Thursday, 27 January 2022

Villagers to deter common joyriders

A DITCH will be dug around the perimeter of the Bix Common field to stop people joyriding. The field, which is in front of Bix and ...

 

Banker honoured for service in Hong Kong

Banker honoured for service in Hong Kong

A BANKER from Bix received an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to British business in Hong Kong. Peter Burnett is ...

 

Road closure

A SECTION of Old Bix Road will be closed in both directions from tomorrow (Saturday) until next Friday for carriageway and verge ...

 

Festive fancy dress dog show

Festive fancy dress dog show

PETS of all shapes and sizes took part in a festive fancy dress dog show in Nettlebed at the weekend. About 30 pooches dressed as ...

 

Dame Mary’s Christmas TV bible reading

Dame Mary’s Christmas TV bible reading

MARY BERRY will be seen on television on Christmas night giving a bible reading at her favourite church. She was filmed at St James ...

 

Church extension

THE church in Bix is to be extended to turn it into a community hub. A kitchen and toilet block will be included in the annexe at St ...

 

Extension of church approved

AN extension will be carried out at the church in Bix to turn it into a community hub. The parochial church council at St James’s ...

 

Fete and dog show raises £3,200 for church appeal

Fete and dog show raises £3,200 for church appeal

A FETE raised more than £3,200 for St James’s Church in Bix. Attractions at the annual event hosted by the villages of Bix and ...

 

Plans for community hub re-submitted to council

PLANS to extend the church in Bix to make it a community hub have been re-submitted. The parochial church council at St James’s Church ...

 

Lower speed limit backed

Lower speed limit backed

RESIDENTS in Bix and Assendon have shown support for a speed awareness campaign. The parish council is ordering 200 stickers from the ...

 

New clerk

A NEW clerk has been appointed for two parish councils. Karen Wheeler succeeds Jane Pryce, who had held the role on Bix and Assendon ...

 

Tree replaced

THE old Armistice tree on Bix Common is to be replaced. Bix and Assendon Parish Council considered moving it to outside St James’s ...

 

Village fete

THE Bix and Assendon village fete will take place on Bix Common tomorrow (Saturday) from 2pm to 4pm. Attractions will include stalls, ...

 

Family use life savings to fix home ruined by builder

Family use life savings to fix home ruined by builder

A FAMILY whose home was demolished by a builder who then walked away without replacing it are finally getting their lives back on ...

 

Villages renew effort to reduce speeding

TWO villages are trying to stop drivers speeding. Nettlebed Parish Council has given “20’s Plenty” stickers to residents of Watlington ...

 

Bus extension

A BUS service for vulnerable people could visit Bix and Assendon more often. The Comet currently takes residents who are unable to use ...

 

Clerk to two parish councils won’t miss doing minutes

Clerk to two parish councils won’t miss doing minutes

A WOMAN who has worked as a parish clerk for the last seven years is standing down. Jane Pryce joined Rotherfield Greys Parish Council ...

 

Memorial trees plan

MEMORIAL trees could be planted in Bix and Assendon to mark the passing of the coronavirus pandemic. The parish council is thinking of ...

 

Mowing delay

GRASS cutting services in Bix and Assendon are due to return next month. The parish council is taking part in the No Mow May ...

 

‘Unsightly’ grass verge

THE grass verge opposite the Golden Ball pub in Lower Assendon could be adopted officially to stop it from being damaged. Bix and ...

 

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