Chadli… wins it for Belgium!

In yet another nail-biting World Cup match a final minute of added time goal won the game for Belgium against Japan with a spectacular strike from Nacer Chadli. As he plays his club football for West Bromwich Albion perhaps he will pay his namesake village a visit sometime?!

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Swimming lessons at The Lido

Book now for the summer holiday children’s intensive swimming lessons at The Lido. These will run for four weeks from 23rd July. You can book for one week or all four. Either pick up a form when you’re next at The Lido for a swim or you can download one from their website

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Airplane lands in Chadlington Playground

  Visitors to the lovely village playground cannot fail to have noticed a new addition to the toy car and train – a bright red and yellow airplane built by our very own Biggles – Brian Hamblin. The model took over 50 hours to build and is now ready for all little pilots to enjoy. …

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Citizens Advice Digital Hub

In addition to the weekly ‘drop-in’ sessions in Chipping Norton (see the village information page for more details), Citizens Advice services can now be accessed via an Advice Line on 03444 111444, operated locally between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday to Friday via phone chats and on-line. CA staff and fully trained volunteers are …

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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 – update

Chadlington residents will be affected by the Oxford railway line improvements being conducted by Great Western Railways.  Although the line is now open from Charlbury through to Oxford, Worcester and London during the week, there will still be a replacement bus service over the weekends. Changes to journey times are inevitable so all passengers are advised …

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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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