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New rules make rights clearer for customers and traders

New rules to make it easier to settle disputes between consumers and traders come into force today.

2 Oct 2015

Help at home technology on show at Older People’s Day event

More than 100 people got an insight into how gadgets and technology can make a massive difference to people’s lives at the Old is the New Young event at Oxford Town Hall.

2 Oct 2015

County’s youngsters improve in core subjects

National tests for primary school pupils have shown results in ‘the three Rs’ are on the up for Oxfordshire children.

2 Oct 2015

Apply online for primary and secondary school places

Applications for children due to start primary or secondary school in September 2016 can now be made online.

1 Oct 2015
Oxfordshire County Council cabinet member for environment, Cllr David Nimmo Smith on an electric bike in Oxford.

Pedal power gets an electric boost - shared e-bike scheme to launch in Oxford

An Oxford cycling scheme run by Oxfordshire County Council will hire out e-bikes to help tourists, residents and workers go further by bike. Are electric bikes the answer to congestion, transport and health conundrums? A new project providing electric assisted pedal cycles for hire could help Carplus find out.

30 Sep 2015

Have your say on new Bicester secondary school

A public event is being held for Bicester residents to have their say on the type of education they would like to see offered by a new secondary school.

30 Sep 2015

Applications invited for High Sherriff’s 2015 Community Integration Award

A special award that is intended to provide support for projects that foster or encourage integration between different groups in Oxfordshire is now open for applications.

30 Sep 2015

Trading Standards target doorstep crime during enforcement day

Trading Standards officers from Oxfordshire County Council will lead a targeted Operation on Wednesday 30th September 2015 against doorstep crime in the South Oxfordshire area. This is one day of a five day operation to be carried out across Oxfordshire.

30 Sep 2015

Get a grip – get your tyres checked

Around one in every four cars on the road this year could have an illegal or unsafe tyre putting drivers and their passengers at risk.

30 Sep 2015

Leader’s statement on the refugee crisis

Like everyone in Oxfordshire, I have been shocked and saddened by the images we have seen of refugees fleeing brutal regimes such as Syria, where civil war is raging. After the prime minister announced that Britain would need to accept more refugees from Syria, the county council has been talking to partner agencies to see what we can do together.

23 Sep 2015


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