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Residents invited to check out Cherwell's waste services for their spring cleaning

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 15:40
As spring cleaning time has arrived, residents are reminded that Cherwell District Council provides affordable services to dispose of extra waste.

Call for Bicester residents to take part in the health and wellbeing survey

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 13:21
Bicester residents are being invited to complete a survey about their health and wellbeing as part of the Healthy New Town programme. A copy is being sent to every household in Bicester and residents can fill the survey online from today.

Call for jobseekers to check out Bicester Job Fair

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:27
Job hunters will have the opportunity to meet local employers from a wide range of sectors at the upcoming Bicester Job Fair.

Councils appoint new Joint Chief Executive

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 15:02
On Friday, 10 March Yvonne Rees was selected as the preferred candidate as Joint Chief Executive of South Northamptonshire and Cherwell District Councils.

Carbon neutral village gets green light

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 13:11
Plans for a new development which would bring 1,700 homes to Bicester are moving closer to fruition.

Night spot making way for homes and shops

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 13:10
Two shops and 12 flats are set for development in Banbury town centre following a council decision.

New community centre will take shape on The Hill

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 13:08
A contemporary building will be the new home of The Hill Youth and Community Centre and will have a hall big enough to accommodate a badminton court.

Spring into action at Easter hubs

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 12:02
Parents can book an active school holiday for their children from next week, when the Easter activity hub booking lines open.

Flytip clear-up under Wroxton bridge

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:57
A car seat, 30 used needles and a significant amount of construction waste were amongst the fly-tip recovered by council officers near Wroxton this week.

Fight continues against "controversial" unitary proposals

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 17:07
The leader of Cherwell District Council has said he will continue to fight Oxfordshire County Council's 'controversial' plans for a unitary authority which will now be considered by the Government.

Spring starts with a deep clean in Bicester

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 16:58
A deep spring clean will soon refresh the area of Langford Village in Bicester as the council continues its neighbourhood blitz programme.

Ipsos MORI poll finds residents want services provided at local level

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:19
Independent polling by Ipsos MORI has found two thirds of Oxfordshire residents feel local services should continue to be decided at the district/city level, rather than at the county level.

Council approves pilot scheme to reduce vacant town centre properties

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 16:43
Plans to reduce vacant town centre properties and boost economic growth within the district have now been given the go ahead by Cherwell District Council.

Kids brief police on hot topics

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 16:33
Schoolchildren from north Oxfordshire have given the police and their MP their views on the issues facing their generation at a special 'Have Your Say Day'.

District continues to fulfil five year housing land supply

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 09:47
The district's current housing land supply position was laid out to members at a meeting of Cherwell District Council's executive committee on Monday, 6 March.

Last chance to make voices heard

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 15:44
People are being reminded there is still time to oppose plans for a single unitary authority in Oxfordshire ahead of a vote being taken next week.

Grand response to petition

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 14:46
More than 1,000 people have shown their support for Cherwell District Council by signing a petition opposing plans for a single unitary authority in Oxfordshire.

Green light on Cherwell's third quarter performance

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 13:01
Despite continuing reductions in government funding and a rising population putting more pressure on services, Cherwell is aiming to finish the financial year on a high.

Banbury and Bicester to host 'Flavours of the World'

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 12:46
The international market 'Flavours of the World' is visiting Banbury and Bicester and residents are invited to discover the original flavours of food and produce from around the globe.

Crew blitzes busloads of rubbish

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:19
The south side of Banbury is sparkling in time for spring after council workers removed over 26 tonnes of waste.