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You're invited to celebrate! 

The countdown has begun to the Queen's platinum jubilee, celebrating the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne.

Are you organising a street party or hosting a big lunch in your local parish and district? Take a look at our website. There's information on what you need to think about if you're planning a 'bit of a do' in your street.  

If you're looking for other ways to celebrate, discover events from beacon lighting to tree planting and more.

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East Oxford trial traffic measures

Three trial low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) have been installed in Oxford. If you live, work or travel in the area, you've got until 30 November to share your views.

Have your say

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Could you complete a travel diary?

You'll need to record how and when you travel for up to seven trips, and your experiences of doing so. You'll then be eligible for a voucher as a thank you reward!  

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Reforms to adult social care 

The increase in demand and complexity of care, and a shortfall in funding from government to deliver it is raising concerns within our service, but also with others across the country.

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Supporting walking and cycling

A £10.4 million government grant for projects that will help give residents more options to walk and cycle, has been awarded. Oxford, Witney and Bicester are some of the areas to benefit.

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Are you a Banbury resident?

We'd like to hear what you think about plans to encourage walking and cycling in and around the town. The feedback we receive will help shape plans for the future. Find out more

Planning a trip this coming week?

If you've got plans over half-term and the jubilee weekend, get ahead of the game and plan your route by checking out the latest live roadworks across the county. Find out more

Having a clear out?

You've got an old mattress, clothes that need rehoming and countless tins of paint. What are your options? Waste Wizard will tell you everything you need to know.  Find out more

In other news..

Michael overcomes sight loss to thrive in the world of work

Residents who provide care by sharing their homes given recognition

The Countess of Wessex visits pre-school

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