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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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Affected by plans for Churchill Road housing? Have your say at planning inquiry

After its plans to build 60 new houses on farmland on Churchill Road were rejected by WODC, Sharba Homes announced that it would appeal the decision. Consequently, a planning inquiry is to be held in October, and the town council … 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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Learn about farming history this Easter

The Churchill and Sarsden Heritage Centre, a great local museum, reopens this Easter with a new focus on local farming history. The centre, in the village of Churchill’s old church (not the “new” one at the top of the hill!), … Continue reading

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