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Event – Churchill Gravestones Walk

The Churchill Heritage Centre invites you to an OPEN AFTERNOON (with tea and scrummy cakes) and a (short) GRAVESTONES WALK (and talk) by Nina Morgan on Sunday 15 May at 2.30 pm. Nina Morgan is the author of The Geology … Continue reading

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Have your say: should Chippy Post Office move?

A consultation is underway regarding Chipping Norton Post Office – and your views are wanted. As many will be aware, since the Co-op expansion was first mooted, there has been talk of the post office moving from its current location … 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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Petition for HGV ban

As covered in this month’s Chippy News, local resident and Conservative WODC candidate Guy Wall decided to take action after learning that Oxfordshire County Council appeared to have taken the action to ban HGVs through Chippy out of its latest Transport … 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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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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