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News published March 2017

  • Peter Sloman's appointment

    Published: 27th March 2017

    Peter Sloman, the city council’s chief executive, has been selected as the preferred candidate for the role of chief executive at Reading Borough Council.

  • By-election announced

    Published: 27th March 2017

    Following the sad death of Councillor Van Coulter, a by-election has been announced for the Oxford City Council ward of Barton and Sandhills.

  • Local Government Restructure Research by IpsosMORI

    Published: 24th March 2017

    Ipsos MORI were commissioned by Oxford City Council, Cherwell District Council and West Oxfordshire District Council to conduct a representative survey across Oxfordshire County to understand public opinion on the level at which local services should be managed and delivered, as well as to test awareness and understanding of the ‘One Oxfordshire’ proposal.

  • Museum of Oxford volunteer shortlisted for national award

    Published: 24th March 2017

    A local volunteer at the Museum of Oxford has been shortlisted in the Volunteer of the Year category at the Museums and Heritage Awards.

  • Community projects set to bloom

    Published: 22nd March 2017

    Oxford City Council is set to support eight community based gardening projects with grants of almost £4,000.

  • Job fair returns to Rose Hill

    Published: 21st March 2017

    Hundreds of local jobs and training opportunities will be available at a one-day job fair being held in Rose Hill, Oxford. It takes place at the Rose Hill Community Centre, Carole’s Way, OX4 4HF, on 23 March from 10am to 2pm.

  • Campaign launched to tackle dog fouling in Blackbird Leys

    Published: 21st March 2017

    Oxford City Council yesterday launched a campaign to encourage Blackbird Leys’ dog owners to clean up after their pets.

  • Free concert to celebrate twinning links

    Published: 20th March 2017

    Oxford Town Hall will be hosting a free concert on Friday 24 March 2017 at 7.30pm.

  • Consultation opens on North Oxford Victorian Suburb Conservation Area draft appraisal

    Published: 17th March 2017

    A public consultation has opened on the City Council’s draft appraisal on the North Oxford Victorian Suburb Conservation Area and will run until 14 April 2017.

  • Nominations now open for Oxford’s unsung heroes

    Published: 17th March 2017

    The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Mohammed Altaf-Khan, is inviting nominations for the annual Certificate of Honour Awards which celebrates the invaluable work of Oxford’s voluntary community.

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