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19 hrs ago | Oxford Times

There's plenty to debate as districts go to the polls

White Horse Leisure Centre in Abingdon last year after local council elections. Votes will be counted on Friday, May 23, following three district council elections NEXT month thousands of people across Oxfordshire will be able to have their say on how their councils are run.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

This is Oxfordshire

We have to make more of attractive amenity'

Buy this photo Kidlington parish and Cherwell district councillor Tim Emptage, left, with Kidlington Parish Council vice-chairman David Robey by the canal A CLEAN-UP day is the latest part of efforts to bring more visitors to the Oxford Canal through the villages.

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Buckingham Today

Register to vote for your MEP

On May 22, residents in Aylesbury Vale and Cherwell districts will vote for the 10 representatives who make up the South East region, which currently include leader of the UKIP party Nigel Farage.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Banburycake.co.uk

Councils aiming to reduce numbers of vacant homes

MORE than 5,600 homes have been sitting empty in Oxfordshire - more than enough to clear the city's housing waiting list in one fell swoop.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Witney Gazette

Roger's beautifully atmospheric picture of Westwell

Retirement hobbies often include golfing, bowls, or holidays, but when chartered surveyor Roger Sweet gave up work 10 years ago, he set about a different task as Katriona Ormiston discovered After a decade of journeying, the dad-of-three has now visited every village and small settlement in the county - all 310 of them.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Buckingham Today

Check your home energy usage

Between 2004 and 2010, the average household electricity bill has risen by almost 80 per cent with the average annual electricity bill now estimated at A 1,342.

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Buckingham Today

Easter opening hours for council services

Customers and residents in the Bicester area are being reminded Cherwell District Council's offices and Link Points will be closed over the Easter bank holiday.

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Banburycake.co.uk

A chance to show world our expertise in education

THE move by Activate Learning - the umbrella organisation for the former Oxford and Cherwell Valley College and Banbury and Bicester College - to seal a deal to run education institutes in Saudi Arabia is a promising exercise in expansion.

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Banburycake.co.uk

The Saudi Connection

Oxford-based Activate Learning is part of a group set to open three further education colleges in September to teach 6,000 women.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Banbury Guardian

Crime down by five per cent across Cherwell and West Oxfordshire

Crime across the Cherwell and West Oxfordshire district has fallen by five per cent over the past year new figures reveal.

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Housing benefits outweighed countryside considerations in village development decision

A planning inspector has upheld an appeal to build up to 45 homes new homes, after concluding the benefits brought from the development would outweigh the negative impact on the North Oxfordshire countryside.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Oxford Times

Oxford second highest number of those cycling to work

New census data by the Office of National Statistics shows 17 per cent - more than 11,000 people - cycle to work in the city, a 33 per cent increase between 2001 and 2011.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Buckingham Today

Extra parking at Bicester Village approved by councillors

Visitors to Bicester Village will have further room to park after Cherwell district councillors approved plans to provide an additional decked car park.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Oxford Times

Toilet screening is aimed at boosting Kidlington as a pleasant shopping centre

The parish council used its share of a A 20,000 grant from a Government fund inspired by a report by retail expert Mary Portas.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Oxford Times

Ethical investment plan 'could cost council dear'

But members have been warned that the authority might not earn as much from interest and investments if it is too picky.

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Banbury Guardian

Look Back With Little: The Cherwell Valley

Just before the National Rivers Authority was replaced by the Environment Agency it published a very detailed study of the Cherwell River Basin.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Bicester Advertiser

Steeple Aston homes plan up for discussion

IN session for people hoping to get one of 12 new affordable homes in Steeple Aston will take place tomorrow, between 4pm and 7pm at the village hall.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Buckingham Today

Districts in top 50 for 'rural living'

South Northants, Aylesbury Vale and Cherwell have all been named in the top 50 best places to live in the countryside.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

WireNews+Co

Government Unlocks A 194 Million Of College Investment

Skills and Enterprise Minister Matthew Hancock today announced that 22 colleges will invest 194.3 million in the building of new state of the art facilities.

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Bicester Advertiser

First building at Bicester eco-town is starting imminently

The site, farmland on the north west edge of Bicester, will see up to 6,000 energy efficient homes, schools, shops, a health centre and employment space.

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