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.

History of Greatworth

History of Greatworth

A brief history of Greatworth and surrounding areas

Rights of Way

Local footpaths & maps

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Glimpse Greatworth

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Latest News & Events

Census 2021 – it’s nearly here

Every ten years the census takes place in England and Wales, providing insight into the people who live across the country and what their lives are like. This year, census day is on Sunday 21 March. You may already have seen advertisements on the TV,  in newspapers...

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B4525 road closure on Monday 1st February 2021

A utility trial hole is required at the Helmdon Road/B4525 junction to confirm the presence of utilities; this will involve the closure of a small section of road around where the trial hole will be dug. On Monday 1st February 2021 the stretch of B4525 just to the...

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The minutes from the meeting on 4th January 2021 are available to view here.

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Waste Collection Calendar for 2020-21

Bin collections are now back to normal - real Christmas trees will be collected with the next green bin collection, please leave your trees either inside or by your green bin. The 2020-21 waste collection calendar can be found...

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Greatworth and Halse Parish Council – Halse Ward NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Robert Dick, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council. In accordance with the Local...

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Free Christmas meal for people in need

SOFEA are working in partnership with Food4Heroes to offer a free Christmas Meal to people in need. Following their successful delivery of meals to NHS staff during lockdown, Food4Heroes have agreed to provide a Christmas meal to people who may not be able to spend...

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Consultation open on the Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme

Public consultation on the proposals for the new Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS) for West Northamptonshire will go live for a six-week period, beginning on Monday 2nd November, until midnight on Sunday 13th December 2020. The final scheme will be agreed by...

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A422 Farthinghoe Bypass – consultation

NCC and Highways have opened up a public consultation for the proposed A422 Farthinghoe Bypass. For more details and to give feedback please click here. The consultation is open until the first week in January...

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Return of the Banbury Bus

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...

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