‘on form’ sculpture exhibition at Asthall Manor to return with splendour for 2022

Community

‘on form’ sculpture exhibition at Asthall Manor to return with splendour for 2022

Paying homage to the life of stone carvers and their dedication to their materials, the exhibition will feature 8 sculptors whose works have never been seen at Asthall before as well as some highly-acclaimed favourites.
Grafton Land & Property sells key site in Burford to Porthaven Care Homes

Real Estate

Grafton Land & Property sells key site in Burford to Porthaven Care Homes

The site in Burford, which has planning permission for a 60-bed care home, will be the latest addition to the growing Porthaven Care Home portfolio.
Have your say on West Oxfordshire District Council’s 2022/23 budget

Government

Have your say on West Oxfordshire District Council’s 2022/23 budget

Residents and businesses are being urged to give their views on where West Oxfordshire District Council’s tax will be spent as it prepares its budget for the next financial year.
Cotswold Wildlife Park celebrates its eighth Rhino birth

Culture

Cotswold Wildlife Park celebrates its eighth Rhino birth

Named Molly, after the Head Keeper’s daughter, visitors can see the new calf in the solar-powered Rhino House or the large Rhino paddock overlooking the Manor House.
Freedom day as almost all lockdown restrictions are lifted in Oxfordshire

Community

Freedom day as almost all lockdown restrictions are lifted in Oxfordshire

Almost all restrictions on social contact end in Oxfordshire as the country moves into the final stage of easing lockdown restrictions in the so called ‘Freedom Day’.
Young adults account for half of all new COVID-19 cases in Oxfordshire

Community

Young adults account for half of all new COVID-19 cases in Oxfordshire

Those aged between 18 and 29 are being encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible and continue with twice-weekly testing as cases in the county continue to rise.
A Primary School in Oxfordshire

Education

Schools in England will not be able to reopen before March

Schools in England will not be able to open after the half-term break next month, but they could begin to return from 08 March. A final decision would depend on meeting vaccination targets and schools would get two weeks’ notice.
Up to 1 in 36 people infected with COVID-19 in England

Community

Up to 1 in 36 people infected with COVID-19 in England

Initial findings from one of the country’s largest studies into COVID-19 infections in England shows infections increased by 50% from early December, with an average of 1 in 63 people infected nationally. The prevalence was highest in London, with 1 in 36 people infected.
Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccination

Community

Every adult in the UK to be offered coronavirus vaccine by September

The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said that the UK was making “good progress” in ensuring every adult was offered a vaccine by September and “if it can be done more swiftly, that’s a bonus”
Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccination

Community

Every adult will be offered a vaccine by the autumn

Every adult will be offered a vaccine by the autumn says Health Secretary, and the government is “on track” to have offered a vaccine to everybody in the top four most vulnerable groups by mid-February.