Wilderness 2022 reveals a stellar line-up of unmissable acts for this year’s festival

Culture

Wilderness 2022 reveals a stellar line-up of unmissable acts for this year’s festival

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.
Have your say on West Oxfordshire District Council’s 2022/23 budget

Government

Have your say on West Oxfordshire District Council’s 2022/23 budget

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.
Freedom day as almost all lockdown restrictions are lifted in Oxfordshire

Community

Freedom day as almost all lockdown restrictions are lifted in Oxfordshire

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’.
Young adults account for half of all new COVID-19 cases in Oxfordshire

Community

Young adults account for half of all new COVID-19 cases in Oxfordshire

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.
Marjorie Neasham Glasgow has been appointed as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County of Oxfordshire

Government

Marjorie Glasgow appointed as Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire

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.
Exciting line-up revealed for the Wilderness Festival 2021

Culture

Exciting line-up revealed for the Wilderness Festival 2021

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.
A Primary School in Oxfordshire

Education

Schools in England will not be able to reopen before March

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.
Up to 1 in 36 people infected with COVID-19 in England

Community

Up to 1 in 36 people infected with COVID-19 in England

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.
Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccination

Community

Every adult in the UK to be offered coronavirus vaccine by September

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”
Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccination

Community

Every adult will be offered a vaccine by the autumn

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.