The CDC draft local plan has now been published for consultation

At its meeting on 4 September 2023, the Council’s Executive approved the draft Cherwell Local Plan Review 2040 for public consultation (as amended by the agreed changes). The public consultation will commence on Friday 22 September 2023 for a period of 6 weeks. The consultation will close on 3 November 2023. During the consultation key …

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This year, the Bourtons Macmillan Coffee Morning will be held at The Dirt House, on Saturday, the 16th of September, starting at 11:30 AM. If you would like to help with the organising and/or baking for this very worthwhile cause, please get in touch with  Bobby Wolf Brown.  All cake donations welcome.

Passengers reminded to check before travelling with just one day to go before the start of major railway upgrades in Oxford

The start of a nine-day period of intensive track and signalling work around Oxford station begins on 29 July, supporting an increase in train services and ushering in a new era in passenger and freight train travel for the city and wider county. From 29 July until 6 August, Network Rail will be installing new high …

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Free Electric Blanket testing in Oxfordshire this Autumn

Residents are being encouraged to take up the offer of a free electric blanket check, part of Oxfordshire County Council’s programme to ensure everyone is safe, as well as warm, this winter. The electric blanket tests are normally very popular, with places limited. Therefore, they must be pre-booked by phoning 01865 895999 or emailing The full list of dates and locations is …

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Public Transport Update

The 497 and 501 timetables will be changing from Saturday 5 August. Service 502 is withdrawn. You can see the 497 timetable HERE and the 501 timetable HERE.  These services are wholly funded by  Warwickshire County Council. The current 77A timetable is available at: S77A_TT_220725.pdf ( The journeys which serve Little Bourton are those marked …

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Fairport 2023 – Bourtons’ Concessionary Tickets

Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2023 August 10th  11th 12th Application for Bourtons’ Concessionary Tickets Bourtons Parish Council have been allocated 100 concessionary tickets to the festival this year. The names of successful applicants are sent to Cropredy by the Fairport organisation for exchange for wristbands only at advertised times at the Village Wristband Booth at the Cropredy …

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Effective from 25th May, 2018

This Privacy Policy sets out how we use and protect information that you may provide when you use this website.  Your privacy is protected and important to us. If you provide identifiable personal information it will only be used to help us fulfil your project requirements.

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We may update this policy periodically, please check this page to ensure that you are in agreement with any changes.

What We Collect

Personal information, basically any data that can be used to identify or contact you is collected so we can service your requirements.  This could include your name, business name, address details, email, telephone numbers, or information pertaining to your exhibition stand requirements. You may also at times be asked to leave a message about your enquiry or project brief. Websites also collect your IP address through the use of Cookies (find out more about cookies below).

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In our continued commitment to ensuring that your information is secure and to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

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