Middleton Cheney Parish Council

Serving the people of Middleton Cheney

All Saints Church 1920

Clerk: Mrs Valerie Furniss
Parish Meeting Rooms
Middleton Cheney, Banbury
Oxon OX17 2LR

Tel: 01295 713500





that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Middleton Cheney following the resignation of Tom Rice.

Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 now applies.

The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the ward in which the casual vacancy has arisen... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:29 by Mark Allen

Tags: Vacancy

Change of venue and time for Parish Council Meeting

Because of the current Covid-19 situation the Parish Council meeting of Monday the 17th of January has been moved to Middleton Cheney Village Hall at 8:15 pm. This change will allow greater social distancing and ventilation.

Because of a lack of a suitable internet connection at the village hall, the meeting will not be streamed via Zoom.

Posted: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 08:42 by Mark Allen

Tags: Monthly Meeting

Proposed Budget 2022/23

Middleton Cheney Parish Council has published its proposed budget for the year 2022/23. The budget, and the associated precept, will be voted on at the next Parish Council meeting, on Monday the 17th of January. Please email any questions or comments about the proposed budget to Cllr. Peter Gliwitzkiby at cllr.peter.gliwitzki@middletoncheney.org.uk by Monday the 10th of January so that they can be... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Jan 2022 13:20 by Mark Allen

Tags: Finance & Audit

🎅🏼 Merry Christmas 🎄

I would like to take this opportunity to wish all residents a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year on behalf of everyone at the Parish Council.

I also wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that our office will be closed from 5 p.m. on 24th December and will re-open on 4th January 2022.

In an emergency during this period please send an email to:
and I will respond... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Dec 2021 09:53 by Mark Allen

Tags: Office

Road closure

Anglian Water have had to close outside 25a High Street in Middleton Cheney with immediate effect. It is expected that the repairs will take up to five days but they are hoping to complete them sooner.

The closure and diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=125849610

Posted: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 09:09 by Mark Allen

Tags: News, Road Closure

Lost Property - Bag found

A small, black, ruck sack type bag has been found. In it is a wallet with the following items: a credit card, a Tesco reward card and two business cards.

If this is your bag you can arrange to collect it from the Parish Meeting Room by contacting the Clerk, Val Furniss, on 01295 713500, or be emailing clerk@middletoncheney.org.uk.

Please note that you will need to bring proof of your identity to collect... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 09:03 by Mark Allen

Tags: News

Co-option to Middleton Cheney Parish Council

Danny Moody will be at the Parish Meeting Room on Monday 13th December 2021 at 7pm to talk about the role of Parish Councillor.

After the appointment of four Councillors, Middleton Cheney Parish Council now has seven Councillors, meaning that five vacancies remain open. The Parish Council has decided to co-opt applicants to fill these vacancies at the PC meeting of 17th January 2022.

Danny Moody, CEO... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 28 Nov 2021 11:31 by Mark Allen

Tags: Councillors, Events, Vacancy

New Councillors Appointed

The Monitoring Officer at West Northamptonshire Council has used delegated powers to appoint four Councillors to serve on Middleton Cheney Parish Council (under Section 91 of the Local Government Act 1972). The new Councillors are:

* John Coatsworth
* Peter Gliwitzki
* Richard Solesbury-Timms
* Alan Youel

Together with the three existing Councillors, Mark Allen, Kristian Burgess and Tom Rice, this takes... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 14 Nov 2021 15:34 by Mark Allen

Tags: Councillors

Message from West Northamptonshire Council ward members

Middleton Cheney Parish Council

To the residents of Middleton Cheney

Your West Northamptonshire Council ward members

Rebecca Breese, Rosie Herring and Richard Solesbury-Timms

are very aware of the difficulties being faced by your Parish Council following the resignation of most of the Councillors in the last few weeks.

We have been working with the Monitoring Officer at West Northamptonshire Council and... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 14:32 by Mark Allen

Tags: Statement

Notice of the audit and right to inspect the Annual Return

Middleton Cheney Parish Council's external auditors (PKF Littlejohn LLP) have commenced their review of the Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR) for Middleton Cheney Parish Council for the year ended 31 March 2021, but cannot yet formally complete it.

The external auditors have not certified completion because:
"We have received correspondence bringing information to our attention that... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 21:05 by Mark Allen

Tags: Finance & Audit

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