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Meeting votes in favour of purchasing Chippy police station

Members of the public who came to the recent meeting held to discuss the future of Chippy’s museum and police station building voted in favour of the police station being purchased for the town’s use – which could include a move for Chippy … Continue reading

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Could the police station become the town museum – and should it?

On 30 September, town residents are invited to the History Society’s meeting at the Upper Town Hall to discuss whether the soon-to-be vacated police station could become the new site for Chipping Norton’s museum. In our September edition, mayor Mike Tysoe … Continue reading

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What’s your favourite place in Chippy?

As Chipping Norton Museum gears up for the new season, which starts next month, we’d like to build a picture of what about CHippy’s history makes it a good place to live today. So this week, we’re asking: what is … Continue reading

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Museum to hold Volunteers’ Evening

Following our story about Chipping Norton Museum’s appeal for new volunteer help, curator Pauline Watkins has been in touch to say that the museum will be holding a Volunteers’ Evening on 10 April. So if you fancy giving your local … Continue reading

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Your Museum Needs You!

Chipping Norton Museum of Local History is a real asset to our town – an Aladdin’s cave of artefacts and documents that chart the history of Chippy, situated in the centre of town at 4 High Street. But, like any … Continue reading

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S.O.S: Saving Our Station

The Town Council is to look at ways in which Chipping Norton Police Station could be saved for community use. The police station is due to close in 2015, and there has been speculation that its Victorian building, on the … Continue reading

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Festival brings town together

Sunday saw a popular return for the annual Chipping Norton Festival (#chipfest). Blessed with sunshine and warmth, the event saw local singers and groups perform for an appreciate audience on Topside, while town charities and groups, such as the West … Continue reading

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