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

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People Urged To Be Sensible Amid the Reopening of Bars and Restaurants

People Urged To Be Sensible Amid the Reopening of Bars and Restaurants

"We know people will be looking forward to going out after such a long time but please be sensible and help newly reopened businesses out by abiding by the Covid-19 regulations."

This is the message from Chief Superintendent Ash Tuckley, the officer overseeing the policing operation in response to the reopening of the nighttime economy.

From Saturday, July 4, bars, restaurants and pubs have all been... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:31 by Will Smith

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ASTROP ROAD AND STANWELL PLAY AREAS SET TO RE-OPEN

Middleton Cheney's play areas at Astrop Road and Stanwell will re-open on Saturday 4 July in line with the Government's announcement.

For your information, the equipment has recently been inspected by RoSPA and is in good order (a few minor amendments like tightening screws are being addressed) and we have advice signs at both Astrop Road and Stanwell to ensure the safety of users.

Parents, guardians... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:29 by Will Smith

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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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