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'Pig's ear' of a design compromise marks end of the battle for Castle Mill flats campaigners

Castle Mill Pictures - AFTER (artists impression)....

FINAL designs for the controversial Castle Mill student flats have signified "the end of the road" for campaigners who conceded views of Port Meadow would be spoilt for years to come.

9:52am Saturday 22 October 2016

Mini plant and hospitals told to cut their carbon emissions

Graphs show how CO2 emissions in Oxford changed between 2005 and 2014. Data source: Department for Energy and Climate Change, June 2016.

EVERY day, Oxford consumes 12,000 tonnes of food, fuel and building materials and pumps more than 2,000 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide into the atmosphere.

12:07pm Friday 21 October 2016

How many tonnes of food and fuel does Oxford consume every day?

Oxford City Council board member for environment John Tanner with copy of the authority's new Material Oxford report which has found that every day the city consumes 12,000 tonnes of food, fuel and building materials – enough to fill a freight train

MORE than 410 tonnes of food, 5,100 tonnes of fossil fuels and 3,000 tones off building materials:

12:07pm Friday 21 October 2016

Heat network beneath Oxford gets £50k Government endorsement

Oxford City Council member for environment John Tanner pictured in the boiler room beneath Oxford University Dept of Pharmacology, Mansfield Rd, with energy managers Alan Wood and Paul Robinson. The city council is hoping to create a massive heating pipe

PLANS to build a massive underground heating pipe network beneath Oxford have been given £50,000 Government funding.

10:45am Tuesday 18 October 2016

Multi-million pound proposals for a new quad at New College site

An early artist's impression of the new quad. Picture: David Kohn Architects.

MULTI-million pound proposals for a new accommodation are set to be put forward by New College.

11:48am Tuesday 18 October 2016

IN PICTURES: Crowds gather for first Oxford food and drink festival

The inaugural Oxford Food and Drink Festival with dozens of local producers, chefs and retailers set up stall in Gloucester Green, Cornmarket Street, St Michaels Street and Market Street. Samuel Reck aged 3

FOOD lovers indulged in their favourite treats as an inaugural festival rolled into the city yesterday.

4:45pm Sunday 16 October 2016

Woman who runs ride at St Giles' Fair loses turf battle with city council

St Giles Fair in September 2016

A FAIRGROUND worker whose ride has thrilled generations of Oxford residents failed to mark her territory during a High Court battle with council bosses.

7:17am Friday 21 October 2016

Estate's parks in need of a spruce-up

Blackbird Leys Parish Council chairman Gordon Roper, city councillors Jennifer Pegg and Linda Smith, and county councillor Steve Curran in Gillians Park

AN AUTUMN walkabout of an estate "blessed" with green spaces has spurred councillors into action as it emerged there is plenty of work to do.

8:03am Wednesday 19 October 2016

Buses could return to Cornmarket Street in Oxford for the first time in 17 years

Cornmarket Street, Oxford, in 1998 before it was pedestrianised.

CORNMARKET Street in Oxford could be reopened to buses for the first time in more than 17 years, council chiefs have revealed.

6:00am Friday 21 October 2016

Questions over stadium future as dog track changes ownership

Questions asked as dog track changes ownership

AN UNEXPECTED change in the ownership of Oxford Stadium has not deterred efforts to buy back the former greyhound track and restore it to its former glory.

6:20am Friday 21 October 2016
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