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Joint working delivers improved council tax collections

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:16
In figures released by the Department for Communities and Local Government*, it has been revealed that council tax rate collections for Cherwell District Council (CDC) and South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) are now ranked within the top five in the country, thanks to joint working efforts.

A 'wheelie' big walk for charitable recycling officer

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 17:08
An award-winning recycling officer will be taking on Mount Snowdon with a wheelie bin strapped to his back in order to raise money for waste management projects in developing countries.

Council's 'no' to Deddington tight fit

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:59
A proposal to increase the density of a housing development to the north of Deddington has been rejected.

Leading millers get go-ahead for Banbury base

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:59
A top national flour producer will move some of its facilities to Banbury after the approval of a change-of-use planning application.

Permission for big-brand distributor to come to town

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:57
A big-brand health and beauty distributor has been given permission to set up shop in Banbury thanks to the approval of a change-of-use application for a vacant building.

Ribbon cutting marks official opening

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 11:30
Celebrations were taking place across Bicester on Monday (4 July) as dignitaries gathered for the official opening of Franklins House on the third anniversary of the opening of Pioneer Square.

Council prepares a new planning consultation framework

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 17:01
Updates to the framework which outlines how the public is consulted about planning decisions are being prepared.

Short circuit sparks recycling

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 13:02
Cherwell's green team will complete a circuit of the district this summer to promote electronics recycling.

Proposals to bring Order to town

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 12:32
Proposals to ban begging, on-street alcohol consumption and rough sleeping in Banbury town centre could be introduced to protect visitors from being exploited and intimidated.

Growing town attracts growing investment

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 12:30
More than £50 million of investment has been pledged to support the growth of Bicester since it was first designated as an eco-town in 2009.

Fine price to pay for flytip crime

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 12:28
Two men who dumped six black sacks of household rubbish at a recycling bank in Banbury have each been fined £75 for flytipping.

Equalities action plan updated

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 11:44
The council has approved a new action plan, determining the approach it will take to equalities over the next year.

Renewed focus on Brighter Futures in Banbury

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 11:43
The promotion of health, employment, and education received renewed support as Cherwell approved a report on its Brighter Futures in Banbury programme.

Council to use maximum HS2 powers

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 10:35
Councillors have decided to retain as much local control as possible over the construction of the High Speed Rail 2 network.

Building boom prompts waste policy update

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 10:33
A sharp upswing in house building has prompted a rethink of Cherwell's waste and recycling policies.

MP answers a hatful of youngsters' questions

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 17:55
District youngsters have put their MP through her paces at a private question and answer session.