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

More Than 1400 Motorists Caught Speeding During Two Week Operation

More Than 1400 Motorists Caught Speeding During Two Week Operation

Motorists are again being asked to slow down after more than 1,400 speeding offences were detected in Northamptonshire in just two weeks.

Between May 25 and June 7, officers from Northamptonshire Police's Safer Roads, Neighbourhood Policing and Special Constabulary teams carried out speed checks across the county.

The checks were carried out as part of the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) Slow... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 20:23 by Will Smith

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Motorists Urged To Belt Up As Northamptonshire Police Launches New Seat Belt Campaign

Motorists Urged To Belt Up As Northamptonshire Police Launches New Seat Belt Campaign

The difference between life and death in a road traffic collision can often be down to whether you are wearing a seat belt.

That is the warning from Northamptonshire Police as officers from across the Force take part in a UK policing campaign to target those who fail to wear a seat belt on our county's roads.

As part of the National Policing Chiefs' Council seatbelt enforcement operation, officers will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 20:20 by Will Smith

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Please Follow the Countryside Code and Be A Responsible Dog Owner

Please Follow the Countryside Code and Be A Responsible Dog Owner

Please follow the countryside code and be a responsible dog owner

As the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease, there has been an increase in the number of people venturing out into the Northamptonshire countryside for some social-distancing exercise.

Although good for the health, Northamptonshire Police is taking the opportunity to encourage visitors to follow the Countryside Code for their... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 20:17 by Will Smith

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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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