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.
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.
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.
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.
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 District Council and MEPC Milton Park have agreed to review the Local Development Order (LDO) to help bring more sustainable investment to the Park.
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.
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 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.
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.
Bidwells, the commercial property consultancy – has estimated that organisations within Oxfordshire’s Science & Tech community have raised over £1bn in funding to date during 2020.