News published June 2020
Feedback sought on proposal to split parish council
Consultation letters are landing on Adderbury doormats as a request to create two new parish councils is examined.
Popular school holiday hubs cancelled for first time in 15 years
Council-run summer holiday hubs at schools in Bicester, Banbury and Bloxham will not be operating this summer.
Cherwell District Council statement with regards proposed extension of the existing Bicester Sports Association facilities in Chesterton
The statement reads as follows:
The show must go on as the Bicester Festival announces a new stage for creativity
The Bicester Festival will go ahead ‘virtually’ this year with a brand new website being launched to showcase local talent and celebrate the arts.
Wider walkways aid social distancing in Bicester
Pedestrians have more room to socially distance in Bicester Market Square after the council barriered off areas of the highway to widen the footpaths, early on Thursday morning.
Poultry farm permission refused
A proposed chicken farm south east of Bicester prompted 195 letters of objection and has been refused planning permission.
Electrical regulations should come as no shock
Renters who sign new tenancy agreements from next month will have greater protection from the risks of electrical shocks and fires.
Old toilet was privy to donation
Workers demolishing a derelict public convenience next to Banbury Town Hall discovered £61 in ten pence pieces that had literally fallen through the cracks earlier this month.
Safety measures to support Cherwell’s shoppers
A host of safety measures are in place in Banbury, Bicester and Kidlington centres as non-essential shops reopen.
Support publican’s call to “work together to beat coronavirus”
John O’Leary says he had never worked as hard in his life as he did getting his Bicester pub ready for reopening on 4 July.