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Townsend Lane temporary closure

Notice has been received that the section of Townsend Lane beyond the bungalows to the crossroads leading to Hill Farm is likely to be closed for two days from 9 September between 9.30 and 15.30. This is to facilitate telephone cable repairs.

Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:18 by Maurice Cole

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Sigma Sports Cobbler Classic Cycle Event

Notification has been received of a non-competitive cycle ride going through our village (northwards towards Culworth) on Saturday 19 October. There will be no road closure although an estimated 350 riders are expected between 11.50am and 3.20pm - riders having started in small groups.

Posted: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 21:56 by Maurice Cole

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Community Bus Service

Community Bus Service

The parish council is pleased to advise that a weekly bus service to Banbury is now in operation. The Thursday service is provided by Ability Northants cic. (South Northants Council has provided a grant to the parish council to help fund the start of the service.)

It is necessary to register with Ability Northants, with no registration fee arising for the basic service, and then pre-book journeys. Maurice... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 15:53 by Maurice Cole

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"No Cold Callers" Door Stickers

"No Cold Callers" Door Stickers

If you would like one of these free door stickers, please contact the Parish Clerk, Maurice Cole.

Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:45 by Maurice Cole

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HS2 Update

HS2 has recently advised that work on the Lower Thorpe and Edgcote viaducts is scheduled to commence in mid-2020. The work on the Banbury Road over-bridge is scheduled to start "in 2020" (between Bulls Lane and the Magpie). However work on the Greatworth tunnel is scheduled to start in 2019. The tunnel will emerge near to where the model flying club currently operates.

Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:43 by Maurice Cole

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Update On Event At The Manor On 5 July

Further to the earlier news item from Henry Teare regarding a wedding event at the Manor on 5 July (now deleted), Henry has advised that the wedding has been postponed because of a family member's illness.

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 10:40 by Maurice Cole

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From The Archives...

From The Archives...

Dove Cottages, probably in the mid 1900s, before front doors were installed.

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:46 by Maurice Cole

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75th D-Day Anniversary

Middleton Cheney & District Royal British Legion Branch would welcome a representative of Thorpe to attend the D-Day service at Chacombe church on 6 June to read out the name of our parishioner who died in WWII. If you are interested, please contact Maurice Cole.

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 21:36 by Maurice Cole

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Church Services

Church services were well attended at Christmas: 85 attended the the carol service on Christmas Eve and there were 40 at the Christmas Day Holy Communion service.

Posted: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 10:00 by Maurice Cole

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Community Bus Service

Sulgrave Parish Council is looking into the feasibility of a community bus service to Banbury to try and replace some of the service lost with the withdrawal of the County Connect Service.

We understand that interest has been expressed from Eydon, Culworth and Sulgrave parish councils as well as ourselves. An initial meeting is being set up in the new year to explore what might be possible. The financial... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 21:25 by Maurice Cole

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