News published March 2018
By-election to take place alongside local elections
A by-election will be held alongside the scheduled local elections on 3 May following the resignation of a former executive member of Cherwell District Council.
Leaders of the Districts and Borough Councils across Northamptonshire acknowledge statement from Secretary of State about Northamptonshire County Council
The Leaders of the councils across Northamptonshire have acknowledged today’s statement by Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government regarding Northants County…
Householders warned about leaving waste next to recycling points
A fly-tipper has paid a £150 fine after dumping household waste next to a recycling point in Yarnton.
Cherwell District Council prosecute unhygienic restaurant in Banbury
A Banbury restaurant owner has been fined nearly £20,000 after Cherwell District Council’s Environmental Health team found they had breached hygiene regulations.
Council explores mortgage solution to help local people
A local authority is thought to be the first in the UK to explore the piloting of an innovative new approach to helping local people finance self-build homes.
Banbury set for squeaky-clean street scenes
Banbury town centre will be getting a deep clean to welcome spring as part of a council campaign.
Cherwell greets opportunity as Deal is sealed
A Government deal to help Oxfordshire deliver better infrastructure and more affordable homes has been welcomed by Cherwell District Council.
Fair to showcase volunteering opportunities in Banbury
Residents have the chance to find out more about volunteering and what is on offer in Banbury from local organisations.
Budding builders can learn on job
Aspiring builders will find it easier to gain experience in the trade as the council takes steps to address a skills shortage.
Peer review says councils are poised to exploit their good position
Careful financial management has put two councils in a position to make the most of future opportunities, according to an peer review of Cherwell District Council and South Northamptonshire.