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Historic Crooked House bricks to remain on site

23/08/2023

The foundations of the historic Crooked House pub and the building’s bricks will remain on site as hazardous materials are removed, the council has confirmed.

Oxford hit by wave of protests over '15-minute city' backlash

21/02/2023

Approximately 2,000 people took part in demonstrations against Oxford's '15 minute neighbourhoods' plan, with protests and counter protests on Saturday.

Council accused of undermining safety of sex workers

12/12/2022

Newham Council has been accused of undermining the safety of sex workers after the local authority set out proposals for a clampdown on ‘kerb crawlers’.

Court upholds abortion clinic ‘buffer zone’

22/08/2019

The Court of Appeal has upheld Ealing Council’s protest-free ‘buffer zone’ which is located outside of an abortion clinic in the London borough.

Councils issue nearly 10,000 fines for ‘anti-social’ behaviour

23/04/2019

Campaigners have called for Public Spaces Protection Orders to be scrapped as new figures reveal there were nearly 10,000 on-the-spot fines issued in 2018.

Council scraps plans to fine rough sleepers using tents

28/11/2017

Stoke-on-Trent City Council has decided to scrap plans to fine homeless people £1,000 if they were found sleeping in tents.

Essex council forced to amend law banning ‘rough sleepers’

08/04/2016

An Essex council has amended a controversial law that criminalised ‘rough sleeping’ after public outcry.

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