Oxford homelessness crisis: Another man dies after report finds Oxford second worst in the country

A 34-year-old Polish man was admitted to John Radcliffe Hospital last Sunday and died the following day of Sepsis according to Oxford City Council. This follows a spike in deaths this winter, where as many as five people died while homeless in Oxford, between November and February. No more information other than age and nationality […]

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Boundary Commission reveals draft changes for Oxford electoral boundaries

Image Credit: Newprogressive, Mtcv, OpenStreetMap contributors The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has recently revealed its draft plans for changes to council wards in Oxfordshire. The plans come as part of a wider review of electoral boundaries across the country, which aim to ensure that all areas of the country are equally represented. The Head of […]

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City Council plans heat-sharing network

Oxford University and Oxford City Council have jointly funded a £136,000 study into the possibility of creating a shared heat network amongst the laboratories and businesses of Oxford. Should a heat network be built, it could cut carbon emissions and save an estimated 20 percent on heating bills in the long term. Oxford, it should be noted, aims […]

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New train stations

Oxford could be set to gain 2 new train stations by 2022. The proposal would see the stations being constructed at Cowley and Oxford Science Park. The proposals were mentioned by Oxford City Council leader Bob Price at a meeting with Chiltern Railways directors at the Saïd Business School. At present, the current station at the Science […]

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