News published October 2019
North Oxfordshire organisations nominated for prestigious national house building awards
North Oxfordshire is to be well represented at a prestigious national awards ceremony in November celebrating all aspects of self-build homes and renovation.
Community woodland project gains ground in Bicester
Plans for a community woodland to the south west of Bicester are a step closer, with a site to be provided by Countryside Properties (Bicester) Ltd.
Seeds sown for a healthier Kidlington
Residents, businesses, schools and community groups in Kidlington have come together to discuss a future for the village with health and wellbeing at its core.
Council commends improving taxi standards
People travelling by taxi as the nights draw in are advised that the council has been spot-checking drivers to make sure they are hitting high standards.
Banbury soldier returns to salute fallen heroes
This year’s Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal will launch later this week, with a familiar figure leading the tributes in Banbury.
Would-be cabbie is guilty of lying
An individual with a history of assaulting a schoolchild has been fined for lying in his application for a taxi licence.
New Banbury woodland planned to capture carbon
Plans are advancing to plant 30,000 trees in Banbury Country Park, as the council ramps up its response to the climate emergency.
Council ramps up biodiversity target
Developers will be asked to do more for wildlife in north Oxfordshire in the wake of a council decision.
Voter registration team will go door to door
Friendly canvassers will soon be rounding off the council’s annual electoral registration campaign.
Teachers offered new skills to take traditional classroom learning outside
Youngsters in and around Bicester will soon benefit from a programme designed to take everyday learning outside.