Local Information

Current Transport Options for Residents:-

The Parish Council are keen to compile an up to date list of transport options for residents. If you have used the services of volunteer drivers, OCC Comet minibuses, shared taxis or other methods of transport that you would recommend to other residents, please could you let The Clerk know.

clerkfritwellparishcouncil@gmail.com      01869 345830

Recent data on passenger numbers on service 81 (Nov 2017)

The current list of possibilities can be accessed via the link below:-

Community Transport options

Cala Homes Development

Cherwell District Council website 


Fritwell Conservation Plan: Download the plan

Cherwell Valley Benefice & The Three ParishesAccess them here

Bus Services : Comet Services leaflet

Medical Facilities

Deddington Health Centre, Earls Lane Deddington, Tel: 01869 338611

Bicester Health Centre, Coker Close, Tel: 01869 249333

Montgomery House, Coker Close Tel: 01869 249222.

Horton Hospital, Oxford Road, Banbury Tel: 0300 304 7777

Bicester Community Hospital out of hours first aid department:01865 903880

Fix my Street – to report potholes, broken streetlights, worn road markings etc.


Wheelie bins are emptied on Thursdays. Green (household waste) are emptied on the 1st and 3rd weeks and Blue(recycling) and Brown (garden waste) on the 2nd and 4th weeks. Guidance from Cherwell District Council HERE


Fritwell Church of England Primary School: 01869 345283 or go to www.fritwellschool.co.uk

St Olaves Church

The Team Rector is the Reverend Helen Barnes. The Church Warden is Jane White. A warm welcome is extended to everyone at all services. Further details can be obtained from the Church Notice Board, the Three Parishes Newsletter or the website http://www.cherwellvalleybenefice.org.uk

Wesleyan Reform Chapel

The Chapel is situated on North Street and welcomes you to join their worship each Sunday at 10.30am. Further details can be obtained from the Chapel notice board or the Three Parishes Newsletter. A copy of this is also availble on the Cherwell Benefices website. http://www.cherwellvalleybenefice.org.uk/

The Three Parishes Newsletter

This contains news and events from Fritwell, Ardley with Fewcott, and Souldern as well as church news from these parishes. Editor: Vicky Hibberd. editor@3parishesnews.co.uk  Tel: 345830  / Mob: 07788 560174

Letters, comments, articles, drawings, pictures, contributions, opinions etc. are very welcome. Whilst the editors do not necessarily agree with the content of contributions and reserve the right to edit for space, all are considered equally. There is a 400 word limit on all contributions please. If your item is not time-sensitive, it will not necessarily be included in the first issue after you submit it, but you will be informed when it will appear. All contributions by email will be acknowledged.

For contributions and subscriptions, e-mail is the best way to contact us: editor@3parishesnews.co.uk. You can leave typed articles at any of the collection points below.

  • Barbara McGarry, Deep Well Cottage in Souldern
  • Madeleine Gilpin, ‘Millwood’, Water Lane in Ardley
  • Vicky Hibberd, 11 May’s Close in Fritwell

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Three Parishes Magazine Website:    www.cherwellvalleybenefice.org.uk/news

Thames Valley Police: https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk 

Support for Victims of Crime: www.victims-first.org.uk

Job Centre : http://www.jobcentrenearme.com