News published September 2020
Improved access work to start along the A4095 in Bicester
Work is about to start on scheme that will open up a new route to benefit cyclists, pedestrians and other users along the A4095 in Bicester.
New Cherwell Lottery funding opportunity welcomed by seniors’ group
A new grant scheme will offer fresh funding opportunities for local good causes who may have struggled to attract donations during COVID-19.
Residents and landlords could get £5k for green home improvements
Grants of up to £5,000 could help homeowners and landlords make their properties kinder to the planet, as a new grants scheme prepares for its launch.
Bicester’s creative flame burns brightly as annual arts festival returns
Last weekend (Friday 18 to Sunday 20 September), the curtain was raised on the third annual Bicester Festival, with the theme ‘fire, keeping the flame alive’.
New NHS app to help keep our district safe
Hospitality venues and some other businesses in north Oxfordshire are being reminded to display a QR code to support the new NHS COVID-19 app, which launches across England and Wales today.
Big budget challenges may lie ahead as council awaits key information from Whitehall
Cherwell District Council is planning ahead for the possibility of budgetary challenges next year.
COVID-19 sees fair postponed for first time in recent history
The Banbury Michaelmas fair has been a fixture of the life of the town for hundreds of years, but public health concerns have seen it postponed for the first time in recent history this year.
Blue bins are fuller as Recycle Week approaches
North Oxfordshire residents are being thanked for putting the right thing in the right bin as Recycle Week approaches.
Virtual Festival Keeps the Creative Flame Alive!
Creativity, performance and dance will take centre stage this weekend as Bicester’s annual arts festival returns for an online edition with the theme ‘fire – keeping the flame…
Investigations keep the warmth in as autumn approaches
As summer draws to a close, council interventions have allowed many renters to benefit from improved heating and insulation.