Town Council wishes to receive nominations for local sports and Olympic legacy awards, for their 8th annual award ceremony, recognising sporting talent in the town.
The awards are sponsored by the Chipping Norton Town Council offering prizes and certificates to the winners.
Last year we received a good amount of nominations and a lot of local people attended the awards night. This year we want to make it even bigger. The awards for 2018 are for sporting achievement in 2017.
Previous winners have included motor racing, skater hockey, golf, football etc.
The awards that will be presented are:
- Sportsperson of the Year (18+)
- Young Sportsperson of the Year (11-17 year olds)
- Younger Sportsperson of the Year (Under 11)
- Team Award (18+)
- Team Award (11- 17 year olds)
- Team Award (under 11)
- Club Award (18+)
- Club Award Junior Section or School (11-17 year olds)
- Club Award Junior Section or School (Under 11)
In addition we have the Olympic Legacy Gold, Silver and Bronze awards set up by Chipping Norton Town Council with the aim of awarding coaches and people who are dedicated to helping sporting clubs in the town. Does your club or organisation have anyone you believe should be considered for either of the above awards? Anyone can be nominated who either lives in the town, works or is educated in the town. Also any child who attends a Chipping Norton Partnership School or anyone who plays a sport or organisation in the town can be nominated. A written nomination needs to be sent to the Guildhall by the 12th January 2018, you can download the nomination form here. We are happy to accept photocopies of this form. Alternatively you can email your nomination to email@example.comThe Award Ceremony will take place on 9th February 2018, 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm in the Large Hall, the Town Hall, Chipping Norton.
West Oxfordshire District Council is encouraging residents to recycle their real Christmas trees.
Householders already signed up for garden waste collections can simply put them out on their next scheduled garden collection from Tuesday 9 January. Trees should be cut up and placed inside their licensed garden bin. However, if their garden waste bin is full, the tree can cut up and left next to the full bin for collection. Trees larger than 90cm / 3ft should be cut into manageable pieces before putting out.
Alternatively anyone, including those who are not garden waste customers, can take their tree along to the Council’s collection point in New St Car Park 9-11am on Sunday 14 January. All trees will be chipped for free.
Christmas tree chipping in Chipping Norton:
Sunday 14 January – New Street car park, 9 – 11am
All the tree chippings will be taken to the composting facility that processes garden waste.
Unfortunately this is a ‘no update’ update.
At noon Aldi UK told us “we are hoping to reopen as soon as possible” and suggested we contact them again tomorrow for an update. That implies the store will not open today (Wed) as they had initially hoped.
If you do find that the store is open tomorrow, or Friday, please let us know.
A message from Kate who runs Bliss at 28 High Street:
“A gentleman found a credit card outside my shop yesterday and handed it in to me. I have it safe – it can be collected from shop if the person brings in ID”
Please pass the message on.
We’ve been contacted by a woman who was stranded in Moreton when the snow stopped the trains last Sunday.
A family of four from Chipping Norton in a large car very kindly gave her a lift to Evesham; she was wearing a patterned woolly hat and red scarf. She thinks she left something in your car and would love to come and retrieve it!
Let us know and we’ll put you in touch, please share this and pass the word around.
Bin collections cancelled – Tuesday 12 December
Due to the icy road conditions there is no bin collection service in West Oxfordshire today (Tuesday 12 December) – this includes bulky household waste and clinical waste collections.
Weather permitting crews will be collecting bins as scheduled from tomorrow (Wednesday).
Catching up on missed collections from Monday & Tuesday (11 & 12 December)
We will empty the missed bins from Monday and Tuesday as soon as possible, depending on road conditions. However, if necessary, crews may be working over the weekend and early into next week to catch up.
Please leave your bins out.
Garden waste collections suspended
So that crews can concentrate on clearing the waste and recycling from Monday and Tuesday, garden waste collections have been suspended until 9 January.
Why collections were delayed
Although main roads have been gritted by Oxfordshire County Council, many of our collections are on hills and minor streets. Collection trucks are heavy and will be braking as they do hundreds of stops on each round – this can be hazardous in icy conditions. We delayed collections to take account of the safety of pedestrians, other motorists, property and our own crews.
If you would like to discuss this further please do not hesitate to contact Oxfordshire County Council at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your support.