Saturday, January 29, 2022
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Two framed images of a rabbit and a teapot from Alice in Wonderland hanging in covered market.

Alice in Wonderland themed campaign launched to support Oxford local businesses

"In the run-up to Christmas, Alice from Carrol’s Alice in Wonderland will be appearing on the streets of Oxford as part of a City Council campaign. The campaign, launched on November 15th, aims to encourage shoppers to return to the streets and support independent businesses." 
A red bike with thin wheels locked to the bottom of a pole.

City council urges citizens to adopt climate-friendly behaviour

"Oxford City Council has published a list of nine key actions that communities and individuals can adopt in order to reduce their carbon footprint.

The Un-Covered Market: New audio tour of Oxford’s Covered Market launches

The audio tour combines a mixture of sound recordings, poetry snippets, and a series of overheard conversations.

Oxford Brookes plan for new student accommodation rejected again

This is now the second time such an application has been rejected, despite the recommendation of the Council’s planning officers that the Council approve the application. In 2019 a similar plan was rejected unanimously by the council, with concerns raised especially over the height of the new buildings.
Protestors from the Oxford Hindu Community protesting with signs and banners demanding a Hindu Temple and Community Centre.

March and Petition for first Hindu Temple in Oxfordshire

"Hindus from across Oxfordshire took to the streets on Monday evening, calling on the Council to help establish the county’s first Hindu Temple."

Oxford City Council announces measures for return of students

“Oxford is looking forward to having students back and feeling that life is returning to normal."

People advised not to leave Oxford as cases soar

Although people are not banned from leaving Oxford, authorities are asking people to act with care when travelling into and out of the city.
Image of Kelsey Trevett and Rosie Rawle in front of a brick building.

Meet the students running for the Green Party in Oxford

"The interesting thing about the current political landscape is that there is so much unharnessed power and potential of local government to transform our communities and start building an alternative society; one which is much more democratic, socially just, and environmentally just."
Busy day in Cornmarket Street Oxford.

Oxford City Council makes plans to pedestrianise the city centre

"Oxford City Council is planning multiple initiatives to pedestrianise streets in Oxford."

£70,000 to be spent to boost Oxford tourism

All of the money together will fund Oxfordshire’s official tourism promotion organisation and sort out long-term logistical problems with coaches in the city centre.