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.
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.
The Museum of Oxford, in collaboration with Photo Oxford Festival, has opened an exhibition of photographs of people in Oxford taken 100 years apart.
The Sustainable Warmth grant is available for homeowners, and tenants and landlords of privately rented properties, to install free energy-saving measures in their homes.
Oxford City Council offered a three-month early bird discounted rate to encourage landlords and agents to apply early to license their rented properties.
This next stage of work will culminate in the production of a Full Business Case (FBC) that will set out, amongst other things, how the project could be implemented and how it could be funded, including any proposed Government funding.
The new homes will be a combination of one-, two- and three-bed flats set in adjacent three-storey apartment blocks, providing 14 social rent homes and a further 11 homes under a shared ownership scheme.
The council has balanced the budget despite facing unprecedented financial pressures as a result of rising inflation and interest rates, the economic downturn and the legacy impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on some key income streams.