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Neighbourhood Watch

We now have a coordinator in the village for the Neighbourhood Watch scheme. Thanks go to David Wright for taking on this role. David can be contacted on 01295 711013 or 07557 140289.

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 19:38 by Maurice Cole

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Parish Church Coronavirus Update

Parish Church Coronavirus Update

The PCC is delighted to be flying a splendid "Thank You" flag in gratitude for what NHS and keyworkers have done for us all. It will remain on the mast for the foreseeable future.

Although churches have been able to be open for individual private prayer since 13 June, unfortunately the related regulations are currently too onerous for the PCC to open the church.
As with all churches, normal services... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 17:21 by Maurice Cole

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Coronavirus: Support From The County And District Councils

A copy of a coronavirus support leaflet issued by the county council in May 2020 is attached.

Posted: Sun, 03 May 2020 13:32 by Maurice Cole

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Dog Fouling

A complaint has been received regarding dog mess in Bulls Lane.
It is an offence if the owner of a dog allows their animal to foul in a public place without clearing it up and there is a fixed penalty for offences. There is a facility on the South Northants Council website for reporting sitings of dog owners not cleaning up their dogs' mess in a public place.

The Parish Council requests all dog owners... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 20:59 by Maurice Cole

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Social Media

Social media can play an important role during these difficult times, particularly with offers of assistance. Many of our parishioners message on www.nextdoor.co.uk

Posted: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 16:12 by Maurice Cole

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The Coronavirus Pandemic

Councillors are aware of many acts of support being provided or offered by parishioners to those more vulnerable in the village. Please remain attentive to others' needs at this difficult time. However, if you are in need of support or if you are aware of someone without vital support, please let us know.

The parish council meeting scheduled for Monday 30 March and the Annual Parish Meeting scheduled... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 13:57 by Maurice Cole

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HS2 Works Compound near the Magpie Junction - Updated 6 March 2020

HS2 Works Compound near the Magpie Junction - Updated 6 March 2020

HS2 representatives have recently updated the Parish Council on the construction of the works compound on the land formerly used by the model airplane club.
The compound will be constructed during the next 6 months comprising parking for 150-200 vehicles, office blocks and eventually a concrete batching plant. It will be continuously manned and lit at night. The only entrance to the site will be on... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 12:31 by Maurice Cole

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Church News

As part of a reorganisation of benefices, Thorpe's and Sulgrave's church ministry has transferred to the Chenderit Benefice centred at Middleton Cheney.
The Reverend Nick Leggett, Rector of the Chenderit Benefice, assisted by The Reverend Carolyn Oley, Associate Priest, is in charge of our ministry.
The Reverend Brian Fairbank, Rector of Culworth Benefice, has announced that he intends to retire on 30... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 16:02 by Maurice Cole

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Community Bus Service

In case you are not aware, the community bus service from Thorpe into Banbury which started operating on Thursday mornings now also operates on Monday afternoons. See www.abilitycic.org.uk

Posted: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 12:03 by Maurice Cole

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HS2 Viaduct Design

HS2 Viaduct Design

HS2 has recently issued a document titled 'Common Design Elements' illustrating the standard likely design for viaducts and sound barriers. Comments have been requested and the deadline is 30 January.
The attached photograph shows the suggested design for viaducts with piers and parapets in a rural setting. Could this be the design for the viaduct looming over Lower Thorpe?
Further details can be found... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 16:01 by Maurice Cole

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