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England's Economic Heartland: Fighting for better transport links to unlock future economic growth

Creating better road and rail links and easier inter-county travel in a £2.8bn infrastructure investment are the focus of an innovative transport proposition England’s Economic Heartland is presenting to government.

4 Aug 2015

Landlords urged to fit alarms in time for new life saving fire safety laws

A new life saving law making it compulsory for landlords to fit smoke alarms in the properties they rent out is due to be in force in autumn.

3 Aug 2015

£1.3m new plant puts Oxfordshire County Council on the road to boosting recycling rates

Road sweepings from across Oxfordshire are to be processed at a state-of-the-art new treatment and recovery facility in Ewelme, a move which is designed to boost recycling rates and help cut costs for Oxfordshire County Council.

3 Aug 2015

Mountain bikers set to take on Oxfordshire Ridgeway

Pedal power is coming to the Ridgeway National Trail around Wantage this Sunday as the town prepares to host an exciting new mountain bike event.

30 Jul 2015

Get involved in Bike Oxford

A fabulous event for all the family is coming to Oxfordshire and there's still time to get invovled

29 Jul 2015

Heath Bridge Deck Reconstruction

Oxfordshire County Council is planning to carry out some major maintenance works to Heath Bridge, carrying the A41 over the River Ray between Bicester and Aylesbury, commencing on 27 July 2015.

27 Jul 2015

New course to promote motorbike safety

A free workshop designed to teach riding and first aid skills to motorcyclists of all ages and experience is to be launched in Oxford on August 3rd

27 Jul 2015

Think safe for a happy holiday

Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service are urging the county’s residents to take a few minutes to ‘think safe’ to make sure their holiday is a memorable one for all the right reasons.

24 Jul 2015

Joint statement on safeguarding and transport by Leaders of all Oxfordshire councils

Transporting young people has rightly been highlighted as an important safeguarding issue in the Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board’s (OSCB) ‘stocktake’ report into the effectiveness of measures to tackle child sexual exploitation in the county.

23 Jul 2015

County council response to OSCB stocktake report

Jim Leivers, Director of Children, Education and Families, said:

23 Jul 2015


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