Sarah Brown, a NHS worker and local resident, came up with the winning name, ‘Cuttlebrook Hall, for the new Care UK home on Stock Road in Thame, which will open in December 2023.

Real Estate

Local resident names a new Care UK home in Thame

Sarah Brown, a NHS worker and local resident, came up with the winning name, ‘Cuttlebrook Hall’, for the new Care UK home on Stock Road in Thame, which will open in December 2023.
Adactus launches customer service software for independent hospitality and small business

Business Services

Adactus launches customer service software for independent hospitality and small business

The Thame based technology specialist has adapted and developed its tried and tested software for smaller businesses, launching a range of easy-to-use products on a fixed monthly fee.
Swish Fibre enters Oxfordshire with first residents in Thame

Infrastructure

Swish Fibre enters Oxfordshire with first residents in Thame

Stephen Horwood and wife Shabana Kausar are the first residents in Thame to connect to the UK’s Fastest Broadband as Swish Fibre break new ground in Oxfordshire.
Gigaclear connects its first customers in Haddenham

Infrastructure

Gigaclear connects its first customers in Haddenham

The broadband provider started expanding its network on a commercial basis to Haddenham and Thame in June to connect underserved market towns in the county.
South Oxfordshire Council launches grant funding for local community groups

Community

South Oxon Council launches grant funding for local community groups

Organisations delivering key services for residents and maintaining the natural environment, can apply for funding to help them continue to make a difference in South Oxfordshire.
Council leaders issue statement to mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October

Housing

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.
Cllr Sue Cooper to stand down as South Oxfordshire District Council Leader

Government

Cllr Sue Cooper to stand down as South Oxfordshire District Council Leader

Councillor Cooper has been a district councillor in South Oxfordshire for over 23 years and has been the Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council since May 2019.
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’.
Grant saves 12 rural bus services from axe until April 2022

Transport

Grant saves 12 rural bus services from axe until April 2022

Oxfordshire County Council will use £275k of its existing Local Authority Bus Subsidy Grant (LABSG) to support the services which would otherwise have faced withdrawal in August 2021.
Councillors welcome proposals to protect and enhance the Chilterns AONB

Environment

Councillors welcome proposals to protect and enhance the Chilterns AONB

South Oxfordshire District Councillors have welcomed plans which could see the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) extended and better protected.