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Smokers urged to 'think quit' for World No Tobacco Day

Oxfordshire’s stop smoking service is taking to the streets for the World Health Organisation’s World No Tobacco Day on Tuesday 31st May – to help promote a 24-hour period of abstinence from tobacco.

26 May 2016

Oxfordshire care home wins rare “Outstanding” rating from independent inspectors

An Oxfordshire care home specialising in care for people with dementia has become the first in the county to be rated “outstanding” by the CQC – a feat achieved by only one per cent of homes in the South East.

26 May 2016

Decision taken on long-term strategy for A40

A landmark decision to take decisive action to solve transport problems on the A40 between Witney and Oxford has been made by Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet.

24 May 2016

Eighteen locations for new children and families service with £1m to help communities keep yet more

A £2m boost to the future provision of children’s services in Oxfordshire has been agreed by the county council’s cabinet with a further £1m of one-off funding set to help communities keep yet more of the current children’s centres network open.

24 May 2016

How should council services be run in Oxfordshire?

The public has been asked for ideas and information by the independent consultants conducting a review of local government in Oxfordshire.

23 May 2016

Minor repair work on Frideswide Square tomorrow

Work to repair a very small area of damaged paving on Frideswide Square, Oxford, will take place this Saturday.

20 May 2016

Statement on “Coxit cock-up” as Cotswold and South Northamptonshire district councils drop out of unitary bid

Oxfordshire County Council's Cabinet Member for Local Government Affairs has responded to a press release titled 'District Council Leaders rule out cross-boundary unitary solution' issued today (19 May).

19 May 2016

A41 improvement work to start on 23 May

Work to significantly improve journeys in and around Bicester via the A41 will begin on 23 May.

19 May 2016

Satisfaction with adult social care in Oxfordshire on the rise

Around two-thirds of users of social care for adults in Oxfordshire are “extremely or very satisfied” with the service they receive after determined efforts to make services more personal to individuals - including scrapping 15 minute visits for personal care in 2014.

18 May 2016

Councillor Michael Waine of Bicester elected new Oxfordshire County Council Chairman

Oxfordshire County Council has elected a new Chairman for the 2016/17 council year at its Annual General Meeting.

17 May 2016

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