Tag Archives: Oxfordshire County Council

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

Posted in news, places | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Roadworks on The Leys start today

Oxfordshire County Council is to start repair work to the surface of The Leys today. Work is scheduled to last for four days, and will cause some disruption, particularly around the junction with Cross Leys.

Posted in local services | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

WODC fights for Chippy rural bus services

West Oxfordshire District Council is to send a ‘strong’ message to Oxfordshire County Council regarding the future of rural bus services in our area. Following the county council’s decision to hold a consultation exercise into future provision of subsidised services … Continue reading

Posted in local services | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cattle Market closed to traffic this week

Don’t forget that part of Cattle Market is closed to traffic from today, 4 November. Works will be undertaken on the road by the county council from today, and are due to continue until the end of the week.  

Posted in news, places | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in local people, news, places | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Councillor Rob Evans Dies

Chippy News was saddened to hear of the death of District Councillor Rob Evans, former Mayor and County Councillor, on Sunday 1 September. Rob moved to Chipping Norton in 1973 to teach History at Top School. Despite retaining strong Welsh … Continue reading

Posted in local people, news | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Walterbush Road: will it become a “failed road”?

There is bad news for residents of Walterbush Road, who had originally been led to believe that the road would be improved this year. Oxfordshire County Council has now decided that the works will not be carried out until 2015 … Continue reading

Posted in news, places | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment