Incredible Edible in Chinnor



Thank you to Greening Chinnor as our first planter (half an oak barrel) is now in situ outside the Community Pavilion.

The herbs that are in it for people to try are Garden mint (in a suitable constraint), oregano, golden thyme, chives, salad burnet,

sage and parsley. Other planters will soon be around the village too...

look out for details as each one is installed.

Christmas Eve Carols - Your views needed



Chinnor Parish Council is in the unfortunate position of having to think about the Annual Christmas Eve Carols event.

This is a fantastic event and fully supported by our community, so we need your help...

The Back Story:

In the past few years getting a road closure, on Keens Lane for an hour on Christmas Eve has become harder, with more restrictions

to adhere to and the threat of a charge being levied!

The foundations for the Christmas Tree in its traditional position (Duo Chef Garden – not owned by CPC) is unstable and it is

believed that the groundworks needed will be a considerable cost.

These costs need to be found within CPC budgets to allow the event to take place in the same location.

But – is there an alternative...???

If the event was relocated to an open space at the Chinnor Community Pavilion a road closure would not be needed as the

area is off road and large enough to accommodate everyone.

The area is safe and more central for everyone and the Chinnor Silver Band appear to be happy with an alternative location.

Sadly though, this would mean a change of tradition for a lot of people.

CPC would like your thoughts, comments and feedback on how you see the event moving forward...

1) Pay what is needed for the event to remain in Keens Lane

2) Relocate to Community Pavilion and have the same event in a new location

Please see a Facebook poll on the CPC page to answer these questions or email or please pop into

the office so we can talk about it. We understand the change might be upsetting for some and we really

would like our community involved in this tough decision process. Please respond before Friday 15th June as a decision will need to

be made soon so we can arrange all that is needed.

Good Neighbour Scheme


Do you need a lift to the doctors, hospital or appointment you have?

Do you need help with light gardening or cleaning or to see a friendly face for a chat?

Do you know someone who may need help or could use the Good Neighbour Scheme service?

Chinnor Good Neighbour Scheme can help.

Call 01844 353500

Safe Place


Chinnor Community Pavilion is now a SAFE PLACE

A safe place helps vulnerable people if they feel scared or at risk while they are out and about in the community and need support right away.

Councillor Vacancy


Following the resignation of one of our councillors, applications are sought from qualified persons who are interested in being considered for co-option to fill the vacancy.

To qualify for co-option as a Parish Councillor Applicants must:-

  • be a Commonwealth citizen, or citizen of the Republic of Ireland, or a citizen of another Member State of the European Community
  • be aged18 years or over.
  • be an elector of the parish, or
  • during the whole of the last 12 months have occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the parish, or
  • live within 4.8 kilometres (three miles) of the parish boundary

Please send a brief synopsis about yourself, reason for wishing to be a councillor, previous community/council work, other skills that you can bring to the council, career, interests, etc to reach the Clerk,

Mrs Liz Folley, Council Office, Community Pavilion, Station Road, Chinnor, Oxfordshire OX39 4PU


by 1st June 2018

Please telephone 01844 353267 if you have any queries

Planning Inquiries Procedure


Planning Inquiries Procedure
Appeal by Persimmon Homes and Cala Management:

Persimmon Homes - P16/S3284/O - land behind Greenwood Avenue for 140 dwellings and demolition of two dwellings to serve as access.
Appeal Ref: APP/Q3115/W/17/3187058
Appeal Ref: APP/Q/3115/W/17/3187059

Cala Management - P17/S1867/FUL - land off Crowell Road for 54 dwellings.
Appeal Ref: APP/Q/3115/W/17/3188694

The appeals for the above applications will be held in Chinnor Community Pavilion, Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 4PU
Scheduled dates are as follows:
26 – 29 June,
03 – 05 July,
10 July

More details will be released as we get them and will be posted on the Facebook page / via the Pump if dates allow / on the CPC website

This information will include details of timings each day and public participation and how to register yourself to speak at the appeal hearing.

The appeals are run by an independent inspector who will have read and looked through all correspondence submitted during the application process. Letters will be sent by SODC to anyone who commented on the application – these are usually sent six weeks before the start of the inquiry.


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