Huscote Farm Planning Application – New Information Lodged

Apart from the small section between the M40 and A361, no land East of M40 is currently earmarked for any kind of development in the currently adopted Local Plan. In fact, suggestions to include Huscote Farm were specifically rejected by the Planning Inspectorate at examination stage due to the detrimental impact this would have on… Continue reading Huscote Farm Planning Application – New Information Lodged

What Is Happening At Nethercote?

It is now a year since Nethercote residents learned that developers had submitted speculative proposals to turn the rural areas of Huscote Farm and the rural hamlet of Nethercote into industrial estates, as part of the Local Plan Review 2040 for Cherwell District Council. Local residents have been overwhelmed by the support to preserve the… Continue reading What Is Happening At Nethercote?

Petition To Keep Nethercote Rural Reaches 1000 Signatures!

Our petition urging Cherwell District Council to provide conservation protection for the rural hamlet of Nethercote in Banbury has already gained more than 1000 signatures As part of their local plan review 2040, Cherwell District Council put out a “call for sites” to which a developer submitted a speculative proposal to use the area of… Continue reading Petition To Keep Nethercote Rural Reaches 1000 Signatures!

Petition Passes 500 Supporters! Thank you!

Residents and supporters of the small Banbury hamlet of Nethercote are overwhelmed with the support that has been received for this pretty, rural hamlet, home to much wildlife and source of tranquil countryside that is enjoyed by residents, dog walkers and hikers alike . The petition calls for conservation protection against development and commitment to… Continue reading Petition Passes 500 Supporters! Thank you!

Nethercote Christmas Wildlife Survey

Help to protect our wildlife & habitats by recording the wildlife you see if visiting Nethercote during the festive period! If You Are Local, Please Join Our Christmas Wildlife Survey! If you are lucky enough to enjoy some quality time with your family over the festive period, or perhaps take some solitary time to yourself… Continue reading Nethercote Christmas Wildlife Survey

Nethercote Gridlocked on a Friday Afternoon!

A422 Dual carriageway AND Nethercote gridlocked on a Friday afternoon, yet developers want to build MORE warehouses here, generating yet more traffic! Please sign the petition to #keepnethercoterural #handsoffourhamlet If developers have their way, this field will have industrial warehouses standing on it, and more traffic would be generated – it is so clear that… Continue reading Nethercote Gridlocked on a Friday Afternoon!

Thank You For Spreading The Word!

Support for the small Banbury hamlet and the campaign to Keep Nethercote Rural continues to grow thanks to everyone who has signed and helped spread the word! The petition calls for conservation protection against development for this pretty, rural hamlet and has now passed 400 signatures! We cannot say enough times, a massive thank you… Continue reading Thank You For Spreading The Word!

Former World War I National Filling Factory

Former World War I National Filling Factory At the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, the filling facilities for high explosives were limited to the Royal Arsenal Woolwich and factories at Lemington Point and Derwenthaugh (Newcastle Upon Tyne), belonging to the armament manufacturers Armstrong and Whitworth and Co. Ltd. By 1915, the British… Continue reading Former World War I National Filling Factory