News published October 2020
Oxford city officially moved to ‘high’ COVID alert level
Oxford will be moved into the government’s ‘high’ or tier 2 alert level after a further rise in cases of COVID-19 – meaning that the city’s residents will need to abide…
Reducing food insecurity
Cherwell District Council has welcomed the opportunity to continue its longstanding work on holiday hunger as it distributes £116,326 in government grant funding.
Oxfordshire close to ‘high’ COVID-19 alert level
People in Oxfordshire are being advised to be extra vigilant, particularly over half-term, as cases of coronavirus continue to spread across the county.
Rogue landlord faces £20k bill for housing breaches
A collapsing ceiling, filthy facilities, and an abandoned car are among the dangerous defects that have seen a Banbury landlord receive financial penalties totalling £20,000.
Cherwell launches zero carbon action plan
Reaching zero carbon by 2030 is a key aim of Cherwell District Council’s coronavirus recovery, says a new climate action plan.
Harry’s on the ball with hygiene as he helps #StopTheSpread
Banbury’s Harry Baker is determined that coronavirus won’t kick his passion for sport into touch.
Oxford to Cambridge Arc: a global asset and national investment priority
The Oxford to Cambridge Arc, which the Chancellor of the Exchequer described as a “key economic priority”, has unveiled its bold vision in a prospectus that has been submitted to…
Cherwell leads the way as Street Tag goes county-wide
A smart-phone app piloted in Cherwell, helping people to become more physically active, is being rolled out across Oxfordshire.