In the Sibfords today ...

7.00 am Sibfords & Burdrop Blue & Brown bin collection

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8.45 am Holy Trinity Church Morning Prayer
10.00 am Village Hall Watercolour Class
12.00 pm Village Hall Fielding Club

... and tomorrow

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Ambulance Service Governor vacancies

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is currently looking for governors and is encouraging members of the public to put their names forward as candidates at its autumn 2016 election.

The Trust, which covers the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire will be holding a workshop for aspirant governors on Wednesday 7 September 2016, from 6pm to 7:30pm at Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury, RG14 2DR.

The event will focus on the vital role played by governors in the life of a foundation trust and on the election process.

If you would like to book a place, please let the Company Secretary know either by email at or by phone at 01869 365 000. Read more »

Horton Hospital review

According to the Banbury Guardian, health bosses in Oxford are planning the future of health care in Oxfordshire which could include major downgrades at the Horton, such as a midwife-only maternity unit, no special care baby unit, no 24-hour children’s ward and a GP-led minor injuries unit in place of full A&E. Read more »

Police and Crime Commissioner survey

The Police and Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley would like your views on policing and crime.

This Summer, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is seeking views from the residents of Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire on policing and crime. This feedback will help inform the Police and Crime Plan which sets the priorities for Thames Valley Police for the next 5 years.

What concerns you about policing in your area? What would you like Thames Valley Police to prioritise with regards to crime? Have you been a victim of crime and would like to feed back your experience? Read more »

Glass recycling

Glass recycling containers are available at the Wykham Arms and just outside Sibford Ferris at The Elm crossroads.

How to avoid an event clash

When you are planning a coffee morning, a plant sale or some other village event, make sure you do these things before publishing the date and time of the event: Read more »

Sibfords historic village trail

Have you walked the circular historic village trail? Download the leaflet from Cherwell District Council.