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Chipping Norton Leisure Centre to be expanded

The Leisure Centre, next to the secondary school in the town, will be provided with a new artificial turf pitch, to replace the tarmac one and a larger gym.. West Oxfordshire District Council, developer contributions and the Centre operator GLL Better are jointly funding the improvements, which are due to take place over the next …

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Walk the History of Chadlington

Cotswold Wardens, Lucy and Martin Squires, will be leading a walk around the wider area of Chadlington to explore the history of this part of the Evenlode Valley. The guided walk takes place on Sunday 9th September (see the Calendar for more details), it is free and should offer plenty of opportunities for interesting insights …

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Chapel Road roadworks – Update

The Editor and Parish Clerk have been in touch with Oxfordshire County Council for more information about the forthcoming road works on Chapel Road from Cafe de la Post and Chadlington Road towards Dean and Spelsbury. We have received the following reply, which should hopefully address any confusion and concerns: The treatment being conducted, Surface …

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Probus seeks new members in Chipping Norton

The Editor has received this message from the Probus group that meets in Chipping Norton. We extend a warm welcome for you to come along to our meeting(s) and perhaps to become a member. We have recently relocated to The Blue Boar in Chipping Norton and meet at 12.00 midday every 2nd Tuesday of each …

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New football season in Chadlington

Chadlington Sports and Social Club has not been quiet over the summer with Ladies Football training continuing on a Monday evening and there is now pre-season training for the men’s team on a Wednesday evening. See their website for more information. Once the season starts in mid-September there will be a new under 17s …

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Chapel Road closed for one day in next week

Yellow signs on The Stocks and near the road to Dean indicate that the whole of Chapel Road and on to Chadlington Road out of the village towards Spelsbury will be closed for one day during the week beginning 18th August for roads works. Necessary access to ‘frontages’ is allowed but there is bound to …

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Cafe de la Post

There is no further news on the sale of Cafe de la Post as yet. The current owners have presented three options for the sale of the Cafe on a poster in the shop window. The first is to sell the building as an investment property, with the cafe business becoming an independent tenancy. This …

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Expect heavy traffic this weekend

As you travel around the area you will have seen many temporary signs and some temporary traffic lights ready to manage the congestion that will inevitably accompany the two big events at Cornbury Park and Blenheim Palace this weekend. If you do need to travel through Charlbury, on the Wychwood Forest Road or down through …

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Even the drains have dried up!

The record-breaking hot summer of 2018 is providing some unusual sights around the village – early harvests, blackberries in July and this dried up drain, where only hardy grass is surviving. What have you seen locally that shows the impact of months with very little rain? Send in your photos to the Editor to add …

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Ride, Stride or welcome for our local churches

Ride and Stride is the single largest source of income for Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust and it is also a great way to enjoy getting out and about in Oxfordshire. This year the event takes place on 8th September. This sponsorship event raises funds enabling the OHCT to make grants for refurbishing and preserving the …

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