Sold – 9.5 Acres of Land off Milton Road

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A large parcel of land to the south of the Milton Road in West Adderbury has just been sold.  The land includes 8.076 acres of agricultural land and 1.540 acres of equestrian land, accessed by […]

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1891 West Adderbury Census Now Available

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A transcription of the 1891 census for West Adderbury is now available on this website.  Find out who was living in our village in the year that Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective Sherlock Holmes appears in […]

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6 Acre Site For Sale Off Horn Hill Road

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A six acre site next to Adderbury cemetery and the Friends Meeting House has just been put up for sale for £1.5 million (see listing on RightMove.co.uk). The site already has planning permission for a […]

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Parish Council’s Response to West Adderbury Flood Risk

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As previously reported, Adderbury Parish Council have installed an unapproved and sub-standard drainage scheme on the Milton Road land.   CDC planning officers have confirmed that: “The approved infiltration basin has not been implemented as approved.  […]

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West Adderbury in the Oxford Mail!

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Today’s Oxford Mail (22 August 2020) includes an article about West Adderbury’s attempts to reinstate its own parish council. A spokesperson for West Adderbury Residents Association (WARA) is quoted as saying: “We are currently at […]

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West Adderbury Turns Out To Support CGR

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Despite having less than 24 hours notice and many residents being at work or away, a large crowd of West Adderbury residents gathered at the Oak Tree this afternoon in support of a parish council […]

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CDC Confirm Flooding Risk – WARA Seek Explanation from APC

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As previously reported, the drainage scheme installed by Adderbury Parish Council (APC) in the Milton Road field is NOT the scheme approved by Cherwell District Council (CDC). Drainage engineers from CDC have confirmed that the […]

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Freedom of Information Request – Milton Road Wildlife

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As previously reported, Cherwell District Council have confirmed that Adderbury Parish Council breached Condition 18 of the planning consent for the development on the Milton Road land.  This Condition forbade any site clearance (including vegetation […]

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WARA Wants To Hear From You

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There have been a lot of misinformed and misleading comments made about our residents association. We do not have a hidden agenda and are not trying to divide the village. We merely want to deal […]

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Parish Council Breaches Planning Conditions AGAIN

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In our recent post we explained how Adderbury Parish Council has breached two official planning conditions associated with the Milton Road land.  Cherwell District Council have now confirmed that the Parish Council have contravened yet […]

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“Potentially Libellous” Comments on Adderbury.org Removed

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A recent Banbury Guardian article describes how the split within Adderbury parish has deepened following public comments on a village website, Adderbury.org. These comments were described by one West Adderbury resident as “a tirade of […]

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3 Worst Mistakes The Parish Council Is Making

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Has the silly season started early this year?  Going by the number of ill-judged comments being made about West Adderbury residents’ request for a Community Governance Review, some of them downright nasty, you’d think so.  […]

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Community Governance Review – Your Questions Answered

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Over 200 residents of West Adderbury have asked Cherwell District Council (CDC) to carry out a  “Community Governance Review” to decide whether West Adderbury should once again have its own Parish Council.  Many residents have […]

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YOUR West Adderbury, Have YOUR Say

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The consultation has started!  Cherwell District Council are writing to ask for YOUR views on why West Adderbury should get back its own Parish Council.  You have an exciting opportunity to shape the future of […]

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Who’s for lunch?

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this really does tell the story of how a lot of us in West Adderbury feel.  It doesn’t help when some of our neighbours resort to […]

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West Adderbury’s Time To Decide!

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West Adderbury residents have been accused of being undemocratic.  We are told we are subverting democracy by not accepting Adderbury Parish Council decisions, by not accepting the will of the majority.  But this is wrong. […]

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Contradictory Statement from APC on Cemetery Space

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West Adderbury Residents Association (WARA) recently emailed its members about whether space in Adderbury cemetery is running out.  Adderbury Parish Council immediately issued a statement contradicting this (see below) and dismissing WARA’s claims as “completely […]

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“Nasty Little Group of Selfish People”

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In response to a statement on the forthcoming Community Governance Review, ex Parish and District Councillor Rick Atkinson describes West Adderbury Residents’ Association (WARA) as “a particular nasty little group of selfish people who have […]

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Adderbury Parish Council Can’t Please Everyone

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Adderbury Parish Council (APC) can be criticised for many things but it is not entirely at fault for failing to meet the needs of West Addebury residents.  Some people argue that we have had plenty […]

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Official: Parish Council Breached Planning Conditions

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Adderbury Parish Council has officially breached at least two of the planning conditions set by Cherwell District Council on the Milton Road development in West Adderbury. A letter dated 19 June 2020 from Sean Tilbury, […]

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More Flooding in West Adderbury?

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A number of West Adderbury residents have recently contacted Cherwell District Council with concerns that the drainage scheme being implemented on the Milton Road field is NOT the approved scheme, but a cheaper alternative. The […]

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Traffic Calming in West Adderbury?

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Everyone agrees that speeding traffic is a real problem in West Adderbury.  Milton and Berry Hill Roads have seen a vast increase in traffic volumes over the last few years, and Horn Hill and Cross […]

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