Ferris hero Naomi Spencer is taking part in the London Marathon on 28 April to raise funds for Dementia Revolution. …
Ferris hero Naomi Spencer is taking part in the London Marathon on 28 April to raise funds for Dementia Revolution. So far she has sponsorship for 60% of her target of £2000. Please read her story on her fund-raising page, and help her get to 100%.
10 April: The agenda and reports pack for the forthcoming CDC Planning Committee meeting have just been published on the …
10 April: The agenda and reports pack for the forthcoming CDC Planning Committee meeting have just been published on the CDC website. The HN Road development is the first planning application on the agenda. Officers are recommending acceptance. Planning Committee Members are undertaking a visit to the site on 18 April, before the Planning Committee meeting. The Planning Committee meeting will be at 4pm on Thursday 18 April at Bodicote House in Banbury, and open to the public. Representatives of the Sibford Action Group and others will have the chance to speak at the meeting. For more information about the meeting and the Sibford Action Group’s participation in it, please contact the Group at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to attend the meeting you can watch it live, or as a recording afterwards, via the CDC website page for the meeting. You can also familiarise yourself with all the background documents, letters of objection, etc, via the planning application page.
31 Jan: There is further delay in progressing the planning application to allow time for a thorough archaeological survey. The application will come before the CDC Planning Committee on 18 April at the earliest. Comments may continue to be submitted at least until that date.
22 Jan: The CDC website currently indicates that consultation on this planning application is continuing up to Friday 8th February. So it’s not too late to send in your comments.
21 Nov: about 50 people attended the Parish Council meeting on Monday. Many people spoke against the development, and none in favour. The Parish Council decided to object to the outline planning application and will be sending their comments to Cherwell District Council. The Chair encouraged everyone to send in their own comments. The Sibford Action Group has produced a briefing note with a thorough analysis of the planning application; contact the Group at email@example.com to obtain a copy.
14 Nov: Sibford Ferris Parish Council will discuss the outline planning application on Monday 19 November at 7.45pm in the upstairs Sports Hall classroom of Sibford School. Click on the satellite image below for a pointer to the classroom entrance.
10 Nov: The CDC website says that consultation on this application will end on Friday 30 November. Until that time, you may submit comments on the application; you can find out how to do that on this CDC webpage.
9 Nov: The outline planning application has just been published on the CDC website.
to “relieve either generally or individually persons in conditions of need, hardship or distress” (relief-in-need).
The Charity would welcome applications for grants from residents of Sibford Gower and Burdrop, particularly for the relief-in-need category. Please contact the secretary, Peter Morgan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or one of the trustees.
Being a victim or a witness of a crime can be an emotional and difficult time. Victims First provides free …
Being a victim or a witness of a crime can be an emotional and difficult time.
Victims First provides free emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime or abuse, as well as family members of victims. It is available across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire and can provide help regardless of whether or not the crime has been reported to the police.
A Victims First Officer can discuss any emotional or practical needs you may have and work with you to put a tailored support plan in place. This could involve referring you to a specialist service such as services for victims of sexual violence and domestic abuse.
The type of assistance available includes telephone and face to face support, advocacy including help to access other services such as sexual health clinics, drug and alcohol services and legal services, support through the criminal justice system (if you have reported the crime to the police) and therapeutic counselling.
A Young Victims Service is also available to anyone under 18 and works with young people to help them cope with the effects of crime. To speak to a Victims First Officer about any of the services and to receive support please call 0300 1234 148.
We are blessed with great walking country around the Sibfords. Visit the Sibford Walkers webpage for maps of over 50 …
We are blessed with great walking country around the Sibfords. Visit the Sibford Walkers webpage for maps of over 50 circular walks. Each map page includes a link to download a GPX track of the walk; open this in the right smartphone app (such as OS Maps) and you won’t get lost. Photo above is from a walk around Brailes Hill.
Nextdoor is a social network designed specifically for local communities. Locally it runs with the Ferris and the Gower as …
Nextdoor is a social network designed specifically for local communities. Locally it runs with the Ferris and the Gower as separate neighbourhoods, but it does share information between them. It helps people to, for example: