Warriner Farm Activity Warriner Farm Activity

Warriner Farm Activity

Children from the Sunshine Centre in Banbury enjoying a Warriner Farm activity week. A group of children from the Sunshine Centre in Banbury were attending this year’s activity week at the Warriner School Farm, run in conjunction with Cherwell District Council.  During these special weeks at the farm, children enjoy a range of activities, such […]

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Another Development Another Development

Another Development

We’ve long known the field between the telephone exchange and the church was owned by Taylor Wimpey and so it comes as no surprise that they are trying to get in to develop it before the Local Plan and Neighbourhood Plan make life more challenging for them. Villagers will receive the “statutory consultation document” in […]

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GCSE Grades – What will they tell us? GCSE Grades – What will they tell us?

GCSE Grades – What will they tell us?

It has long been known that some schools have placed their position in league tables above the real educational and career needs of their students by ‘playing’ the exam system. Schools want to be able to claim they’re high up the league tables. Schools pay a fee to exam boards for each student entry. Examination […]

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How the revised Local Plan could affect Bloxham – and you! How the revised Local Plan could affect Bloxham – and you!

How the revised Local Plan could affect Bloxham – and you!

Today Cherwell published their Local Plan Update for consultation. Bloxham was previously in a group of villages set to share 96 houses between now and 2031. That paragraph has now been removed and replaced with “There is a need for Cherwell’s villages to sustainably contribute towards meeting the housing requirements identified in Policy BSC1. ” […]

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Odds & Ends

NCT Nearly New Sale – 13th Sept 2014

NCT Nearly New Sale – 13th Sept 2014

NCT Nearly New Sale Saturday 13th September 11.30am (11am entry for NCT members) – 1:00pm Warriner School Bloxham NCT Nearly New Sales provide you with the opportunity to buy top-quality baby and childrens’ clothes and equipment at much reduced prices, straight from their loving owners. Nearly New Sales raise funds for the NCT’s work.

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Sep 2, 2014 11:44

Clubs & Societies

Bloxham Mothers’ Union – 16th Sept 2014

Bloxham Mothers’ Union – 16th Sept 2014

In August we had a very enjoyable outing to Broughton Castle where we all learnt something new on our specially arranged tour of the house, then enjoyed delicious cake and tea before exploring the gift shop. On September 16th. the Revd. Olwen Smith is giving us a talk entitled “Faith-ful Work”. We meet at 2.45pm […]

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Aug 30, 2014 23:32

Council

Notes from the Parish Council – 11th Aug 2014

Notes from the Parish Council – 11th Aug 2014

Councillor Geoff Mollard (Chairman); Councillors Jim Golby, Mary Groves, Patricia Hopkins, Gloria Lester-Stevens, Stephen Phipps, Nick Rayner, Andrew Taplin and Jenny Yates were all present. The Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer Theresa Goss, District Councillor Lynda Thirzie-Smart, County Councillor Kieron Mallon were also present. There were no members of the public. Apologies for absence were […]

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Aug 12, 2014 23:41

Schools

Warriner Open Farm -14th Oct 2014

Warriner Open Farm -14th Oct 2014

Open Farm and vintage ploughing Oct 14th Warriner School

More Schools

Aug 30, 2014 14:55

After a few regular items the newest articles come nearest the top

Emergency Services Contact Infomation

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The Bloxham Broadsheet Team

The Bloxham Broadsheet Team

Doreen Spring Editor 720460 Carmen Guard Typing 720339 Brenda Kirkham Joint Editor 720104 brenkir@gmail.com Neiys Jones Distribution 720106 Jean Phillips Distribution 720934 Carole Vincent Advertising 720S00 broadsheet@freeuk.com The normal deadline for receiving articles is the 5th of the previous month. Urgent articles can be sent direct to the online Broadsheet for possible inclusion.

How to find stuff!

How to find stuff!

There’s a lot on this website – so how do you find it? You’ve four choices. 1. To find articles with specific words in use the search-box at the top right of the page. 2. To scan through recent titles on a particular area (council, churches, schools, clubs) use the tabs in the right page […]

Bloxham Events Calendar

Clicking on a calendar entry may give more detail about it. Click the title above for a larger calendar.
- Regular events will probably show up through holiday periods.
- Finishing times are guesstimates.
- Always check with the activity provider to confirm the event is still happening.

NCT Nearly New Sale – 13th Sept 2014

NCT Nearly New Sale – 13th Sept 2014

NCT Nearly New Sale Saturday 13th September 11.30am (11am entry for NCT members) – 1:00pm Warriner School Bloxham NCT Nearly New Sales provide you with the opportunity to buy top-quality baby and childrens’ clothes and equipment at much reduced prices, straight from their loving owners. Nearly New Sales raise funds for the NCT’s work.

