News published December 2021
Garden waste bookings open for early birds
Residents can now sign up for the council’s new garden waste service and secure a ten per cent discount.
Warning over dubious dog dealers
Well-intentioned pet lovers are being warned of the risk of being deceived by dubious dog rescue agencies.
Tree planting underway at Burnehyll Community Woodland
A thousand trees have been planted at a large community woodland near Bicester as part of efforts to capture carbon and promote biodiversity.
Alternatives to eviction as landlords sell up
With an increasing number of landlords selling their properties, an appeal is going out to prevent tenants being put at risk of homelessness.
Additional testing facilities in Bicester and Banbury as COVID cases continue to rise
Adults in Cherwell will be able to get a PCR test at additional facilities in Bicester and Banbury in response to steeply rising cases.
Incentives for higher quality homes
Landlords who need to improve the standard of their properties can apply for up to £15,000 as part of a drive to improve the quality and availability of affordable housing.
New accommodation announced to prevent rough sleeping
Vulnerable single people will be at less risk of sleeping on the streets, thanks to a new deal struck by the council.