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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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Chadlington School Christmas report

The Editor has received this report of how the children at our local primary school marked the festive season this year: “For the final part of the term focus was very much on Christmas, and the pupils of Chadlington C of E Primary School busied themselves in typical fashion. Pupils sang carols for the blind …

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Ultrafast Broadband to be installed this month?

Work by Gigaclear to install ultrafast broadband to properties in the Chadlington cabinet area is now scheduled to take place sometime before the end of March. The Editor has contacted the company for some more precise information and this was the response: “I can confirm that your community, Chadlington (South East) is currently in the design validation …

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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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