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Bikers urged to give their vehicles a health check

Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service’s Road Safety team are urging motorcyclists to assess their bikes and equipment as part of an initiative to reduce motorbike-related accidents on the road.

24 Apr 2014

Review of bus services in West Oxfordshire complete

Oxfordshire County Council has concluded its review of subsidised bus services in West Oxfordshire, retaining and improving many existing services.

17 Apr 2014

Sweep away the threat of fire and get your chimney serviced

Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service are urging residents with thatched roofs to get keep their chimney serviced and reduce the risk of a fire, as over 90 per cent of thatch roof fires start as a result of a faulty flue or chimney.

16 Apr 2014

Nine out of 10 children get place at first-choice primary school

Almost 90 per cent of children (89.09%) due to start primary school in September have been offered a place at their first-preference school – despite a large increase in the number of applications received by the council.

16 Apr 2014

Firefighters take over toll bridge in charity push and smoke alarm awareness-raising drive

Eynsham firefighters will staff Swinford Toll Bridge on Easter Monday (April 21) to raise money for charity whilst reminding drivers to test their smoke alarms.

11 Apr 2014

Walton Street, Jericho to reopen on Saturday

Walton Street in Jericho will reopen sooner than expected - during the course of Saturday, April 12.

11 Apr 2014

Firefighters to visit every Goring household during recruitment drive

Every Goring household and business will be visited by firefighters during a drive to recruit on-call personnel to help staff the village's fire station.

10 Apr 2014

B4012 Thame Park Road - closure for works from 22 April

Motorists are being advised of a road closure for resurfacing work on the B4012 Thame Park Road which is due to start on Tuesday the 22 April.

10 Apr 2014

Horticulture project for adults with learning disabilities set to bloom

A horticulture scheme at a Wantage day centre aimed at people with learning disabilities will be officially opened on Friday April 11.

10 Apr 2014

Oxfordshire libraries celebrate World Book Night

Libraries in Oxfordshire are hosting a series of events to celebrate World Book Night this month (April 23).

9 Apr 2014


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