Town Council backs sensory trail application

News report in Banbury GuardianChipping Norton Town Council has backed proposals to build a sensory trail at Fairytale Farm. Nick and Nicola Laister, who are building the activity farm at Southcombe Farm near Chipping Norton, have applied for planning permission to construct the trail which is designed to engage all the senses. Features of the sensory trail will include light fountains, musical tanks, an oversized xylophone, a set of five Tubano children's drums, a rain wheel, a mirror panel and sensory totem posts. At its centre will be a quiet sensory garden with a variety of flowers.

The news was covered in the Banbury Guardian, who printed an artists impression of the park produced by Chipping Norton-based designers mark-making. Click here to view the news item.

The story was also covered in the November edition of Chipping Norton News. Click here to view this.

In other planning news, we are pleased to announce that West Oxfordshire District Council granted planning permission last week for two buildings at Fairytale Farm, an animal feed store and a large shelter in which children can handle small animals. Work on the project continues, with preview openings in summer 2012.

Fairytale Farm was also featured in a recent article in the Cotswold Journal. View the article here.

News item added: 6 November 2011

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