With effect from 1 April 2013, council tax became chargeable on properties that would previously have been exempt and here is a summary of how Aylesbury Vale and Cherwell Councils have decided to implement the changes.
Chiltern Railways has been given permission by the High Court to open the first new rail link between two major British cities for 100 years, being Oxford and London. Construction work will begin this summer with the line between Bicester Town and Oxford expected to close in February 2014.
From 30 May 2013, it will be possible to convert office buildings to a residential property without planning permission.
Should the government be subsidising individuals to buy their own house and could this state support lead to another housing bubble?
Construction of the Bicester town centre development is now nearing completion, ready for opening this summer.