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Tree causes Adderbury power outages

A large number of Adderbury homes suffered several power interruptions on Thursday (07/03/19) after a tree branch touching overhead cables caused supplies to fail. The area was suffering windy conditions at the time.A number of individuals told Adderbury News they had been affected. Nicola Simms reported problems “every few minutes” and Vicky Jones said, “Just as I go round the house resetting everything it happens again”.Western Power Distribution sent engineers to investigate the probl...


Victoria Head Wins Parish Council By-Election

Victoria Head claimed victory in yesterday’s Parish Council by-election (21st February). The result, announced by Cherwell District Council earlier today, saw Miss Head achieve 329 votes whilst Iain Corcoran received the support of 266 electors. This by-election saw greater democratic engagement with 598 votes cast, giving a turnout of 25.1% of the electorate of 2,379. This is an improvement on the most recent by-election in January 2017 when 22.3% of the electorate cast a vote. In that poll C...


Calls for Traffic Calming Action Throughout the Village

The West Adderbury Residents Association (WARA) has written to Banbury’s MP Victoria Prentice calling for action to address Adderbury’s traffic problems. The group completed a survey in West Adderbury during December 2018 and January 2019 and received 169 responses – 42% of the 403 households questioned.Of those replying 93% felt traffic speed in the village was a problem and the same number want action taken to combat this.Adderbury News asked its social media followers whether traffic sp...


Parish Council By-Election: Candidate Q&A

This Thursday villagers will decide who to elect onto the Parish Council following the resignation of Chris Shallis in November. Two local people are standing: Iain Corcoran of Henge Close and Victoria Head of Partridge Court in Tanners Lane.Adderbury News sent a set of questions to both candidates so you could compare their answers when deciding how to vote. Both candidates answers are show below.Questions to both candidates:What was the driving factor in your decision to stand for parish counc...


A Unique Musical Tour of St Mary’s Hidden Treasures

A talented group of musical scholars will bring the many secrets of St Mary’s Church to life through music and words this Saturday evening (23rd February 2019).The all-female Korrigan Consort will perform “A Celebration of St Marys” with some of the hidden treasures in the church identified and brought to life in a musical tour. The group, who are based in Oxford, describe the concert as containing “an exciting menagerie of music” with additional information provided by historian Antho...


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