All aboard for Minehead!

The Cotswold Line Promotion Group has arranged an excursion to Minehead on 23rd September for its members and other passengers of the Great Western Railway. The special train will stop at Charlbury on its way from Oxford to Worcester at approximately 8 a.m. and then travel via Bristol and Taunton to the Somerset coastline. The …

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Heavy traffic congestion likely

You may have noticed the many traffic signs to the Wilderness Festival and Countryfile Live in our area, and possibly noted that both events are taking place this weekend. As large numbers of people will be attending both events, heavy traffic congestion is very likely. If you have to travel in the Charlbury/Woodstock direction, have …

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Harvest begins in Chadlington

  In an effort to beat the forecast storms and wet weather over the next few days, farmers in Chadlington have begun to bring in this year’s grain harvest. Combine harvesters were busy in the darkness late at night and then continued during the day to ensure the best crop possible is bought in from …

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X8 Chipping Norton to Kingham Station withdrawn

Pulhams Coaches has announced that they will be ending this bus route from 21st July due to low patronage. They continued to operate the route since the end of the subsidy last year but now say they cannot operate the service on a commercial basis. ‘Use it or or lose it’ as they say; worth …

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New recycling service set to launch

There will be a new recycling service in West Oxfordshire. From October, all households will use a wheelie bin for recycling, except for glass which will be collected from their existing black box. The recycling service will become fortnightly, alternating with household rubbish and residents will be issued with a new recycling wheelie bin between July …

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Glorious Bagpipes sound out over Chadlington

Anyone outside in Chadlington on Saturday would have been surprised to hear bagpipes being played somewhere nearby. The Editor put out a request for information about the source on the Chadlington Community Notice Board Facebook page and received the following amazing story from a local resident. The bagpipe player was Alex, a 14 year old …

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Chadlington Speedwatch in the News – more volunteers still needed

Chadlington’s initiative to do something about dangerous driving by setting up a Speedwatch scheme in the village has been covered in the news. See this weblink for the full story! Chadlington Parish Councillor Neil Phillips has reported that the village Speedwatch scheme now has 5 volunteers and there will be …

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Unwanted Garden Waste Bin Collection

West Oxfordshire District Council is currently collecting unwanted garden waste bins from local residents. Please contact the Council via their website or call 01993 861025. They intend to collect bins people do not want in the next couple of weeks, so will let you know when you should leave your empty bin out for removal. …

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Music Festival Now ON

The Dean and Chadlington Summer Music Festival is now on. So order your tickets NOW for the great variety of events over the weekend. There is a Jazz recital on Friday evening; Desert Island Discs interview with Prue Leith and a Gala concert on Saturday, all taking place in Chadlington Church. On Sunday morning the …

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Local Plan still under discussion

The Local Plan for West Oxfordshire to 2031 is ‘under examination’ and the hottest topic of finding land for new housing development is one of the contentious issues under the Planning Inspector’s scrutiny. An examination session will be held at the Council’s Head Office in Witney in July. Full details can be found on WODC’s …

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