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Read news and features about Oxford City Council – one of five district councils in Oxfordshire. It covers Oxford City – from Cutteslowe in the north to Littlemore and Blackbird Leys in the South, and from New Botley in the West to Barton and Sandhills in the East.

OCHL selects developers for 2,500 low carbon homes across Oxfordshire
Housing

OCHL selects developers for 2,500 low carbon homes across Oxfordshire

Barratt Developments, Equans, Hill Group and Osborne have been chosen as eligible bidders for large projects worth more than £8m,
Apply for an Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot discount or exemption
Transport

Apply for an Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot discount or exemption

Registrations are now open for eligible vehicle users to apply for a discount or exemption for Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone
Mobile COVID testing returns to Oxford as cases reach highest ever level
Wellbeing

Mobile COVID testing returns to Oxford as cases reach highest ever level

People in Oxford will be able to get a PCR test as an extra mobile COVID testing unit returns to
Three cases of COVID-19 Omicron variant found in Oxfordshire
Wellbeing

Three cases of COVID-19 Omicron variant found in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire is set to become the focus of targeted COVID-19 testing activity following the identification of three cases of the
Broad Meadow consultation results are in. What’s next for Broad Street?
Community

Overwhelming support for Broad Meadow in consultation results.

Oxford’s residents have expressed overwhelming support for the initiative introduced by the City Council over the summer.
Have your say on the emerging Oxpens masterplan
Community

Have your say on the emerging Oxpens development masterplan

The feedback from this November consultation will assist the refinement of the masterplan for Oxpens, ahead of a planning application
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
Willmott Dixon to deliver Oxford’s leisure centre decarbonisation programme
Environment

Willmott Dixon to deliver Oxford’s leisure centre decarbonisation programme

The extensive decarbonisation programme, will see four of the city’s leisure centres reduce their emissions by converting from fossil fuels
Oxford City Council advances plans to deliver 3,000 homes
Housing

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

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