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This is Oxfordshire
Marchers protest against community centre plansCommunity campaigners in East Oxford have marched from the former Temple Cowley
Marchers protest against community centre plans
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 hours ago
Community campaigners in East Oxford have marched from the former Temple Cowley Pools site to Oxford Town Hall to protest against the proposed closure of community centres. More than 40 activists marched through the rain, with banners saying "the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Marchers protest against community centre plansCommunity campaigners in East Oxford have marched from the former Temple Cowley
Marchers protest against community centre plans
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
Community campaigners in East Oxford have marched from the former Temple Cowley Pools site to Oxford Town Hall to protest against the proposed closure of community centres. More than 40 activists marched through the rain, with banners saying "the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Opening of new rail link could be delayed until next summerTHE opening of the final section of new railway between central Oxford, Biceste
Opening of new rail link could be delayed until next summer
Oxford Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
THE opening of the final section of new railway between central Oxford, Bicester and London could be delayed until next summer. Work to complete the line between Oxford Parkway at Water Eaton, and Oxford station in the city centre, cannot take place... Read more
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Tough conditions placed on new cafe to make sure it doesn't turn into takeawayA NEW cafe in Abingdon Road can open as long as it does not turn into a takeawa
Tough conditions placed on new cafe to make sure it doesn't turn into takeaway
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 20 hours ago
A NEW cafe in Abingdon Road can open as long as it does not turn into a takeaway following objections from residents. Oxford City Council has allowed Ali Khan Din, the owner of 68 Abingdon Road, permission to change its use to a restaurant/café,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tough conditions placed on new cafe to make sure it doesn't turn into takeawayA NEW cafe in Abingdon Road can open as long as it does not turn into a takeawa
Tough conditions placed on new cafe to make sure it doesn't turn into takeaway
Oxford Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
A NEW cafe in Abingdon Road can open as long as it does not turn into a takeaway following objections from residents. Oxford City Council has allowed Ali Khan Din, the owner of 68 Abingdon Road, permission to change its use to a restaurant/café,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Tributes to ‘forthright, caring and exceptional’ former Lord MayorMOVING tributes were paid to Carole Roberts yesterday at the former Lord Mayor
Tributes to ‘forthright, caring and exceptional’ former Lord Mayor
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
MOVING tributes were paid to Carole Roberts yesterday at the former Lord Mayor of Oxford’s funeral. At a packed memorial service in St Mary’s Church, Iffley, about 130 people turned out to say their goodbyes, including family, friends and former... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tributes to ‘forthright, caring and exceptional’ former Lord MayorMOVING tributes were paid to Carole Roberts yesterday at the former Lord Mayor
Tributes to ‘forthright, caring and exceptional’ former Lord Mayor
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
MOVING tributes were paid to Carole Roberts yesterday at the former Lord Mayor of Oxford’s funeral. At a packed memorial service in St Mary’s Church, Iffley, about 130 people turned out to say their goodbyes, including family, friends and former... Read more
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Plans unveiled for 140 homes to be built on Iron Age ‘banjo’FULL plans have been revealed for 140 new homes in Littlemore near Heyford Hill
Plans unveiled for 140 homes to be built on Iron Age ‘banjo’
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
FULL plans have been revealed for 140 new homes in Littlemore near Heyford Hill Sainsbury’s. Developer Vanderbilt Homes has submitted a planning application to build on the site next to the A4074, which is home to an Iron Age “banjo” or... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Call for districts’ assistance in sharing city’s housing burdenPLANS for an Oxford Garden City could return as the Vale looks to accommodate 4
Call for districts’ assistance in sharing city’s housing burden
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
PLANS for an Oxford Garden City could return as the Vale looks to accommodate 4,000 new homes. Vale of White Horse District Council leader Matthew Barber insisted nothing, including proposed plans for a Garden City, had been ruled out as councillors... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Call for districts’ assistance in sharing city’s housing burdenPLANS for an Oxford Garden City could return as the Vale looks to accommodate 4
Call for districts’ assistance in sharing city’s housing burden
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
PLANS for an Oxford Garden City could return as the Vale looks to accommodate 4,000 new homes. Vale of White Horse District Council leader Matthew Barber insisted nothing, including proposed plans for a Garden City, had been ruled out as councillors... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Plans unveiled for 140 homes to be built on Iron Age ‘banjo’FULL plans have been revealed for 140 new homes in Littlemore near Heyford Hill
