Monthly Archives: November 2013

WODC fights for Chippy rural bus services

West Oxfordshire District Council is to send a ‘strong’ message to Oxfordshire County Council regarding the future of rural bus services in our area. Following the county council’s decision to hold a consultation exercise into future provision of subsidised services … Continue reading

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Chippy has a new town councillor

At last night’s Chipping Norton Town Council meeting, Richard Benfield was co-opted as a new town councillor. A vacancy had arisen following the resignation of Rebecca Herrin, who had moved away from the area. Six candidates put themselves forward for … Continue reading

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Is Brad Pitt filming in Chippy?

Rumours are abounding that Brad Pitt is in Chippy this weekend… or rather, that scenes for his new movie are being filmed here. Fury, a World War Two drama scheduled for release next year, finished filming scenes in Watlington last … Continue reading

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New Street car park closed for two days this week

The New Street car park is to close for two days this week for essential maintenance. The car park will be closed on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 November, and Oxfordshire County Council is warning that any vehicles left in … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday Parade 2013

Today saw many people of our town, of all ages, take part in the Remembrance Sunday parade to St Mary’s Church, led by the British Legion. Under blue skies, and with wonderful musical accompaniment, the town remembered those who have … Continue reading

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Aldi planning application submitted

Following our story in the November issue of Chipping Norton News that Aldi were “likely” to press ahead with a planning proposal for a new store in Chippy, the company has now submitted a full planning application to West Oxfordshire … Continue reading

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Geoff is new district councillor

After yesterday’s election for a new councillor representing Chipping Norton on West Oxfordshire District Council, Geoff Saul – for Labour and Co-operative – has been announced as our new representative. The results are as follows:   Geoff Saul (Labour & … Continue reading

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