News published December 2020
Cherwell joins neighbours in tier 4, with people told to stay at home
Steep rises in COVID-19 cases in north Oxfordshire have prompted the government to place the district into the new tier 4 level of restrictions from Boxing Day.
New support to help homeless people take Next Steps
Rough sleepers and those at risk of homelessness stand to benefit from additional support and 17 new specialist accommodation units in north Oxfordshire.
Cherwell cases on the rise as people urged not to give COVID-19 a gift for Christmas
People in Cherwell are being urged to continue to abide by the rules before and during the festive season to avoid giving their loved ones COVID-19 this Christmas
Parking offer will drive town centre footfall
People will find it easier to drive to Banbury town centre for their Christmas stocking fillers, thanks to a new parking offer.
Offender pays the price of hedgerow fly-tip
A man who failed to ensure his rubbish was legally disposed of has been ordered to pay £675 in fines and costs.
Record numbers book in to see Dr Bike
A bicycle maintenance scheme, offering free repairs to encourage more people onto two wheels, has fixed more than three hundred bikes during 2020.
Savings planned in face of financial uncertainties as Cherwell seeks a sustainable future
Future uncertainties around funding and the impact of COVID-19 mean Cherwell District Council will for the first time in many years need to make significant savings over the next two years.
Discretionary grant scheme now available to local businesses
Businesses in need of financial support following the national lockdown are invited to apply to the council as a discretionary grant scheme is launched.