West Bicester spick and span thanks to cleaning blitz

West Bicester has had a major clean up thanks to Cherwell District Council’s street cleansing team. The week-long cleanliness drive, which took place last week, focused on eliminating litter, removing fly-tipping and cleaning graffiti.

Banbury MP invites new Health Secretary to visit the Horton

Banbury MP Victoria Prentis has invited the new Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock to visit Banbury and see the vital work the Horton General Hospital is doing amidst the ongoing local campaign fighting for the reinstatement of an obstetric-led maternity unit at the hospital. 

Banbury Councillors urge rethink on school transportation for SEND pupils

Controversial proposals put forward by Oxfordshire County Council to reduce provision for free school transport to and from special schools for pupils aged 16 years and over with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (‘SEND’) have been criticised by local County Councillors.

Bicester West election results

On Thursday 21 June, local residents voted in the countermanded Bicester West election and Bicester Town Council by-election.

Funding to help Banbury families 'get active'

Conservative-controlled Cherwell District Council has successfully secured £215,000 to help families in Grimsbury, Hardwick, Neithrop and Ruscote access fitness and recreational activities.