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Useful Information

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Allotments

There are allotments available at the bottom of the village. Chairman of the Allotments is Brian Butler Tel:690289

Bus Services

The Catteralls Service runs from the village to Banbury and back twice per week.

Leaving from the notice board at 10.10am and returning from Banbury Bus Station at 1.30pm Thursday and Saturday.

Clock Repairs & Restoration

An excellent local clock repairer based in Banbury. Andrew McLennan is a fellow of BHI and can undertake all types of repairs and restoration. Tel: 01295 262390

  • Clock Repairer

    Councils

    The District Councillor for our village is Mr Simon Jackson, Glen Farm, Arlescote, OX17 1DQ Tel: 01295 690223

  • Stratford District Council

    The County Councillor for our village is Mr Chris Williams, 23 Meadow Way, Fenny Compton,Southam CV47 2WD 01295 770792.

    email cllrwilliams@warwickshire.gov.uk

  • Warwickshire County Council

    Doctors

    Surgery in Fenny Compton, about 4 miles away. 01295 770855

  • Fenny Compton Surgery

    Surgery in Cropredy 01295 758372

  • Cropredy Surgery

    Surgery in Kineton

  • Kineton Surgery

    Electricity

    The local supply company is npower. Contact on 0845 675 0425

    Customer Service PO Box 313 Gateshead NE11 0ZT

    For loss of supply or emergency call 0800 328 1111

  • npower

    Garage Services

    Warmington Garage on the Mollington Road. General motor engineers and mechanics. They can arrange MOT Tests as well. Contact Martin or Adrian Smith Tel: 01295 690415 (recommended)

    Esso filling station and large shop at Gaydon, open 0700-2300 each day. Now reopened with coffee shop cash machine and some food supplies including milk.

    Gas Supply

    There is no mains gas available, however LPG supplies are available from a number of local suppliers

    Bottled gas can be obtained from the Farm Supply shop at Fir Tree Farm at the top of Warmington Hill off Camp Lane

  • Calor Gas

  • Flogas

    Hospital

    The nearest Accident and Emergency facilities are at Banbury (Horton General, Oxford Road). 01295 275500

  • Horton Hospital

    Library

    The Mobile Library visits On the Green between 1455 and 1515 every third Tuesday. Commencing January 20th 2009.

    It is on the Green between 1455 and 1515.

    Use the link below for the dates the library visits Warmington

    Housebound residents can get assistance from Age Concern Staff in delivery of library books to home. Contact Debbie Sly 01926 851 031

    Click here for local information on Libraries

  • Local Libraries

  • Mobile Library Dates

    Member of Parliament

    The MP for our area is Jeremy Wright (Conservative). He represents Kenilworth & Southam. Contact details are: Wilton House, Southbank Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1LA Tel: 01926 853650 Or fax on 01926 854615. or at House of Commons e-mail: wrightjp@parliament.uk

    Milkman

    Newspapers

    Newspapers are delivered every day and can be ordered from: S and G Smith, 5 Beaumont Business Centre, Banbury, OX16 1TN Tel 01295 268499

    Neighbourhood Watch

    Our village coordinator is Helen Smart Tel: 690648.

    Please report any issues or suspicions to her. She has local contact with Warwickshire and Northamptonshire police.

    Oil Supply

    Central Heating oil supplies are available from a number of local suppliers.

    There is a group buying scheme in the village where a number of households arrange a full tanker of oil between them for one delivery date.

    This reduces the cost of the oil to each household.

    Cookes Fuels 0121 328 0869. Q8 Oil 01295 220660. CPL Oil 01295 268422.

    Playgroup

    Friday morning sessions for babies and pre-school children with their carers.

    Sessions alternate between Warmington and Shotteswell village halls, 10am-11.30am.

    For information contact Georgina Bullworthy on 01295 690893.

    Postman

    Daily deliveries about 9.00am onwards. The sorting office is Banbury, behind the railway station.

  • Sorting Office

    The Post Office at Kineton is a proper sub post office where you can tax your car etc.

    Easy parking and really friendly staff. USE IT OR LOSE IT

    There is a post box on Church Hill by the notice board. Collections take place throughout the day at various times, with the last collection at 4.15pm. Later post can be posted in Banbury.

    Police

    The local Warwickshire police officer for our area is

    PC541 Chris Cuthbertson Tel: 01789 414111 Voicemail 10541

  • Warwickshire Police

    Recycling Green waste and Refuse Collection

    Recycling is collected on alternate Wednesdays. The large green wheelie bins for garden recycing are also collected on the same Wednesday as the grey lidded refuse bins.

    The blue lidded grey wheelie bin is for paper, plastics glass and metal recycling.

    Click here for local up to date information on refuse and recycling

  • Refuse Collection and Recycling

    Refuse collection is on alternate Wednesdays.

