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Remembrance Silhouettes

Remembrance Silhouettes

SILHOUETTES
The six silhouettes marking the six parishioners' lives lost in both world wars are on prominent display in the church together with their individual histories. Please take time to visit them and in remembrance, find out more about their lives. The church is currently open every day.

Posted: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 15:27 by Maurice Cole

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New HS2 Information

New information was released at a recent presentation by HS2.

Approaching the Magpie buildings along Banbury Road from Bulls Lane, the first road on the right, sharply leading back to the B4525 towards Marston (crossing the B4525), is called the Sulgrave Road.This road will be a material feed for construction traffic to and from a works compound for the short distance to the B4525. The B4525 will be... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 20:27 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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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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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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Village Hall Coffee and Soup Morning

The coffee and soup morning in the Village Hall on 24 November raised £325 for the hall's funds.
The trustees would like to express their gratitude to all who supported the event. Special thanks are due to those who organised, donated cakes & raffle prizes or helped with running the stalls.

Posted: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 22:16 by Maurice Cole

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British Legion Collection

Mike Pringle has advised that the village total for the recent poppy sales amounted to £252.49 which is just £2 short of last year's figure. Thanks are expressed by Mike and the British Legion.

Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:27 by Maurice Cole

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Remembrance

Remembrance

The special Remembrance Service on 18 November was pleasingly attended by 43 people. The congregation included the '11 year old boy' who saw the descent of the Wellington bomber on the parish boundary in 1943 and our church Patron, David Humfrey. Two of David's uncles were among the five parishioners who lost their lives in WW1.

The collection totalled £242.15, being divided equally between the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 09:55 by Maurice Cole

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