Engineering work is getting underway to connect more than 1,600 homes in Horspath to full fibre broadband as part of an £76 million investment by Gigaclear to expand its full-fibre network to underserved market towns and communities in Oxfordshire.
Plans to transform Bicester Market Square into a multi-use community hub have been boosted by the formal approval of a £4.25m funding. It means Cherwell District Council can now move to the next stages of consultation and design work.
Renewed efforts by water companies to move forward with proposals for a giant reservoir near Abingdon are again facing opposition in Oxfordshire.
West Oxfordshire District Council wants to increase the price of its annual subscription for garden waste collection from £40 to £45 in April.
The Botley West Solar Farm proposals would see panels spread across three sites to the north of Woodstock, west of Kidlington and west of Botley, with the aim of powering up to 330,000 homes with green energy.
Developers building new homes, supermarkets and retail warehouses in the district must contribute more funds under the new Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule that came into effect from 03 January 2023.
From transport improvements to housing developments, here’s a rundown of the major initiatives that are set to have a significant impact on the city.
Gigaclea is expanding its commercial build for residents in the village as part of plans to take its full-fibre network to underserved market towns and communities in south Oxfordshire.
From next week (10 October), there will be changes to some waste collection routes to make them more efficient and environmentally friendly.
The adjustment of some of the collection routes and times, which will take effect from 04 April, is to take account of changes in the quantity and quality of materials collected.
Stephen Horwood and wife Shabana Kausar are the first residents in Thame to connect to the UK’s Fastest Broadband as Swish Fibre break new ground in Oxfordshire.
The broadband provider started expanding its network on a commercial basis to Haddenham and Thame in June to connect underserved market towns in the county.