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July 5, 2022

Revised focus for Didcot Garden Town

Revised plans to help improve the lives of residents living in and around Didcot Garden Town have been approved at two Cabinet meetings. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have approved a renewed, ambitious delivery plan for Didcot Garden Town. It will focus on providing community benefits, a special retail recovery strategy, […]

June 30, 2022

Could your parish be about to change? Have your say

Residents across South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse have another chance to comment on changes which could affect how their local area is run. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are carrying out a Community Governance Review which involves reviewing parish arrangements, inviting requests for changes and then implementing any […]

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June 27, 2022

More help for people to pay food and energy bills

More help is on the way for people who are struggling to pay their food, energy and other related bills. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have opened a voucher scheme to support households who can’t afford to pay for life’s essentials. The scheme is part of the Government’s Household Support Fund […]

June 23, 2022

New cleaning project for South Oxfordshire

South Oxfordshire District Council is putting money into an extra deep cleaning project, which is set to tackle areas in the district which need a spruce up.

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June 23, 2022

Government pledges £100,000 of support for two local garden villages

The government has allocated £100,000 for two garden communities based in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse districts. Berinsfield Garden Village will be receiving £50,000 towards the costs of work to help develop the village with new and refurbished community facilities as part of plans to build around 1,700 new homes. The other £50,000 […]

June 17, 2022

Join the celebrations at the District Community Centre

Everyone is invited to visit and have fun at Great Western Park’s District Community Centre from 10am to midday on Saturday 25 June. 

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June 15, 2022

Still time to have say on issues affecting South Oxfordshire and the Vale

There’s still time for people to give their views on the issues affecting our districts as part of a new Joint Local Plan. People have been using a new interactive website to have their say on topics such as tackling the climate emergency, sustainable transport, affordable housing, high-tech jobs, and the future of our town […]

June 8, 2022

Litter pickers urged to join the councils’ litter mapping project

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have launched a joint litter mapping project aimed at identifying where and what type of items are littered, this information will then be used to target those areas.

June 6, 2022

Women’s Tour cycling race is coming to Oxfordshire on Saturday

Residents across the county will be able to cheer on elite riders when this year’s Women’s Tour professional cycling race returns to Oxfordshire this Saturday 11 June. Hosted for the third consecutive time by Oxfordshire County Council, and the county’s city and district councils, Oxfordshire is the venue for the final stage of this year’s six stage race. Riders will be flagged […]

May 27, 2022

First Electric Vehicle Charging Points Go Live

The first of a series of 62 EV chargers which have been installed in council-run car parks across South Oxfordshire are now up and running.