Archive - Feb 2016 - page 1 of 2 | Oxfordshire County Council

February 2016

Campaign seeks county’s carers

A series of striking adverts will be appearing all over Oxfordshire from today as part of a county-wide campaign to recruit care workers.

1 Feb 2016

Local Firm and Business Operator Fined for Placing Employees at Risk of Fire

A local firm and business operator has been prosecuted for failing to provide suitable fire safety arrangements for its employees at an industrial unit in Didcot.

1 Feb 2016

Drivers Fined for Weight Restriction Breaches

Drivers breaching weight limits on Oxfordshire roads were fined and ordered to pay costs totalling almost £2,500 by Oxford magistrates.

2 Feb 2016

Keep up to date during current weather

Residents are advised to keep up to date with weather and flood alert information during the current wet weather.

7 Feb 2016

Oxfordshire firefighters thousand mile cycle ride for charity

Oxfordshire firefighters will be getting into the saddle in a bid to raise £100,000 by cycling from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

10 Feb 2016

Grant boosts villages’ defences against bad weather.

Oxfordshire communities are being urged to tap into a special “resilience” fund to help them to cope better with emergencies.

16 Feb 2016

Copycat website warning as drivers looking for blue badge information online raise the alarm

Oxfordshire’s disabled motorists are being warned they could be paying up to five times too much for their blue parking badge.

16 Feb 2016

Trading Standards issue tips for tumble drier safety

Oxfordshire County Council’s Trading Standards have issued advice to the public following national reports of tumble driers bursting into flames.

16 Feb 2016

Prizes for schools supporting road safety

Three Oxfordshire schools will each receive a Microsoft Computer Tablet after taking part in a campaign to keep young drivers safe on the roads.

22 Feb 2016

Speak out and stand up to scams

Oxfordshire County Council’s Trading Standards team is encouraging everyone to take a stand against scams this leap year as part of National Safeguarding day on 29th February.

23 Feb 2016


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