Tag Archives: St Mary’s Church

Remembering Joan Bowen

Joan Bowen, who lived in Chippy until 2010, died on 29 December after a long period of illness. She was just two days short of her 92nd birthday. Her son Peter Keen has been in touch to let those who … Continue reading

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New Year’s Honour for Chippy’s Jo

Chippy’s own Jo Graves has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year’s Honours. Jo, who many will know as a Chipping Norton Town Councillor of two decades’  standing, and as Mayor of the town during the Golden … Continue reading

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Chippy’s Favourite Places

We asked you recently what your favourite historic places in Chippy were. We have the results, and with 25% of the votes, it turns out that our favourite place in Chippy is – perhaps unsurprisingly – Bliss Mill. The most … Continue reading

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Michael Howes

The News was very sad to hear of the death of Mike Howes at the age of 76, after a long illness. Mike died peacefully, at home in Chipping Norton, with wife Terry, daughters Julie and Sarah, together with the Lawrence … Continue reading

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BBC History Retells A Gory Chippy Tale

For all you history buffs, the latest edition of BBC History magazine (December 2010) contains a piece on St Mary’s Church in Chippy as part of a feature on the Prayer Book Rebellion. Henry Joyce, vicar of St Mary’s in … Continue reading

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