May 16, 2019

Figures released today (14th May) show that in the South East, there are 4,608,042 people in work – meaning that, under this Government, 415,703 more people have been able to access the security of a job since 2010.

In West Oxfordshire, the number of people wh...

February 5, 2019

Communities in Oxfordshire are to be offered help with youth services as part of budget plans. 

Young people and their families in Oxfordshire are set to benefit from improved community-run youth services if County Councillors agree grant funding when they set the counc...

December 11, 2018

A new Community Bus in Freeland was launched last week to the delight of local residents. The bus service will help to fill the gap of the No 11 service that also serves the village. The service has very much been a community led initiative supported by the local Distr...

September 13, 2018

The Government have announced their preferred corridor for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway and after a review by Highways England, it has opted for Corridor B, suggesting it "outperforms the other options by providing better links to jobs, education, leisure and hea...

July 30, 2018

Around £300,000 has been invested in repairs and improvements on the A40 between Cuckoo Lane, Eynsham, to Shores Green in Witney.

Work started on this well-used stretch of road on 23 July and lasted for five nights. The road was closed overnight between 8.00pm unti...

The County Council's Cabinet approved an extra £10m for road repairs across Oxfordshire today (17 July) and announced the list of planned resurfacing projects to speed up repairs to winter-damaged roads. 

Investing the extra £10m would pay for 46 mil...

May 9, 2018

I'm pleased to be working with our team at Oxfordshire County Council who are consulting on plans to implement a 7.5 tonne weight limit restriction for Minster Lovell. 

HGVs cutting through Minster Lovell has been a problem for many years. It's good news the County Coun...

March 6, 2018

Almost nine out of 10 Oxfordshire children due to start secondary school in September have been offered a place at their first-choice school.

In total 88.83 per cent of pupils have received a first-preference offer – slightly higher than last year’s figure (88.64 per ce...

January 5, 2018

Great Western Railway have submitted plans to improve Hanborough Station.

A proposal, subject to final costs, is for a new ticket office, a waiting room and a toilet. GWR are also looking to house a small retail outlet in the building. 

This would be a huge improvement a...

September 29, 2017

This week official figures have shown that the Government’s Help to Buy schemes have supported over 320,000 people to buy a home, including more than 275,000 first-time buyers, with nearly all purchases taking place outside London.

Housing is the cause of many debates b...

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