The budget funds a wide range of services to help tackle the cost of living crisis as well as multi-million-pound investments across Oxford, including new council homes and the rebuilding of East Oxford Community Centre.
Planning permission has been granted for a new, state-of-the-art residential campus for St Edmund Hall comprising 128 study bedrooms and communal facilities at Norham Gardens in north Oxford.
Built on the former Murco garage site, The Curve includes three three-bed mews houses and 35 one-bed and two-bed flats in a single block of four to five storeys.
South Oxfordshire District Council has been successful in its bid for government funding of more than £370k towards the installation of solar panels and air source heat pumps at it’s Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot.
The Labour member resigned from her seat on Monday, confirming to the Local Democracy Reporting Service that the decision had been taken due to “ongoing health problems”.
Residents on Beargarden Road, Crouch Street, Monument Street, New Road, West Bar Street, and Westbeech Court in the central-west area of Banbury will require parking permits following the introduction of the town’s first controlled parking zones (CPZs).
Delayed work on improving Woodstock Road, Oxford, will have to be done within less than a quarter of the original budget – and it is still unclear when it will happen.
The councillor in charge of finances at Oxfordshire County Council has defended raising council tax by the maximum allowed and saving more than half of the extra cash for a rainy day.
Following the resignation of Oxford City Councillor Nadine Bely-Summers, there will be a by-election in the Littlemore ward to fill the vacancy on 02 March.
People in Oxfordshire struggling with fuel poverty in poor energy-efficient homes will soon benefit from a new £6.4 million county council programme.