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Garden Waste Service update

3 September 2021 – please see the latest update on the garden waste service here.

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September 21, 2021

Homes in Chalgrove to benefit from flood alleviation works

Homes and infrastructure in an area of Chalgrove are set to be better protected from potential flooding, thanks to work being carried out by South Oxfordshire District Council. The district council is carrying out work to create a new flood relief channel designed to help homes along Mill Lane which have suffered from flooding on […]

September 16, 2021

Great success as children across southern Oxfordshire become Litter Bug Detectives

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils’ waste team successfully worked with 20 local parish and town councils to run children’s activity trails in the school summer holiday. Participants in the Litter Bug Detectives Trail could choose to be entered into a draw for their school to win litter picking equipment for a […]

September 14, 2021

The Women’s Tour set to inspire South Oxfordshire on 4 October

People in South Oxfordshire will be able to enjoy elite cycling on their doorstep and get inspired when the AJ Bell Women’s Tour cycling race passes through the district on Monday 4 October.

henley eco business fair

September 13, 2021

Come along to the Henley eco business fair

n partnership with Henley Town Council, Oxfordshire Greentech and Naked Planet, South and Vale Business Support (SVBS) are hosting an Eco Business Fair to highlight the brilliant green and sustainable approaches of local businesses in and around Henley.

September 13, 2021

Consultation opens on how we engage with communities about planning

Your views are needed on how we engage with you about the councils’ planning processes.

September 10, 2021

Supporting Afghan refugees

As the heartbreaking events continue to unfold in Afghanistan, we’re working together as part of a co-ordinated response effort with Oxfordshire County Council and health and charity partners, to help find suitable accommodation and ensure families and individuals have access to ongoing mental health support, education, food, medicine, and other vital services For individuals who […]

September 9, 2021

Council meeting to discuss garden waste service

South Oxfordshire District Council will be holding an extraordinary full council meeting to discuss the issue of the garden waste service, which is currently temporarily suspended.  The meeting will take place on Friday 24 September at 2pm at the council offices at 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park.  Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting will […]

September 7, 2021

Get involved with the Thames river clean up

Residents and community groups across South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse are being encouraged to come together in their local communities to help clean up their stretch of the River Thames.

August 25, 2021

Demolition of derelict buildings starts in the centre of Didcot

Didcot will have a smarter first impression when work begins to prepare the Didcot Gateway site for its highly anticipated regeneration work. Three empty buildings on the land opposite Didcot Parkway station are due to be demolished later this month.     Homes England, which owns a large area of the Gateway site, has arranged to […]