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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Save Oxford’s public toilets

A campaign by the Oxford Mail, the city
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Oxford launches Disability Directory.

A directory listing services and organisations for the disabled in Oxford has been compiled by the city council in partnership with Oxford Brookes University. The Oxford Disability Directory is divide...
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Oxfordshire firefighters to receive flood rescue training.

Oxfordshire county council has earmarked
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Oxford Golden Cross arcade revamp.

The 13 up-market shops in the historic Golden Cross shopping arcade off Cornmarket Street are open for business as usual during renovations to the roof, guttering and windows. However traders are conc...
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Speed guns for Oxford residents.

Oxford city council is to issue radar-operated speed guns to residents later this year, enabling locals to take direct action against dangerous drivers by registering their speed. With official figure...
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Targeting graffiti in Oxford.

Oxford residents can now report graffiti and abandoned vehicles to the city council via an email with a digital photo attached. The council website will then display the digital images and residents c...
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Citizens' services in Oxford: Oxford Talkback Panel.

Oxford city council have invited residents to join their Talkback Citizens
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Flooding hits Oxford.

Severe flooding has started in Oxford as a result of ongoing torrential rain, with the river Thames continuing to rise. Around 50 people spent the night in emergency accomodation at Oxford United
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Oxford allotments threatened by housing plans.

Oxford city council planners have identified three potential housing development sites on Priory Road in Minchery Farm near Greater Leys, Upper Wolvercote and Court Place Farm in Old Marston. All thre...
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Oxford’s housing crisis deepens.

An Oxford city council report has highlighted the degeneration of the ongoing housing crisis in the City of Dreaming Spires. The latest figures show that even the most vulnerable families on the regis...
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Oxford drugs charity risks closure.

The Oxfordshire Users Team (OUT), which helps around 300 local drug users annually, risks closure by the end of 2007 following cuts in government funding. Staffed by former addicts, the team works wit...
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New payment options for Oxford residents.

Oxford residents have a variety of new options for paying their council tax, rent accounts and parking permit fees. Bills can now be paid by direct debit, standing orders, via the internet, by telepho...
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Christmas in Oxford.

The festive season begins in Oxfords central Broad Street on 24 Nov with the switching-on of Christmas lights at 17.30 followed by a continental market and carol singing. Then on 25 Nov from 15.00 the...
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Headington road-works near completion.

Road-works on Oxfords Headington roundabout on the A40 are now in their final phase and are due to be finished by Christmas. Dubbed the hamburger roundabout because of the road running through the mid...
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Gym opens playzone for under-5s.

The Blackbird Leys Leisure centre on Pegasus Road has opened a playzone on its premises, allowing parents to workout in the gym while their under-5s are supervised by experienced qualified staff. The...
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Top ranking for Oxford restaurants.

The latest issue of the Which? Good Food Guide 2007 has included 11 Oxford restaurants among the top-rating eateries in Britain. The restaurants in question - Al-Shami, Branca, Brasserie Blanc, Cherw...
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More street wardens on the beat in Oxford.

The success of the Oxford Street Warden scheme has led to the extension of the wardens patrol zone to include the Marston and Northway neighbourhoods. The team, comprising a senior warden and four str...