Monthly Archives: August 2013

New edition of Chippy News out today!

The September edition of Chippy News is out today. This month, read about how the roadworks that closed the high street – but not the town! – were carried out in August, and how they finished early. There is also … Continue reading

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Councils “to share more”

West Oxfordshire District Council already shares a Chief Executive and some services such as Finance and HR with our next-door council, Cotswold District Council, and other partners. Now, WODC’s Cabinet has agreed to a plan for more sharing, arguing that … Continue reading

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Could you help the Rollright Stones?

Did you know that management of our local megalithic monument (doesn’t everybody have one?!), the Rollright Stones, is entirely voluntary? Volunteers at the site keep the area clean, act as wardens – collecting entrance fees and selling guidebooks and postcards … Continue reading

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“Concern” over posting of consultation document

The town council is considering extending the consultation process over the neighbourhood plan by a week, accepting responses to its consultation document – entitled Looking Back, Stepping Forward – until 22 September. This follows the distribution of the document to … Continue reading

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Walterbush Road: will it become a “failed road”?

There is bad news for residents of Walterbush Road, who had originally been led to believe that the road would be improved this year. Oxfordshire County Council has now decided that the works will not be carried out until 2015 … Continue reading

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Roadworks “a fantastic job”, says mayor

The roadworks that threatened to disrupt the centre of Chipping Norton for most of August were finished last Friday – a full week early, leading to Chippy Mayor Mike Tysoe calling it “a fantastic job”. At last night’s town council … Continue reading

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Further to go to spend a penny

You might not notice until you need it – but just a quick shout-out that the public toilets at the Town Hall are closed for three weeks due to the roadworks in the centre of town. The nearest public toilets … Continue reading

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