Those with objections against proposals for large scale industrial development at Huscote Farm, near Nethercote, will need to re-submit objections to Cherwell District Council in order for them to be considered Developers want this historical farmland for large scale commercial development, despite it being outside of council Local Development Plan – their proposal is 10… Continue reading Huscote Farm – New Planning Application
We are often asked how people can get involved in recording the biodiversity in their own area, here Lisa gives an overview on how to get started
We are delighted that after hundreds of years, the existence of our beautiful, rural hamlet is acknowledged with a sign! Thank you to Oxfordshire County Council highways for organising this and to our local councillors and MP for their input in making it happen
As part of Oxfordshire Great Big Green Week 2023 #ClimateActionOxfordshire residents of Nethercote held a walk to learn more about bats! Nethercote provides natural habitat for wildlife and birds; we see the wildlife on a regular basis. Surveying and recording biodiversity can provide valuable information about habitats, plants, animals and natural processes in an area.… Continue reading Nethercote Bat Recording Walk – June 2023
When considering the original application, the planning officer cited 15 reasons for refusal, unanimously supported by CDC planning committee, significant concerns and objections were raised from statutory consultees such as OCC, TVP, The Environment Agency, Highways, Banbury Town Council and neighbouring Northamptonshire councils as well as prominent local groups such as CPRE Oxon, Banbury Civic… Continue reading HUSCOTE FARM PLANNING APPLICATION – CALL TO ACTION
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
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?
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!