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.

 

Stay Local, Shop Local

Phoenix Dog Grooming

Phoenix Dog Grooming

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Applegreen Petrol Station

Applegreen Petrol Station

Bicester, Oxfordshire
John Staley's Remote Help

John Staley's Remote Help

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A.Smith Gardens and Lawn Services

A.Smith Gardens and Lawn Services

Peter Goss Butchers LTD

Peter Goss Butchers LTD

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Property Interiors

Bicester Property Interiors

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Stacy' s Beauty and Hair Extensions

Stacy' s Beauty and Hair Extensions

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Qualcare Medical Supplies

Qualcare Medical Supplies

bicester, oxfordshire
D27 Vinyl Wrapping

D27 Vinyl Wrapping

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Hot Tubs Oxfordshire

Hot Tubs Oxfordshire

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Summit Construction

Summit Construction

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Butterfly Bridal Boutique

Butterfly Bridal Boutique

Bicester, Oxfordshire
The Pizza Boys Bicester

The Pizza Boys Bicester

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Boho Burrito

Boho Burrito

Bicester, Oxfordshire
St Eves Garage Bicester

St Eves Garage Bicester

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Grand Village Imperial

Grand Village Imperial

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Festival

Bicester Festival

Bicester, OXfordshire
LC Hughes Car Breakers And Metal Recycling

LC Hughes Car Breakers And Metal Recycling

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Jack Evans Fresh Grimsby Fish

Jack Evans Fresh Grimsby Fish

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Massimiliano Giorgeschi Photography

Massimiliano Giorgeschi Photography

Bicester, Oxfordshire
The Hippy Hare Co

The Hippy Hare Co

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Bicester Foodbank

Bicester Foodbank

Bicester, Oxfordshire
SAN Oriental Food Store

SAN Oriental Food Store

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Ros’s Alteration Room

Ros’s Alteration Room

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dragonfly Framing Ltd

Dragonfly Framing Ltd

Bicester, Oxfordshire
ARCh - Assisted Reading for Children

ARCh - Assisted Reading for Children

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Fundamentals Child Care

Fundamentals Child Care

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Coffee#1

Coffee#1

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bowen in Motion

Bowen in Motion

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Bodyshop

Bicester Bodyshop

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Cristal E Services ltd

Cristal E Services ltd

Beauty Aesthetics

Beauty Aesthetics

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Caffè Vespa

Caffè Vespa

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Farnham Jewellers

Farnham Jewellers

Nadia Indian Takeaway

Nadia Indian Takeaway

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dove & Conway Opticians

Dove & Conway Opticians

Bicester, Oxfordshire
The Computer Clinic Bicester Ltd

The Computer Clinic Bicester Ltd

Bicester, England
The Little Blue Bakery

The Little Blue Bakery

Bicester, Oxfordshire
A Plan Insurance

A Plan Insurance

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Short Stays

Short Stays

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Bicester Bridal

Bicester Bridal

Bicester, Oxfordshire
BICESTER FRIDAY MARKET

BICESTER FRIDAY MARKET

BICESTER, OXFORDSHIRE
Oritental Kitchen

Oritental Kitchen

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Shangri-La Domestic and Commercial Cleaning Limited

Shangri-La Domestic and Commercial Cleaning Limited

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Cats Tales Pet Care

Cats Tales Pet Care

Zeta Lighting

Zeta Lighting

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Toho 35

Toho 35

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Formal Tailor

Formal Tailor

Clip 'n Climb

Clip 'n Climb

Bicester, Oxfordshire
Village Fabrics

Village Fabrics

Bicester, Oxfordshire

 

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