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Ride to Bury team get ready for another day's cycling
THEY have had a night's rest and now the Ride to Bury team are preparing to cycle another 76 miles.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Undercover missions to catch people who don't bag the poop
A COUNCIL is sending out officers on undercover missions to catch pet owners who fail to pick up mess after their dogs.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
City council pins hopes on new bid for unitary status
OXFORD could become an entirely self-governing city and the county council abolished if Labour wins the next General Election, the city council's leader has said.
COMMENT: Single council must operate in...
REPLACING the 'old' two-tier system of county and district councils is certainly a debate worth having in the medium term.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Eco boom town near Bicester with A 1.65bn investment
It states that investment such as a planned 4,300 homes - including an "eco town" - along with businesses and a town centre redevelopment is worth A 183m.
Dog foulers targeted by undercover Cherwell officers
Dog owners who fail to pick up after their pets are being targetet by undercover enforcement officers as part of an initiative to catch culprits in the act.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
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.