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The Oxford Experience and Other Summer Learning Vacations
"Why not opt for a learning vacation this summer?" wrote veteran travel writer Arthur Frommer.
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16 hrs ago
Apprenticeship offers recipe for success
An apprenticeship scheme helping to kick start careers in catering is looking to businesses in the Banbury area to support a major expansion.
Fears for the green belt as homes quota tops 100,000
ONE hundred thousand more homes need to be built in Oxfordshire by 2031, according to a major new report that will shape planning policy.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Family ordered to pull down illegal back garden building
Karan Turna, 17, and Jugraj Turna, 13, doing schoolwork in the study-cum-gym at the bottom of their garden in Dene Road Headington OXFORD city councillors have ordered a Headington family to take down a A 25,000 back garden building used as a study centre and gym.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Activists ask for crossings to keep Oxford school pupils safe
Parents in Oxford want new crossings to be installed in three locations to improve the safety of youngsters walking to three schools.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Charity asks community to help local cause
Pictured L-r: Diana Roberts, Chair of Trustees Age UK Oxfordshire, Roger Bell, Age UK Oxfordshire volunteer, Bee Myson, head of development for Cherwell and West Oxfordshire, Staff and volunteers at Age UK Oxfordshire in Banbury are hoping community members will help them organise events to raise vital funds for the area's elderly.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Green Belt and traffic concerns over housing
A planning application has been submitted by Yarnton Nurseries LLP to Cherwell District Council for 14 homes at the Sandy Lane business.
Business chiefs join call for free parking but CDC stands firm
Banbury's business leaders have added their voice to those calling for two hours' free parking in the town despite continued claims from Cherwell District Council that it is not financially viable.
UK's first self-build community a step closer as council signs land deal
The UK's first self-build community has moved a step closer after Cherwill District Council gave the green light to the multi-million pound purchase of a site at Bicester.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Poster puts parking bid in the public eye
A Banbury shopkeeper is stepping up his crusade for two hours' free parking in the town centre with the launch of a poster campaign.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Council tax freeze for residents in Cherwell
Cherwell residents will not have to fork out more cash for the district element of council tax in the coming year, Cherwell District Council has promised.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Cherwell District Council is poised to buy MoD land
CHERWELL District Council looks set to approve a multi-million pound business case to buy surplus Ministry of Defence land.
a Job club launched at the height of the recession is to celebrate its fifth anniversary.
Since it was launched, Banbury Job Club has helped 3,300 find a job or training to get them back to work.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Has crash made us a developer's paradise?
Cherwell may have lost the power to control housing development in Banburyshire over the next 17 years, it is feared.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Police counter set to open as station closes
A NEW police counter for the public will open in Kidlington today, as Thames Valley Police moves to shut the village police station to save cash.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
School choirs join the battle against polio
Nine secondary school choirs are to take part in a series of unique concerts at St Mary's Church in Banbury to help raise funds to eradicate polio across the globe.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
This is Oxfordshire
thisisoxfordshire: Reka Balogh and Karl Leitelmayer show off their moves at last year's event
A NEW set of contestants are dusting off their dancing shoes and digging out their sequined frocks with the launch of Strictly Oxford 2014 today.
Bicester Chamber of Commerce welcomes A 15,000 funds allocation
Bicester's chamber of trade has welcomed an announcement that 15,000 of central government money is to be spent on advertising and websites for local traders in a bid to help boost trade in the town centre.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Warm reception for new homes in Weston-on-the-Green
The new homes developed by Sanctuary Group at the rural exception site at Gallosbrook will provide much needed affordable housing for the Oxfordshire village, and so have been warmly welcomed by the local community.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo
PLANS are under way to boost high street trade in three Cherwell towns with free parking, new signs and visitor information.