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Art galleries move into empty shops

Temporary art galleries are springing up around Oxford as local artists are using the city
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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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Campaign to re-open Bath Street mosque

An Oxford mosque, which was the first to open in the city but has been closed since 2004, has been under pressure to reopen. The Bath Street mosque, which opened in 1968, has stood empty for five year...
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Campaign to improve private rentals

Oxford city council has launched a voluntary landlord accreditation scheme to help raise the standard of the city
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Oxford council tenants get more choice

Council tenants in Oxford are now being offered a county-wide choice of accommodation rather than being restricted within their own local authority. The new Oxfordshire Homechoice scheme means tha...
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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 applies for social housing

Oxford may have a number of brand new social housing units by 2011 if a city application for government funding is successful. For many years it has only been possible for housing associations to ma...
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Free swimming a hit in Oxford

More than 20,000 people have taken advantage of Oxford
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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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Negative equity hits Oxford

Negative equity is on the increase in Oxford according to international credit rating agency Fitch Ratings. Based on information from 2.7 million prime borrowers, the latest Fitch report claims that t...
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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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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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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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Oxford to detail animal experiments

Oxford University is to be forced by the government
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Closing time for Oxfordshire pubs.

A report commissioned by CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) and the British Beer and Pub Association has revealed that pubs in Oxfordshire are closing down at the rate of more than one a month. Over the pa...

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