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
Greatworth and Halse Parish Council are very pleased to announce that the Banbury bus is running again. The bus will run on the following dates: Thursday 8th October 2020 Thursday 5th November 2020 Thursday 3rd December 2020 Thursday 17th December 2020 Leaving The...read more
Please click here to access information on the public consultation relating to a forthcoming planning application being prepared by JBM Solar for a solar farm on land between Greatworth and...read more
You are invited to join a HS2 virtual archaeology update for the Greatworth area. During this talk we’ll be explaining the archaeological processes we are undertaking near Greatworth and what exciting discoveries we have made so far. Some of these discoveries include...read more
The next meeting of the Parish Council will be an Extraordinary meeting on Monday 28th July 2020 at 7:30pm. Due to the current situation the meeting will be held online and the public are welcome to join us. Please see the bottom of the agenda for the online meeting...read more
The Parish Council have carried out a risk assessment on the feasibility of re-opening Brownsills and the skate ramp. We have identified a few changes and small repairs that need to be done before the areas can be opened safely - these will be carried out in time for...read more
Please click here to view the Notice of Public rights for the 2019-20 Annual Auditread more
At present the Brownsills play area and the skate ramp remain closed. A risk assessment has been carried out and the Parish Council are meeting tomorrow (Monday 6th) to consider how we can ensure that the areas are safe to open to the public. Further information will...read more
NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY - GREATWORTH WARD There is a vacancy on Greatworth Parish Council caused by the retirement of Cllr Veronica Ward. Any person willing to fill this vacancy should apply to the Parish Clerk in writing on by Friday 3rd July 2020. To qualify: the...read more
The Parish Council wishes to announce that Mrs. Veronica Ward has retired from the Parish Council having served on the Council for over fourteen years, and as Chairman since 2016. As many villagers will remember, Veronica played a vital role on the Council during the...read more
The Parish Council’s Small Village Grant Scheme 2020 is now open for applications – village clubs and organisations can apply for grants of up to £250 for specific projects, purchases or events. Please click here to view the terms and conditions (Grant Awarding...read more