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Oxfordshire County Council responds to recent fatalities involving cyclists

Oxfordshire County Council responds to recent fatalities involving cyclists

In a statement on the Council said it is: “...committed to doing all in its power, to prevent any recurrence of the recent tragic accidents involving cyclists.
City Council announces temporary closure of Oxpens car park

City Council announces temporary closure of Oxpens car park

The car park will close temporarily for 13 weeks from 16 May 2022, so the disused car park decking can be dismantled.
Work progressing to transform Boswell’s building into a luxury hotel

Work progressing to transform Boswells building into a luxury hotel

Oxford’s iconic Boswells store building is on course to become a new 4-star luxury hotel, following the demolition of the inside of the historic building.
Gloucester Green car park, Oxford

Gloucester Green cashless car parking trial starts on 24 January

It marks the start of the next stage of the City Council’s going cashless initiative and is the first step towards going cashless at all of Oxford city’s car parks.
Park & Ride sites in Oxford

Park & Ride sites in Oxford

Park and ride is the easiest way to get into Oxford by car. There are five Park & Ride sites located around Oxford’s ring road, with regular bus services to the city centre.
A garden room at Soho Farmhouse

Soho Farmhouse gets permission for 20 new bedroom huts

It will transform the site of a former camping field and football pitch into new bedrooms, adding to it’s collection of cabins, farm buildings, gym, restaurants and walled garden cottages.
Room 1 - ‘The Room With The View’ at the Old Bank Hotel, Oxford

‘The Room With The View’ at Old Bank Hotel recognised in industry awards

Room 1 - aptly known as ‘The Room With The View’ - at the Old Bank Hotel, was awarded The Good Hotel Guide’s ‘Editor’s Choice’ 2022 award in its ‘rooms with a view’ category.
The Feathers hotel in Woodstock sold off a guide price of £2.75m

The Feathers hotel in Woodstock sold off a guide price of £2.75m

The Grade ll listed 21-bedroom hotel, brought to the market by commercial property specialist Colliers, was acquired by a private purchaser for an undisclosed price.
Oxfordshire County Council looks to an electric bus future

Oxfordshire County Council looks to an electric bus future

The council will express an interest in the Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme - a new government funding competition to transition to zero emission transport by 2050.
Free bike rental for travel to and from Milton Park at Didcot Parkway cycle hub

Free bike rental for travel to and from Milton Park at Didcot Parkway cycle hub

The new cycle hub opened in March 2021 which can accommodate circa 600 bikes. The rental bikes are available from the same, secure location and are free for the first 48 hours of use.