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OPINION: 'Oxford would be at the heart of a new super council'

OPINION: 'Oxford would be at the heart of a new super council'

County council leader IAN HUDSPETH argues that Oxford should join a new 'super council' to tackle issues jointly with the rest of Oxfordshire

10:42am Monday 20 February 2017

Lord Mayor leads celebration of vital role of city’s migrants

IT WAS a simple message: “I have made Oxford my home.”

5:05pm Monday 20 February 2017

Protests planned at city budget meeting

Protests planned at city budget meeting

PROTESTS are planned outside the town hall this afternoon as Oxford City Council meets to set its budget for the next year.

4:10pm Monday 20 February 2017

City councillor apologises after comments about calling beggars 'a disgrace'

Cllr John Tanner

A CITY councillor has been forced to apologise after he called homeless people ‘a disgrace.’

4:19pm Monday 20 February 2017

Museum submits 12-page treaty to extend single handrail by 90cm

Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford. Picture: Andrew Walmsley

OXFORD University Museum of Natural History has submitted a 12-page heritage impact assessment to justify major improvement plans – extending a single handrail by a metre.

11:57am Monday 20 February 2017

Legal battle for repair bills at Oxford tower blocks gets under way

LEGAL FIGHT: Darren Hazell, right, with members of the Oxford Tower Leaseholders’ Association and local solicitor Angelo Luiz-Barrea at a meeting last year

A LEGAL battle between leaseholders in Oxford's five towers and Oxford City Council over five-figure repair bills is to finally get under way.

1:17pm Saturday 18 February 2017

County council criticised after handing people £35 each for views on 'super council'

Oxfordshire County Council's HQ

Cash-strapped Oxfordshire County Council is handing out £35 to people being invited to give their views on its controversial ‘super council’ bid.

10:53am Friday 17 February 2017

Councillor receiving hospital treatment says parking limits 'crackers'

Rodney Rose

REFUSING to allow extra parking spaces to be added to Oxford’s hospital sites is ‘crackers’ and is an extra ‘aggravation’ to patients needing treatment, a councillor has said.

6:31am Friday 17 February 2017

Swanky bar says it has addressed zero hygiene rating issues

1855 bar

A POPULAR city centre wine bar has applied to the council to be tested again after having a zero food hygiene score for more than a year.

10:23am Friday 17 February 2017

More hospital parking blocked by council due to traffic fears

More hospital parking blocked by council due to traffic fears

EXTRA parking at Oxford's hospitals is being blocked by council bosses due to fears it will make traffic jams worse.

11:31am Wednesday 15 February 2017
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