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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Volunteer to help schoolchildren read

The Oxfordshire-based charity ARCh is calling for local volunteers to spend a few hours a week encouraging children to enjoy reading. The sessions take place in primary school and full training and materials are provided. For more information see their website or contact Heidi@archoxfordshire.org.uk

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Wychwood Project’s report on the rare Grape Hyacinths

The Wychwood Project’s Flora Group visited Chadlington again this year to survey our rare wild flower – the Muscari Neglectum at a number of locations in and around the village. In general they found that management regimes, such as timely mowing and ground clearance is benefitting the plant populations and the flower is thriving. If …

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News from Chadlington School

Jonathan Harris-Bass has sent the following news from our local primary school: “On the 7th of May, all the Key Stage One pupils at the school went to Kingsmere Community Centre on the outskirts of Bicester to take part in a Music Festival with Nick Cope.   There were 7 local schools represented, including a …

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Report from Parish Council Annual Meeting

Some successes and some concerns were reported at Chadlington Parish Council’s AGM on 13th May. Councillors were pleased to report the increasing use of the village hall, the full take-up of the allotments and the continuation of Cafe de la Post with new business owners. The Chairman presented the Council’s new Parish Plan and planning …

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Book your summer festival through the Theatre

Chipping Norton Theatre are advertising their new local summer festival booking service, encouraging people who want to go to these events to book through their Box Office so that they earn commission. These funds will be used to support the theatre’s range of activities. You won’t pay anymore for your ticket BUT …

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