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Put your waste to use this Compost Awareness week

As part of International Compost Awareness Week, Oxfordshire County Council is encouraging more residents to get composting with a fantastic offer promoted in partnership with getcomposting.com

27 Apr 2015

New Thames Valley Fire Control Service goes live

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (OFRS) has joined forces with two neighbouring services to create a state of the art emergency call handling centre.

27 Apr 2015

Get a taste of fire fighting

Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service is holding a number of “taster days” for people who are interested in becoming an on call fire fighter.

27 Apr 2015

‘Waste not, want not’ at innovative café in Oxford

This Saturday will see Oxfordshire’s residents given the opportunity to pay what they want for a meal out.

21 Apr 2015

County Council changes verge mowing regime

From April 2015, the county council has reduced the budget for verge maintenance and cuttings.

20 Apr 2015

Beaumont Street to partially re-open

Central Oxford getting back to normal after Friday's fire at Randolph Hotel

18 Apr 2015

World Book Night comes to Oxfordshire

Libraries across Oxfordshire will once again by playing an important role in World Book Night – acting as a collection point for book givers.

16 Apr 2015

Vast majority get first-preference primary school

Almost nine out of 10 Oxfordshire children due to start primary school in September have been offered a place at their first preference school.

16 Apr 2015

Oxfordshire highways team get toads out of a hole

Volunteers from Skanska’s highways maintenance team have scoured roadsides near Oxford to help vulnerable amphibians reach their breeding grounds safely.

14 Apr 2015

Oxfordshire libraries at centre of Magna Carta 800th Anniversary

Oxfordshire youngsters will be given the chance to visit the Houses of Parliament and debate with politicians later in 2015 – a year which marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta and the origins of democracy.

8 Apr 2015

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