Baa Baa Black Sheep

The sheep have returned to the Paddock opposite Café de la Post and there is now a mixed flock, with a number of black sheep, as well as the whiter coloured animals who had been in the field before. They are enjoying the lush vegetation and adding another attraction to the village’s relaxing, summertime scene.

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Oxfordshire’s Roads to be Resurfaced

Oxfordshire County Council has now recognised the need to resurface many of the county’s local roads and has announced a ‘summer of road surfacing’ starting now. More than half a million square metres of road across Oxfordshire will be given a new lease of life thanks to the surface-dressing technique – waterproofing the roads and extending their …

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Sumer is incumen in

Sumer Is Icumen In” (also called the Summer Canon and the Cuckoo Song) is a medieval English round or rota of the mid-13th century. The title translates approximately to “Summer Has Come In” or “Summer Has Arrived” (Roscow, 1999). The song is composed in the Wessex dialect of Middle English.   Source: Wikipedia Despite the recent cold …

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Methodist Chapel buildings – have your say.

The Editor has received this message from the Methodist minister who’s overseeing the future of our local Chapel now that it is closed for worship. “The Methodist Church in the area of Chipping Norton is exploring, with local residents, what the future of the Methodist chapel buildings in Chadlington might be. The Methodist Church are …

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Latest Sporting News from Chadlington School

Jonathan Harris-Bass has provided the Editor with a sporting update from Chadlington, as the school belied its numbers, and showed extraordinary prowess on both the rugby field and athletics track. This year has been one of sporting excellence from the children at Chadlington, and this continued before half term in the rearranged rugby tournament played …

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New Village Hall Committee

At the Annual General Meeting of the Chadlington Memorial Hall Committee held on 29th April the following were elected to the committee:   Sue Cox (Chairman) Julie Cummins (Secretary) Sue Haffenden (Treasurer) Susan Myatt Jim Brennan Joyce Hinchlcliffe Zoe Townsend Jasmine Pashley   The committee thanked Susan Myatt for her years of service as Chairman …

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Open Farm Sunday

  Visit a farm on LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) Open Farm Sunday on 9th June 2019 and discover the world of farming. Find out about the story behind our food and how farming affects our everyday lives.   Each LEAF Open Farm Sunday event is unique. There are many in this region, around Stow on …

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Where have all the sheep gone?

  Villagers and visitors who’ve enjoyed the antics of the lambs on the field opposite Cafe de la Post may be wondering if they’ve all now managed to escape under the gate or through the fence. But no, they have only gone for a short spring break back to the farm for shearing and will …

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Discount tickets available to Wilderness for locals

Wilderness Festival are happy to announce that this year, in response to feedback and to say thank you for your continued support in allowing us to hold our festival in this beautiful area, we are making available a brand new Sunday Only Day Ticket, exclusively for those living within the postcodes OX7 3** | OX29 …

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Armistice Tree growing well

      If you were one of the many villagers who attended the planting of the commemorative rowan tree outside Chadlington Memorial Hall last November (or even if you were unable to be there on the day) you’ll be pleased to see how well the small sapling is growing.       A few …

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