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David Cameron holds on to Witney

 The results of the General Election are still coming in, but the Witney constituency count has finished – and David Cameron has kept his seat, receiving over 35,000 votes – an increase of just over 1,000 from 2010. Labour’s Duncan … Continue reading

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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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WOBA success for Chippy businesses

Chipping Norton businesses were in the spotlight again at Heythrop Park on 14 March at the annual West Oxfordshire Business Awards gala dinner evening. The evening was chaired by Chippy’s Ken Norman – in usual lively form. Collecting the Employer … Continue reading

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Mike Howes: Chippy’s newest Honorary Citizen

In front of over 120 invited guests, Mike Howes was made an Honorary Citizen of Chipping Norton by Mayor Mike Tysoe at a ceremony at the Town Hall last week. Mike Howes, now 76, is a long-standing resident of the … Continue reading

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David Cameron Signals Support For “Save The ACE Centre” Campaign

David Cameron has signalled his support for the Save The ACE Centre campaign. Talking to BBC Radio Oxford, he said he “feel[s] very strongly about children’s centres” and added that he would be in touch with Oxfordshire County Council in his … Continue reading

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Is Chippy the third crappiest town in Britain?

It is, according to the creators of Crap Towns. Chippy has been listed as third in their new Crap Towns list, behind London and Bradford but ahead of such gems as Coventry and Nuneaton. There are flaws with the list; … Continue reading

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High-speed broadband arrives in town

David Cameron has this week “welcomed” the arrival of high-speed broadband in Chipping Norton – although not all of the town apparently has it yet. BT has stated that the technology has been rolled out to more than 2,600 premises … Continue reading

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