Local News

Local election results

On Friday 3 May, local politicians gathered at Spiceball Leisure Centre in Banbury for the results of the Cherwell District and Bicester Town Council elections.

Village projects awarded £40k from Park Pocket Fund

Stratton Audley will benefit from a new natural wild area and the play area at Deddington’s Windmill Community Centre will undergo major refurbishment thanks to grant funding from the Government’s Pocket Parks Plus fund worth £15,500 and £25,450 respectively.

Councillor requests urgent review into Coker Close parking

Following reports of several residents being issued with fines in the car parks servicing health facilities in Coker Close, Bicester, local Councillor Dan Sames contacted NHS Property Services to request an urgent review into “overzealous” practices.

Construction starts on Castle Quay II

Fantastic news that construction works on Banbury's much-anticipated Castle Quay II development will begin today (Monday 18 February). The £60 million expansion which will include a new cinema, supermarket and restaurants, is being spearheaded by Conservative-controlled Cherwell District Council.