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Deadline looms for potential town councillors

As we mentioned here last week, the deadline for people to nominate themselves for the vacant position of councillor on Chipping Norton Town Council is this Thursday – 24 April. So if you are interested in local issues, politics, and … Continue reading

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Have your say at the annual Town Meeting

The annual Town Meeting is taking place at the Town Hall this Thursday, chaired by our mayor Mike Tysoe. The meeting is an opportunity for everyone in Chipping Norton to come and tell the town council what they’re concerned about, … Continue reading

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Town council agrees 37% tax rise

The Town Council, at its December meeting, proposed to increase its share of our council tax – the precept – by over £50,000 for the next year (2014/15). According to the town clerk, this would mean a 37% rise, or … 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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Councillors express support for ALDI

Chippy town councillors have expressed their support for the proposed ALDI store on Banbury Road. At this week’s town council meeting, a discussion was held about the planning application that the company has submitted to West Oxfordshire District Council – … Continue reading

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Chippy has a new town councillor

At last night’s Chipping Norton Town Council meeting, Richard Benfield was co-opted as a new town councillor. A vacancy had arisen following the resignation of Rebecca Herrin, who had moved away from the area. Six candidates put themselves forward for … Continue reading

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Deadline extended for town plan comments

We have been asked to pass on the following message from the Chipping Norton Neighbourhood Plan team: As you are aware, Chipping Norton Town Council and the Chipping Norton Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group welcome comments on the Chipping Norton: Looking … Continue reading

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