The county is the top area in the country for community activism, a report shows.
The report by Co-operatives UK has analysed how many ‘local run’ enterprises – such as where people buy and run community businesses – there are in the country.
In Oxfordshire, 9,000 people have invested in 10 community share schemes, raising £5m in total.
It includes schemes such as Cultivate Oxfordshire and the Osney Hydro Lock Scheme.
8:30am Saturday 5th September 2015
A DEMONSTRATION tomorrow against the Government’s stance on refugees has snowballed.
8:00am Saturday 5th September 2015
THE family who own a parade of shops in Botley spared from demolition have hit out at planning documents that leave its future uncertain again.
7:00am Saturday 5th September 2015
A MASSIVE water leak at a North Oxford school was yesterday described as a “timebomb waiting to happen”.
6:30am Saturday 5th September 2015
THE first college in the county which will support people with mental health difficulties is set to transform thousands of lives.
6:00am Saturday 5th September 2015
A ROSE Hill funeral director who prides herself on delivering the perfect personalised send-off has reached the final of a national award.
5:43pm Friday 4th September 2015
A SOLDIER has died at St David's Barracks in Bicester today.