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Backhill Tunnel scheme to start in the summer

Funding has been approved to build a pedestrian and cycle link between major employment sites in the Science Vale area.

11 Feb 2016
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Proposals for children’s services would protect most vulnerable

A brand new £12m service for 0-19 year olds and their families would provide a safe, effective and co-ordinated system that targets resources on protecting the most vulnerable families and works hand in hand with schools and the NHS.

10 Feb 2016

Oxfordshire firefighters thousand mile cycle ride for charity

Oxfordshire firefighters will be getting into the saddle in a bid to raise £100,000 by cycling from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

10 Feb 2016

Council proposes “community fund” to plan for cuts

Oxfordshire County Council has welcomed a Government announcement to provide extra temporary financial help to councils hit hardest by its recent funding announcement.

10 Feb 2016

Keep up to date during current weather

Residents are advised to keep up to date with weather and flood alert information during the current wet weather.

7 Feb 2016
An innovative plan to keep Oxford open for business during heavy rainfall was unveiled today.  Oxfordshire County Council contributed £59,000 towards the scheme which enables Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to pump water underneath Botley Road.  When the road has flooded previously, drivers had to manoeuvre over ramps as the fire service worked at the side of the road.

Temporary flood plan to keep Oxford roads open

An innovative plan to keep Oxford open for business during heavy rainfall was unveiled today. Oxfordshire County Council contributed £59,000 from its highways flood alleviation budget towards the scheme which enables Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to pump water underneath Botley Road. When the road has flooded previously, drivers had to manoeuvre over ramps as the fire service worked at the side of the road.

5 Feb 2016

Drivers Fined for Weight Restriction Breaches

Drivers breaching weight limits on Oxfordshire roads were fined and ordered to pay costs totalling almost £2,500 by Oxford magistrates.

2 Feb 2016

Local Firm and Business Operator Fined for Placing Employees at Risk of Fire

A local firm and business operator has been prosecuted for failing to provide suitable fire safety arrangements for its employees at an industrial unit in Didcot.

1 Feb 2016

Campaign seeks county’s carers

A series of striking adverts will be appearing all over Oxfordshire from today as part of a county-wide campaign to recruit care workers.

1 Feb 2016

Spring date set for opening of Bicester’s brand new library

Bicester’s brand new library will open its doors to the public on Monday, April 11 as local organisations plan for the future of the growing town.

1 Feb 2016

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