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Great success for Whitelands Farm Sports Ground’s launch

Great success for Whitelands Farm Sports Ground’s launch

On Saturday, 30 September Parkwood Leisure in partnership with Cherwell District Council, Bicester Town Council and Healthy Bicester launched the new facility that will provide opportunities for sports participation, alongside new spaces for social events. Despite the chilly autumn day, many people took part in the event and enjoyed all the fun and healthy activities… Read More >

Recycling Week lifts lid on blue bin contents

Recycling Week lifts lid on blue bin contents

Next week is Recycle Week 2017 and Cherwell District Council’s recycling experts will be on the road promoting their green message. The council is supporting national Recycling Week 2017, and the recycling team will be visiting Bicester market, holding a stall at Exeter Hall in Kidlington and making an appearance at Banbury Canal Day. The… Read More >

Pitch-a perfect

Pitch-a perfect

Sports clubs in Banbury and Bicester will soon be able to benefit from improved sports pitches following council’s investments. Cherwell District Council is committing a budget of £290,000 to resurfacing artificial sports pitches at North Oxfordshire Academy (NOA) in Banbury and Cooper School Sports Facility in Bicester. NOA will also be benefitting from upgrades to… Read More >

Bicester grows enhancing residents’ quality of life

Bicester grows enhancing residents’ quality of life

Bicester’s growth plans keep progressing focussing more on young people’s aspirations and opportunities to improve residents’ quality of life. Representatives from Bicester’s public sector organisations recently met for the quarterly Strategic Delivery Board meeting where young people presented their manifesto for the future of the town. The manifesto highlights youngsters’ aspiration for Bicester to become… Read More >

Under a fortnight until bin round changes

Under a fortnight until bin round changes

From 1 August 2017, bin collection days will be changing for around half of the households in Cherwell district. Cherwell District Council has delivered postcards detailing the new collection days to over 33,000 homes across the district, including Banbury, Bicester and Kidlington. Cards were only delivered to residents who would be seeing a change in… Read More >

Growth in district calls for new bin collection days

Growth in district calls for new bin collection days

Cherwell District Council will soon be introducing new bin collection days to around half of the districts residents. From the week commencing 10 July, postcards will be put through the doors of around 33,000 households across the district that will have new bin collection days starting from 1 August. Residents affected by the new rota… Read More >

Activators to animate parks and community centres over the summer

Activators to animate parks and community centres over the summer

Youngsters can make the most out of parks and community centres this summer as free games and activities will be set up by Cherwell District Council’s activators. From Monday, 24 July until Friday, 1 September recreation and sports activators David Norridge and Jake East will travel across the district hosting activity sessions for eight –… Read More >

Tackling the Green Streets of Glory Farm

Tackling the Green Streets of Glory Farm

Glory Farm, Bicester is looking clean and green in time for the summer holidays after council workers removed 14.26 tonnes of waste. The week commencing 19 June saw Cherwell District Council workers combatting litter, fly-tipped waste, and graffiti as part of their latest neighbourhood blitz. The bulky waste collection service, offered free of charge during… Read More >

Cycling for all ages at Bicester Bike Day

Cycling for all ages at Bicester Bike Day

It is never too early or too late to get onto a bike and at Bicester Bike Day children to older people can find their way to cycling. On Saturday, 8 July at Pingle Field (opposite Bicester Village) residents of all ages, including keen cyclists and bike novices, are invited to take part in the… Read More >

Quick and easy online booking for summer activity hubs

Quick and easy online booking for summer activity hubs

From today,26 June,parents can benefit from the speed and convenience of online booking when reserving their kids’ places on the summer activity hubs. Cherwell District Council’s activity hubs provide a healthy blend of sports, arts, crafts and games to keep young people happy and healthy while they are off school. The online booking facility will… Read More >

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