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Oxford’s Mayor raises a glass to Majestic’s new store in Summertown

Oxford’s Mayor raises a glass to Majestic’s new store in Summertown

The retailer has returned to the site of their old branch, which closed a few years ago, with a dedicated ‘Tasting Counter’ and an expanded ‘Fine Wine’ selection.
Covered Market launches The Un-Covered Market audio tour

Covered Market launches The Un-Covered Market audio tour

The City Council commissioned Oxford-based multi-media artist Charlie Henry to create a participatory installation that embraces the history and communities who use the market.
Majestic Wine in Summertown is set to return to its former Banbury Road location

Majestic Wine in Summertown to return to its former Banbury Road location

The structures on the site - a garage and an office block - were demolished in July 2019 to make way for a £15m mixed-use redevelopment, including a 180-bedroom easyHotel.
Warburtons to invest in new distribution facility in Banbury

Warburtons to invest in new distribution facility in Banbury

The £56 million investment will see the development of three new distribution depots in Widnes, Bognor Regis and Banbury, and two new bakery plants in Stockton and Burnley.
Non-essential shops in Oxford’s Covered Market are set to reopen from Monday 12 April

Oxford’s Covered Market set to reopen on 12 April

Non-essential shops in Oxford’s Covered Market are set to reopen from Monday 12 April following the further lifting of coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England.
John Lewis Store at Westgage Centre in Oxford

John Lewis announces 8 store closures as country emerges from lockdown

The Partnership is not reopening eight of its 42 John Lewis shops when lockdown ends. The Oxford Westgate store is not affected, and is expected to reopen from 12 April.
Oxford City Council to launch £1.9m revitalisation of vacant shops across Oxfordshire

Oxford City Council to launch £1.9m revitalisation of vacant shops across Oxfordshire

The project – called ‘Meanwhile in Oxfordshire…’ – will see vacant retail units in high streets across the county transformed into independent shops, cultural venues, creative studios and co-working space.
The best new family board games for Christmas

Family board games to get stuck into whatever the weather

We bring you some of the best new family board games that you can get stuck into with your family and loved ones, whatever the weather.
Garden Trading Company acquired by Joules

Oxfordshire-based Garden Trading Company acquired by Joules

The acquisition for £12.5m will help to increase the Joules customer base, broaden its product offering and strengthen its digital platform.
Oxford City Council is set to pedestrianise North Parade Avenue in north Oxford

Oxford City Council set to pedestrianise North Parade

The pedestrianisation, which has been supported by Oxfordshire County Council and local councillors, was requested by the North Parade Residents and Traders Association.