Plans unveiled for 140 homes to be built on Iron Age ‘banjo’
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
FULL plans have been revealed for 140 new homes in Littlemore near Heyford Hill Sainsbury’s. Developer Vanderbilt Homes has submitted a planning application to build on the site next to the A4074, which is home to an Iron Age “banjo” or... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tough conditions placed on new cafe to make sure it doesn’t turn into takeawayA NEW cafe in Abingdon Road can open as long as it does not turn into a takeawa
Tough conditions placed on new cafe to make sure it doesn’t turn into takeaway
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A NEW cafe in Abingdon Road can open as long as it does not turn into a takeaway following objections from residents. Oxford City Council has allowed Ali Khan Din, the owner of 68 Abingdon Road, permission to change its use to a restaurant/café,... Read more
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MP demanding answers after convicted sex offender fleesAN MP last night demanded answers about how a rapist who was released on bail c
MP demanding answers after convicted sex offender flees
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
AN MP last night demanded answers about how a rapist who was released on bail could have escaped justice. Police said yesterday that Joseph Tsang, 31, who was found guilty of a number of sexual offences, could have fled to Hong Kong or elsewhere in... Read more
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Oxford Mail
MP demanding answers after convicted sex offender fleesAN MP last night demanded answers about how a rapist who was released on bail c
MP demanding answers after convicted sex offender flees
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
AN MP last night demanded answers about how a rapist who was released on bail could have escaped justice. Police said yesterday that Joseph Tsang, 31, who was found guilty of a number of sexual offences, could have fled to Hong Kong or elsewhere in... Read more
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University’s paper mill site to be sold to housing developerOXFORD University has revealed it is poised to sell the former paper mill site
University’s paper mill site to be sold to housing developer
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
OXFORD University has revealed it is poised to sell the former paper mill site at Wolvercote. Senior figures said there had been interest in the site from five developers, ahead of an imminent public consultation on its latest proposals for 190... Read more
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Oxford Mail
University’s paper mill site to be sold to housing developerOXFORD University has revealed it is poised to sell the former paper mill site
University’s paper mill site to be sold to housing developer
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
OXFORD University has revealed it is poised to sell the former paper mill site at Wolvercote. Senior figures said there had been interest in the site from five developers, ahead of an imminent public consultation on its latest proposals for 190... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Neilson's ready to kick off next era as it marks 175 yearsBy JACK WEATHERLY Neilson’s Department Store in Oxford was founded nine years
Neilson's ready to kick off next era as it marks 175 years
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
By JACK WEATHERLY Neilson’s Department Store in Oxford was founded nine years before Ole Miss and 30 years before collegiate football – and, the retailer claims, before any other department store in the South. It has been in operation since 1839,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Bumper fun weekend ahead as summer holidays near endVISITORS are being urged not to abandon Oxford as the county gears up for a bum
Bumper fun weekend ahead as summer holidays near end
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
VISITORS are being urged not to abandon Oxford as the county gears up for a bumper bank holiday weekend. With the weather set to improve, traders are hoping the weekend will bring the last big opportunity for tourist attractions to cash in before... Read more
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Boxing club draws a blank in home huntA POPULAR boxing club on Oxford’s biggest estate is no closer to finding a perm
Boxing club draws a blank in home hunt
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
A POPULAR boxing club on Oxford’s biggest estate is no closer to finding a permanent new home. Blackbird Leys Amateur Boxing Club, which currently has about 60 members, has been looking for a new place to train for more than three years. The club... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Boxing club draws a blank in home huntA POPULAR boxing club on Oxford’s biggest estate is no closer to finding a perm
Boxing club draws a blank in home hunt
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
A POPULAR boxing club on Oxford’s biggest estate is no closer to finding a permanent new home. Blackbird Leys Amateur Boxing Club, which currently has about 60 members, has been looking for a new place to train for more than three years. The club... Read more
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Oxford Mail
The Issue: Should the Vale suggest Green Belt sites to ease Oxford’s housing crisis?The Vale of White Horse District Council is set to begin a controversial search
The Issue: Should the Vale suggest Green Belt sites to ease Oxford’s housing crisis?
