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Ultrafast broadband boost coming to Thame & Haddenham. Image shows Gigaclear engineer working in the field.

Ultrafast broadband boost coming to Thame & Haddenham

Gigaclear, the UK’s largest rural alt-net, has started work in Thame and Haddenham to connect the towns to its ultrafast full-fibre broadband network.
Oxford City Council provides £3.4m funding for Ray Valley Solar Park

Oxford City Council provides £3.4m funding for Ray Valley Solar Park

This follows the news last month that Triodos Bank UK had approved a new loan facility to Low Carbon Hub to help it construct and operate what will be the UK’s largest community-owned solar park.
Oxford businesses impacted by lockdown urged to apply for discretionary grants

Oxford businesses impacted by lockdown urged to apply for discretionary grants

The Government has given the City Council £4.4m to provide discretionary grants to businesses in Oxford that have been severely impacted by the latest lockdown.
Funding confirmed for UK’s largest community-owned solar park in Oxfordshire

Funding confirmed for community-owned solar park in Oxfordshire

Ray Valley Solar near Arncott, Bicester - the UK's largest community-owned solar park - will generate electricity for 6,000 homes through ground-mounted panels.
Oxford expected to see one of the fastest post-COVID-19 recovery in 2021

Oxford expected to see fast post-COVID-19 economic growth in 2021

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.
Vale of White Horse Council and Milton Park to review Local Development Order

Vale of White Horse Council and Milton Park to review Local Development Order

Vale of White Horse District Council and MEPC Milton Park have agreed to review the Local Development Order (LDO) to help bring more sustainable investment to the Park.
Oxford-Cambridge expressway project cancelled

Oxford-Cambridge expressway project cancelled

Construction of the Oxford to Cambridge expressway has been cancelled as analysis shows the benefits the road would deliver are outweighed by its costs.
Government plan to transform Oxford-Cambridge Arc

Government plan to transform Oxford-Cambridge Arc into UK’s fastest growing economic region

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.
Oxfordshire wins £3m grant to help prevent sewers flooding

Oxfordshire wins £3m grant to help prevent sewers flooding

The grant from Thames Water will go towards projects by Cherwell and Vale of White Horse District Councils to tackle the problem over the next five years.
Low Carbon to develop UK’s largest community solar park in Oxfordshire

Low Carbon to develop UK’s largest community solar park in Oxfordshire

Low Carbon is set to develop the UK's largest community solar park in the Oxfordshire village of Arncott near Bicester, generating enough to power more than 6,000 homes.