Monthly Archives: May 2013

New edition out now!

The new print edition of Chipping Norton News is out now. Available to buy from many shops, businesses and surgeries around town, including the leisure centre, the new June edition is packed full of the usual blend of news, features, … Continue reading

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Winning Blossom Photographers Announced

The photo competition to mark Blossom Day, which took place at Chipping Norton’s Community Orchard on 28 April, produced a number of good entries sent to the News from enthusiastic photographers. This is despite having to hunt around a little … Continue reading

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High-speed broadband arrives in town

David Cameron has this week “welcomed” the arrival of high-speed broadband in Chipping Norton – although not all of the town apparently has it yet. BT has stated that the technology has been rolled out to more than 2,600 premises … Continue reading

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A Plea From Romania

We have had a message from Calina Tataru, who is looking for help locating an old friend of her family’s: “I am looking for a person named Rosemary Berry who lived in Chipping Norton and worked in Romania and Eastern … Continue reading

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WODC warns of council tax scam

West Oxfordshire District Council is warning residents to be alert, after reports that bogus callers are advising people that their council tax bands may be too high. The callers offer to work on your behalf, for a fee, to obtain … Continue reading

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Hilary keeps council seat blue: but local turnout is just 29%

It was announced in the last half hour by Oxfordshire County Council that Hilary Biles has kept her council seat for Chipping Norton, following yesterday’s local elections – but the turnout was just 29%. The breakdown of votes were as … Continue reading

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Public Consultation on Town’s Future

The town council is holding a public consultation on the Chipping Norton Neighbourhood Plan on Saturday 18 May, in the Lower Town Hall. For further information, please see the flyer below.

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