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Cherwell District Council

Read news and features about Cherwell District Council – one of five district councils in Oxfordshire. It covers an area that includes Banbury, Bicester and Kidlington.

New business fund set to launch to support ambitious Cherwell-based businesses. Image:The Eco Business Centre, in North West Bicester
Business Services

New business fund set to launch to support ambitious Cherwell-based businesses

The new scheme – the Cherwell Business Adaptation Fund - will be delivered by the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) Business team on behalf of the council.
Council and NHS staff across Oxfordshire thanked for their efforts during the pandemic
Community

Council and NHS staff across Oxfordshire thanked for their efforts during the pandemic

Council and NHS leaders are taking the opportunity to thank staff across local authorities and the health and social care system for their tireless efforts throughout the pandemic.
Have your say on spending plans for 2022/23 at Cherwell District Council
Community

Have your say on spending plans for 2022/23 at Cherwell District Council

Residents and businesses in Cherwell District are invited to have their say on spending plans for 2022/23 at Cherwell District Council.
Roll-out of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in county’s car parks
Transport

Roll-out of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in county’s car parks

Following the installation of the first park and charge EV hub at Bicester’s Cattle Market car park in May, the locations of the remaining 19 sites have been announced.
Changes to parking enforcement going live on 01 November
Transport

Changes to parking enforcement going live on 01 November

The way parking is controlled in parts of Oxfordshire will change as Oxfordshire County Council takes on the responsibility for civil parking enforcement from Thames Valley Police.
Co-working space in Bicester expands to provide new base for local businesses
Business Services

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.
Afghan Resettlement: Amazon wishlist set up for specific donations
Community

Afghan Resettlement: Amazon wishlist set up for specific donations

An Afghan Resettlement Amazon wishlist for specific donations has been set up by Asylum Welcome, which supports refugees and asylum seekers in Oxford and Oxfordshire.
Oxfordshire councils reiterate support for housing families fleeing Afghanistan
Community

Oxfordshire’s councils reiterate support for housing families fleeing Afghanistan

The support comes as the government provides extra £5m funding to help the new arrivals with accommodation as part of its Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP).
Have your say on Cherwell Council’s new draft tenancy strategy
Housing

Have your say on Cherwell Council’s new draft tenancy strategy

The new strategy aims to set out expectations of social housing providers in the district and promote the delivery of more affordable homes at social rent levels and with secure tenancies.
The zero carbon battle bus which is coming to Oxford and Bicester on 07 September
Environment

The zero carbon battle bus coming to Oxford and Bicester on 07 September

Oxfordshire’s countdown to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow continues this month with the arrival of a zero carbon tour battle bus to the county.