Come in from the rain at the Cafe

Are you fed up with the rain and the return of cold weather? Then why not take a break at Cafe de la Post and enjoy some refreshment and a chat in their new seating area at the weekend?

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Full Fibre Broadband coming to Chadlington – but don’t hold your breath!

West Oxfordshire District Council and the Government’s broadband agency BDUK are investing in the programme of connecting households and businesses contracted to Gigaclear. They will be working in the district over the next two years to install the new technology which will allow speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps (1Gps); enabling a full …

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Time to count our rare Grape Hyacinth

The Wychwood Flora Group (part of the Wychwood Project) will be conducting a rare wild plant survey in Chadlington this week, on Wednesday, 25th April on The Stocks. Everyone is invited to come along and to join in with the counting of plants, if they wish to. The event is partly dependent on the weather …

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Mobile Post Office service

Regular users will have been concerned that the mobile post office that serves the village was not available for a couple of weeks due to ‘software issues’. It was reported by one local resident on the Chadlington Community Facebook page that the problem was a national one but the Post Office Customer Care department were …

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Alabama Foot Rot

Dog owners may be alarmed about this fatal dog disease, which has now been reported in Oxfordshire. The number of dogs affected in this country is currently very small but it is wise to be aware of the disease just in case. A short, helpful article appeared on the Countryfile website recently, giving a …

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Do you remember Jerry Lebar?

The Editor has received a message from a website visitor in America, Jerry Lebar, who used to live in Chadlington. He says: “Just wanted to say “Hi” to anyone that might still be in the area. I was in the US Air Force stationed there in 1982-1984. I lived on Church Road in the “Normans” …

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Vote for Chadlington Kitchen Garden

Our local, sustainable food growers, Chadlington Kitchen Garden, have been entered into the Cotswold Life Food Awards in a number of categories, as:

  • Newcomer of the Year
  • Best Local Supplier / Producer
  • 2018 Cotswold Food & Drink Hero

You can vote for them by following this link Emma Harris-Bass, …

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Chadlington in ‘Top Ten’ places to live

Our lovely village has been listed as one of the top ten best places to live in 2018 by the Sunday Times. The article notes that we have ‘everything you want from an English village’ and quotes Tracey from Cafe de la Post talking about the Friday night one meal menus! Nearby Wilderness and Cornbury festivals …

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How do I get to Chipping Norton?

Most readers will have noted that the main route in to Chipping Norton from Chadlington is currently closed. So if you are going from Chadlington to Chipping Norton, you will need to either travel via Enstone and on to the A44, then in to Chipping Norton on the London Road or take the minor road …

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Lunch for Lawrence

The Lawrence Home Nursing Team provides specialist end of life care, free of charge in the Chipping Norton area, to those who wish to die at home, with dignity, care and reassurance. They rely on donated funds and this is one of their fundraising events. If you could hold a lunch in your own home …

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