Statement on coronavirus and sleeping roughPublished: 31st March 2020
In response to media reports that a man was told to sleep on the streets before he could get help, an Oxford City Council spokesperson said:
Businesses in Oxford are now able to apply for Government grants and rate reliefPublished: 27th March 2020
Businesses in Oxford are now able to apply for the Government’s new grants and rate relief to support them during the coronavirus outbreak.
Council secures hotel rooms for rough sleepersPublished: 27th March 2020
Oxford City Council has secured 40 hotel rooms that will be available tonight for people experiencing rough sleeping or living in shared hostel spaces.
Suspension of garden waste collection servicePublished: 27th March 2020
Oxford City Council and ODS have temporarily suspended the garden waste collection service (the brown bins).
Free parking for key workers and suspension of parking charges at Oxford park and ridesPublished: 27th March 2020
Under new measures agreed by the Government, critical key workers will now be able to use council parking bays without time restriction or charge. In Oxford this means that the changes will apply to all on-street parking and open, council-run, car parks including pay and display.
City Council and Oxford Hub launch new Locality Response Hubs to respond to the challenges of coronavirusPublished: 26th March 2020
Oxford City Council has modified the way its Contact Centre will operate to support people during the coronavirus crisis.
Oxford City Council has created a new directory of Oxford businesses operating onlinePublished: 26th March 2020
Oxford City Council has created a new directory of Oxford businesses that are operating online and offering home deliveries during the coronavirus outbreak.
Volunteering in Oxford and Oxfordshire – you can do your bitPublished: 26th March 2020
The work of the voluntary and community sector across Oxfordshire is invaluable and the county has some of the best initiatives across the country.
City Council creates new activities hub online to help people keep physically and mentally activePublished: 25th March 2020
Oxford City Council today launched an online Activities Hub which provides links to online advice on exercise, mental health, learning and cultural activities.
Oxford City Council calls for Government help to support bus companies transport key workersPublished: 25th March 2020
Oxford City Council is calling for the Government to provide support for bus companies so that doctors, nurses and other key workers can get to work.