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City Council wins £1 million Government funding in fight to end Oxford homelessness

Oxford City Council, in conjunction with Aspire, will receive over £1 million from the UK Government to aid its fight to prevent homeless people from having to return to the city’s streets amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In a press release, the City Council said that almost £900,000 of the new funding will go towards Read More…

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Oxfam report exposes ‘The Era of Extreme Carbon Inequality’

In the 25 years between 1990 and 2015, humanity doubled the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere, in a period of unprecedented and highly unequal emissions growth. According to a new report by Oxfam, conducted with the Stockholm Environment Institute, during this time, the richest 1 per cent of the world’s population were Read More…

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Iffley Sports Centre will not be used as Michaelmas teaching space after 1500 sign open letter

The University of Oxford has released a statement confirming that plans to repurpose the sports halls at Iffley Road Sports Centre as teaching spaces have been abandoned. The statement says that the sports halls “are no longer under consideration for potential teaching and academic purposes in Michaelmas term” after the SFEC (Sports Federation Executive Committee) Read More…

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Why is Oatly being ‘cancelled’?

The oat drink company, Oatly, has recently been criticised for its involvement with the Blackstone Group Inc., an American private equity investment management fund. Oat milk is widely considered the most sustainable dairy alternative with a low carbon footprint, low water usage and environmentally-conscious waste, and Oatly is one of the leading manufacturers in the Read More…