February Chippy News out now!

February Chippy News is out now!

Chippy’s births are back! – Our much liked Cotswold Birth Centre has reopened for births after 17 months closed – and welcomes its first 2023 baby.

New housing shock  – Suggestions for another possible 400-500 new houses, on a new Chippy site, cause local concerns…and still no East Chippy plan.

And in this issue: – Chippy’s Market decline – £100 Council tax rise – Pubs on the up – More on Diddly Squat – Your love songs for Valentines – Were Chippy’s baseball heros really the champions?

Plus Arts, Sports, Clubs, Schools and your Letters

Thanks to everyone for their contributions– and to all our readers. Deadline for next March issue is 10 February. Email all your articles or letters to Chippymail@aol.com or come and join the Team!

NEWS ON SALE: for 50p at Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Coop supermarket, Post Office, Topside Pharmacy, Costcutter, Esso Londis garage, Gill & Co., Caffè Nero, Old Mill Bistro, Cotswold Newsagents, Rogér’s Fish and Deli, Crown & Cushion, Chequers, CN Health Centre, CN Hospital, CN Pharmacy, Willow Gardens, Bartholomews, Jaffé and Neale, and Café de la Post Chadlington

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Housing plan up the Banbury Road

Please see the important announcement below on behalf of Rainier Developments. Public response is encouraged. The links mentioned can be accessed here. Project website www.banburyroadconsultation.co.uk and Email for responses contact@banburyconsultation.co.uk

For information, this proposed new development is NOT part of the East Chipping Norton Strategic Development Area, and is NOT currently allocated in the WODC Local Plan. However, WODC will be considering any application in the light of housing needs and their failure to demonstrate a 5-year housing supply based on currently allocated sites.

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Your Christmas Chippy News is out now!

Start the festive season with your December Chipping Norton News – on sale now around Town

The bumper double month edition is full of Christmas cheer – with quizzes, festive food suggestions, your favourites carols, a Christmas message from our churches, and of course those cheesy Chippy Christmas jokes. The fantastic Christmas in Chippy market is back on  11 December – and there’s a colour centre spread on what’s on in an around Chippy

But there’s 50 local news items – about the new High Street cinemas, local Roman remains, the mystery Banksy-like fox, 10 tips for dealing with the cost of living, and more. Plus Arts featuring the Music Festival, Sports  with those Bliss’s Misses 1962 football team, Clubs, Schools and readers’ letters.

Buy your News, still only 50p, from Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Coop supermarket, Post Office, Topside Pharmacy, Chequers, Bartholomews, Crown & Cushion, Costcutter, Esso Londis garage, Gill & Co., Caffé Nero, Cotswold Newsagents, Old Mill Bistro, Jaffé & Neale Bookshop, Roger’s Fish and Deli, CN Health Centre, CN Health Centre Pharmacy, CN Hospital, Willow Gardens, Café de la Post Chadlngton

Thanks to everyone who has helped with the News this year. The News Team now takes a well-earned month off – next deadline is Friday 13 January for the February edition. All contributions welcome.

A Merry Christmas from the Chipping Norton News Team volunteers

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November News out now!

Ready for Winter! – Chipping Norton prepares for health, energy and cost of living challenges, and the News has two pages of advice and places to go for help and support.

Have your say to WODC – West Oxfordshire’s Cabinet team meet in Chippy Town Hall at 2pm on 16 November. Why not book a 3 minute slot to tell them what you think and ask them questions about how your District Council is supporting our town.

Lots more in this issue including: support for 20mph scheme; spotlight in the Lawrence Team; WODC say Diddly Squat café must close; Ukrianian visitors in Town Hall thanks; 107 Crimes in Chippy in 1 month

Plus Arts, Sports, Clubs, Schools and your Letters

Thanks to everyone for their contributions– and to all our readers. Deadline for next December/January issue is 11 November. Tell us what’s happening this Christmas. Email all your articles or letters to Chippymail@aol.com or come and join the Team!

NEWS ON SALE: for 50p at Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Coop supermarket, Post Office, Topside Pharmacy, Costcutter, Esso Londis garage, Gill & Co., Caffè Nero, Old Mill Bistro, Cotswold Newsagents, Rogér’s Fish and Deli, Crown & Cushion, Chequers, CN Health Centre, CN Hospital, CN Pharmacy, Willow Gardens, Bartholomews, Jaffé and Neale, and Café de la Post Chadlington

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October Chippy News out now!

The Crown passes – with Chippy mourning the Queen & proclaiming King Charles III. October’s Chippy News has special tributes and memories from the Town – and pictures from the Town Hall steps

Other News items include: new plan for Pool Meadow takes shape; Chippy’s Royal Mail depot joins strike; Ambulance service rated ‘inadequate; could the Town offer some ‘warm hubs’ this winter

Featured this month are our Halloween traditions, our missing butterflies, try something new, The Legion mark wartime air crash over town, and Chippy’s baseballing women.

Plus Arts, Sports, Clubs, Schools and your Letters including about Glyme Hall, the 20mph scheme, cemetery damage, and illegal parking.

Thanks to everyone for their contributions– and to all our readers. Deadline for next November issue is 14 October. Send us all your articles or letters to Email Chippymail@aol.com or come and join the Team!

NEWS ON SALE: for 50p at Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Coop supermarket, Post Office, Topside Pharmacy, Costcutter, Leisure Centre. Esso Londis garage, Gill & Co., Caffè Nero, Old Mill Bistro, Cotswold Newsagents, Rogér’s Fish and Deli, Crown & Cushion, Chequers, CN Health Centre, CN Hospital, CN Pharmacy, Willow Gardens, Bartholomews, Jaffé and Neale, and Café de la Post Chadlington

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September Chippy News out now!

