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ALDI update: store to be ready “early 2016”

In the race to grab a bigger share of Chipping Norton’s weekly supermarket shop, it looks like the Midcounties Co-op will get there first. ALDI has told the News that it hopes to start building its new store on Banbury Road … Continue reading

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Chippy’s WHSmith store burgled: police appeal for witnesses

WHSmith on Topside was burgled in the early hours of 22 January, it emerged today. Thames Valley Police appealed for witnesses today, following the burglary, which took place at 3.10am last Thursday. It says that four offenders, wearing masks, forced … Continue reading

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Work starts on Co-op expansion

After delays and speculation, it looks like work has finally started on the expansion of the Co-operative store in Chippy. Planning approval was given for the expanded store and carpark some time ago, and in the meantime, we have seen … Continue reading

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Will Aldi succeed where Sainsbury’s failed?

Aldi has announced that it is preparing proposals to redevelop the former Highways Depot site at Cromwell Park on Banbury Road. The retailer intends to build what it calls a “vibrant new neighbourhood food store” on the site, saying that … Continue reading

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Seasonal Snow Hits Town

You can tell it must be approaching Christmas when Sainsbury’s starts playing seasonal muzak (rather loudly) in store and the market today is full of wrapping paper and cards – although, in all fairness, the supermarkets have been full of … Continue reading

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No appeal in Sainsbury’s plan decision

Sainsbury’s has confirmed that it will not appeal West Oxfordshire District Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for a new store in Chipping Norton. WODC rejected plans for a new store on the old Parker Knoll site on London Road … Continue reading

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A Year In The News

For a small market town, Chippy had a lot going on in 2011. Here are just a few of the events that took place – all covered by the print version of Chippy News. February: The new style Chippy News … Continue reading

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