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Mobile library service to end in September 2016

Chadlington Parish Council has been sent the  following email  from Oxfordshire County Council:-   Mobile Library service closure   Dear Clerk,   I am writing to confirm that, regretfully, the mobile library service in Oxfordshire will cease to operate in September.   This difficult decision was taken in February following extensive public consultation on proposals to …

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Protect our local birdlife

Chadlington Parish Council has been asked by the RSPB to pass the following information on to help try to protect our local birds:   Hedge cutting during nesting season   The RSPB is reminding English local authorities and developers that cutting hedges and trees is best avoided between March and August.   With some birds …

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9 May 2016 Annual Parish Council meeting draft minutes now available

  The draft minutes of Chadlington Annual Parish Council meeting (APCM) on 9 May 2016 are now available.

  • The 9 May 2016 APCM minutes can either be downloaded here or read online below.
  • The Annual Return for CPC’s draft accounts for 2015/2016 financial year has now been approved by CPC and has …

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Plant monitoring volunteers wanted

Chadlington Parish Council has been asked by the National Plant Monitoring Scheme to publicise the information below: National Plant Monitoring Scheme   A reminder of who we are and what we need:

  • This scheme is a partnership between Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI); JNCC; Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) and Plantlife …

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EU Referendum Notice

Chadlington Parish Council has been asked by West Oxfordshire District Council to publicise the following information: Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union in the West Oxfordshire voting area 1. A referendum will be held on Thursday 23 June 2016 to decide on the question below:  Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the …

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Protecting the Chadlington Grape Hyacinth

Chadlington is one of the few places in Britain where the wild grape hyacinth (Muscari Neglectum) grows and there are usually some of these plants growing on the Stocks at this time of year. Although not a threatened species (according to the Oxfordshire Flora Group http://www.anhso-ofg.org.uk/ ) it is important that the plants are able to …

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Gain the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Chippy Lido is running a 5-day course from Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th July for students and older adults to gain the nationally recognised RLSS qualification. There will be an opportunity to join the dedicated team of lifeguards at the Lido once you have gained the qualification. For more information, contact Liz Cooke on 01608 …

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Friendship for the Bereaved

Anyone who has suffered a bereavement and feels in need of contact with others who will understand is welcome to go along to a group that meets on the last Saturday of each month in Chipping Norton. They have tea/coffee and cakes and occasional speakers and events, which are often light-hearted, offering enjoyment as well as the …

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Fix My Street

At the March Parish Council meeting the effectiveness of a County Council initiative to offer members of the public an opportunity to report potholes and other road defects was reported. People can let the County Council know of problems they have spotted via an online facility http://fixmystreet.oxfordshire.gov.uk/ The Council now has a quick method of repairing the …

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Copies of 1899 map of Chadlington available

1899 Map of part of Chadlington and surrounding fields A local resident has discovered an interesting map of part of Chadlington and gave it to a local history and map enthusiast in the village.  The map dates from 1899, and is at an unusually large scale of 1 mile to 25 inches.  The original is in …

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