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Police and fire work together to keep Oxfordshire safe

Oxfordshire County Council's Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with Thames Valley Police to pilot a new way of sharing fire and crime prevention advice with residents.

6 May 2016

Changes needed for ‘front door’ of children’s social care

Arrangements for keeping vulnerable children safe are to be revised in Oxfordshire following a review of the county’s Multi Agency Safeguarding hub (MASH).

5 May 2016

New look Milton Interchange to open soon

Work on the final stages of work to open the “hamburger” at the new look Milton Interchange will take place on 7 and 8 May 2016.

4 May 2016

One and a half times around the world for Oxfordshire's gritters in winter 2015/16

Oxfordshire County Council’s gritters travelled the equivalent of one and a half times around the world this Winter to keep the roads as safe as possible during the colder weather.

28 Apr 2016

A44 southbound to open to two lanes this weekend

The A44 southbound between Peartree and Wolvercote roundabouts will be widened to two lanes at the end of this week.

28 Apr 2016

County’s adoption waiting times among nation’s shortest

Children are waiting less time to be adopted in Oxfordshire than almost anywhere else in the country, latest Government figures show.

25 Apr 2016

Cyclists encouraged to dismount at Queen Street

Cyclists who use Queen Street in the centre of Oxford are being reminded that they should dismount outside the ongoing work at Westgate.

22 Apr 2016

Access to Headington decisions to be taken in June

Decisions on plans for the forthcoming Access to Headington will be taken in June 2016.

21 Apr 2016

More than 90 per cent get first choice primary school

More than 91 per cent (91.51) of Oxfordshire children due to start primary school in September have been offered a place at their first-preference school.

18 Apr 2016

Oxford’s libraries to host exciting Shakespeare-themed events

The Bard of Avon must be one of the most borrowed authors in libraries throughout the world, so it’s no surprise that in Oxford – centre of learning – the city’s libraries are lending themselves to all things Shakespeare.

14 Apr 2016


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