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

Latest News

Bank Scam Alert In South Northants Area

Bank Scam Alert In South Northants Area

Police officers will NEVER ask you for money – please warn elderly relatives about this emerging scam

Fraudsters pretending to be police officers are repeatedly targeting the elderly in Northamptonshire.

Over the past few weeks, a number of incidents have taken place across the county where fraudsters have pretended to be police officers conducting covert investigations in order to gain the trust... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 20:07 by Will Smith

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Police shields to be turned into essential PPE at local Hospitals

Police shields to be turned into essential PPE at local Hospitals

Officers from Northamptonshire Police's Operations Team are helping to provide essential personal protection equipment (PPE) to their colleagues in the local NHS Trust.

Following an audit of the Force's public order equipment, the team unearthed more than 50 redundant shields, including 30 which were bought nearly two decades ago, to provide police support to the prison service.

However, the proposed... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 15:40 by Will Smith

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Council to spend share of £50 million to support businesses reopening

Council to spend share of £50 million to support businesses reopening

Support packs, including social distancing posters and floor decals, are being delivered to high street businesses after South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) was allocated up to £83,000 to support the reopening of shops.

With the Government set to allow retail businesses to reopen on Monday, 15 June, SNC is urging business owners to follow government guidance on how to reopen their businesses... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 15:37 by Will Smith

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Scams Awareness Fortnight 15-28 June 2020

Scams Awareness Fortnight 15-28 June 2020

The 2020 Scams Awareness fortnight starts on Monday 15 June

This year protecting people against scams is more important than ever. The coronavirus crisis means more people are facing life changing issues - from employment and debt, to housing and health - resulting in them being in vulnerable situations. Added to this, the overall heightened uncertainty, anxiety and loneliness caused by the pandemic... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 10:15 by Will Smith

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Claim Your SNC Covid-19 Business Grants

Claim Your SNC Covid-19 Business Grants

here are now three grant funding schemes available to businesses:

(NEW) Discretionary Grant Fund - This fund is to help certain businesses that fall outside the current eligibility requirements for the below funds.

Small Business Grant Fund - This is a £10,000 grant for all businesses in receipt of small business rate relief or rural rate relief.

Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund - This... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:13 by Will Smith

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NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE WORKS ON THE A43 TRUNK ROAD

NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE WORKS ON THE A43 TRUNK ROAD

During our comprehensive scheme of work on the A43, we will repair and replace damaged drains, partially reconstruct the carriageway, renew any damaged kerbs, refresh road markings and install road studs.

Once completed, all road users will benefit from improved road safety and a smoother driving experience.

When will the work take place?

We will be delivering four schemes of work sequentially from early... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:05 by Will Smith

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Covid-19 lifeline extended for small business

Covid-19 lifeline extended for small business

he application process for the latest small business grant support for those impacted by COVID-19, will be opened by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) from Tuesday, 2 June 2020.

The scheme is intended to help small and micro businesses that were not eligible for Small Business Grants or the majority of other government Covid-19 support schemes.

Cllr Peter Rawlinson SNC's portfolio holder for finance... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:01 by Will Smith

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Street traders and home catering businesses reminded to register

Street traders and home catering businesses reminded to register

Mobile and home run food businesses are being reminded they must register with their local council to ensure they are operating safely.

While it is thought Covid-19 is not spread via food, it is especially important, and a legal requirement, for food businesses to register so that they can be directed to official guidance on how to ensure their customers and staff are safe from both food poisoning and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 19:59 by Will Smith

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Farthinghoe Reuse and Recycling Centre reopens

As Covid-19 restrictions gradually ease, Farthinghoe Reuse and Recycling Centre will reopen to South Northamptonshire residents from today (Monday, 1 June).

Strict controls will be in place to help manage social distancing and to ensure the anticipated high number of visitors, and volume of waste, can be handled safely and efficiently.

Robust hygiene standards will be observed to help prevent the spread... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 19:10 by Will Smith

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NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR

Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Alan Youel, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

In accordance with the Local Elections Rules an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if, within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 22 June 2020), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to The Returning Officer,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 19:09 by Will Smith

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