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.  …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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.  …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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. …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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