Monthly Archives: February 2015

WODC freezes council tax again

West Oxfordshire District Council has frozen its part of the council tax for the fifth year running, after setting its budget for 2015/16. In detailing its budget, the council says it has delivered “for the first time, a truly sustainable financial … Continue reading

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ALDI update: store to be ready “early 2016”

In the race to grab a bigger share of Chipping Norton’s weekly supermarket shop, it looks like the Midcounties Co-op will get there first. ALDI has told the News that it hopes to start building its new store on Banbury Road … Continue reading

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WODC says 1,800 new homes for Chippy by 2031

After more changes in recent months West Oxfordshire District Council’s Cabinet have today recommended the long awaited final Draft Local Plan to the full Council. In it they confirm a ‘requirement’ of 1,800 homes by 2031 for the Chipping Norton subarea. … Continue reading

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Resurfacing of Walterbush Road to start on 2 March

The long awaited resurfacing of Walterbush Road is to start on 2 March. The kerbing and footway will be the first to be resurfaced, starting on 2 March, with the works due to take two weeks. The road will still … Continue reading

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Run and join the Chippy Road Runners

If your New Year resolution was to get fitter or healthier (and we’re ignoring the fact that you’ve already had a month to do so!), Chippy’s Jason Shurmer has set up a running group in town, for anyone who wants … Continue reading

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Snow plough spotted in action!

News team member Roger Sinclair snapped Mayor Mike Tysoe in action on The Leys earlier – good to see the snow plough in action! (And yes, that IS a car that has skidded on the ice that can be seen … Continue reading

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