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The Vale of White Horse District Council is set to begin a controversial search for potential sites to build up to 4,000 new homes to address Oxford’s unmet housing need, including Green Belt land between Oxford and Abingdon Matthew Barber, Leader... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Peace and quiet is now on the menu at community gardenA COMMUNITY garden transformed in to an “oasis of peace” has been made even bet
Peace and quiet is now on the menu at community garden
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
A COMMUNITY garden transformed in to an “oasis of peace” has been made even better by the opening of a new section dedicated quiet. People gathered in Barracks Lane Community Garden, which is attached to the community centre, to celebrate how far... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Peace and quiet is now on the menu at community gardenA COMMUNITY garden transformed in to an “oasis of peace” has been made even bet
Peace and quiet is now on the menu at community garden
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
A COMMUNITY garden transformed in to an “oasis of peace” has been made even better by the opening of a new section dedicated quiet. People gathered in Barracks Lane Community Garden, which is attached to the community centre, to celebrate how far... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Chairman in limbo as hunt for temporary football pitch stallsTHE chairman of a football club said plans to find a temporary ground while wor
Chairman in limbo as hunt for temporary football pitch stalls
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
THE chairman of a football club said plans to find a temporary ground while work takes place on the Barton Park development are still in limbo. Barton United chairman Mick Beesley said arrangements for the the club to find a new ground are yet to be... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Chairman in limbo as hunt for temporary football pitch stallsTHE chairman of a football club said plans to find a temporary ground while wor
Chairman in limbo as hunt for temporary football pitch stalls
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
THE chairman of a football club said plans to find a temporary ground while work takes place on the Barton Park development are still in limbo. Barton United chairman Mick Beesley said arrangements for the the club to find a new ground are yet to be... Read more
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Oxford Mail
GPs plan for extension to cope with more patientsHEADINGTON’S oldest GP surgery could get a £1.1m expansion to deal with ever-in
GPs plan for extension to cope with more patients
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
HEADINGTON’S oldest GP surgery could get a £1.1m expansion to deal with ever-increasing patient numbers and demands on family doctors. The Manor Surgery in Osler Road is one of Oxford’s biggest practices, with about 14,500 patients. Now the GP... Read more
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Hall needs your help for a £70,000 makeoverRESIDENTS in Headington could soon see a £70,000 extension at their 82-year-old
Hall needs your help for a £70,000 makeover
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
RESIDENTS in Headington could soon see a £70,000 extension at their 82-year-old village hall. Trustees of the Headington Quarry Village Hall have had plans to redecorate and extend the hall to include disabled toilet facilities approved by Oxford... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hall needs your help for a £70,000 makeoverRESIDENTS in Headington could soon see a £70,000 extension at their 82-year-old
Hall needs your help for a £70,000 makeover
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
RESIDENTS in Headington could soon see a £70,000 extension at their 82-year-old village hall. Trustees of the Headington Quarry Village Hall have had plans to redecorate and extend the hall to include disabled toilet facilities approved by Oxford... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Gallery unveils plans for a £5.5m revampAN AMBITIOUS £5.5m plan to revamp a city gallery has been unveiled. Modern Art
Gallery unveils plans for a £5.5m revamp
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
AN AMBITIOUS £5.5m plan to revamp a city gallery has been unveiled. Modern Art Oxford has put forward proposals to extensively remodel its Pembroke Street premises, as part of a plan to double visitor numbers to more than 200,000 a year. The scheme... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Gallery unveils plans for a £5.5m revampAN AMBITIOUS £5.5m plan to revamp a city gallery has been unveiled. Modern Art
Gallery unveils plans for a £5.5m revamp
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
AN AMBITIOUS £5.5m plan to revamp a city gallery has been unveiled. Modern Art Oxford has put forward proposals to extensively remodel its Pembroke Street premises, as part of a plan to double visitor numbers to more than 200,000 a year. The scheme... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Plans for gym with 24-hour work-outsFITNESS fanatics could work out around the clock thanks to plans to build a 24-
Plans for gym with 24-hour work-outs
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
