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Please note that all football fixtures for this weekend, 2nd and 3rd February have been cancelled.
***UPDATE on Burst Water Main – A4095 Lords Lane/Howes Lane (10 Tonne Bridge)
- Road closures are now in place until Friday 11th January to facilitate repairs by Thames Water.
- Network Rail structural engineer has no concerns regarding the bridge.
- Footpaths have re-opened.
- Pipework repair estimated to be completed by 08.00hrs tomorrow (Thursday) however restoration of the road will take longer.
Please note that on-line tickets are no longer available. Tickets can be purchased from Bicester Town Council Offices, The Garth, Launton Road, Bicester; Tuesday to Thursday 9 – 5 pm and Friday up until 4pm. Tickets can also be purchased on the day; Adults £12.50, Children Under 16 £6 and Under 5’s FOC.
For any queries please call 01869 252915.
HUNDREDS of people descended on Garth Park, Bicester, to enjoy a day of free fun.
The gates of Garth Park, in Launton Road, opened on Wednesday, August 1, for the annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic and Activity Day.
A host of activities for children and young people aged up to 16, were sponsored by Bicester Village and organised by Bicester Town Council, including Go Karts, a climbing wall, obstacle course, exotic animal experience, children’s show, messy play, sculpting, drumming workshops and a mountain bike track.
During the day mayor Sean Gaul, Mayoress, his wife Louise and their son Miles also judged the Best Dressed Teddy contest.
Mrs Gaul said: “It was a surprisingly difficult task given the fact that all the teddy bears and soft toys were lovely, and personal to each child.
“All the children looked very proud of their efforts in getting their teddy bears prepared and dressed in some fantastic costumes, we saw an astronaut, a choir singer, various princess teddy bears and there was even a teddy who was around 3ft tall and bigger than its owner.
“In the end we gave first prize to a cuddly octopus who had been lovingly dressed up. Our son Miles, who is soon to turn four, absolutely loves octopus’ which was what led us to the decision.”
Councillor Gaul added: “The day was great and much busier than it has been in previous years which is testament to the fact the Bicester people are very fond of their annual teddy bears picnic.
“For my part, I am very grateful to the hard-working Bicester Town Council team for their unrelenting efforts to provide us all with great events all year round
A chance to meet your Mayor, Cllr Sean Gaul with a welcome drink and canapes at the Kings Arms Hotel and Restaurant in Bicester on Thursday 9th August commencing at 7pm.
Tickets are £10 and can be purchased from Bicester Town Council offices in Garth Park.
For further information please contact Julie Trinder firstname.lastname@example.org or
telephone 01869 252915.
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Bicester Town Council has been advised that Thames Valley Police has served Travellers who set up an unauthorised encampment at Whitelands Farm Sports Ground earlier this week with a Sec 61 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 notice to leave by 1530hrs Friday 18th May 2018.
We are aware of an unauthorised encampment on Kingsmere and are in touch with the relevant authorities (Cherwell District Council, Oxfordshire County Council and Thames Valley Police).
The site has been inspected and legal processes are underway.