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Town Centre House becomes a town centre home

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 12:15
A vacant office block has been brought into use after Cherwell District Council secured £1 million of funding to transform the building into affordable housing.

Round-the-clock gym is fit for purpose

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:30
Proposals to build a 24-hour gym at the popular Banbury Cross Retail Park have been approved.

Are you emergency ready? Council backs new UK campaign

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 10:31
It's not something many of us like to think about, but a new campaign to get people thinking about how to prepare for an emergency is starting on Thursday, 1 September with the support of Cherwell District Council.

Fair chance to climb career ladder

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 17:01
Golden opportunities for career advancement will be up for grabs this September as local employers come together for Banbury and Bicester job fairs.

Job fairs are centre stage to engage

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 16:58
Employers with vacancies to fill can put their jobs centre stage at Banbury and Bicester job fairs this September. The events are an opportunity for businesses to promote roles to jobseekers free of charge and there are still a few spaces remaining.

Clinics to power local business in an hour

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 17:15
Businesses looking to take the next step in their growth can get free expert advice at specialist clinics taking place next month (September).

Shop with flair at Savoir Fayre

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 15:35
Residents can shop with continental flair as a popular French Market visits Banbury and Bicester this September.

Contractor appointed to steer car park demolition

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 16:45
A contractor has been appointed to begin demolishing a multi-storey car park in Banbury at the end of this month.

Have a sizzling and safe barbecue this bank holiday weekend

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 16:07
Residents thinking of breaking out the barbecue this bank holiday weekend are being reminded to put food safety at the top of their shopping list.

Sessions will strike a chord with musicians

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 12:34
Musicians over the age of 50 are being encouraged to note the date of social jam sessions taking place in Banbury.

Council drives forward car park improvements

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 18:06
Routine maintenance work is due to be carried out across Cherwell District Council's car parks over the autumn months.

High price to pay for low standards

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 12:34
The council is increasing the charges it makes to landlords when it issues them notices regarding unsatisfactory housing.

Call for cyber-smarts to foil scammers

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:27
A call for vigilance against internet hoaxes is going out after a resident wrote to the council to warn against an elaborate but increasingly common scam.

Voter registration drive now underway

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 16:53
Across the district, voter registration forms have begun dropping through letterboxes as Cherwell District Council's annual canvass gets underway.

Beautiful game is a walk in the park

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 13:15
With the new football season already underway, Cherwell residents are being reminded that they don't have to sprint like Gareth Bale to reap the rewards of a kick about.

Sponsor's chance for a positive spin

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 12:11
Town businesses are being invited to boost their visibility and support a good cause by sponsoring Bicester Bike Loan.

Woodgreen Open Air Pool Closure

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:28
Due to problems with the pumps, Woodgreen Open Air Pool in Banbury will be closed today (Monday, 22 August) to allow for repair work to take place.

No plastering over eyesore tip

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 17:40
Planks, palettes and plasterboard were amongst the illegally dumped waste recovered by council officers near Bainton this week.

No glass ceiling for folk-rock recyclers

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:54
As the district's most iconic music festival drew to a close, council officers were on hand to recycle the huge volume of glass used by the fans.

Banbury's laser-guided course to Rio glory

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:43
Banbury dinghy manufacturers will have their eyes glued to the screen this evening as they watch their vessels vie for the podium in Rio.