We’ve had a great day at Banbury Town Council Events Banbury Town Mayor’s Event in People’s Park. Thank you to everyone who dropped by to find out more about the significance of Nethercote to Banbury heritage. A big thank you to Banbury Civic Society for inviting us. You can find out more about Banbury Civic… Continue reading Banbury Town Mayor’s Sunday
Hanwell is a small village of approximately 120 houses. It is situated three miles from the centre of Banbury in Oxfordshire and is linked to the town by the Warwick Road (B4100) and the Southam Road (A423) connecting with the small village road. The majority of the village is contained within a conservation area with… Continue reading Hanwell Village Under Threat
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!
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!
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
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!
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 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
The Bowling Green Inn The Bowling Green Inn is thought to have opened in the late 1800s. Certainly it shows on OS maps 1888-1913. The site falls partly within Cherwell District Council and partly within West Northamptonshire district (formerly South Northants) When the M40 Banbury stretch was built in the late 1980’s, the Overthorpe Road… Continue reading The Bowling Green Inn
The campaign to Keep Nethercote Rural is gaining traction as people show their support for the small Banbury hamlet. Launched only last week, the petition calls for conservation protection against development for this pretty, rural area and already has over 250 signatures! Again a massive thank you to every single person who has already signed… Continue reading Support For The Hamlet of Nethercote Continues To Grow