Tag Archives: New Street

Be a part of the Snow Patrol!

Could you volunteer to drive the Quad Bikes for Chipping Norton’s winter snow patrol? Mayor Mike Tysoe is holding a training session at 10am this Sunday (21 December). If you are interested please call Mike on 01608 643028, or just … Continue reading

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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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New Street playground paths completed – so what next?

Mayor Mike Tysoe has updated Chippy News as to how the New Street recreation ground improvements are getting on. He says that the new footpaths, and the new mini tunnel in the under 7s areas, are now done. However, the mayor … Continue reading

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“Where’s the parking?”: Councillors concerned about new developments

At this week’s town council meeting, councillors expressed concern at the lack of parking provision in two proposed developments on New Street. The revised plans for the Baptist Church development increase the number of flats there to eight – but … Continue reading

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More flats to be built in Chippy’s Baptist Church?

The Baptist Church on New Street has asked West Oxfordshire District Council for permission to create eight two-bedroom flats within the church – but no car parking is planned. The church has been under hoarding for some time, after permission was granted … Continue reading

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Will Chippy get a better playground?

Local councillors are to undertake a recce of local playgrounds this week, to see what makes them so successful. For despite Chippy getting new equipment for the New Street playground a few years ago – and the MUGA – there … Continue reading

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Further to go to spend a penny

You might not notice until you need it – but just a quick shout-out that the public toilets at the Town Hall are closed for three weeks due to the roadworks in the centre of town. The nearest public toilets … 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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