FITNESS fanatics could work out around the clock thanks to plans to build a 24-hour gym in Cowley. Pure Gym wants to turn two empty retail spaces at Templars Shopping Park into a health and fitness club, creating 20 jobs. The plan comes three... Read more
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Garden party celebrates oasis of green calm for communityCELEBRATIONS will be held at a green oasis in the heart of East Oxford, marking
Garden party celebrates oasis of green calm for community
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
CELEBRATIONS will be held at a green oasis in the heart of East Oxford, marking seven years of providing a tranquil space for visitors. Barracks Lane Community Garden will open its doors on Sunday for its summer party, as it embarks on its eight... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Garden party celebrates oasis of green calm for communityCELEBRATIONS will be held at a green oasis in the heart of East Oxford, marking
Garden party celebrates oasis of green calm for community
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
CELEBRATIONS will be held at a green oasis in the heart of East Oxford, marking seven years of providing a tranquil space for visitors. Barracks Lane Community Garden will open its doors on Sunday for its summer party, as it embarks on its eight... Read more
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Oxford Mail
David Leaver: Former surveyor, prison visitor and church ministerMINISTER, teacher and great-great-grandfather David Leaver has died, at the age
David Leaver: Former surveyor, prison visitor and church minister
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
MINISTER, teacher and great-great-grandfather David Leaver has died, at the age of 92. Turning to Christianity at the age of 12, Mr Leaver played a substantial role in Magdalen Road Church for more than 30 years. David Leaver was born in Portsmouth... Read more
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Badgers set to get their own home at Barton ParkTHE Barton Park development will provide hundreds of homes for Oxford families
Badgers set to get their own home at Barton Park
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 12 days ago
THE Barton Park development will provide hundreds of homes for Oxford families and help tackle the city’s housing crisis. But it will also offer shelter for badgers, with plans for a new sett submitted to Oxford City Council this week as part of the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Badgers set to get their own home at Barton ParkTHE Barton Park development will provide hundreds of homes for Oxford families
Badgers set to get their own home at Barton Park
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
THE Barton Park development will provide hundreds of homes for Oxford families and help tackle the city’s housing crisis. But it will also offer shelter for badgers, with plans for a new sett submitted to Oxford City Council this week as part of the... Read more
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Plea for patience as Westgate revamp leads to Primark exitCITY businesses have been told there is “no gain without pain” as traders were
Plea for patience as Westgate revamp leads to Primark exit
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
CITY businesses have been told there is “no gain without pain” as traders were warned they face a challenging two years. Oxford University retail expert Dr Jonathan Reynolds said roadworks, a lack of parking and the redevelopment of the Westgate... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Plea for patience as Westgate revamp leads to Primark exitCITY businesses have been told there is “no gain without pain” as traders were
Plea for patience as Westgate revamp leads to Primark exit
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
CITY businesses have been told there is “no gain without pain” as traders were warned they face a challenging two years. Oxford University retail expert Dr Jonathan Reynolds said roadworks, a lack of parking and the redevelopment of the Westgate... Read more
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Hopes rise for dog racing revival at Oxford StadiumHOPES of a return of dog racing at Oxford Stadium have been revived after campa
Hopes rise for dog racing revival at Oxford Stadium
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 days ago
HOPES of a return of dog racing at Oxford Stadium have been revived after campaigners were granted extra help in trying to buy it if it goes on sale. Oxford City Council has listed the Sandy Lane building as an asset of community value, meaning... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hopes rise for dog racing revival at Oxford StadiumHOPES of a return of dog racing at Oxford Stadium have been revived after campa
Hopes rise for dog racing revival at Oxford Stadium
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
HOPES of a return of dog racing at Oxford Stadium have been revived after campaigners were granted extra help in trying to buy it if it goes on sale. Oxford City Council has listed the Sandy Lane building as an asset of community value, meaning... Read more
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Tenants 'dreading winter' as tower blocks work is delayedPARENTS in Windrush and Evenlode Towers in Blackbird Leys have criticised delay
