Monthly Archives: October 2013

Happy Hallowe’en from Chippy News!

The Yarnbomber has struck again, which can mean only one thing – it’s Hallowe’en! We hope all our readers enjoy a suitably spooky evening – have fun trick or treating, but remember to respect those who don’t wish to take … Continue reading

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Work starts on Co-op expansion

After delays and speculation, it looks like work has finally started on the expansion of the Co-operative store in Chippy. Planning approval was given for the expanded store and carpark some time ago, and in the meantime, we have seen … Continue reading

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Do you want to be our new town councillor?

Chipping Norton Town Council is one member short, following the recent resignation of councillor Rebecca Herrin, who has moved out of the area. You might not have realised, unless you’ve been in the Guildhall recently, that the council was asking … Continue reading

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David Cameron Signals Support For “Save The ACE Centre” Campaign

David Cameron has signalled his support for the Save The ACE Centre campaign. Talking to BBC Radio Oxford, he said he “feel[s] very strongly about children’s centres” and added that he would be in touch with Oxfordshire County Council in his … Continue reading

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Are the Beckhams going to move to Chippy?

The national newspapers were abuzz this weekend with rumours that David and Victoria Beckham are planning to buy a second home in the Cotswolds. Of course, this has given rise to the usual “Chipping Norton Set” mentions, with the Daily … Continue reading

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Apple Day Sounds (Golden) Delicious

This Sunday is Apple Day in Chipping Norton – the day when you are invited to visit the town’s community orchard, on the edge of the common. The event takes place between 12pm and 3pm, and there will be children’s … Continue reading

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ACE Centre services threatened

From Facebook: More to follow.

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Is Chippy the third crappiest town in Britain?

It is, according to the creators of Crap Towns. Chippy has been listed as third in their new Crap Towns list, behind London and Bradford but ahead of such gems as Coventry and Nuneaton. There are flaws with the list; … Continue reading

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New edition out now

The October edition of Chipping Norton News is now out, so grab your copy – if you haven’t already! This month, we look at Aldi’s plans for our town, council concerns over housing proposals, and welcome our new rector. There’s … Continue reading

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