The programme spans music and the arts, exquisite feasting and dining, insightful talks and debates, a wellbeing sanctuary, outdoor pursuits, and a family field and beautiful lakes to while away the hours.
Residents and businesses are being urged to give their views on where West Oxfordshire District Council’s tax will be spent as it prepares its budget for the next financial year.
Almost all restrictions on social contact end in Oxfordshire as the country moves into the final stage of easing lockdown restrictions in the so called ‘Freedom Day’.
Those aged between 18 and 29 are being encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible and continue with twice-weekly testing as cases in the county continue to rise.
The Queen is said to have been pleased to appoint Marjorie as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County of Oxfordshire in succession to Tim Stevenson OBE, who retires on 30 September.
The line-up will see DJ Jamie XX, hip hop musician Loyle Carner and drum and bass band Rudimental headling at the event in Cornbury Park, Chalbury this August.
Schools in England will not be able to open after the half-term break next month, but they could begin to return from 08 March. A final decision would depend on meeting vaccination targets and schools would get two weeks’ notice.
Initial findings from one of the country’s largest studies into COVID-19 infections in England shows infections increased by 50% from early December, with an average of 1 in 63 people infected nationally. The prevalence was highest in London, with 1 in 36 people infected.
The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said that the UK was making “good progress” in ensuring every adult was offered a vaccine by September and “if it can be done more swiftly, that’s a bonus”
Every adult will be offered a vaccine by the autumn says Health Secretary, and the government is “on track” to have offered a vaccine to everybody in the top four most vulnerable groups by mid-February.