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British daily meat consumption drops by 17% over a decade

British daily meat consumption drops by 17% over a decade, Oxford study finds

Researchers found that between 2008 and 2019, the average daily meat consumption per capita dropped from 103.7g to 86.3g – a decrease of 17.4g a day, or just under 17%.
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Chipping Norton IT firm in growth drive following expansion and investment

Chipping Norton based firm Sci-Net in growth drive

Sci-Net - which designs and delivers ERP, CRM and cloud infrastructure solutions - is strengthening its industry position with a strategic acquisition, the launch of new premises and a raft of new hires.
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Oxford City Council advances plans to deliver 3,000 homes

Oxford City Council set to agree on next steps to deliver 3,000 homes

Oxford City Council is set to agree on the next steps for the delivery of a major development including nearly 3,000 new homes in an urban extension to the south of Oxford.
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Ferry Leisure Centre swimming pool to remain closed until mid-November

Ferry Leisure Centre swimming pool to remain closed until mid-November

The pool, which closed at the end of July, will remain closed for the initial task of installing heat pumps as part of decarbonisation works to be carried out in the plant room.
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Reuben Foundation donates £80 million for first new Oxford college in 30 years

Reuben Foundation increases donation for scholarships and college buildings

The Foundation increased the places on its scholarship programme established in 2012 and made a further donation of £8m for buildings at Reuben College, including a new Reuben Graduate Centre.
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Work progresses on Jesus College’s new building on Cornmarket

Work progressing on Jesus College’s new building on Cornmarket

The new building - on the site of the old Northgate House in the city centre - is due to be completed by the end of the year, and the four upper storeys are on view from Cornmarket.
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Co-working space in Bicester expands to provide new base for local businesses

Co-working space in Bicester expands to provide new base for businesses

Known as Perch Studios, the co-working space in Bicester’s Franklins House expands into the space previously occupied by Graven Hill, to provide a new base for ten businesses.
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Oxford City Council public consultation on council tax reduction (CTR) scheme

City Council opens public consultation on council tax reduction (CTR) scheme

The council is considering potential changes to the working-age council tax reduction (CTR) scheme in 2022/23, and a public consultation is a necessary step in this process.
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Oxford City Council is donating parts of Broad Meadow to local organisations

Council is donating parts of Broad Meadow to local organisations

The temporary pedestrian-friendly outdoor space on Broad Street - containing wildflowers, trees and small lawns - opened for residents and visitors in July 2021.
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South and Vale Councils confirm further support for Afghan refugees

South and Vale Councils confirm further support for Afghan refugees

The councils have already delivered on their initial pledge to resettle a minimum of one family in each district, and both have now agreed to increase their support to help more families.
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Council leaders issue statement to mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October

Council leaders issue statement to mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October

Leaders of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils, Councillors Sue Cooper and Emily Smith, have issued a joint statement to mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October.
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Calls for businesses and residents to provide pre-owned laptops to local schoolchildren

Calls for locals to provide pre-owned laptops to local schoolchildren

The Getting Oxfordshire Online project is calling on businesses and residents to donate pre-owned laptops as part of an initiative to provide devices to those who can’t get online.
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