smarter growth

  • Growth lessons from Cambridge

    Report of a study visit to Cambridge, Spring 2016

    23 May 2017

    Oxford Civic Society decided to send its own mission to Cambridge in spring 2016 to consider what has been working in Cambridge and what could or could not be applied in Oxford.

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  • Oxford Futures – Achieving Smarter Growth

    Launching a major report on planning the future of central Oxfordshire

    1 April 2014

    On 31 March 2014 we launched a major report “Oxford Futures – Achieving Smarter Growth in Central Oxfordshire”. It argues that Central Oxfordshire is going to grow. It can grow smartly and we can all benefit. Or it can muddle its way through and lose out to better organised places. It says the only way to solve the problems arising from these growth pressures and bring about a prosperous future for the region is for all the different agencies to work together. This needs visionary leadership from the leaders of our communities, businesses and universities. The report calls on them to work together to achieve smarter growth.

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