Tenants 'dreading winter' as tower blocks work is delayed
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 days ago
PARENTS in Windrush and Evenlode Towers in Blackbird Leys have criticised delayed regeneration plans and say they are “dreading” the winter. Residents say their children face chest problems because of damp and mould spores in the buildings, worsened... Read more
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Tenants ‘dreading winter’ as tower blocks work is delayedPARENTS in Windrush and Evenlode Towers in Blackbird Leys have criticised delay
Tenants ‘dreading winter’ as tower blocks work is delayed
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 days ago
PARENTS in Windrush and Evenlode Towers in Blackbird Leys have criticised delayed regeneration plans and say they are “dreading” the winter. Residents say their children face chest problems because of damp and mould spores in the buildings, worsened... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tenants 'dreading winter' as tower blocks work is delayedPARENTS in Windrush and Evenlode Towers in Blackbird Leys have criticised delay
Tenants 'dreading winter' as tower blocks work is delayed
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
PARENTS in Windrush and Evenlode Towers in Blackbird Leys have criticised delayed regeneration plans and say they are “dreading” the winter. Residents say their children face chest problems because of damp and mould spores in the buildings, worsened... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tenants ‘dreading winter’ as tower blocks work is delayedPARENTS in Windrush and Evenlode Towers in Blackbird Leys have criticised delay
Tenants ‘dreading winter’ as tower blocks work is delayed
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
PARENTS in Windrush and Evenlode Towers in Blackbird Leys have criticised delayed regeneration plans and say they are “dreading” the winter. Residents say their children face chest problems because of damp and mould spores in the buildings, worsened... Read more
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Affordable housing project is nearing completionA BUILDING project which has dominated part of Oxford city centre since 2012 is
Affordable housing project is nearing completion
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 16 days ago
A BUILDING project which has dominated part of Oxford city centre since 2012 is finally coming to an end. Luther Court, in Thames Street, is being transformed into 42 affordable homes as well as 82 rooms for foreign students at Bellerby’s... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Affordable housing project is nearing completionA BUILDING project which has dominated part of Oxford city centre since 2012 is
Affordable housing project is nearing completion
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
A BUILDING project which has dominated part of Oxford city centre since 2012 is finally coming to an end. Luther Court, in Thames Street, is being transformed into 42 affordable homes as well as 82 rooms for foreign students at Bellerby’s... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Obituary: Carole Roberts was an outspoken ‘people’s mayor’ and a social rights campaigner justiceCarole Roberts Roberts, a veteran Labour councillor of more than 20 years who s
Obituary: Carole Roberts was an outspoken ‘people’s mayor’ and a social rights campaigner justice
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Carole Roberts Roberts, a veteran Labour councillor of more than 20 years who served as Lord Mayor, has died aged 71. She campaigned on issues of social justice, including, housing and equality, and was known for her outspoken style at Oxford City... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Councils under fire for series of data breachesPEOPLE’S personal data was breached 13 times in four years by councils in Oxfor
Councils under fire for series of data breaches
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
PEOPLE’S personal data was breached 13 times in four years by councils in Oxfordshire, with one employee sacked. In one case at Oxford City Council an employee was dismissed after it was discovered they had accessed a relative’s benefit claims. In... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Join in the fight to save affordable housingHERE is a success story which may have passed some readers by: West Berks/Readi
Join in the fight to save affordable housing
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
HERE is a success story which may have passed some readers by: West Berks/Reading local authorities have successfully challenged the Government’s recent change to national planning guidance. This change had removed a council’s ability to levy an... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Flood victims get £200k cash helpAbout 100 flood victims have received nearly £200,000 from the city council. P
Flood victims get £200k cash help
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 18 days ago
About 100 flood victims have received nearly £200,000 from the city council. People whose homes and businesses were directly impacted by the winter floods of 2013 and 2014 have received money from the council through relief schemes and local... Read more
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