News published January 2021
High river levels in Cherwell
Rain and snowfall have led to higher river levels than normal in Cherwell district over a prolonged period of time -and much colder and potentially snowy weather is in the forecast for…
Residents in north Oxfordshire should not go cold and hungry this winter
Residents in Cherwell district who need help to buy food and heat their homes this winter can now apply for the Winter Support Grant Scheme.
Views wanted on Bicester cycle scheme
Bicester residents are being asked to offer their opinions on a major new cycle scheme, helping to make the town a safer place to ride and walk, to cut vehicle journeys and offer cleaner air.
Recycling residents praised following festive record
Residents are being thanked for putting the right thing in the right bin with a significant rise in recycling being recorded over the Christmas and new year period in 2020 when compared to 2019.
Kidlington families explore new ways to wellbeing
Kidlington residents are being invited to use their daily exercise by testing out seven new walking routes in the village.
Don’t delay in claiming financial support when told to self-isolate
People who will suffer financial hardship when told to self-isolate should not delay in applying for support.
Don’t go out warns public health chief as COVID cases hit stark new heights
People in Oxfordshire are being urged to stay at home, avoid mixing with other households, and abide by the lockdown rules to the letter to curb the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the county.
Community Nature Plan approved for future generations
An update on Cherwell’s Community Nature Plan has been approved, reaffirming a strong commitment to the natural environment for people and wildlife in north Oxfordshire.
Oxfordshire people urged to abide by national lockdown rules
Steep rises throughout the country including a doubling of cases in Oxfordshire in the space of a fortnight has prompted the government to place the nation into a third lockdown from January 5.
New bus routes connect Bicester neighbourhoods
New Year bus timetables have come into effect in Bicester, providing a new service for residents in Graven Hill and providing greater connectivity for the Garden Town.