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Volunteers sought for electric vehicle EV charging trials in Oxfordshire

Volunteers sought for electric vehicle EV charging trials in Oxfordshire

The project will test a new solution to help people who don’t have access to a driveway to charge an electric vehicle using their own home power supply.
Have your say on how to improve bus services in Oxfordshire

Have your say on how to improve bus services in Oxfordshire

The consultation by Oxfordshire County Council aims to find out people’s views on the service provided now and what people would like to see in the future.
Works to power UK’s largest public electric vehicle charging hub set to begin

Works to power UK’s largest public EV charging superhub set to begin

Works begin to install a high-powered underground cable that will deliver electricity to the UK’s largest public EV charging superhub at Redbridge Park & Ride.
Parking changes set for Cherwell, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse

Parking changes set for Cherwell, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse

The council already enforces parking in Oxford City and West Oxfordshire and will now take over from Thames Valley Police in the Cherwell, South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse districts.
Grant saves 12 rural bus services from axe until April 2022

Grant saves 12 rural bus services from axe until April 2022

Oxfordshire County Council will use £275k of its existing Local Authority Bus Subsidy Grant (LABSG) to support the services which would otherwise have faced withdrawal in August 2021.
Funding agreement signed to deliver M40 roundabout improvements

Funding agreement signed to deliver M40 roundabout improvements

Oxfordshire County Council has allocated £18.8m of its Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal funding to improve the existing roundabouts at the Upper Heyford development site.
Future of Oxfordshire rail network mapped out in new study. Image shows a train arriving at Oxford Parkway Train Station

New study highlights opportunities to expand Oxfordshire’s railway network

The Oxfordshire Rail Corridor Study (ORCS) looks in detail at the county’s predicted growth in jobs and housing over the next two decades and how the rail network can best support it.
New rapid EV chargers to be installed across Oxford for electric cabs

New rapid EV chargers to be installed across Oxford for electric cabs

Oxford City Council is installing the EV chargers across the city, to support electric cabs and local residents ahead of the Zero Emission Zone Pilot this August.
E-scooter trial to expand across Oxford

E-scooter trial to expand across city of Oxford

The county council has announced that the e-scooter trial with its partner Voi Technology will expand to include a large area of the eastern and southern parts of the city.
West Oxfordshire District Council submits funding bid for new A40 underpass

West Oxfordshire DC submits £16.7m funding bid for new A40 underpass

The bid to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund will accelerate the introduction of a new science and technology park and boost the economy of Carterton.