Monthly Archives: September 2014

Have your say on our town’s Neighbourhood Plan

The full draft of Chippy’s Neighbourhood Plan is now out for public consultation. As detailed in the new edition of Chippy News, Chipping Norton Town Council has published this plan to set out policies that they say will support sustainable … Continue reading

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Public meeting on the future of Chippy’s museum and police station tonight

A reminder of the public meeting being held tonight at the Town Hall to discuss the future of the town’s museum and police station. The meeting will take place at 7.30pm in the Upper Town Hall. For background, our previous … Continue reading

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Historian’s library for sale at Oxfam

Tony Cooper, the manager of Chippy’s Oxfam Books & Music shop, has been in touch to publicise a collection of books that the store will be selling from this weekend. Tony explains, “We have recently been given a wonderful donation … Continue reading

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Theatre hosts legendary guitarist

Chippy Theatre is to host an evening’s performance by John Etheridge, a jazz/fusion guitarist who has performed with the likes of Stephane Grappelli, Nigel Kennedy and John Williams. The evening, on Sunday 5 October, is a rare chance to see … Continue reading

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Review: “Around the World in 80 Days” at Chippy Theatre

This fantastic production for all the family at The Theatre, Chipping Norton travels across continents and time zones at breakneck pace. It’s set in 1872, the Victorian age of adventure and invention. Jean Passepartout and his master, Phileas Fogg, attempt … Continue reading

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#ChippyBiz drinks on 24 September

We have been asked to publicise the following event: Experience Chipping Norton (ECN) is holding a #ChippyBiz drinks event at The Chequers on Wednesday 24 September, between 6pm and 8pm. ECN, which was formed to help support and promote the town … Continue reading

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More play equipment – but where?

This month’s Chipping Norton town council meeting saw councillors discuss play areas, skateboard parks and the long-running recycling centre issue. Firstly, councillors heard that the developers intending to apply for permission to develop at Chadlington Downs Farm off Walterbush Road … Continue reading

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A winning allotment

At this month’s town council meeting, the annual William Fowler Allotment Competition winners were announced, with the first prize going to Charlie Keen. His granddaughter, Kirsty Newman, is seen here accepting the William Fowler Allotment Cup from mayor Mike Tysoe, on … Continue reading

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Could the police station become the town museum – and should it?

On 30 September, town residents are invited to the History Society’s meeting at the Upper Town Hall to discuss whether the soon-to-be vacated police station could become the new site for Chipping Norton’s museum. In our September edition, mayor Mike Tysoe … Continue reading

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Chippy Mop comes round again!

Chipping Norton’s Mop Fair takes place this weekend (18 to 20 September). Please remember to leave a bit of extra time for any journeys you need to make, as the one-way system through town will be in operation… and remember … Continue reading

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