County councillor questions bus access in Broad Street pedestrianisation proposals

Infrastructure

County councillor questions bus access in Broad Street pedestrianisation proposals

The County Council’s cycling champion has described the new shared space proposals for Broad Street, Oxford, as “brave and symbolic” while arguing they do not go far enough.
Broad Street to undergo transformation with temporarily pedestrianisation

Infrastructure

Broad Street to undergo transformation with temporarily pedestrianisation

Following the success of Broad Meadow last year, Oxford City Council is set to temporarily pedestrianise a larger area of Broad Street in a new 18-month trial.
Councils to trial new cheaper combined parking and bus ticket offer at Oxford’s Park & Ride sites

Transport

Cheaper combined park and ride tickets to be trialled in Oxford

Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council have agreed to a £4.00 all-in ticket for single passengers for a six-month trial from the end of September.
Controversial low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) made permanent in Cowley

Transport

Controversial low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) made permanent in Cowley

The measures, which were previously experimental, have now been made permanent by Liberal Democrat, Labour and Green councillors in charge of the county.
County Councillor blames LTN vandalism for fire service delay / Controversial low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) made permanent in Cowley

Transport

County Councillor blames LTN vandalism for fire service delay

Councillor Jenny Hannaby (Lib Dem, Grove & Wantage), the cabinet member for community services and safety across Oxfordshire was fielding a question on LTNs at this week’s council meeting.
Chadlington Brewery extends partnership with Oxford City Football Club

Food & Drink

Chadlington Brewery extends partnership with Oxford City Football Club

Chadlington Brewery also teamed up with Oxford City FC to launch its new Oxford Helles Lager in the first pre-season friendly against Oxford United on Saturday 02 July.
New College’s Gradel Quadrangles celebrates construction milestone. Image: Topping out ceremony with MC and piper

Education

New College’s Gradel Quadrangles celebrates construction milestone

Gradel Quadrangles at New College in Oxford celebrated a significant construction milestone with a traditional topping out ceremony on 01 July.
Pandemic and cost of living crises hit Oxford City Council’s financial outlook

Government

Pandemic and cost of living crises hit Oxford City Council’s financial outlook

The City Council needs to have delivered increasing levels of savings and additional income generation totalling £5.5 million annually from the financial year 2026/27.
Council invites views on latest stage of transformation of Oxford West End and Osney Mead

Real Estate

Council invites views on latest stage of Oxford West End and Osney Mead transformation

The West End and Osney Mead development aims to provide a balanced mix of uses, including new homes and a range of new innovative business units.
Apply for sustainable warmth grant funding ahead of winter

Housing

Oxford residents encouraged to apply for sustainable warmth grant funding

Nearly £2m of grant funding is available for Oxford homeowners & residents in private rented homes to install energy efficiency and cost-saving measures to help reduce the rising cost of bills.