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Roadworks “a fantastic job”, says mayor

The roadworks that threatened to disrupt the centre of Chipping Norton for most of August were finished last Friday – a full week early, leading to Chippy Mayor Mike Tysoe calling it “a fantastic job”. At last night’s town council … Continue reading

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Roadworks start in town

 This morning, works started on Horsefair and the High Street – the beginning of three weeks of disturbance for drivers, residents and business owners. As detailed previously by Chippy News, the works are to replace the road surface on the … Continue reading

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Main road to close for the summer

Oxfordshire County Council is to undertake “carriageway maintenance”, drainage improvements and new road markings on Horsefair and the High Street over the summer. The works are due to start on 5 August, take around three weeks, and so end by … Continue reading

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Memories of Chippy in the 1960s

  Paul Burbidge recently sent the News film recorded by his aunt, Hilda Burbidge (pictured, on Horsefair), a beekeeper who lived in The Apiary on Diston’s Lane. Hilda, who died in 1977,  filmed the town in 1965, and it is … Continue reading

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