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Update on village roadworks

The Editor has received a reply from Oxfordshire County Council about the roadworks that are due to start in Catsham Lane and Horse Shoe Lane next week. A Technical Officer for Highways and Drainage has provided the following information: “The work is to reconstruct a section of carriageway near the railway bridge and hence there …

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The Longest Day in the Cotswolds

The longest daylight hours traditionally herald the beginning of summer on June 21st and in the Cotswolds this means that we will have 16 hours, 49 minutes and 35 seconds of daylight from sunrise at 4.44 a.m until sunset and 9.34 p.m. So this is the day of the Summer Solstice. After that date sunrise …

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Forthcoming Roadworks on Horse Shoe Lane/ Catsham Lane

You will probably have noticed the yellow signs at the Shorthampton junction with Catsham Lane and at the top of Horse Shoe Lane notifying us that the road will be closed from 26th June for 5 days. Confusingly the official Traffic Order for closing the road says that it will be closed for 13 days. …

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Prepare for summer train disruption

Chadlington residents will be affected by the Oxford railway line improvements being conducted by Great Western Railways.  On three weekends in July there will be no trains at all on the line between Oxford and Moreton-in-Marsh, with a replacement bus service in operation. During the week from 9th-13th and 16th-20th July the buses will just …

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Summer news from Chadlington School

Another busy term for the school, and some success on the sports field, as the Year 5 Athletics team emerged victorious at the CNPS Festival. So well done Tom, Warrick, Alishca and Gracie for their outstanding efforts in Track and Field, and also an excellent effort from the Year 4 team, who finished in second …

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Become a Cotswold Warden

You may have noticed that recently the footpath opposite the butchers and grocery shop in Chadlington has been cleared and new steps have been installed. This work was carried out by Cotswold Voluntary Wardens, who recently won the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. They are looking for new recruits, so if you are willing to …

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Ladies football team in the League

A great summer of football is not just about the World Cup. July sees the newly formed Chadlington Ladies Football Club participate in their first fixtures of the season. They have been placed in the Premier Division of the Oxfordshire Women’s Small Sided League which takes place at the Oxford Academy School on Monday evenings. The club …

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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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Beware the Blandford Fly

A Chadlington resident has let the Editor know that these nasty biting insects are active in the village again this year. Last year Woodstock GP Surgery produced this helpful notice about how to avoid being bitten but if you are then how to deal with the unpleasant and sore after effects. See the attached document …

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Why not try walking football?

The Editor has received a message from across the valley offering Chadlington residents a chance to join walking football sessions in Charlbury. David Haynes writes that “last October we started a Walking Football session at Charlbury Community Centre (on the site of the old Spendlove School). It has now expanded to include an evening session. …

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