News published December 2017
Councils’ former chief executive receives MBE in Queen’s New Year’s honours
Sue Smith, the former joint chief executive of South Northamptonshire and Cherwell District Councils has been recognised for her services to local government in the Queen’s New Year’s…
Council Christmas cardies raises nearly quarter of a tonne for Food Banks
In total local councils donated 250kg of non-perishable goods to local Food Banks after staff wore Christmas jumpers for the day on Friday, 15 December.
A healthy treat for diabetics
A special fitness promotion specifically targeting people with diabetes will be launched in January to coincide with New Year’s resolutions.
Bitter disappointment as Horton legal challenge is dismissed
The leader of Cherwell District Council has expressed his “bitter disappointment” after losing a legal challenge against the way plans to downgrade services at Banbury’s Horton…
Step into a healthy new year
The growth of a council health walks programme is giving extra options to residents resolving to get active in the new year.
Festive opening hours and bin collections
Residents are reminded that Cherwell District Council offices will close over the festive period but only Boxing Day bin collections will be affected.
Let’s talk turkey
This festive season Cherwell District Council is supporting the Food Standards Agency (FSA) ‘Let’s Talk Turkey’ campaign’.
Planning approval is just the medicine for new centre
A new diagnostics facility could boost medical provision in Bicester following a council decision.
Honorary Alderman Fred Blackwell
It is with deep regret that Cherwell District Council has learned of the death of Honorary Alderman Fred Blackwell. Alderman Blackwell died on Wednesday, 13 December at the Horton General Hospital in…
Safeguarding training delivers better awareness at Banbury hotels
Banbury hoteliers are increasingly alert to the dangers of child sexual exploitation (CSE), the results of a recent operation show.