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Use of village salt bins

During the bad weather Chadlington residents may have noticed that there are salt grit bins in the village; behind the Memorial Hall, opposite the playground and on the Stocks. The bins and the salt grit are supplied by Oxfordshire County Council and maintained by the Parish Council. The material is for the use of local …

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Snow – the Aftermath

Despite the thaw and rain on Wednesday, Chadlington is still quite snowy and there are some icy patches or roads and pavements. Potholes have appeared in some roads. The ones in the village have been noted by the Parish Council and reported to the water company and local councils. Hopefully they will be attended to …

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Carols on the Stocks cancelled

Unfortunately, the organisers of our annual village community carol singing event have had to cancel it due to the snow. As they said …”We would be setting up everything tomorrow when there will still be inches of snow on the ground and then Wednesday’s forecast is rain, so the grass will no doubt end up being a quagmire.”  Sad but …

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Snow News

  With schools and the playgroup closed in Chadlington many people are still staying indoors after yesterday’s snow. The Yoga class in the village hall has had to be cancelled. About 6 inches fell in the village and most properties were without power for much of the day. Reports on the Chadlington Community Facebook page …

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Is your child 3 or 4 years old?

….if so, you must apply now for a primary school place. All parents of children born between 1st September 2013 and 31st August 2014 should make their application via the County Council website as soon as possible and by 15th January 2018 at the latest. For further information, you can e-mail or call 0345 241 …

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Short deadline on further Local Plan consultation

West Oxfordshire District Council have announced that local residents are able to make comments on some new technical documents, related to the Local Plan, but people’s need to submit their views by noon on 20th December. Hearings by a government inspector took place back in the summer on the modifications that WODC is now proposing to …

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‘Cherry and Whites’ return to form

The regular Tite Inn Quiz winners were back on form on Sunday Night at the pub in Chadlington; clearly out-flanking the other nine teams to score yet another victory. The runners up were ‘Quartet’ in second place and the ‘Undertakers’, who came third. The Quiz Master calculated that the average score was 70% over six …

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Good Neighbours wins recognition

We are proud to announce that one of the founders of the Chadlington, Dean, Taston and Spelsbury Good Neighbours’ scheme has been given special recognition for her leadership role in helping local volunteers and vulnerable people. The scheme has been running since 2015 and apart from organising Afternoon Teas on a weekly basis throughout the …

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Join the cashless economy

Do you know that Chipping Norton has a LETS (Local Exchange Trading System) scheme up and running? It works by members offering goods and services, like surplus crops from their allotments or their time to help with caring, in return for notional tokens which can then be exchanged for other members’ offers. No actual money …

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Thomas steams into Chadlington Playground

A beautiful new piece of play equipment for younger children has been added to the playground. It has been lovingly handmade by Brian Hamblin, Parish Councillor. Why not go along and say ‘hello’ or even ‘toot, toot’?   Chadlington Playground is widely known and used as one of the best around, and this is largely …

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