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Tickets available for the Fundraising Ball

We have been asked to remind readers that some tickets are still available for the town’s Fundraising Ball, which takes place at the Town Hall on 18 April. Tickets, together with raffle tickets, can be bought from the Guildhall. Details … Continue reading

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A winning allotment

At this month’s town council meeting, the annual William Fowler Allotment Competition winners were announced, with the first prize going to Charlie Keen. His granddaughter, Kirsty Newman, is seen here accepting the William Fowler Allotment Cup from mayor Mike Tysoe, on … Continue reading

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New benches to remember two of Chippy’s honorary citizens

Today, two new benches were installed in the centre of Chipping Norton to remember two of our town’s honorary citizens. The benches, on the high street in front of Sainsbury’s, commemorate Rob Evans, who died last year, and Mike Howes, … 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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Council about to say “bog off” to toilet flooding problem

The town council says that work is to start on the utility area in the ladies’ public toilets at the town hall “within the next few days”. This is to stop an ongoing flooding problem, which occurs when the town has … Continue reading

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Costly graffiti at town hall had no ‘witnesses’

The town council has raised concerns about petty vandalism affecting the state of the town, and a lack of witnesses willing to identify the culprits, after graffiti made at the town hall went unreported until the council’s own clerk told police … Continue reading

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Town council candidates want your vote

A Town Council election has been called for 22 May, following the resignation of David Lydiat. The following candidates have been selected by their parties to stand for the vacant seat; Chippy News asked them to introduce themselves and set … Continue reading

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