Greatworth is one of the finest villages in South Northamptonshire, laying approximately 10 miles East of Banbury and 4 miles from Brackley on the South Northamptonshire/ Oxfordshire borders
We are fortunate to have a public house and a shop and post office. The village has a Primary School, and a pre-school. There is a Church (C of E) and a Methodist Chapel. The Village has a Sports and Social Club and there are a number of organizations within the village which always welcome new members.
We have an active Parish Council covering the villages of Greatworth, Halse and Stutchbury.
The village comprises of around 480 dwellings, with around 900 residents.
The village is a quiet location, at one of the highest points of Northamptonshire, which can be approached by road from three directions but remains very much a heart of the country position with fantastic views in all directions.
Latest News & Events
Councils in Northamptonshire have been given an extra year to prepare for the biggest shake-up of local government since the 1970s. Today, James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) gave his thumbs up to proposals...read more
The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Monday 3rd June, 2019 at 7.30pm in the Methodist Hall in Greatworth - all welcome.read more
Please join us for the Annual Parish Meeting at the school next Monday, 29th April at 8pm - refreshments will be served from 7:30pm. Come along to hear an update from HS2 and talks from Councillors on the Happylands Outdoor Gym, the proposed Community minibus and...read more
Northamptonshire Highways are carrying carriageway repairs along Cockley Road. To undertake these works safely will require that road is closed from the 28th February until the 14th March 2019 at off peak times only. A plan showing the closure and diversion can be...read more
The Parish Council are pleased to announce that from Thursday 4th October, the free bus to Banbury will now run every Thursday. The bus will leave The Square at 10:30am and return from Banbury bus station at 1pm as usual. It will continue to be free to all residents...read more
Calling all riders, cyclists and walkers - the Ride & Stride event is on Saturday 8th September, in aid of the National Churches Trust. The Bishop of Oxford is taking part this year, as is a tandem club in Shropshire and all 10 churches of the Chenderit Benefice,...read more
The A422 between the Farthinghoe recyling centre and New Road has been closed with immediate effect - please follow this link for more details:...read more
HS2 Update July 2018 The construction of the High-Speed rail line HS2 is about to commence. As the route passes close to Greatworth, we will be seeing significant activity in the near future. There are 3 main parties involved in the construction: HS2 Ltd:...read more
The Council would like to improve the facilities at Happylands to provide a range of play and outdoor gym equipment for older children and adults in the village. If you would like to provide your feedback to the Council on the plans then please use the attached...read more
On Saturday 8th September, Churches throughout the country will welcome cyclists, walkers, horse riders and drivers raising money from sponsorship based on the number of Churches they visit during the day. We want to make this a special day for the residents of the...read more