Monthly Archives: March 2015

New edition of Chippy News out now!

The April edition of Chippy News is out now in all the usual outlets in and around the town. This month, we have lots on the forthcoming elections – town, district and general – and on April’s Chipping Norton Literary … Continue reading

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Topside car park closure next week

The Topside car park will be closed overnight next Monday (30 March), and the following day (Tuesday 31 March). This is due to Oxfordshire County Council repainting the white lines there in the early hours of the Tuesday morning. The car park should … Continue reading

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Premier Inn: Public Exhibition to be held on Wednesday

Plans for the new 72 bedroom Premier Inn hotel on Spring Street will be on show at the Lower Town Hall in Chipping Norton on Wednesday 25 March from 3.30pm until 7pm. Premier Inn is proposing to replace the former care … Continue reading

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Caffe Nero to open on Topside

After much speculation, it can be confirmed that Caffe Nero is to open a branch in Chipping Norton. The coffee shop will open in what was the Dorothy Perkins shop on Topside in around five weeks’ time. Work started on … Continue reading

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WODC approves Walterbush Road housing development

West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) has approved plans for a 228-home housing development between Walterbush Road and Burford Road, subject to legal agreements. As we previously reported, the proposal, submitted by Archstone and Bellway Homes, is for 228 houses, to be built on fields … Continue reading

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Come to the Town’s Fundraising Ball

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Sing Around The World with Wychwood Chorale

The Wychwood Chorale charity choir is holding its spring concert on Saturday 28 March. The concert, which will be held at St Kenelm’s Church in Enstone, starts at 7.30pm. There is free admission and refreshments, with a voluntary collection in aid … Continue reading

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Making Shakespeare accessible for all at Chippy’s Theatre

A new adaptation of Shakespeare’s King John is coming to Chippy’s Theatre on 14 March. This is a rare chance to see a stage performance of one of the bard’s lesser known plays – but it is also a bit different. … Continue reading

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A Geological Anniversary in Churchill

The Churchill Heritage Centre is celebrating a big anniversary this month. 200 years ago, Churchill-born geologist William Smith published the first geological map of England and Wales. This feat, a result of extensive travels on his own and with his … Continue reading

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