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Oxford’s Councillors Urge Mask Wearing

Oxford’s council leader and Lord Mayor are urging people in Oxford to wear face coverings to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Last week, Public Health England announced that COVID-19 cases…

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Dudley leisure centre plans announced

Dudley leisure centre plans announced Leisure centres in Dudley are to re-open next month, council bosses announced. Dudley, Halesowen and Stourbridge’s Crystal leisure centres will all re-open their gyms and…

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Man found dead in Thame

Thames Valley Police has launched a murder investigation in Thame. UPDATE 25 July 2020 The victim of the murder in Thame has now been identified as Joshua Harling, aged 19,…

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All the countries exempt from quarantine on arrival

Travel corridors – all you need to know. On 1 July, the European Union (EU) opened to visitors from Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia,…

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Variations to COVID-19 risk for health workers revealed

A study has been released today, showing not all health workers carry the same COVID-19 risks. Whilst there have already been a range of studies performed with respects to COVID-19…

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Murder investigation now underway

A murder investigation is underway after a man was found dead in Redbridge Hollow. On Saturday morning (27 June), South Central Ambulance crews called police to the home of a…

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Water Safety Advice Issued

Water safety advice is being issued to local residents by Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. Whilst the weather has cooled down for the time being, there are plenty more warm…

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New data on key sources of air pollution in Oxford

The City Council has published an assessment of the sources of air pollutants across the city. In December 2019, Oxford City Council engaged and independent global strategic engineering and environmental…

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Non essential overseas travel permitted from 6 July

Plans to ditch mandatory 14 day quarantine for people arriving in the UK. Since 17 March 2020, the government has advised Brits against all unessential travel.  If overseas trips are…

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Hospital visiting rules to be relaxed from Monday

From Monday 29 June, patients can receive one visitor, for one hour, once a day. Since March 2020 and the outbreak of COVID-19, hospitals across the UK introduced strict guidelines…

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