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Help stop loan sharks with money taken from loan sharks!

Local groups working in the Oxford area are encouraged to bid for cash, which has been confiscated from illegal money lenders, as part of an initiative organised by the England Illegal Money Lending Team in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council’s Trading Standards Team.

1 Jul 2016

Firefighters complete Blenheim Palace major incident & salvage training

Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service teamed up with staff at Blenheim Palace recently to undertake a test of the services tactical fire plan.

21 Jun 2016

Enjoy the Euro 2016 football but don’t drink & drive

Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service is urging football fans to leave their keys at home if they are planning on enjoying a few beers in front of the big screen at the pub during Euro 2016.

10 Jun 2016

Call to youngsters to be on course to be safer cyclists

Oxfordshire Road Safety Manager Mick Clarke is calling on the county’s school children to get on their bikes and learn how to cycle safely.

17 Mar 2016

Biker Down motorcycle safety on the menu at H Café

Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service will be serving up their Biker Down workshop at H Café on March 19th in an effort to make the country’s road safer for motorcyclists.

15 Mar 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

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

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

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

Call for on call firefighters

A call has gone out for more people to be on call fire fighters in Wallingford and Goring.

26 Jan 2016


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