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Leaders in Oxford give support for 2040 net zero carbon emissions...

In a press release from the Oxford City Council, Councillor Tom Hayes, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Green Transport and Zero Carbon Oxford said, “It is more important than ever that citizens, organisations, and governments at all levels show leadership to tackle the climate emergency head on. Our joint ambition to become a net zero city by 2040—ten years earlier than the target set by the Government—is a strong sign of the pace and ambition required."

Oxford residents reminded not to let their guard down as COVID...

Despite a slight decline in the spread of COVID-19 within Oxfordshire, infection rates are still higher than they were in December. According to figures published...

Oxford’s homelessness services will not cooperate with deporting rough sleepers

“Should we be running the risk that fear of being deported will lead those who are already vulnerable being exploited and even becoming victims of modern slavery?”

Oxford City Council’s new Anti-Racism Charter faces criticism

Oxford City Council’s newly launched Anti-racism Charter is facing criticism from the Coalition of Black Communities and Communities of Colour.  The Charter, which was released...

Oxford City Council launches anti-racist charter

The Oxford City Council has launched an Anti-Racism Charter to contend with the “systemic racism” within the city. The Charter defines Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and Anti-black...

KFC and kebab takeaway fined for breaking coronavirus regulations

KFC and Bodrum Kebab takeaway on Cowley Road have been hit with fines from the Oxford City Council after breaking COVID-19 restrictions. Both businesses...

Coalition of societies to work for racial equality in Oxford

Student societies have joined a city-wide Coalition to support the rights of marginalised people in Oxford. The Oxford Coalition of Black Communities and Communities...

Oxford awarded £1 million to fight homelessness

Oxford City Council and charity Aspire have made a successful bid for government funding to tackle homelessness and move people who had been sleeping...

Police patrols and pub inspections: City prepares for students’ return

At yesterday evening’s Virtual Town Hall, Oxford’s universities, students’ unions, the City and County Councils, and the police presented their COVID-safety plans for students’...

Social distancing patrols in Oxford after rise in coronavirus cases

Oxford City Council is enforcing local patrols and inspections to ensure residents adhere to social distancing rules. A spike in cases has led to...