New courses for Autumn

Oxfordshire adult learning are offering two courses which may interest you, starting very soon in Glyme Hall, Chipping Norton: The Portrait Drawing class is being taken by Chadlington resident Susan Neale and Posturecise is being taught by Jill Colchester for anyone who wants to improve their posture through regular exercises. Both courses begin on 24th …

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Charlbury hits the big screen!

Chipping Norton Theatre will be giving a special showing of a new film This Weekend Will Change Your Life – which was shot on location around Charlbury, Chipping Norton, Woodstock and Radford Following the screening you can join members of the cast and the Director for a post film Q&A and find out how a …

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Bull Hill Silt Traps cleared

At the Parish Council meeting in May, a local farmer flagged up that the silt traps on the brook, which are designed to prevent flooding at Brook End, were blocked and urgently needed clearing. So our local district councillor, Neil Owen, the Environment Agency and local volunteer Adrian Tremlett worked together to arrange for contractors …

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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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