Allotment holders in Oxford could be facing higher fees for growing their own vegetables, as negotiations between the City Council and Oxford’s allotment association have failed to reach a resolution. If negotiations fail, allotment holders fear that the council could take on direct management of the sites. Oxford City
Pavement parking is the scourge of people in wheelchairs or pushing buggies – and it’s getting worse. Crossovers and SUVs now account for 54.8% of new car sales in the UK. Cars are getting wider, but Oxford’s roads aren’t. The result is an epidemic of pavement parking.
Britain’s cycling profession has descended on Oxford. The “Cycle County, Active County” conference, an annual gathering for transport planners, academics, cycling advocates and consultants, is taking place at the Examination Schools yesterday (5 July) and today. Oxfordshire is there en masse. County cabinet lead Andrew Gant and the city
Let’s start with the official statements from the parties. Labour: Liberal Democrat: Green: Conservative: After the local elections on 4 May, the state of the parties on Cherwell District Council was: * Conservative Party: 20 seats * Labour Party: 12 seats * Liberal Democrat Party: 10 seats * Green Party: 3 seats * Independents:
No, you haven’t mislaid your polling card. If you’re reading this in Oxford City, you don’t have elections this year. The city elects half its councillors at a time, so there’s two years between each set of elections. Nor are there elections for Oxfordshire County Council,
Analysis of the Oxford Mail’s low-traffic neighbourhood coverage shows that the city’s legacy print newspaper takes a consistently hostile view of the project. Using text analysis software, the Oxford Clarion has examined the Mail’s LTN coverage, and compared it to other reporting by the same paper. The
“We were somewhere around Chadlington, on the edge of the Cotswolds, when the drugs began to take hold.” Jeremy Clarkson was put on God’s good earth as a service to the journalists of Oxfordshire. “Jeremy Clarkson admits he is still struggling to win over Chipping Norton locals.” “Jeremy Clarkson