Back to School with Bloxham Village Museum

Back to School with Bloxham Village Museum

Are your children learning all about the dreadful 1st WORLD WAR? It will help them to understand BY VISITING THE MUSEUM You will say ‘we have been before’, BUT this is A SPECIAL EXHIBITION dealing with Wars. All children get a free quiz to do in the museum All accompanied children get in totally FREE […]

Macmillan – Coffee & cakes – 27th Sept 2014

Macmillan – Coffee & cakes – 27th Sept 2014

Coffee and Cake Morning
in aid of
Macmillan Nurses
at 2 Colegrave Rd, Bloxham
11:00 am Saturday of the 27th September 2014

Bloxham Mothers’ Union – 16th Sept 2014

Bloxham Mothers’ Union – 16th Sept 2014

In August we had a very enjoyable outing to Broughton Castle where we all learnt something new on our specially arranged tour of the house, then enjoyed delicious cake and tea before exploring the gift shop. On September 16th. the Revd. Olwen Smith is giving us a talk entitled “Faith-ful Work”. We meet at 2.45pm […]

Messy Church – 7th Sept 2014

Messy Church – 7th Sept 2014

Fun for all the family Sunday 7th September   Join us in the Parish Rooms (near the Village Museum)  Bloxham at 4.30pm for food, craft, songs and

Bloxfest Lottery Results – June/July 2014

Bloxfest Lottery Results – June/July 2014

Bloxfest Lottery Results June 2014 1st    prize   £30   Tom Blinkhorn      (14) 2nd  prize   £20    Mark Taylor          (04) 3rd   prize   £10    Sue Slater             (35)   Bloxfest Lottery Results July 2014 1st    prize   £30   Lynn Johnson             (10) 2nd  prize   £20    Mrs V Wormell          (27) 3rd   prize   £10    Mr D Bryden              (11) If you enjoyed this year’s festival […]

FOSM 200 Club – Winners July/Aug 2014

FOSM 200 Club – Winners  July/Aug 2014

Friends of St Mary’s 200 Club Nut Tree House, Workhouse Lane, Bloxham, OX15 4PH Phone: 01295 720432 email: sue@nutttreehouse.co.uk The winners of the 200 Draw for July 2014 were: Jane Fleming – £10 Gloria Butler – £15 John Clegg – £25   The winners of the 200 Draw for August 2014 were:  Alison Bentley – […]

Anyone for badminton?

Anyone for badminton?

The Thursday afternoon group of ladies are looking for a few more players to replace members who have moved away or have had to stop playing for various reasons. If you have played before and would like some friendly games and not too strenuous exercise, do get in touch with Pat on 720186.  

Swift Stories 15th Oct 2014

Swift Stories 15th Oct 2014

Centuries ago Swifts nested mainly in cliffs and tree holes, but over time they have adapted to living amongst humans in towns and villages. They use small gaps in walls and under the eaves of buildings. In the last 20 years or so, Swift numbers have declined significantly. In part, at least, this is due to building alterations, demolition […]

From the Parish Register June & July 2014

From the Parish Register June & July 2014

The Benefice of Bloxham, Milcombe and South Newington From the Parish Registers for June and July 2014 Funerals 4th June   Christopher Nagele (78) of Bloxham   (BC) & (STM) 12th “       Edna Mary Welch (80) of Bloxham   (BC) 3rd July     Beryl Merritt (85) of Bloxham   (BC) 15th “       Esme Baldwin of Bloxham   (STM) Weddings 12th July     […]

Thanks from Christian Aid

Thanks from Christian Aid

The Christian Aid Week collection in Bloxham, Milcombe and South Newington raised a splendid total of £2,800.55. Many thanks to all 70 collectors, to hundreds of generous donors and to Soup Saturday, whose organisers gave the takings at their last session (£85.00) towards the total. Thank you to everyone from the Christian Aid Team.   […]

Rev Sarah Tillett and St Mary’s Church

Rev Sarah Tillett and St Mary’s Church

Statement by the Revd Sarah Tillett, Priest-in-charge of Bloxham with Milcombe and South Newington There will be a vacancy for a vicar in the Bloxham benefice in October. This is because when I arrived in the benefice, I was appointed ‘Priest in charge’ which is not a permanent position. Bishop Colin has now written to […]

Bloxham Village History Club – 17th Sept 2014

Bloxham Village History Club – 17th Sept 2014

Wed 17 September, 7.30pm Jubilee Park Hall (off Brickle Lane) Stephen Barker: “The Ox and Bucks on the Somme, 1916” Our 2014/15 season kicks off, appropriately, with a talk on a First World War theme – the experience of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry on the Somme. Stephen Barker works at the Soldiers of […]

Bloxham Health Walks

Bloxham Health Walks

The lovely photograph below features Bloxham Health Walk Leader Alison Smith, our very youngest member Nicholas Weekes, plus Mum Anna and our most senior walker aged 89 years, Ken Norman! Bloxham Health Walking Group is known for its friendly welcome and is now in its eighth year of existence.  We have seven trained leaders providing […]

The Royal British Legion – 4th August 2014

The Royal British Legion – 4th August 2014

On Sunday 3rd. August at 1030 am a Service was held in the Parish Church during which members of the Royal British Legion took part.  The aim of the Service was to pause and reflect on the events leading up to the outbreak of the Great War and to consider its effect on a community such […]