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Network rail has announced revised Botley Road closure dates to enable work to be carried out to upgrade the station and improve the road network nearby.
Oxford’s housing revenue account, budgeted to handle more than £47m of income and expenditure in 2022/23, was expected to make a modest £64k profit.
Oxford City councillors have been urged to keep the focus on reopening Oxford’s Cowley Branch Line rather than larger rail projects that could emanate from it.
The first vehicles in a fleet of 159 new battery electric buses are set to arrive in Oxfordshire in September after an £82.5m deal was sealed.
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.
The scheme will turn an under-utilised 15-acre brownfield site into an extension of the city centre – a new residential, commercial and leisure quarter for 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.
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”.
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.
The family-run business has decided to exercise a break clause in its lease to give the owners a rest and to focus on a lifestyle change.
Oxford City Council is preparing to launch a new round of public consultation as the next steps in developing the Oxford Local Plan 2040 looks set for approval by the council’s cabinet.
Backing for the pan-regional partnership unlocks access to up to £2.5m in government funding for the partnership to support its priorities in delivering sustainable growth and environmental enhancements for the region.