Category Archives: local people

Chippy voters make their views clear at the hustings

Last night saw a new event in 21st century Chipping Norton politics – the election hustings. Following similar events in Witney and Charlbury, our town saw the parliamentary candidates from the main parties take their seats in the town hall … Continue reading

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Have your say at the Annual Town Meeting

Chipping Norton Town Council is holding its Annual Town Council meeting next week. The public meeting is an opportunity to hear the council report on what it’s been doing over the past year, and to question councillors. The meeting will … Continue reading

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Bumper Town Raffle for Skate Park

Would you like to win tickets for Blenheim Palace, the Cotswold Wildlife Park, Chippy Theatre, a roller disco, Oxford Ice Rink? How about meals for two, Champagne, Famous Grouse Whiskey, a host of luxury or useful gifts from local shops, … Continue reading

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An evening to remember with Jeremy Clarkson

Last night was the Chippy Lido’s annual Auction of Promises, hosted, as usual, by former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson. Whilst the national newspapers and broadcast TV concentrated on Clarkson’s career in their coverage of the event – see the … 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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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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