Monthly Archives: April 2014

Is Chippy close to (finally) getting an ALDI?

A report by planning officers for West Oxfordshire District Council is recommending approval of ALDI’s proposal to build a new store on Banbury Road, next to the Cromwell Park site. The WODC Uplands area planning sub-committee was originally due to … Continue reading

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#ChipLitFest: A Good Time Had By All!

Chipping Norton Literary Festival – commonly known as ChipLitFest (or, if you’re on Twitter, #ChipLitFest!) – took over town again at the weekend, filling venues such as the Theatre, Jaffé and Neale, St Mary’s Parish Rooms and the Chequers with … Continue reading

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Sarsden burglar sent to prison

A 30-year-old Somerset man has been sentenced to 14 weeks in prison after pleading guilty to committing a burglary in Sarsden. Rikki Newby, from Crewkerne, committed the burglary early last Wednesday morning, stealing a number of tools from the property. … Continue reading

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Motorcyclist hurt in A361 crash

A motorcyclist has been injured this morning in a crash on the A361 between Chippy and Banbury. The Bicester Advertiser is reporting here that a driver failed to stop after the collision – Thames Valley Police are looking for the individual. The accident … Continue reading

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Election candidates announced

The deadline for nominations for next month’s local elections was yesterday – and the candidates who will be asking for your vote on 22 May to become the new councillor on Chipping Norton Town Council, following the resignation of David … Continue reading

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ChipLitFest starts today

Chipping Norton Literary Festival – commonly known as ChipLitFest – starts today. Now in its third year, the festival has grown rapidly, and has received positive reviews across the local and national media. This year features a diverse list of … Continue reading

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Chippy’s Favourite Places

We asked you recently what your favourite historic places in Chippy were. We have the results, and with 25% of the votes, it turns out that our favourite place in Chippy is – perhaps unsurprisingly – Bliss Mill. The most … Continue reading

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