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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Roadworks on route to Charlbury

The main road to Charlbury from Chadlington, the B4437 Forest Road, will be closed for a couple of weeks due to  highway maintenance works which are anticipated to be completed on 20 July 2019. Exemptions are only for police, fire and ambulance services and for the works and for access to premises which are only …

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Glow worms found in Chadlington hedgerow

A local resident has let the Editor know that they “went on a glow worm hunt with the Wychwood Project a couple of weeks ago to Swinbrook, where they spotted some of these elusive creatures, then when we returned at about 11:15pm to the village, we stopped the car on a hunch and spotted 3 …

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Calling German speakers in Chadlington

In dieser dorf, gibt es jemanden der gelengentlich mit mir auf Deutsch sprechen möchte? Bitte ruf Jill an 07974814615 oder email jillzzee@yahoo.com

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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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