The Editor is taking a summer break

  The Editor will be taking a break between 10th and 23rd August. So please send any events, news and other messages well in advance to avoid delay with a response until towards the end of the month. Thank you.

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Painting presented to surprised Martin and Jackie

A group of regular Café de la Post customers surprised the previous owners, Martin and Jackie, with the presentation of a picture of the shop, painted by local artist Susan Neale.        

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Thanks to a willing volunteer…

Some of you will have seen that one of the picnic benches opposite Café de la Post had recently fallen apart and was lying derelict on the grass. Following an appeal on the Chadlington Community Facebook page a willing volunteer, Dale Fletcher, came forward to remove the remains of the bench. Also, …

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Grants Available from Diplock Charity

People of all ages living in Chadlington can apply for grants from the Diplock Charity. This is a Chadlington based trust which provides financial aid to individuals or groups facing hardship in the village. The Trustees also administer annual book grants to Chadlington residents undertaking further education. The grants are awarded at the discretion of …

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Moon Puts on a show for Lunar Landing Anniversary

  This week marks the 50th Anniversary of the first lunar landing, when Apollo 11 module ‘Eagle’, with Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong aboard, landed on the moon’s surface in 1969. Remarkably there was also a partial lunar eclipse this week, clearly seen from the village, on Tuesday evening.

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Those overgrown verges…

Our local County Councillor, Liz Leffman, spoke at the Parish Council meeting to explain why the County Council is no longer routinely cutting road verges as often during their growing season. It is because these verges are a haven for wildlife, so leaving them uncut for most of the summer is an important element in …

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Summer Holiday fun

Schools have now broken up for the summer holidays so if you’re looking for holiday activities there are local organisations offering daytime activities for children in our area. Chadlington Sports and Social Club have cricket coaching summer camps for those aged 6-16; Chipping Norton Theatre have drama and …

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Roadworks on route to Charlbury

The main road to Charlbury from Chadlington, the B4437 Forest Road, will be closed for a couple of weeks due to  highway maintenance works which are anticipated to be completed on 20 July 2019. Exemptions are only for police, fire and ambulance services and for the works and for access to premises which are only …

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Glow worms found in Chadlington hedgerow

A local resident has let the Editor know that they “went on a glow worm hunt with the Wychwood Project a couple of weeks ago to Swinbrook, where they spotted some of these elusive creatures, then when we returned at about 11:15pm to the village, we stopped the car on a hunch and spotted 3 …

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Calling German speakers in Chadlington

In dieser dorf, gibt es jemanden der gelengentlich mit mir auf Deutsch sprechen möchte? Bitte ruf Jill an 07974814615 oder email jillzzee@yahoo.com

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