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. …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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 …Read More

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“No Place Called West Adderbury”

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In a recent comment posted on adderbury.org, an ex-Adderbury Parish Councillor states that “there is no place called West Adderbury”. Historically, this doesn’t seem correct… 1790 Parish Map West Adderbury 1881 1901 Census West Adderbury …Read More

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1861 West Adderbury Census Now Available

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A transcription of the 1861 census for West Adderbury is now available on this website.  Find out who was living in our village in the year that the American Civil War began; Queen Victoria’s husband, …Read More

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West Adderbury in the Banbury Guardian

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This week’s Banbury Guardian includes an article covering the Community Governance Review and West Adderbury’s efforts to regain its own parish council. The article includes an explanation from West Adderbury Residents’ Association (WARA) as to …Read More

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Farewell to St George’s Chapel

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Demolition has begun of St George’s Catholic Chapel on Round Close Road, West Adderbury. The chapel opened for Midnight Mass on 24 December 1956 and closed in November 2013.  With capacity for a congregation of …Read More

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Caravan Site Application Withdrawn

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The application for a caravan site off the Milton Road in West Adderbury has been withdrawn.  Following a campaign by West Adderbury Residents’ Association (WARA), over 85 letters of objection have been lodged with Cherwell …Read More

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West Adderbury’s Rainbow Tree

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West Adderbury residents have found a new way to thank NHS and key workers for their hard work and commitment during the current pandemic! The oak tree at the junction of Horn Hill, Berry Hill …Read More

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CDC Response On Milton Road Work

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Cherwell District Council have today responded to an enquiry from a West Adderbury resident regarding the work currently being carried out by Adderbury Parish Council (APC) on the field next to Henge Close, off the …Read More

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Support WARA’s Objection to Caravan Site

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WARA has formally objected to plans for a 73 pitch Caravan Site next to Adderbury Fields in West Adderbury.  Now they are calling for residents in West Adderbury to support their campaign to preserve the …Read More

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WARA Acts Against Wildlife Destruction

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West Adderbury Residents’ Association has responded to calls for action from members concerned at the destruction of wildlife on the Land North of Milton Road.  Adderbury Parish Council (APC) have instructed contractors to strip vegetation …Read More

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Wildlife Threatened by Pitches Development

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Wildlife is under threat on the land adjacent to Henge Close.  Adderbury Parish Council (APC) have started work on drainage for its planned football pitches.  The work was delayed for two days earlier this week …Read More

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New West Adderbury Campsite Planning Application

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Planning permission is being sought for a “recreational caravan park to include a new amenity building containing reception, toilets, showers and washing facilities.” The Cherwell District Council planning portal has full details under the planning …Read More

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West Adderbury secures Community Governance Review

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West Adderbury Residents’ Association (WARA) recently submitted a petition to Cherwell District Council (CDC) on behalf of over 200 West Adderbury residents, who think that the governance arrangements for West Adderbury need to be reviewed. …Read More

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West Adderbury denied access to lockdown relief

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The following notice regarding the field next to Henge Close has recently appeared on Adderbury Parish Council’s website: “The Parish Council’s contractors will be starting work any day now, on the drainage and preparation of …Read More

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West Adderbury thanks the NHS

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These recent photos show just some of the ways in which West Adderbury residents are thanking NHS and other key workers. From posters in the window, to painted gates and rainbow lampposts, the people of …Read More

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Mental Health Helpline

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Oxfordshire Mind has launched a 24/7 helpline for mental health advice in order to reduce the pressure on the NHS 111 service. During this time of crisis, many people will be struggling with anxiety, depression …Read More

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Virtual Parish Council Meeting

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Adderbury Parish Council (APC) cancelled its last meeting because of the coronavirus social distancing rules.  A notice has appeared on the APC website saying that the next meeting will be “virtual”. Emergency legislation allows local …Read More

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Recommended Daily Walks During Lockdown

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As we are still allowed to exercise for an hour every day, we thought that we would recommend a couple of local walks.  The locations of these walks have been specially selected to ensure that …Read More

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Covid-19 Support

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We know that a number of local WhatsApp groups have been set up across West Adderbury to support our more vulnerable residents.  However, if there is anyone who is struggling or would welcome additional support, …Read More

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Planning Application Refused

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For those of you who don’t already know, this application (19/00963/OUT) for 40 houses on Berry Hill Road was REFUSED by the planning committee of Cherwell District Council. The main reasons for the refusal were …Read More

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