Webinar on Bioblitzing

If there is green space that you love, whether there’s an imminent threat or not, recording the biodiversity is critical to help preserve it and will also aid research by experts in the various species that make up your local ecosystems! Wildlife conservation relies on data. Knowing where particular species are, where they have been… Continue reading Webinar on Bioblitzing

Nethercote Welcomes Victoria Prentis MP

On a very hot & sunny June afternoon, MP for Nethercote, Victoria Prentis came to visit, although she is already familiar with the area and the challenges that are faced, the visit gave her the chance to see for herself exactly what stands to be lost in Nethercote, should developers get their way. Keep Nethercote… Continue reading Nethercote Welcomes Victoria Prentis MP

Big Wild Camp-Out in Rural Nethercote #30dayswild

30 Days Wild is The Wildlife Trusts’ annual challenge where they ask everyone to do one wild thing a day throughout the month of June! Over 113,000 people have signed up as 30 Days Wilders, including residents of the rural hamlet of Nethercote The Big Wild Weekend, in the middle of the month, is a… Continue reading Big Wild Camp-Out in Rural Nethercote #30dayswild

Outline Planning Application For Large Warehousing Complex at Huscote Farm

As part of Cherwell District Council Local Plan Review 2040 Call For Sites, speculative proposals were submitted for the areas of both Nethercote and Huscote, these proposals would in effect see both areas concreted over and turned into Industrial Estates, creating a warehouse corridor as you drive up the A422 towards Middleton Cheney.  Neither of… Continue reading Outline Planning Application For Large Warehousing Complex at Huscote Farm

Banbury LCWIP Consultation Open Until 19th June 2022

Oxfordshire County Council and Cherwell District Council are developing a Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) for Banbury and they want to know what YOU think and any thoughts you have on their ideas as well as any other ideas that you have The Keep Nethercote Rural campaign are pleased to see a proposal… Continue reading Banbury LCWIP Consultation Open Until 19th June 2022

Hawthorn Hedges

Hawthorn hedge plants (Crataegus monogyna) are a deciduous native hedge with thorny branches and mid-green lobed leaves. In the spring, Hawthorn produces masses of creamy white, fragranced flowers, followed by shiny, red fruit, known as haws in the autumn months. Hawthorn is listed as a Woody Species in Schedule 3 of the Hedgerows Regulations 1997, a… Continue reading Hawthorn Hedges

Proposals For Nearby M40, J10

Strategic Railfreight Interchange, referred to as OxSRF, nr Bicester https://oxsrfi.co.uk/ Oxfordshire Railfreight Ltd is a company registered in Jersey, a subsidiary of the Luxembourg based developer, Mountpark Link to have your say, closes 4th July https://oxsrfi.co.uk/Contact/ To be clear, this initial consultation feedback goes directly to the company making the proposals, you will not be… Continue reading Proposals For Nearby M40, J10