Deddington’s Orchard Day

Deddington’s Orchard Day

We had a lovely morning down at the community orchard in April, with 20 plus volunteers. The weather was kind and we got so much done, creating a wildflower area (fingers crossed the rabbits haven’t noticed our tasty wildflower plugs), getting the 5 star luxury...
Help us to record Deddington’s wildflowers!

Help us to record Deddington’s wildflowers!

This year the parish council have worked with their grass cutting contractors to leave 16 grassy verge sites across the parish of Deddington un-mown during the months of May and June . The idea is to allow wildflowers to set seed and complete their lifecycle before...
Meet The Local Business: Bee Special!

Meet The Local Business: Bee Special!

To recognise World Bee Day and the importance of pollinators for our environment, this month we spoke to two local businesses – Neve’s Bees and Helen’s Local Honey – who have bees at the heart of what they do! Firstly, Julie, from Neve’s...
This May, We’re Celebrating Bees!

This May, We’re Celebrating Bees!

We are celebrating bees and other pollinators this month.  Last year, conservation charity, Buglife, reported a 65% decline in the number of insects splattered on people’s number plates, compared to a similar study done in 2004.  Now while this may be good news for...
Local Volunteers Clean Up Deddington’s Streets

Local Volunteers Clean Up Deddington’s Streets

On Sunday 2 April, 35 volunteers from Hempton, Clifton and Deddington took part in The Great British Spring Clean community litter pick. Cherwell District Council and Deddington Parish Council helped provide the equipment although some keen wombles brought their own....