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Baa Baa Black Sheep

The sheep have returned to the Paddock opposite Café de la Post and there is now a mixed flock, with a number of black sheep, as well as the whiter coloured animals who had been in the field before. They are enjoying the lush vegetation and adding another attraction to the village’s relaxing, summertime scene.

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Oxfordshire’s Roads to be Resurfaced

Oxfordshire County Council has now recognised the need to resurface many of the county’s local roads and has announced a ‘summer of road surfacing’ starting now. More than half a million square metres of road across Oxfordshire will be given a new lease of life thanks to the surface-dressing technique – waterproofing the roads and extending their …

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Sumer is incumen in

Sumer Is Icumen In” (also called the Summer Canon and the Cuckoo Song) is a medieval English round or rota of the mid-13th century. The title translates approximately to “Summer Has Come In” or “Summer Has Arrived” (Roscow, 1999). The song is composed in the Wessex dialect of Middle English.   Source: Wikipedia Despite the recent cold …

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Methodist Chapel buildings – have your say.

The Editor has received this message from the Methodist minister who’s overseeing the future of our local Chapel now that it is closed for worship. “The Methodist Church in the area of Chipping Norton is exploring, with local residents, what the future of the Methodist chapel buildings in Chadlington might be. The Methodist Church are …

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Armistice Tree growing well

      If you were one of the many villagers who attended the planting of the commemorative rowan tree outside Chadlington Memorial Hall last November (or even if you were unable to be there on the day) you’ll be pleased to see how well the small sapling is growing.       A few …

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Volunteer to help schoolchildren read

The Oxfordshire-based charity ARCh is calling for local volunteers to spend a few hours a week encouraging children to enjoy reading. The sessions take place in primary school and full training and materials are provided. For more information see their website or contact Heidi@archoxfordshire.org.uk

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What do you think of the Parish Plan?

Chadlington Parish Council has prepared a Parish Plan for 2019/20 which sets out Parish Councillors views of their priorities for the village and the approach they are taking to reviewing planning applications made to West Oxfordshire District Council. The Parish Plan has been delivered to every household in the village with this month’s Parish Magazine …

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What’s the weather in Chadlington?

  There are many weather apps for your ‘phone and frequent forecasts on radio and TV. But if you just want a quick look at whether it will be rain or shine (or what combination of both) here in Chadlington, have a quick look at the foot of the Chadlington village website Home Page.

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Chadlington Good Neighbours

Have you heard of Chadlington Good Neighbours? They are a group of local volunteers who can offer help with household tasks, shopping, transport to medical appointments and befriending for residents of Chadlington, Splesbury, Taston and Dean. The project has recently obtained a wheelchair that can be borrowed for short periods and runs the weekly Afternoon …

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Please don’t obstruct our pavements

One of the joys of living in a place like Chadlington is that people are often walking about the village; to the shops, with their dogs or just to enjoy the view. Unfortunately in some places the pathways are obstructed and moving out onto the road can be dangerous or even impossible, especially for wheelchair/mobility …

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