Monthly Archives: December 2013

Boxing Day Hunt 2013

In case you missed it this morning, here are a few photos from the start of the Boxing Day meet, where the Heythrop Hunt gathers in the centre of Chipping Norton before heading off into the Oxfordshire countryside. The usual … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas from Chippy News!

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Where will future Chippy housing go?

The Telegraph has published a piece warning that green belt land is increasingly likely to be targeted by councils wanting to build more houses. The piece cites the National Trust, which has warned that over half of local councils plan … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year waste collections

A reminder that a number of West Oxfordshire District Council’s waste and recycling collections days will change over the Christmas and New Year period, starting from next week. For full information, see the WODC website, but please note that there … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Festival Starts Tonight

The Christmas Tree Festival in Chippy starts tonight. Held at the Methodist Church on West Street, the Mayor, Mike Tysoe, will preside over the opening ceremony at 6pm. The festival will then continue for the rest of the week:   Thursday … Continue reading

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Churchill Road housing plan refused

A plan to build 60 new homes on farmland at the edge of town, on Churchill Road, has now been formally refused by West Oxfordshire District Council. The Uplands planning sub-committee meeting on Monday rejected Sharba Homes’ plan, following the recommendations of planning … Continue reading

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Mayor “furious” over grit bin vandalism

Chippy mayor Mike Tysoe has been in touch with Chippy News, saying that he is “furious” about the issue of salt and grit from the town’s bins being tipped over, wasting the contents. He told us: “Winter is on its … Continue reading

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Experience a Chippy Christmas

This Saturday is the Chippy Christmas shopping day, organised by Experience Chipping Norton. From 10am, there will be a whole raft of activities – and you may bump into Santa (it won’t be hard to spot him wandering around town … Continue reading

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