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More time for a clean out as spring approaches

Household Waste Recycling Centres will be extending their opening hours between April and September, giving residents more time to get through their spring cleaning.

30 Mar 2015
Children: Members of the year 6 class at Christopher Rawlins Church of England Primary School  Adults Front: Councillor Ian Hudspeth Back (l-r): Harry Hadaway, OCC; Tamar Bowley, OCC; Mrs Avilez, Year 6 teacher; Mr Goldsworthy, Headteacher; Cllr Diane Bratt, chairman, Adderbury Parish Council; Steve Henderson, BT

Oxfordshire broadband partnership celebrates reaching 40,000 homes and businesses

Historic Adderbury is latest community to benefit from multi-million pound roll-out of fibre broadband

26 Mar 2015

Fire cadet supervisor's 20 years of service marked with award

A fire cadet supervisor has been honoured with an award to recognise 20 years of dedicated service to the Witney community.

26 Mar 2015

Check homes are fire safe when putting clocks forward, firefighters urge

Householders are being urged by Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service to check that their homes are fire safe when putting clocks forward this weekend.

26 Mar 2015

Smokers' chances of stopping boosted by improved support service

A new service for smokers who want to quit will launch on 1 April 2015

25 Mar 2015

Council wins £12.9m for highway drainage and street-lighting improvements

Oxfordshire County Council has been successful in bidding for £12.9m of Government money to improve street lighting, road drainage and carriageway condition in the county.

24 Mar 2015

Child protection agencies unveil ‘CSE Promise’

Child protection agencies across Oxfordshire have come together to deliver a promise to children that they will do all they can to keep them safe from Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).

17 Mar 2015

Oxford's aspirations to host the first double decker wireless electric bus project

Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council are excited to announce a commitment to work on a joint study for an innovative Wireless Electric Bus project.

16 Mar 2015

Transport consultation closes in 2 weeks

Connecting Oxfordshire, the new Local Transport Plan for the county, finishes consultation on 2 April.

16 Mar 2015

Foster couple urge others to become short-break carers

An Oxfordshire couple who provide short breaks for disabled children and their families are urging more people to consider becoming short-break foster carers.

16 Mar 2015


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