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Six Adderbury Scouts go for gold and achieve top award

An impressive six Scouts at 1st Adderbury have all managed to achieve the highest award for their age group – the Chief Scouts Gold Award.Harry Cricthfield and Luca Lenihan-Orwa, both aged 15, together with Tom Haynes, Archie McCusker, Henry Taylor and Gabe Wingrove, all aged 14, received their awards at the Troop’s meeting last Tuesday. The Chief Scout’s Gold Award is the culmination of a young person’s four years as a Scout and shows true commitment and determination through a series o...


Father Christmas visiting Adderbury this Friday evening

As the village Christmas countdown continues the young people of Adderbury have good reason to be excited this Friday evening: Father Christmas will be travelling around the village between 6 and 9pm.The annual tour of Banbury and the surrounding villages is organised by volunteers from Banbury Cross Round Table. The first visit of 2017 was made in Hanwell Fields on December 3 and since then has visited Bodicote, Cherwell Heights and Grimsbury, amongst others. This year Round Tablers have battle...


Developer seeks to build up to 60 new homes to the north of Berry Hill Road

An outline planning application has been submitted for the creation of a new estate of up to 60 houses in the field next to Last House on the northern side of Berry Hill Road. The application has been submitted by Hollins Strategic Land LLP, a Manchester based company who’s website states their work involves “proactively investing in bringing forward and acquiring residential and mixed use sites to a point where commercially viable development can take place”. The application was lodged wi...


David Griffiths retires from Adderbury Parish Council

One of Adderbury’s longest serving Parish Councillors has retired after nine years in the role. David Griffiths, 72, first stood for Adderbury Parish Council in 2008 having moved to Adderbury a decade earlier. Following his initial appointment as a Councillor, Mr Griffiths had been re-elected on every occasion since. In the 2012 poll he received a larger number of votes than any other candidate. Mr Griffiths offered to take on the role of Vice Chairman back in 2008 and has remained in this pos...


Head to the West’s for official Xmas lights switch on this Sunday

Jenny and Stewart West of St Mary’s Road will once again be lighting up their house this Christmas to raise money for the Katharine House Hospice. The official switch on is at 6pm this Sunday (3 December). As well as the lights they will have stalls, a raffle and tombola and Father Christmas will also be on hand to meet the village’s young people.Mr West told Adderbury News this is the fifteenth year they have organised the annual display which has raised in excess of £12,000 for the Kathar...


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