    Residents have to put their household rubbish and recycling on their property boundary on collection days. Help will still be given to elderly, disabled and infirm residents if they need help moving their bags or recycling bins, you just need to contact them so that they can make these arrangements for you.

    There is a local rubbish tip at Alkerton, near Shenington, go through Edge Hill and then back towards Banbury on A422

    They will not accept commercial vehicles or pick ups. Landrovers are OK if they have rear seats or rear windows. I don't make the rules...

  • Local Tip

    Street Lighting

    Faulty or broken lights in the village can be reported on 01926 412515 or via link below

  • Street Lighting

    Trains

    Trains – Banbury station is about 7 miles; go via Mollington to avoid the worst of the Banbury traffic; allow 25 minutes to park, buy your ticket, etc.

  • Train Times and Station Information

    Chiltern Railways trains are 4 times an hour to London Marylebone (just over an hour) and Birmingham Snow Hill (also about an hour) at peak times, 2 or more trains an hour at other times. NB – Birmingham is not what it used to be! It has one of the best shopping centres in Europe, plus some of the hottest night clubs you’ll find anywhere.

    Chiltern Railways enquiries – 08456 005 165 (open 07.00 to 20.00), or National Rail Enquiries – 08457 484950 (24 hours)

    Virgin Trains operate half-hourly ‘cross country’ services which will take you to Oxford (20 minutes – much better than driving!) and south to Bournemouth; or north via Birmingham International (hourly for the NEC and Airport) to Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and more!

    National Rail Enquiries – 08457 484950 (24 hours)

    Water and Sewage

    Severn Trent supply mains water in the village, with Thames Water handling the sewage. However you pay one bill to Severn Trent and they sort it out with Thames.

    Contact details for Severn Trent customer services 08457 500 500

    Water and Sewage enquiries and emergencies 0800 783 4444

    Sherbourne House, St Martins Road, Coventry, Cv3 6sd

  • Severn Trent

    Shops and Services

    Garage Services

    Esso filling station and large shop at Gaydon, open 0700-2300 each day. Now reopened with coffee shop cash machine and some food supplies including milk.

    Warmington Garage on the Mollington Road. General motor engineers and mechanics. Contact Martin Smith Tel: 01295 690415 (recommended)

    Tesco in Banbury have a large filling station open all night except Sunday nights.

    For desperate times the M40 services north of J12 at Gaydon are 365 days 24 hours.

    Main Local Shops

    Warmington Hill Farm Shop. Fresh meat, fish, vegetables, bread, milk and eggs 0.5m Thursday through Sunday, 10.00 – 5.00

    National Herb Centre. Specialty foods, herbs (!), spices, jams, cakes, cheese and honey. Presents you may end up eating! 0.5m 9.00 – 5.00 daily 10.30 – 5.00 Sundays

    Cropredy stores (Cropredy) Fresh bread, good range of food for a ‘local’ store, newspapers, Link cash machine 3.5m Weekdays 8.00 – 6.00 Saturdays 8.30 – 6.00 Sundays 9.00 – 4.00

    Esso garage/store (Gaydon) Service station with reasonable range of food including fresh bakery; newspapers 5m Weekdays 6.00 – 11.00 Saturdays 6.00 – 10.30 Sunday 6.00 – 10.00

    Co-Operative local store, Rotary Way, Hanwell Fields Banbury. Off B4100 just before you get to Banbury. Open Mon-Sat 7am-10pm, Sun 8am-10pm

    Tesco (Banbury) Pretty much everything including cash machines. Go via Mollington to avoid the worst of the Banbury traffic 6m 8.00am Monday through to 11.00pm Saturday (Sundays 10.00 – 4.00)

    Banbury market. Fresh fish, vegetables, flowers, olives, ham on the bone, cheese etc.; and all sorts of market stall produce including Banbury Cakes! 7m Thursday and Saturday mornings. Farmers market 1st Friday in every month

    Kineton has a variety of local shops, hairdresser, estate agent, fish and chips, chinese take away from Carpenters Arms pub opposite Post Office. … – and a very good Indian restaurant/take away and a couple of pubs 5.5m. 7 days/week

    Banbury. Has pretty much everything with all the usual High Street suspects – Marks and Spencer, Debenhams, Boots etc… and of course all the banks 7m. 7 days/week

    Bicester Village. Hang on to your wallets chaps! Designer outlet shops such as Ralph Lauren, DKNY, Nicole Fahri, Wedgewood… selling seconds and discontinued lines.Some excellent deals from time to time 26m via M40,Exit at Junction 9. 7 days/week

    Other Village and Local Facilities

    Village Notice Board – next to the post box. There are lots of local businesses advertising on the board, and local events and issues are posted.

    The Church notice board is further up the hill, at the foot of the steps leading up to the Church

    Public telephone – straight across the Green opposite the pond.