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Re-opening the High Street Safely
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Welcome to Beautiful Bicester,

Created and managed by Bicester Chamber of Commerce “Beautiful Bicester” aims to become the “must visit” place for information about our town. Our priority is to support our community and its businesses helping them to grow and thrive. The challenge will be to both prepare for a safe and healthy future whilst keeping ahead of the latest developments as we adjust to a new and brighter future for everyone.

Thanks to a successful bid from the 'Re-opening the High Street Safely Fund' the focus will be to enable Bicester to build resilience post Covid and transition to a phase of renewal and growth. We wanted to encourage a sense of pride in our town, where the whole community can play their part to keep Bicester as a special and inviting destination. 

Paraphrasing John F. Kennedy’s famous address which served to inspire children and adults to see the importance of civic action and public service and to contribute in some way to the public good.

'Ask not what Bicester can do for you – ask what you can do for Bicester

There are so many inspiring stories about how the Bicester community has come together to make a difference during the recent times of crisis.

Salute the NHS - Packed and distributed over a million balanced and nutritious meal boxes to over 50 hospitals across the UK with the help of over 800 local volunteers at Bicester Heritage's Hanger 113. Set up By Ron Denis (of Formula 1 fame) with help from Tesco, Yodel and many others.

Alchester Medical Group and Montgomery House Surgery -Vaccinated over 10,000 Bicester residents, supported by hundreds of local volunteers and continue to deliver this vital service over and above normal duties. 

Bicester BUG (Bike Users Group) started delivering books purchased from local retailer Coles Bookshop by bicycle, demonstrating that there are environmentally friendly  and healthy ways to shop.

Xi 'Eddy' Gong used his I phone to take over 1000 photographs of a Bicester never previously seen in the hush of lockdown and more recently as it re-awakens with a burgeoning market culture and highlighting some of the unsung heroes in our town.  He has championed the new localism by encouraging residents to make use of what is available on their own doorstep and has promoted over 100 local businesses on Facebook. Eddy has kindly given his permission for us to use his images on this site and you can view a selection of the Best of Bicester images on our gallery

These are just 4 amazing initiatives that embody the community spirit that exists in Bicester and why we are so proud of our town and its residents.

Many of us have been working from home, shopping locally and enjoying our daily exercise in the surrounding countryside that has benefitted from reduced levels of pollution. Now, as we start to emerge from lockdown 3.0, we hope that the community maintains its support of high street and its businesses and continues to embrace some of the learnings and joys that have emerged from adversity.  The Value of voluntary work, Getting active, Helping others, Being creative and above all Respect and Kindness.

 

Stay Local, Shop Local

Andy's Barber Shop

Andy's Barber Shop

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Carthage Farm Butcher and Groceries

Carthage Farm Butcher and Groceries

Bicester, Oxfordshire
O'Gormans Ltd

O'Gormans Ltd

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Millennium Dragon

Millennium Dragon

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Perch Co-Working

Perch Co-Working

Bicester, Oxon
Shire Mobility

Shire Mobility

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Farnham Jewellers

Farnham Jewellers

The Laundry Basket Bicester

The Laundry Basket Bicester

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Bridal

Bicester Bridal

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dragonfly Groomswear

Dragonfly Groomswear

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Vision

Bicester Vision

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Blue Wren

Blue Wren

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Oxford Mart

Oxford Mart

Bicester, Oxfordshire
ARCh - Assisted Reading for Children

ARCh - Assisted Reading for Children

Bicester, Oxfordshire
British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Butterfly Bridal Boutique

Butterfly Bridal Boutique

Bicester, Oxfordshire
HomeComforts

HomeComforts

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Coles Bookshop

Coles Bookshop

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Spratt Endicott Solicitors

Spratt Endicott Solicitors

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Zeta Lighting

Zeta Lighting

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Fairford Heating

Fairford Heating

Bicester, Oxfordshire
The Hippy Hare Co

The Hippy Hare Co

Brackley, Northampton
Equation Recruitment

Equation Recruitment

Bicester, Oxfordshire
DeliStop

DeliStop

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Holistic Axis

Holistic Axis

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Summit Construction

Summit Construction

Islip, OXFORDSHIRE
Bicester Bodyshop

Bicester Bodyshop

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Phoenix Dog Grooming

Phoenix Dog Grooming

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Whitley Stimpson Ltd

Whitley Stimpson Ltd

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Hotel Golf and Spa

Bicester Hotel Golf and Spa

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Glanville Picture Framing Company

Glanville Picture Framing Company

Bicester, Oxfordshire
FLTR Coffee

FLTR Coffee

Bicester, England
BSC Fitness

BSC Fitness

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Gent's Groom Room Ltd

Gent's Groom Room Ltd

Bicester, Oxfordshire
BCOS - Bicester Choral & Operatic Society

BCOS - Bicester Choral & Operatic Society

Bicester, England
Grazing Ivy Events

Grazing Ivy Events

Jans Snack Shack

Jans Snack Shack

Beauty Aesthetics

Beauty Aesthetics

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Shangri-La Laundry and Ironing Limited

Shangri-La Laundry and Ironing Limited

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Wednesday Business Club

Wednesday Business Club

Bicester, Oxfordshire
JP Cycle Services

JP Cycle Services

Bicester, England
BICESTER FRIDAY MARKET

BICESTER FRIDAY MARKET

BICESTER, OXFORDSHIRE
Kingfisher Financial Management

Kingfisher Financial Management

Bicester, OXFORDSHIRE
Barstows Stationary

Barstows Stationary

Bicester, Oxfordshire
MG Audio and Visuals

MG Audio and Visuals

Fundamentals Child Care

Fundamentals Child Care

Bicester, Oxfordshire
The Cafe

The Cafe

BICESTER, Oxfordshire
Alex Goodey Communications

Alex Goodey Communications

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Property Interiors

Bicester Property Interiors

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Justin Bucknell Electrical

Justin Bucknell Electrical

Launton, Oxfordshire

 

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