Are you interested in making your own jewelry?

Would you like to attend an evening jewelry making course in Chadlington, taught by a local jeweller / silversmith, who has previously organised and run popular and successful courses at the Berkshire College of Agriculture? The course will teach the basics of jewellery making, a highly rewarding hobby and profession It is fairly inexpensive and …

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A run on carrot cake at the Cafe

Just in case anyone doubts the power of celebrity endorsement and the media in the twenty-first century, this local story makes the point well. Following mention of the wonderful carrot cake on offer at Cafe de la Post in an article in this week’s Sunday Times, made by a well-known motoring enthusiast who has a …

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Chadlington Kitchen Garden update

Chadlington Kitchen Garden was established nearly three years ago and provided just under 30 weekly shares in 2017/18 from a fifth of an acre. Since then they have expanded to link up with nearby Honeydale Farm in the Evenlode Valley to take on nearly 2 acres of land including an existing polytunnel and have changed …

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Penguins in the bus shelter

A small number of classic Penguin books have found their way into the Chadlington Book Exchange; from the extensive collection at the Oxfam Books and Music shop in Chipping Norton. The titles include Kafka, Kes and Graham Greene. The books are quite old but still in readable condition. So don’t miss out on a chance …

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Chipping Norton’s new ‘mini shopping centre’ open

A small new shopping area has opened in Chipping Norton on the London Road, opposite the Health Centre. There is a Marks and Spencer Food Hall of a similar size to the one in Summertown, Oxford; a Mountain Warehouse; a Costa coffee shop; a Pets’ Corner shop and a Dogwood spa and grooming centre – all …

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Opportunity to take part in TV series

The Editor has been contacted by a producer at Wall To Wall television who are currently producing a new documentary series for a major international platform. The series will explore child development over the first few years of life, and hopes to capture the milestones in those first years as it follows the lives of …

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Community Fund grants available

Are you a member of the Midcounties Co-operative (i.e. have a Co-op card for Charlbury or Chipping Norton shops)? If so, you are eligible to apply for a grant of up to £2000 to aid a local community project or for local community facilities in Chadlington. The criteria for funding include equipment, events, staff costs, …

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Night Owls could see spectacular ‘Blood Moon’

At last, a benefit to being awake in the early hours! On Monday, 21st January there will be a total eclipse of the Moon between 02.35 and 06.50 a.m.; with the complete lunar eclipse phase between 04.41 and 05.13 a.m. At this point the Moon will be completely covered by the Earth, so it will …

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Post Box collection times change

For those who have not seen it, there is a notice on the post box opposite Cafe de la Post notifying users that the collection times will be changed from 13th January to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10.15 a.m. on a Saturday. As before there is no Sunday collection. The notice also says that for …

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Vacancy for new Parish Councillor

Due to the resignation of Neil (Monty) Phillips, there is now a vacancy for the office of Councillor for the civil Parish Council of Chadlington. Nominations are invited from any elector in the parish to become a new Councillor. If there is more than one nomination made before 24 January, 2019, then there will be an election; …

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