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Car park improvements driven by customer feedback

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:47
Blue badge holders can now park for free in Cherwell District Council-owned car parks following the appointment of a new contractor tasked with improving facilities in the area.

Doors prepare to open for polling day

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 13:15
Polling stations will open across the country on Thursday (8 June) as millions of people are expected to turn out to vote in this year's general election.

Woodgreen now welcoming open air swimmers

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 17:23
Banbury's popular outdoor pool is now open for outdoor swimming, having already hosted a week of half term fun.

Call for volunteers to request funds by 6 June

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 18:22
Voluntary groups in Bicester have the chance to request up to £1000 as the third round of SPARK funding is open until 6 June.

Sharing with neighbours like the Mad Hatter at Bicester's Big Lunch 2017

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 14:58
Residents are invited to enjoy an afternoon of food and entertainment to lift the spirits with the return of Bicester's Big Lunch.

Still time to voice thoughts on services

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 13:40
The annual residents' satisfaction survey has three weeks left to run, with the council keen to gain as much feedback as possible on its services.

Eco Business Centre to take shape at north-west Bicester

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:40
A new zero carbon business development is set to be built at Elmsbrook and bring more jobs to the town.

Bank holiday bins and opening times

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:17
Bin collections remain unaffected this bank holiday weekend in the district; however the council offices at Bodicote House will be closed on Bank holiday Monday.

Great success of compost giveaway days

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:03
Cherwell gardens will grow even greener this year as hundreds of residents turned up to collect free compost.

Bicester more 'walkable' with 'health route' highlighted

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:31
A new five-kilometre route for walkers, joggers and runners has been marked out in blue to give Bicester residents a new means of staying active.

Outline of showroom's revamp in housing scheme

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:57
Conversions and the demolition of an old building are set to usher in new housing and a showroom in east Bicester.

Castle Quay 2 plans get all-clear

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:44
The rejuvenation of Banbury's canal side has taken another stride forward with a planning decision regarding the Castle Quay 2 project.

Free advice and updates on rental standards at forum

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:54
Private landlords will have the opportunity to be updated on the latest changes in the rental sector and advised on how to achieve high standards at the next landlords' forum.

Carry on camping in Cherwell

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 16:51
The introduction of 30 new camping pitches near Adderbury is set to improve access for holiday makers to the already popular district.

Noise and isolation make poor site for caravans

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:17
Proposals for a residential caravan site near Piddington have been stopped in their tracks by a planning decision.

Fine price to pay for dumping duo

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 18:17
Two Oxfordshire residents who illegally dumped two bags of waste and litter into a business skip have been landed with substantial fines.

New Chairman announced for Cherwell District Council

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:35
On Tuesday (16 May) councillors met at Bodicote House for Cherwell District Council's annual general meeting where the chairman and vice-chairman for 2017/18 were elected.

Healthy Bicester starts with a bang

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:34
More than 8,000 people gathered in Bicester town centre to enjoy the launch of Healthy Bicester.

Majority favours parish split

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:43
Results are in from the first round of consultation on a proposal to split Upper Heyford into two separate parishes, with a clear majority favouring the initial plans.

Banbury charity receives cash boost

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 17:44
A Banbury charity that enables adults with physical and learning difficulties to gain hands on skills and improve their confidence has received a £2,600 donation from Cherwell District Council.