Oxford

Oxford successfully combines its role as a first-class academic and cultural centre, a tourist haven and a modern industrial city. Accommodation is difficult to find in the heart of the city, but the surrounding area has more to offer. The typical accommodation is detached, two-storey housing with w...

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Oxford’s spring cleaning

This year Oxford has scheduled its community spring clean on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 March. Last year 118 community groups (2,000 individuals) participated and students from almost all Oxford
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Oxfords helps business recycle food

A trial food waste disposal system for small and medium size businesses has been introduced across Oxford. The scheme is organised in conjunction with ReMade South East, a company that helps national,...
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Oxford riverside preserved for the public

Negotiations are underway for 36 acres of Oxford riverside land to be bought for the use of the public. The Oxford Preservation Trust, founded in 1926, is in negotiations with retailing giant Tesco an...
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Plans to cut carbon emissions

Oxford city council is proposing a green mandate to cut the city
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Oxford microchips garbage bins

Oxford city council has guaranteed that the city
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Oxford cemeteries

Oxford city council is to spend
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Oxford to concentrate on food recycling

Oxford is shortly to begin its first doorstep food waste recycling programme, says the Oxford Mail. Residents are not obliged to take part in the scheme but will have to actively opt out when it begin...
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Oxford loves pedal power

Oxford pro-cycling campaign group Cyclox has proposed a dual lane cycling network for the city, with slow and fast routes. A map of potential routes was presented by Cyclox chairman James Styring as p...
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Green trucks for refuse collection

Under plans to cut traffic pollution, Oxford city council is trialing refuse collections in the city centre carried out by electric vehicles. The fume-free and silent 3.5-ton Nissan truck, which h...
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Blocked drains cause flooding

Recent floods that affected Oxford town centre have been blamed on fat deposits blocking the city
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Oxford gets tough on litter

On the spot fines of
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Dangerous cycle path

A former professional BMX stunt rider who managed to make a four-foot jump while riding along a brand new
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Oxford rain harvesting costs too much

Oxford city council has decided to shelve plans to harvest rainwater after initial costs were estimated at
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Emmaus shelter for Oxford.

A new 24-bed community centre is to begin operations this month, providing housing and jobs for homeless in Oxford. Run by the Oxford branch of the Emmaus international charitable movement which provi...
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Oxford campaign for less food wastage.

The Oxfordshire Waste Partnership has launched the
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Oxford offers solar power incentives.

Oxford city council is offering a
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Campaign to clean up Oxford.

Oxfordshire councils working together as the Oxfordshire Waste Partnership are supporting the nationwide Big Tidy Up in September with a local anti-litter campaign. Litter-picking equipment is availab...
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Smaller bins to encourage recycling.

Oxford city council has abolished the
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Oxford tree maintenance policy approved.

The city council has approved a comprehensive policy for the maintenance of Oxford
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Oxford trees get safety check.

A private company has been given a three-year contract by Oxford city council to survey 32,000 trees across the city, creating a database of those that need surgery or felling. The company, Bartlett T...