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Accident closes Banbury Road

The Banbury Road has apparently been closed following a serious accident involving a lorry and a car. BBC Oxford is reporting that traffic is queuing in both directions between the Albion Street junction and the Over Norton Road. However, a local … Continue reading

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Premier Inn plans for Spring Street?

Premier Inn is planning a 70 room hotel in Chippy. The budget hotel chain’s owner, Whitbread, confirmed to the Witney Gazette that it has bought the Castle View site on Spring Street, together with the ambulance station and Chestnuts site, … Continue reading

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West Street surgery to become housing and shop?

A planning application has been submitted to West Oxfordshire District Council to turn the West Street Surgery into four dwellings and a retail unit. The proposal, put forward by Gentian Projects (Oxfordshire), is to converted the surgery into three houses, one … Continue reading

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Helpers wanted at cemetery clean-up day

The town council is appealing for volunteers from the town to help clean up the cemetery next week. The clean-up is planned for Saturday 11 October, meeting at 10am. Refreshments will be provided.

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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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