Welcome to Beautiful Bicester
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Re-opening the High Street Safely
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Re-Imagining Bicester
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Bicester in Bloom
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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.

 

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Jack Evans Fresh Grimsby Fish

Jack Evans Fresh Grimsby Fish

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Jans Snack Shack

Jans Snack Shack

Alexandra Buckell Art

Alexandra Buckell Art

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Repair Experts

Repair Experts

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dragonfly Groomswear

Dragonfly Groomswear

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Wednesday Business Club

Wednesday Business Club

Bicester, Oxfordshire
The Akeman Clinic

The Akeman Clinic

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Applegreen Petrol Station

Applegreen Petrol Station

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Kings Barber

Kings Barber

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Shire Mobility

Shire Mobility

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Massimiliano Giorgeschi Photography

Massimiliano Giorgeschi Photography

Bicester, Oxfordshire
S&H coffee shop & gifts

S&H coffee shop & gifts

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Neat's Culinary

Neat's Culinary

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Bure Farm Public House

Bure Farm Public House

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Sam's Old School Barbershop

Sam's Old School Barbershop

Bicester,, Oxfordshire
Lisseters of Bicester

Lisseters of Bicester

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Toymaster Bicester

Toymaster Bicester

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Nadia Indian Takeaway

Nadia Indian Takeaway

Bicester, Oxfordshire
OxBeauty

OxBeauty

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Car & Van

Bicester Car & Van

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Beauty and Bicester

Beauty and Bicester

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Grazing Ivy Events

Grazing Ivy Events

Coffee#1

Coffee#1

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester fabrics

Bicester fabrics

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Espresso Architecture

Espresso Architecture

Bicester, Oxfordshire
A Touch of Furniture

A Touch of Furniture

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Vision

Bicester Vision

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Evolve ODM

Evolve ODM

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Taste of Poland

Taste of Poland

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Oxford Arts Collective

Oxford Arts Collective

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John Staley's Remote Help

John Staley's Remote Help

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Toho 35

Toho 35

Bicester, Oxfordshire
The Cafe

The Cafe

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KMS Litho

KMS Litho

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SAN Oriental Food Store

SAN Oriental Food Store

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Glanville Picture Framing Company

Glanville Picture Framing Company

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Brethertons Solicitors

Brethertons Solicitors

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Property Interiors

Bicester Property Interiors

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Green

Bicester Green

Bicester, Oxfordshire
The Little Blue Bakery

The Little Blue Bakery

Bicester, Oxfordshire
The Blue Texel

The Blue Texel

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Phoenix Dog Grooming

Phoenix Dog Grooming

Bicester, Oxfordshire
London Rally School

London Rally School

Bicester, Oxfordshire
A.S.Plants

A.S.Plants

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Stacy' s Beauty and Hair Extensions

Stacy' s Beauty and Hair Extensions

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Papsizza Shakes

Papsizza Shakes

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Andy's Barber Shop

Andy's Barber Shop

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Tyre and Exhaust Centre Ltd

Bicester Tyre and Exhaust Centre Ltd

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Caffè Vespa

Caffè Vespa

Bicester, Oxfordshire
The Computer Clinic Bicester Ltd

The Computer Clinic Bicester Ltd

Bicester, England

 

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