New courses for Spring

Oxfordshire Adult Learning have a Portrait Drawing course and a Posturecise course starting in the New Year in Glyme Hall, Chipping Norton. The Portrait Drawing class is being taken by Chadlington resident Susan Neale. Posturecise is being taught by Jill Colchester and is for anyone who wants to improve their posture through regular exercises. Both courses  …

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Unknown villager tackles Gibbon’s masterpiece

When the Book Exchange was put up, a ‘starter collection’ of books was placed there from the Oxfam Books and Music shop in Chipping Norton; including an old copy of one volume of Edward Gibbon’s magnum opus: “The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire”. It was partly put there to test …

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Chadlington representative needed for Youth Council

Chipping Norton Town Council is keen to establish a Youth Council and would like representatives (aged 14 upwards) from across the town and surrounding villages. Councillors Georgia Mazower and Rizvana Poole are developing ideas for using a one-off grant from Oxfordshire County Council’s Youth Opportunities Fund. They are working in partnership with Chipping Norton School …

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Chipping Norton (formerly Chadlington) Flower Club closes

Chipping Norton News reports that sadly the organisers of this long established club have had to close it. The Club used to meet in Chadlington Memorial Hall; where it had been a regular opportunity for flower arrangers to get together over many years. Elaine Parsons said “Due to lack of finances, we have had to make …

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Go ahead for Memorial Hall car park

  The Village Hall Committee and Parish Council are delighted to announce that their application for a grant to pay for part of the cost of levelling and re-surfacing the village hall car park has been successful. The Chair of the Committee – Sue Cox, is pictured here with Zoe Townsend, Chair of the Parish …

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Severe Weather – be prepared

There are already some forecasts for severe weather this winter and some have already suffered flooding in Chadlington. So here are a couple of information sources which could be useful to have on hand. The first is the leaflet prepared by Good Neighbours and the Parish Council with specific advice on being …

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Playground equipment repairs completed

The Parish Council is grateful (once again) to a small band of volunteers – Brian, Ron, Matt and Anthony who have carried out a number of repairs, including mending the swings at our village playground. While they were carrying these repairs out they also found that the rear posts of the swings needing replaced so …

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Good Neighbours needs volunteers

Our local Good Neighbours scheme operates in Chadlington, Spelsbury, Taston and Dean. New volunteers are needed, mainly to drive people to medical appointments but also to help with the weekly Afternoon Teas. They also offer help with household tasks, shopping, and befriending people who are in need of some help.. The weekly Afternoon Tea takes …

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Home Library Service available

If you’d like to borrow books, music or films from Chipping Norton Library, but can’t manage to get there at the moment, local volunteers will bring them to you. There is no charge and all volunteers are DBS checked and wear identification badges. Please contact this service on 01865 810259 or e-mail homelibraryservice@oxfordshire.gov.uk  More information …

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Businesses open as usual

Please continue to support our village businesses during the roadworks. Although the broadband fibre laying work is causing some disruption, currently along Chapel Road/East End, the shops will be open as usual and will welcome your visit.

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