Should Chippy be a 20mph Town? September’s Chippy News is out now and leads on the Town Council’s public survey and other town safety measures. Are you for or against? This is your chance to say.

There’s also news of ‘Tremendous’ A Level results; a project starts for a Pool Meadow;  Makeover, the building owners are selling the Sainsbury’s site; and more news from Diddly Squat’s Restaurant on ‘planning loopholes’.

Featured this month are our Chippy’s new Mayor and Deputy; the Friend’s support for Chippy’s Community Hospital; plans for more different flags on Town Council’s new flagpole; action shots from Chippy’s firefighters; and a Health & Care roundup

Plus Arts, Sports, Clubs, Schools and your Letters

Thanks to everyone for their contributions– and to all our readers. Deadline for next October issue is 9 September. Send us all your articles or letters to Email Chippymail@aol.com or come and join the Team!

NEWS ON SALE: for 50p at Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Coop supermarket, Post Office, Topside Pharmacy, Costcutter, Leisure Centre. Esso Londis garage, Gill & Co., Caffè Nero, Old Mill Bistro, Cotswold Newsagents, Rogér’s Fish and Deli, Crown & Cushion, Chequers, CN Health Centre, CN Hospital, CN Pharmacy, Willow Gardens, Bartholomews, Jaffé and Neale, and Café de la Post Chadlington

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Try some summer Yoga!

It’s summer, it’s hot, you may be bothered – so why not try some Yoga?

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Summer Chippy News out now!

Summer Chippy News is out now! Need ideas for spending summer around Chipping Norton? It’s all in our Centre Colour  Summer Pullout. Plus Summer Books to read and all the colour pictures of the Jubilee and Town Festival. Well done everyone involved.

Plus Local News this month includes:The Theatre’s free community lunches and activities; update on improving Town traffic safety and 20mph plans; will WODC and OCC listen to Chippy; Luke’s new Solidarity Mural; Matthew’s trip to Buckingham Palace.

Plus Arts, Sports, Clubs, Schools and your Letters

Thanks to everyone for their contributions– and to all our readers. The News team has a month off now – next issues is for September. Deadline 12 August. Send us all your articles or letters to Email Chippymail@aol.com or come and join the Team!

NEWS ON SALE: for 50p at Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Coop supermarket, Post Office, Topside Pharmacy, Costcutter, Leisure Centre. Esso Londis garage, Gill & Co., Caffè Nero, West St News, Old Mill Bistro, Cotswold Newsagents, Rogér’s Fish and Deli, Crown & Cushion, Chequers, CN Health Centre, CN Hospital, CN Pharmacy, Penhurst Gardens, Willow Gardens. Bartholomews, Jaffé and Neale, Café de la Post Chadlington.

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June Chippy News out now!

Chippy Celebrates the Queen’s Jubilee and looks forward to a great 5 June Town Festival and a month of summer and fun…with some good weather we hope! This issue, we remember the Queen’s only visit to Chipping Norton in 1959 – with some great pictures.

Newsworthy items this month include a new Town Mayor and Deputy elected, a packed Annual Town Meeting with lots more on HGVs, traffic, and safety, new Town and District Councillors for Chippy and all change at WODC.

Excitement as Jeremy bangs a successful Lido Auction gavel, possible Roman remains could be unearthed at Glyme Lane, with possible impact on those 1000+ new homes expected. Chippy gets ready for Ukrainian friends and celebrates a colourful Blossom Day, and we look at fine dining at Whistlers. Plus lots of Arts, Sports, Clubs, Schools and your Letters.

Thanks to everyone for their contributions– and to all our readers. Send us your articles or letters for June’s Jubilee edition – Deadline 10 June. Email Chippymail@aol.com or come and join the Team!

NEWS ON SALE: for 50p at Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Coop supermarket, Post Office, Topside Pharmacy, Costcutter, Esso Londis garage, Gill & Co., Caffè Nero, West St News, Old Mill Bistro, Cotswold Newsagents, Rogér’s Fish and Deli, Crown & Cushion, Chequers, CN Health Centre, CN Hospital, CN Pharmacy, Bartholomews, Jaffé and Neale, Café de la Post Chadlington, Leisure Centre.

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May Chippy News is out now!

It’s Arts for All this month with May’s Artweeks around Chipping Norton featured in colour in our centre spread. But there’s lots more on Fun &Festivals lined up for May, June and the summer. The Town Sports Awards are back with pictures of some happy winners at the Town Hall ceremony. Don’t forget to Vote on 5 May for important Chippy Town and District Council seats. See this issue for profiles and pictures on the 7 candidates.

In other news: we pay tribute after the passing of John Grantham, Chipping Norton Honorary Citizen; there’s more on Town Traffic issues; and Chippy gets ready for June’s final stage of the Women’s National Cycling Tour starting right here.

Thanks to everyone for their contributions– and to all our readers. Send us your articles or letters for June’s Jubilee edition – Deadline  13 May.  Email Chippymail@aol.com or come and join the Team!

NEWS ON SALE: for 50p at Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Coop supermarket, Post Office, Topside Pharmacy, Costcutter, Esso Londis garage, Gill & Co., Caffè Nero, West St News, Old Mill Bistro, Cotswold Newsagents, Rogér’s Fish and Deli, Crown & Cushion, Chequers, CN Health Centre, CN Hospital, CN Pharmacy, Bartholomews, Jaffé and Neale, Café de la Post Chadlington, Leisure Centre.

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