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Miles without Stiles – 17th Oct 2015

Miles without Stiles – 17th Oct 2015

on September 28, 2015, 7:16 pm

Support for the protection of PROW is huge – as is the number of residents who regularly use them.

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Publication version of the Plan  – 19th Nov 2015 Update

Publication version of the Plan – 19th Nov 2015 Update

on September 11, 2015, 8:00 pm

On August 3rd 2015 Bloxham Parish Council approved the Neighbourhood Plan subject to grammar and spelling checks and negotiations with Cherwell D.C. to provide a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) screening opinion. On 11th Aug 2015 members of BNDP worked with Cherwell District Council (CDC) to create an SEA screening opinion. On Friday 11th September 2015 the plan was submitted to […]

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Bloxham A361 eighth most high risk road in UK!

Bloxham A361 eighth most high risk road in UK!

on September 10, 2015, 7:47 pm

Today the for Road Safety Foundation (RSF) published its 2015 report page 8 of which lists roads that present a persistently higher risk to users based on data collected from 2008 – 2013. They note that single carriageway A-roads now carry 8 times the risk of motorway. Bloxham residents will be unsurprised to hear that the A361 Chipping Norton to […]

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How to find things on this site?

How to find things on this site?

on September 4, 2015, 10:30 am

Posts are tagged with a category which can help you find relevant ones more quickly. This post explains how the system works. The site was set up at the very outset of the Bloxham Neighbourhood Plan. Three years later we would probably have structured it rather differently but – heyho – it’s always easy to be wise in retrospect! There […]

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GP waiting times in Bloxham

GP waiting times in Bloxham

on July 4, 2015, 5:26 pm

Bloxham surgery receives high ratings on most criteria for the quality of its service and it’s hard to find people with a bad word to say about the doctors, nurses or support team. Nonetheless the  pre-publication consultation carried out earlier this year contained numerous comments about worsening waiting times for doctor appointments at Bloxham surgery – but is this fact […]

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The importance of public Open Space

The importance of public Open Space

on July 4, 2015, 11:49 am

Natural England has carried out a survey of access in the south-east and note only 20% of the population have access to public green-space within what it considers walking distance |(300m.) This may not be surpring for urban settings but traditionally rural settings are much more generously endowed with public open space – not only fields but also space within […]

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National Health & Wellbeing

National Health & Wellbeing

on July 4, 2015, 11:08 am

The UK has a rapidly ageing population. The fact that longevity is increasing does not mean people are living longer lives free from physical impediments. This document is one of a number of sources containing data that indicate failure to consider adaptable homes from the outset is nothing short of madness! You can read much more about this in the […]

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Bloxham court - one of the more recent small estates

Parking standards – change of policy

on July 4, 2015, 10:43 am

Changes to the Central Government View. After the pre-publication consultation but before the final submission a ministerial announcement seems to represent re-think on maximum parking standards for all the reasons we have been arguing for the past 2 years. A gov.uk news article entitled, “More parking for new homes will end vicious cycle of clogged up streets ” in August […]

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OCC – Primary School Capaity

OCC – Primary School Capaity

on July 3, 2015, 3:28 pm

The comments from OCC Education as part of the pre-publication consultation indicate they have caught up with what we have been saying through the last three developer appeals.   See below: The County Council’s current position on primary school capacity in Bloxham is that Bloxham PrimarySchool has been expanded to the full extent of its site capacity, and further population growth […]

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CDC Open Space and Rural Design documents

CDC Open Space and Rural Design documents

on July 3, 2015, 7:23 am

 

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