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Economic measures, such as income, employment rates and life expectancy, helped the city maintain first place, while other South East cities also ranked highly.
The councillors welcome the government’s commitment to engage with and consult local communities on its thinking around the future for the Oxford to Cambridge Arc.
This public consultation is the first of three that enable people who live, work, and have an interest in the area to make their voices heard on the long-term development of the area.
The latest UK Powerhouse report reveals that Oxford had 3.0% employment growth in Q4 2020 – the fastest employment growth out of the UK Powerhouse cities.
The spatial framework plan will help to create thousands of jobs, drive investment, protect and enhance the environment, and provide the infrastructure and beautiful new places needed to make the area.
Hundreds of local businesses in West Oxfordshire affected by the national lockdown have applied for financial help from a Government grant scheme run by the council.
LEPs, universities and local government leaders have unveiled a bold and ambitious vision in a new economic prospectus submitted to Government.
Independent group publishes a report highlighting concerns about influential role unelected bodies have in proposals for future development in Oxfordshire.
The ‘Oxford-Cambridge Arc’ has the potential to create up to 1.1 million new jobs by 2050 if the required new infrastructure is delivered, according to new research from Savills.
Oxfordshire County Council will not support plans for the Oxford-Cambridge Expressway over concerns it conflicts with a commitment to tackle the climate change emergency.
Property chiefs are calling for the creation of an Olympics-style body to deliver the homes and infrastructure needed to create the Oxford-Cambridge Arc