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New Year, new friends?

Cotswold Friends offer a range of social events throughout North Cotswolds. So if you’re new to the area or just fancy meeting some new people, why not join up and go along to their Lunch Clubs, Men in Sheds or Knit and Natter? They also have Annual events which may interest you. Call Wendy on …

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New year, new job?

LOCAL PR COMPANY REQUIRES PART-TIME ASSISTANT FROM JANUARY 2017 3 HOURS ON MONDAYS AND 3 HOURS ON WEDNESDAYS OR THURSDAYS. The right person will be completely computer and internet literate, and will be able to create Word, PDF and Excel files and reports. They will also be punctual, organised and accurate. An ability in French …

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Revised dates for waste and recycling collection over the holidays

As usual, West Oxfordshire District Council has revised the dates that they will be collecting household waste and recycling over the festive period. In most of Chadlington the normal day is a Monday but both 26th December and 2nd January are Bank Holidays this year. So rubbish will not be collected until Wednesday, 28th December …

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Recycle your Xmas wrapping says WRAP

Banbury-based sustainability charity WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) have guidance on their website explaining how you can recycle your Christmas wrapping paper and not add to the landfill mountain.   See their website for more information.   You can use a ‘scrunch’ test on wrapping paper, so that even metallic paper can be recycled …

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Christmas tree not lit by magic

  People might wonder how a sparkling Christmas tree appears on The Stocks at this time of year, as it’s some distance from any buildings and who’s paying the bill? No, it’s not down to Santa’s Elves but to the generous donation of the tree by Chadlington Quality Foods and the lighting from the original Late …

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Post Office Consultation

The Government is seeking views on the accessibility of post offices, the services available, and the role of communities in the future of the network. They are keen to hear local people’s views, not on any specific changes to the post office services they use but on the overall strategic approach that should be taken …

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Free WiFi coming to Chippy soon

Thanks to Experience Chipping Norton, the organisation promoting businesses in our local town, there will soon be free WiFi available. The service will be provided by Elephant WiFi and will be available to residents, shoppers and tourists free of charge throughout the centre of the town. Registering with the service will also offer notifications of …

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Fellaini’s a winner in Chadlington

In a closely fought contest in the Christmas Quiz at the Tite Inn on Sunday night, Philip Godfrey’s ‘Fellaini’ team won by a single point ahead of Sue Boyer’s ‘Out of Ascott’ team with Diane Bunney’s ‘Team with No Name’ and Jon Alsop’s ‘Stonely Crows’ a further point below in joint third spot. A full …

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Fundraising for repairing Cemetery Path

  Chadlington’s Cemetery path is in urgent need of repair. It needs resurfacing but the quote of £5000 is beyond the means of the church (who are responsible for maintaining the cemetery) at the moment. So in the short-term is has been decided to go for a cheaper solution – to power wash it and …

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Bidoyngs, pot ends and fireworks

Not a headline you’ll see too often – but we are now hoping that the power cuts that have affected many houses around College Farm, The Stocks, Chapel Row and Horseshoe Lane are now a thing of the past!!     After weeks of slow deduction, during which engineers from SSEN (Scottish & Southern Electricity …

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