News published June 2020
Bicester health routes offer helpful reminder to keep users safe
New signs have been installed along Bicester’s blue line health routes, reminding users to socially distance whilst out on their daily exercise.
Lockdown bin weights soar but people are recycling more
The weight of waste and recycling produced by Cherwell residents has increased by the equivalent of 100 double decker buses (1,870 tonnes) during lockdown.
Restaurant’s alcohol licence removed after Border Agency raid
A poorly managed restaurant where workers were housed in cramped conditions will not be able to sell alcohol when coronavirus restrictions lift.
Residents asked to donate their spare bikes to NHS and social care heroes
Unused bikes are being tuned-up and handed out free of charge to NHS and social care staff living and working in Cherwell.
Sporting plan for Adderbury nears finish line
A new pavilion and outdoor sports areas for Adderbury came a step closer to reality yesterday, 4 June.
World Environment Day 2020
World Environment Day 2020 (5 June) is an opportunity to take a look at some of the work Cherwell District Council has underway to help tackle the climate emergency at the local level.
Introducing Oxfordshire Open Thought – a new way of working for a better future
The team behind the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 have launched Oxfordshire Open Thought and are asking people if the changes they’ve made during lockdown life could create a better future.
Volunteers' week: Jo's story
It's Volunteers’ Week, so we are continuing our celebration of the fantastic efforts of some of the people who give their time to help their community.
Volunteers help residents back on two wheels with free bike maintenance scheme
A service providing free bicycle repairs for residents in Cherwell has been rolled out across the district.
Lockdown no barrier for Banbury Rusty Musicians
A group of musicians, brought together by an initiative to help older people in Banbury feel less isolated, have continued to jam despite being unable to get together during lockdown.