Liz Hutt will shortly be organising a bulk oil order for houses in the village. If you would like a delivery, please contact Liz from Wednesday 19 January by phone, 01295 711030 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Posted: Sun, 16 Jan 2022 16:53 by Maurice Cole
The district council has advised that the Farthinghoe Recycling & Reuse Centre is temporarily closing on 28 January at 5.00pm for refurbishment and a new contractor. It is scheduled to reopen in March.
Posted: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 20:22 by Maurice Cole
HS2 have advised that Banbury Lane through Lower Thorpe will be fully closed for a maximum of four weeks from Monday 31 January.
The closure is to allow the excavation and concrete reinforcement of the road to facilitate heavy construction plant crossing the lane in Lower Thorpe.
Posted: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 20:15 by Maurice Cole
Lower Thorpe is beginning to show the impact of HS2. A recent photograph is attached in case you have not travelled through there recently.
Posted: Sat, 18 Dec 2021 13:33 by Maurice Cole
HS2 have released the attached artist's impression of Lower Thorpe Viaduct 10 years post construction.
Posted: Mon, 13 Dec 2021 17:00 by Maurice Cole
West Northamptonshire Council has recently decided to implement a charge for the kerbside garden waste collection of £42 per bin per year, from 1 April 2022 for all residents of West Northamptonshire who opt into this service.
This is the first occasion a garden waste collection charge has been levied on residents in the former South Northants Council area but other former councils in the county... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 19:09 by Maurice Cole
West Northants Council has received HS2's Schedule 17 planning application in respect of Lower Thorpe Viaduct and its adjacent embankments and cutting.
All the planning application documents can be found on West Northants Council's website under planning applications relevant to Thorpe Mandeville.
The adjacent illustration of the viaduct looking north from Lower Thorpe was submitted with the application... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Oct 2021 17:34 by Maurice Cole
The viewpoint from Sulgrave Road going past the HS2 compound towards the Marston St. Lawrence crossroads does not give the impression of much activity. However, the photo opposite supplied by HS2 gives a different impression.
The compound is at the top of the photo with Bulls Lane barely visible in the top left.
Posted: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 17:14 by Maurice Cole
The parish council has received details of an HS2 planning application to the district council indicating a material change to HS2's original Environmental Statement.
The Greatworth tunnel is being extended about 650m northwards into our parish and the portal will now be north of the Banbury Road, fairly close to the sewage plant in Bulls Lane.
Noise issue is a prime concern, particularly the possibility... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 18:05 by Maurice Cole