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Village eyesore removed at last

The Editor is delighted to report that the ugly and overgrown derelict BT phone box that stood outside the old telephone exchange building on Chipping Norton Road has finally been removed. A local resident had suggested to the Parish Council that the box could be re-purposed as a village book exchange. But when the Parish …

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The Great Brook Run is on!

  It was possible that there would not be a run this year, but legendary legend Roger Chapman has stepped in to organise things at 10 past the 11th hour to rescue this yearly, nay annual, village tradition. Previous participants and new runners for this fun run are welcome, as are spectators to cheer on …

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Booklet on Chadlington men who went to fight in the First World War for sale again

Copies of the booklet on Chadlington men who went to fight in the First World War are once again for sale at the Café de la Post. Ask for them at the counter. The booklet tells the story of the seven Chadlington men who died in WW1 whose names are listed on the War Memorial …

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Chilly Chadlington: safety tips and information

    Hopefully Chadlington will escape the heavy snowfalls of last winter (see above), but Oxfordshire County Council gritters were planning to be out for the first time in a while last night, as temperatures dropped to as low as -5C . Whether you’ve already stocked up with de-icer and scraper for icy early mornings; …

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Tumble dryer warning from Fire Service

Firefighters at Chipping Norton have recently posted this warning about potentially dangerous tumble dryers, with a helpful checklist on how to prevent problems occurring.   It is this time of year when your tumble dryer comes into its own, drying clothes quicker and preventing wet washing on the radiators which can cause condensation or damp. …

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Booklet on Chadlington men who went to fight in the First World War reprinted

  More copies of the booklet on Chadlington men who went to fight in the First World War will be available shortly. The booklet to mark the hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War is now being reprinted and will be for sale at the Christmas Coffee Morning at St Nicholas Church …

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Chadlington Apple Day raises record funds

  Congratulations to all those involved with this year’s prime village Autumn event, for raising a record £2404.40. The funds are vital to running the playgroup, which provides a safe and homely environment that nurtures children aged between 2 and 5 through play. Chadlington Playgroup offers a wide range of activities including singing, dancing, gardening, cooking …

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Chadlington’s Christmas Artweeks Events

Need a warm and colourful boost to counteract the winter gloom and chilly temperatures? Christmas Artweeks Events are well under way in and around the village, and continue this weekend and into December, at Sandy’s House, Bull Hill (see above) and also continue this weekend and the following weekend with Jill Colchester’s Floribunda: Paintings and …

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Care for a Curry?

Planning a takeaway this weekend, or sometime soon? Whether you make it, fake it, or ‘take it away’, Chadlington residents are invited to be part of the fundraising Care for a Curry campaign this month. It’s all in aid of Katharine House Hospice, providing specialist palliative care for adults with life limiting conditions across North …

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Artweeks Events in Chadlington: under way!

  This weekend (Saturday and Sunday November 17th/18th) sees the first of a series of Artweeks events in and around Chadlington in the run-up to Christmas. Local artist Jill Colchester starts things off with Floribunda–paintings and drawings of flowers, at Cob Cottage in Chapel Row, Chadlington, TODAY, Saturday 17th, and tomorrow, Sunday 18th, between 11am …

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