Join the Debate

Below are a selection of your responses, we encourage you to add your ideas, show your appreciation by voting and generally get involved. This programme is the result of your ideas and effort as a community - if you don't speak up then you'll never be heard.

Affordable Housing

The affordable housing crisis does not have one, single solution. Action must be taken by the Government, local authorities, and developers.

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Zero Carbon Energy

Given the current climate crisis, we need to explore different ways of providing efficient and renewable energy across Oxfordshire.

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Local and Sustainable Food

What could Oxfordshire do to make sure everything to do with food is sustainable and benefits planet and people?

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Making Best Use of Rail

How can an integrated transport system help reduce dependence on the private car and encourage active travel?

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Active Design

Around 30% of adults in England don’t do the recommended amount of weekly exercise. Alongside providing access to high-quality sports facilities, the design of where we live and work can play a vital role in keeping communities active.”

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Connecting Rural

Traditional planning has led to rural areas being disconnected and only accessible by car. By linking villages via a network of cycling and walking routes, villages could collectively grow and become viable and revitalised communities that are less reliant on the car.

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Brownfield First

As Oxfordshire grows, we must be smart about where and how we build. It’s not sustainable to continue building low density, suburban-style housing developments that are poorly designed.

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Oxfordshire's Rivers

We need urgent action to improve the quality of our waterways. Healthy rivers and streams increase biodiversity and leisure opportunities, providing economic and health benefits to local communities.

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A Night in Nature

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of access to nature for our physical and mental wellbeing. We must protect and enhance the countryside.”

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