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Road Sweepng

The parish council is pleased to report that after raising concerns with the SNC about the state of the roads in the village, we have today been advised that a road sweeper will be cleaning in the village on Wednesday 24th February from around 8.30am onwards.
It would be helpful if Banbury Lane and Townsend Lane can be free of parked cars so we can have a thorough sweep of the village. Darren &... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 23:19 by Maurice Cole

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Chenderit Foodbank

The Chenderit Benefice Foodbank continues to meet a real need. If you would like to donate food, please leave it at the Rectory, 17 Astrop Road, Middleton Cheney, OX17 2PG and contact Father Nick Leggett if you would like further information (07925 419068).

Posted: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 13:26 by Maurice Cole

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Local Elections

Local Elections

The government intends to go ahead with the local elections on 6 May. West Northamptonshire Council is encouraging residents to consider registering for postal votes. Click here to see information relevant to our parish. A range of Covid-safe measures are being planned for polling stations, alongside the other usual options such as voting by post or by proxy. People are urged to apply for postal votes... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 10:55 by Maurice Cole

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HS2 Construction Traffic Concern

The parish council has asked the county's highways department to consider ways of alleviating the likely problem for traffic turning right onto the B4525 at the speed camera junction during HS2 construction. Daily figures for HS2 vehicles on the B4525 during the peak 18 month construction period could be up to 500 HGV's and 1000 other HS2 vehicles.

Posted: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 10:23 by Maurice Cole

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Cybercrime And Fraud Protection Procedures

The attached summary has been received regarding advisory precautions against cybercrime and fraud.

Posted: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:09 by Maurice Cole

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Road Condition Concerns

Lower Thorpe

The parish council has recently submitted four concerns to the highways authority regarding treacherous road conditions at the following locations in the parish:
- the drainage water and mud on the road on the downhill approach to Lower Thorpe
- the potholes, broken road surface, mud and blocked drains in Lower Thorpe (this is a prime concern - see photograph opposite)
- the mud and debris on the road... Read More »


Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 10:56 by Maurice Cole

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HS2's Magpie Works Compound

Following our contact with the HS2 liaison officer, the lights at the Magpie compound have been reduced and redirected away from the village. If anyone has my further problems with the lights please contact the parish clerk, Maurice Cole,

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 16:42 by Maurice Cole

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HS2's Updated Construction Traffic Projections

HS2's Updated Construction Traffic Projections

HS2 has released updated peak road traffic projections for the construction period.
The peak HS2 traffic period for the B4525 is 18 months from early 2022 when the peak daily average HS2 traffic is projected at 500 HGVs and 1000 other vehicles per day in addition to normal traffic.
HS2's relevant newsletter is attached.

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:25 by Maurice Cole

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Wardington Road

The Parish Council has contacted the highways authority regarding the treacherous state of Wardington Road (the extension of Townsend Lane) which is being used as a vehicle rat-run during the current road closure in the village.
Concern relates to the enlarged potholes, mud on the road and the treacherously muddy verges. The highways authority has been asked to address these issues as a matter of urgency... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 12:12 by Maurice Cole

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Village Road Safety Improvements And Traffic Delays

Thanks to specific funding by the HS2 Road Safety Fund, Northamptonshire Highways are scheduled to carry out footway and drainage construction works at Banbury Lane for three weeks commencing 30 November. This will necessitate closure of the road at all times for up to three weeks.

The works will extend the existing footpath from the lay-by near the entrance into the village to the frontages of the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 19:48 by Maurice Cole

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