third Thursday of the Month, starting 19th May 2022, meeting 7.30pm 'til we finish!   Hare and Hounds, Edgcote Lane, Wardington, OX17 1SH   For more information contact Georgie on 07864 057526   For the Hare and Hounds call: 01295 750 645

ABILITY Local Community Bus Service for Wardington and Williamscot starts April 20

ABILITY Local Community Bus Service for Wardington and Williamscot starts April 20 To Enquire, Register or Book Contact ABILITY on 01327 604123 or via their website www.abilitycic.org.uk   To start with the service will operate between Wardington/Williamscot and Banbury. If you require another route, let ABILITY know. Future services will depend on supply and demand. Following the shock announcement of the closure of the Stagecoach 200 Service, the Parish Council has been in discussion with ABILITY and other Parish Councils between Banbury and Daventry. ABILITY already run a community bus service for Cropredy, Claydon, Mollington and the Bourtons. It has become very popular and works well. Users enjoy the exceptional service they receive. There are 3 different membership categories: Pick-up

Call My Wine Bluff tonight is a cash bar

The Friends of St Mary Magdalene, Wardington are looking forward to seeing those who have booked a ticket for this evenings Wine Bluff. Just a reminder that there is a Cash Bar so no contactless payment. There are some great raffle prizes and plenty of delicious wine! Tonight  at 7pm for 7:30pm start in Wardington Memorial Hall All proceeds towards the upkeep and improvement of St. Mary Magdalene

Call My Wine Bluff on Saturday 26th March 2022

The Friends of St Mary Magdalene, Wardington invite you to join them for an evening of light-hearted entertainment, good wine, good food and good company, kindly supported by North Oxfordshire Wines, on Saturday 26th March 2022  at 7pm for 7:30pm start in Wardington Memorial Hall Tickets at £18 are available from Steve Mackenzie-Lawrie (steve.mlawrie@btinternet.com) or 07950 411373 Please book as soon as possible! All proceeds towards the upkeep and improvement of St. Mary Magdalene

HS2 – Update on traffic lights controls and road closures – Chipping Warden

EKFB working in partnership with HS2 have advised the following disruptions:- Some temporary traffic lights will be installed on the A361 near to our Chipping Warden Compound. These will be in place for approximately 1 week 14-18 March. They are short in length and required for us to complete an entrance to our construction area on the east side of the A361.   Culworth Road, between Chipping Warden and Welsh Road, will be closed for 4 weeks in order for us to build a highway crossing area commencing on 21 March. Some nearby footpaths will also be diverted. Further information on this can be found here: AWN-Notice-of-Road-and-Footpath-Closures-Culworth-Road-Chipping-Warden-March-2022.pdf (hs2.org.uk) Wardington Parish Council

Stagecoach bus ‘Service 200’ secured for an additional period

Announcement from Stagecoach Stagecoach Service 200 Update Banbury – Daventry Service 200 secured for an additional period We are pleased to confirm that local authority funding has been secured to enable us to continue running service 200 between Banbury and Daventry for an additional period. The service will operate to its current timetable up until 27th August 2022. This interim support has been jointly provided by West Northamptonshire Council and Oxfordshire County Council, in order to allow further consideration of the potential options in relation to the long term future of public transport connectivity in the area.

Cancellation of 200 bus service between Banbury and Daventry

The Parish Council has received notification from Stagecoach that they will be cancelling the 200 service between Banbury and Daventry from 4th April. The Parish Council are very concerned about the impact this will have on a number of our residents and are currently looking in to all possible options to resolve this. We will provide an update when we know more.

Community archaeology events in Chipping Warden

Community archaeology events in Chipping Warden Communication from Fusion working on behalf of HS2 Following on from the successful TV programme Digging for Britain programme which featured Blackgrounds we have arranged local community events so you can come and talk to the archaeologists, see some of the artefacts (for the first time on public display) and discover what life was like in the area 2,000 years ago. The events will take place at Chipping Warden Village Hall on the 18 and 19 February 2022.  Tickets are free, but you must book a time slot to enter the museum. Each time slot lasts for 60 minutes and up to 30 visitors can book for each slot. As well as the slots

HM Queen Elizabeth’s Accession – Tree Planting

ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II ACCESSION DAY  6th FEBRUARY 1952 ‡‡‡‡   FAMILY SERVICE ‡‡‡‡ SUNDAY 6th FEBRUARY 2022 10.00 am ‡‡‡‡ THE SERVICE WILL BE FOLLOWED BY: THE CEREMONIAL PLANTING OF A TREE IN THE CHURCHYARD TO MARK THE PLATINUM JUBILEE OF THE  QUEEN’S ACCESSION ‡‡‡‡ REFRESHMENTS