Monthly Archives: May 2014

June edition out now!

The new edition of Chippy News is out now! The June issue features all the usual news, sports, clubs, arts and schools news – including: full details about the approval of Aldi’s plans to open a new store in town … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Euro election: Tories win, UKIP second in West Oxfordshire

The results of the European election in West Oxfordshire have been announced. The Conservatives came first, UKIP second, and Labour third. Labour were just ahead of the Green Party, who pushed the Lib Dems into fifth place. The full results … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Labour win Chippy Town Council seat

Labour’s Mark Walker has won the election for Chipping Norton Town Council’s vacant seat, West Oxfordshire District Council has just announced. The votes were as follows: James Kitcher (Conservative): 798 Mark Walker (Labour): 922 James Stanley (UKIP): 300 Turnout was 43.61% … Continue reading

Posted in local people, news | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Labour win for Chippy at West Oxfordshire District Council elections

Labour’s Laetisia Carter (pictured left) has been announced as the new West Oxfordshire District Council member for Chipping Norton. This means that all three Chippy ward seats on the district council are now held by Labour – Laetisia will be … Continue reading

Posted in local people, news | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Round-up of election candidates

Tomorrow is election day – and if you need reminding of who your town, district and Euro candidates are, here are links to the posts we’ve done on them. Town council candidates can be found here. District council candidates can … Continue reading

Posted in local people, news | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More flats to be built in Chippy’s Baptist Church?

The Baptist Church on New Street has asked West Oxfordshire District Council for permission to create eight two-bedroom flats within the church – but no car parking is planned. The church has been under hoarding for some time, after permission was granted … Continue reading

Posted in news, places | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

A brief guide to the European elections

Not only do we have town council and district council elections on 22 May – we also have the Euro elections, when it’s your chance to vote for an MEP (Member of the European Parliament). Every five years there are … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments