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 Christmas Night Light

The Mini plant at Oxford is sponsoring the Christmas Night Light in Oxford to mark the 100th anniversary of car manufacturing in the city. The annual light procession on 22 November will focus on the...
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Oxford boosts electrical cars

Oxford is to become one of the main cities for electrical-powered cars in the UK. The ministry of transport has recently announced a £320,000 project to supply the city with 64 electrical charge...
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Oxford taxis to get CCTV

Oxford taxi drivers are protesting against plans to introduce the use of CCTV cameras into their vehicles from April 2015. Although the scheme is designed to protect drivers from attacks by passeng...
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Oxford speed cameras make

Cameras to catch drivers speeding on the Oxfordshire roads brought in
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Speed cameras in Oxfordshire switched back on

Speed cameras in Oxfordshire have been switched back on, eight months after Oxfordshire County Council turned them off because of budget cuts. Head of roads policing for Thames Valley, Supt Rob Povey...
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Speed cameras in Oxfordshire switched back on

Speed cameras in Oxfordshire have been switched back on, eight months after Oxfordshire County Council turned them off because of budget cuts. Head of roads policing for Thames Valley, Supt Rob Povey...
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Speed cameras in Oxford switched off

Speed cameras Oxfordshire were switched off from beginning August, following the withdrawal of
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No cycle hire for Oxford

Plans for a cycle hire scheme for Oxford, similar to that currently being unveiled in London, have been shelved, says the Oxford Mail. An 18-month pilot scheme, costing
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Oxford airport increases business traffic

The Oxford Mail reports that Oxford airport has seen a dramatic boost in business flights. Business aviation traffic has increased by 12 per cent over 2009, and has risen by 25 per cent in the first t...
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Chiltern Railways get Oxford extension

The government has granted Chiltern railways, which serves Oxfordshire, an extension of its franchise for another seven and a half years to 2021 in exchange for the rail operator
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Bicyclists banned from pedestrian areas

Police have pledged to step up enforcement in pedestrian-only areas of Oxford city centre after recent spot checks found cyclists routinely flouting the ban, reports the Oxford Mail. During a police c...
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Toll bridge for sale

Thanks to an 18th-century British law, new owners of the historic Swinford toll bridge across the River Thames, which is used as a route into Oxford city centre during rush hour periods, can enjoy a t...

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