Monthly Archives: July 2014

New Street playground paths completed – so what next?

Mayor Mike Tysoe has updated Chippy News as to how the New Street recreation ground improvements are getting on. He says that the new footpaths, and the new mini tunnel in the under 7s areas, are now done. However, the mayor … Continue reading

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Council about to say “bog off” to toilet flooding problem

The town council says that work is to start on the utility area in the ladies’ public toilets at the town hall “within the next few days”. This is to stop an ongoing flooding problem, which occurs when the town has … Continue reading

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Wolf Hall filming closes Chastleton House

Chastleton House, the Jacobean house just outside Chippy, is currently closed while filming takes place for a BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel‘s bestselling book Wolf Hall. The house – together with its gardens – is one of several sites being … Continue reading

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Public consultation on West Oxfordshire Local Plan delayed

A consultation period on the draft West Oxfordshire Local Plan, which was due to start this week, has been delayed. A ‘call-in’ request (when a member of the council requests that a proposal be considered by a scrutiny committee due to … Continue reading

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Free play day for Chippy children tomorrow

As part of the national Playday campaign, there will be a free play day for children in Chippy tomorrow. The day will feature a range of activities, including body zorbing, go-karting, tricky trail biking, drumming, street hockey and a climbing … Continue reading

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Summer safety roadshow to visit Chippy

A summer safety roadshow is coming to town next week. The West Oxfordshire Community Safety Partnership, which has organised the roadshow, is bringing together several participants – including Thames Valley Police, West Oxfordshire District Council, Oxfordshire Trading Standards, and Oxfordshire … Continue reading

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Chadlington Downs development: 40% to be affordable homes

After the public exhibition held at the town hall this afternoon, what are the proposals for the farmland between Walterbush Road and Burford Road? Bellway Homes says it wants to build 228 homes on the site, of which 40%, or around … Continue reading

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