Huscote Farm – New Planning Application

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

Local Green Space – Why Banbury Lane in Nethercote

NETHERCOTE NEEDS YOUR HELP PLEASE!  Our proposal for Nethercote to be designated as a Local Green Space has been rejected due to the area being too vast.  We have therefore put together a revised proposition, proposing Banbury Lane in Nethercote to be afforded the designation.  This is in keeping with the feedback and other designations… Continue reading Local Green Space – Why Banbury Lane in Nethercote

A Sign For Nethercote

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

Nethercote Bat Recording Walk – June 2023

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

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Rejuvenating The Hedgerows of Nethercote

Nethercote is a hamlet on the edge of North Oxfordshire, a rural area bordering with West Northamptonshire. An area of approximately 165 acres, predominantly agricultural land used for grazing. A single-track road runs right through the hamlet, known as Banbury Lane, which has around a dozen residential properties along the land. The small, winding, quaint… Continue reading Rejuvenating The Hedgerows of Nethercote

HUSCOTE FARM PLANNING APPLICATION – CALL TO ACTION

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

Huscote Farm Planning Application to Be Decided at Public Inquiry

HUSCOTE FARM PLANNING APPLICATION UPDATE https://planningregister.cherwell.gov.uk/…/22/01488/OUT… As you will already know, although the area of Huscote Farm is not earmarked for development in Cherwell District Council Local Plan and in fact it was specifically excluded, an application was made for large scale industrial development on this historic farmland in May 2022 Many of the statutory… Continue reading Huscote Farm Planning Application to Be Decided at Public Inquiry

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?