About Cherwell Valley Today

Cherwell Valley Today is a mobile-first hyperlocal website focused on the Cherwell Valley in Oxfordshire. Our aim is to provide features and information for local people and visitors to the area about the very best that we have to offer here in Cherwell and up to the edge of the Cotswolds.

We have previously been called Bicester Today.

With a strong emphasis on rural life, and the best places for shopping, eating, drinking, pampering and visiting, Cherwell Valley Today will provide an alternative media outlet for the area.
We will feature independent shops and businesses, artisan and boutique lifestyle companies and the agricultural community, as well as looking at the local issues that really matter to your community.
Our website provides local news for the smartphone era, delivered real-time using imagery, video, social media and a cutting-edge mobile design.

Who is behind Cherwell Valley Today?

Cherwell Valley Today is edited and published by Sarah Adams and jointly owned by Sarah and her husband Colin. Sarah is an NCTJ-qualified journalist with 30 years’ experience, and has worked for local, regional and national newspapers, magazines and in television.

Sarah is also the Editor of www.oxfordtoday.news and the Group Editor for the Community Media Group- the publisher of 13 hyperlocal community newspapers across Oxfordshire, Berkshire and London. Sarah lives on the outskirts of Bicester with Colin and two children and has four step children. She also runs a small creative communications consultancy and can be found Tweeting @mediabird

How can we get coverage in Cherwell Valley Today?

We want to promote the very best that our area has to offer to both people who live here and those who visit. We are happy to offer some initial FREE coverage to anyone who contacts us and tells us about their business, however, we are a business too! We have developed a cost effective, simple advertising and marketing package to help promote your business and make sure that you are well and truly on the map!

To learn more about any of these opportunities, please email Sarah at bicester@hyperlocaltoday.co.uk