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Bike standards raised for Bicester

Bike standards raised for Bicester

Two-wheeled travellers in Bicester and Caversfield will find it easier to lock up their bikes as the council emphasises its commitment to sustainable transport. Cherwell District Council is working to make it more convenient for people to secure their bikes in the town centre and on Caversfield’s Buckingham Road with new and upgraded cycle stands.… Read More >

Bike standards raised for Bicester

Bike standards raised for Bicester

Two-wheeled travellers in Bicester and Caversfield will find it easier to lock up their bikes as the council emphasises its commitment to sustainable transport. Cherwell District Council is working to make it more convenient for people to secure their bikes in the town centre and on Caversfield’s Buckingham Road with new and upgraded cycle stands.… Read More >

Bicester’s hail-and-ride E1 bus service is open to all

Bicester’s hail-and-ride E1 bus service is open to all

Some people think the E1 service is only for the use of Elmsbrook residents, but that’s not the case. The bus operates along a route linking the new development of Elmsbrook to Bicester town centre. The bus is a new, low emissions vehicle that is comfortable and convenient. It runs every 30 minutes from 6.30am… Read More >

Free leisure centre passes up for grabs on Cycle to Work Day

Free leisure centre passes up for grabs on Cycle to Work Day

Residents are being urged to swap four wheels for two next week as Cherwell District Council supports national Cycle to Work Day on Wednesday, 14 September. District residents who post pictures of themselves cycling to work on social media, with the hashtag #cycletoworkday, will be entered into the council’s prize draw for free leisure centre… Read More >

Bicester cabbies spot-checked for compliance

Bicester cabbies spot-checked for compliance

Taxi drivers were checked for compliance as council officials and police conducted a joint operation in Bicester on the night of Saturday, 25 June. Licensing officials from Cherwell District Council were out in force from 8pm till midnight during which time they stopped 11 vehicles and visited three premises. Although the majority of drivers were… Read More >

Community bus service launches at Elmsbrook

Community bus service launches at Elmsbrook

Grayline Coaches have launched its brand new, low emissions zone compliant bus service from Elmsbrook at NW Bicester, the country’s largest true zero carbon housing scheme. Working with lead developer A2Dominion, the 30 minute service operates from 6.30am to 7.30pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 6pm on Saturday taking residents down the Banbury Road… Read More >

Temporary changes to the road layout at the A41 Bicester

Temporary changes to the road layout at the A41 Bicester

A41 traffic information Work started as planned on 23 May with the digging of trial holes overnight. During the week beginning 30 May night work to reline and realign the traffic lanes to create safe working areas on the A41 and Oxford Road. Temporary traffic lights will be used from 31 May to 3 June.… Read More >

Plans driven forward for new road

Plans driven forward for new road

A major new road which will serve 6,000 new homes at North West Bicester and alleviate congestion at a nearby pinchpoint has been given the green light for approval. On Thursday (18 February), members of Cherwell District Council’s planning committee approved the construction of a new road from the Middleton Stoney Road roundabout to join… Read More >

Bicester Park and Ride opens in time for Christmas

Bicester Park and Ride opens in time for Christmas

A new park and ride site in Bicester providing 580 spaces will officially open to members of the public on Monday 30 November. The facility has been built at Kingsmere, off the A41 at Vendee Drive to help tackle congestion. Councillor David Nimmo Smith, Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment, said: “I am delighted… Read More >

Views sought on South East Perimeter Road, Bicester

Views sought on South East Perimeter Road, Bicester

Oxfordshire County Council will be asking for views from the public on two route options for a South East Perimeter Road in Bicester. The Perimeter Road will support employment and housing growth in the town. Proposals are available to view online (from 9 November 2015) at www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/PerimeterRoadBicester along with a consultation feedback form. The deadline… Read More >

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