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Local News Oxfordshire
Kevin Berkoe: Oxford United sign former Wolves defender on one-year deal
Oxford United sign defender Kevin Berkoe on a one-year deal following his release by Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers.BBC News
Theft from vehicle in Enborne Grove Newbury (Thames Valley Police)
Between 10pm on 22/05 and 2am on 23/05, offender(s) broke into a Volkswagen LT 35 stealing a multi-function test metre in Enborne grove, Newbury. If anyone has inf&hellipThames Valley Police
Hastings Borough Council buys town centre building to rejuvenate area
Hastings Borough Council has bought a 40,000 sq ft office building in the centre of the town from the University of Brighton.Property Week
Burglary (Thames Valley Police)
On Friday 17th May 2019 between 6.35 am and 3.30 pm a burglary occurred at Bedford Close, Chenies. Unknown offenders have gained entry by removing a pane of glass from a rear window and stolen jewelle&hellipThames Valley Police
Attempt Burglary (Thames Valley Police)
On Wednesday 22nd May 2019 at 1.30 am an attempted burglary occurred at Oxford Gardens, Denham. Unknown offenders tried to gain access to the house via bi-fold doors. If you saw or heard anythi&hellipThames Valley Police
Urban Splash partners with Homes England on Northstowe scheme
Homes England has selected Urban Splash to deliver 406 homes at its Northstowe new town scheme in Cambridgeshire, all of which will be built using modern methods of construction (MMC).Property Week
Update on incident in Oxford Road Reading (Thames Valley Police)
Oxford Road in Reading has now re-opened following an earlier incident.Nine people have been arrested on suspicion of public order and weapons offences in connection with this incident. They remain &hellipThames Valley Police
Haywards Heath BTR scheme gets green light
A 145-unit build-to-rent scheme in Haywards Heath, Mid Sussex has been given the green light by planners.Property Week
Oxford Outward Postcode (OX)
Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area.
Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (OX) and estimated address.
Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.
Naturally Oxfordshire is dominated by its world famous university town, an ancient city of grand old buildings, towers wrapped in ivy and gowned academics whizzing by on their bikes. But Oxfordshire at large is a quite beautiful county, made up of gentle green hills and old thatched roofs, country gardens and winding lanes. So rural is the landscape that more than 70% has been declared an area of outstanding natural beauty.
And flowing straight through the heart of Oxfordshire are the Rivers Thames (Isis if you're a local) and Cherwell, and there are some beautiful walks along the rivers and the resulting water meadows, river valleys and fertile lush landscape.
Perhaps all that fertile beauty is why Oxford has a history that goes way back to the Saxons and beyond and its university is the second oldest in Europe. Indeed history is everywhere, not just in the dreaming spires of the university, but also in the magnificent Blemnheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill, or in Broughton Castle or any of the hundreds of old churches, towers, estates and stately homes scattered around.
Highlights include the Oxfordshire County Museum, Stoner, (containing a priest hole from the civil war), Greys Court, Sulgrave Manor, Kingston Bagpuize House and Mapledurham House.
Lastly, of course there is Oxford itself with Britain's oldest public museum, the Ashmolean Museum, the Bodeleian Library and hundreds of examples of beautiful old architecture, from Christchurch Cathedral to the world famous Oxford Botanic Garden, and from Carfax Tower to St. Mary the Virgin Church.
Spend a few hours just strolling around this beautiful city and soak in the centuries of learning and it quickly becomes clear why this little place is so famous. A true slice of England and English history.
The Oxford postcode region (OX) contains 28 unique 'outward' codes. Oxford is the main postal town/district for this region, with all postcodes starting with the following outward codes.
This page contains a list of postcodes for Oxford area. Select a postcode to see the map location, demographics, house prices, local information, tourist guides and statistics:
Local demographics, guides and information
There's plenty of local information, guides and useful data to browse and explore, whether you're a Oxford resident or a visitor to the area.
Scroll down to discover all you need to know about the Oxford postcode area.
The OX postcode includes the following local authorities:
- Aylesbury Vale
- South Northamptonshire
- South Oxfordshire
- Vale of White Horse
- West Berkshire
- West Oxfordshire
From the Postcode Area blog
Death of the High Street?
The BBC reports that despite councils' attempts to kurb them, the UK's high streets have seen a huge growth in fast food outlets. Could this mark the death knell for the Great British high street, and what can we do about it to halt its decline?
Discrimination by Postcode
You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.
The Redesign is Underway
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The Impossible Challenge of Affordability
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