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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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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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‘Grand designs’ comes to Chadlingon

Not a sight often seen on the village skyline – an enormous crane, more redolent of an urban landscape, is being used to transfer the concrete flooring to the new house being built in Horseshoe Lane. Most of the house built so far is below road level so the upper floors are yet to be …

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How are the rare Muscari doing on The Stocks?

Last month a group of enthusiastic naturalists did a survey of Muscari Neglectum – the wild, rare Grape Hyacinth that blooms on The Stocks every year in Chadlington. The report shows that the number of flowering heads was greater than last year. There were also many growing on the footpath, probably due to the cutting …

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Chadlington School sculpture displayed at Kingham

Chadlington School were thrilled to find their creation for Oxfordshire Art Week in prime position when they visited Kingham Lodge last week: a stunning Phoenix made from recycled materials and painted by every child in the school. The sculpture was adorned with small mobiles created from cogs, wheels and other pieces of scrap metal and …

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Train as a Lifeguard at The Lido

The Lido at Chipping Norton will be running their lifeguard training course again this year, between 7th and 11th July. If you are over 16 by 11th July you are eligible to apply. The course is NPLQ accredited and will qualify you to work at the Lido as well as other swimming facilities elsewhere. Please …

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Chadlington Parish Council AGM Agenda 14 May 2018

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Chadlington Parish Council will be held at the Memorial Hall, Chadlington on Monday 14 May 2018 at 7.30pm followed by the Annual Parish Meeting.   Members of the public & press are welcome to attend. Members of the public may make representations to the Council …

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Data protection and the village website

You may be aware that data protection law is changing and a new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force. This website has a record of subscribers’ e-mail addresses and so is also subject to the new data protection rules.  There is no other personal data held. If you have requested regular e-mails …

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