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Kingsmere Front Runner Summer 2022

Kingsmere Front Runner Summer 2022

Welcome to the Summer 2022 edition of the Kingsmere Front Runner! It’s an issue marked by celebrations – with schools, preschools and local groups all sharing their Queen’s Jubilee activities; Kingsmere residents receiving Good Citizen Awards; and the popular Bicester Rabble gamified activity group turning five! read more…

Kingsmere Front Runner Spring 2022

Kingsmere Front Runner Spring 2022

It’s great to be able to bring you an issue that is much closer in size and scope to those in pre-COVID times, with a jam-packed What’s On section showing the range and variety of regular classes, activities and groups now operating in Kingsmere. read more…

Five facts about Bicester

Five facts about Bicester

When Bob Hessian, co-founder of Bicester Local History Society, first delved into the area’s rich history, he uncovered some truly remarkable facts that many will be unaware of.  Some of these have been commemorated on a brand-new timeline at Countryside’s popular Kingsmere development in Bicester, celebrating a history that dates back to the 600s. read more…

Whitelands Academy opens in Kingsmere

Whitelands Academy opens in Kingsmere

Whitelands Academy in Kingsmere has opened its doors to the first intake of secondary school students. Marking a major milestone in the development of the new village and meeting Oxfordshire’s educational needs, the new secondary school will initially open for Year 7 students only, before growing year-on-year with an eventual capacity of 600 students through to Year 11. read more…