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June 8, 2020

Councillors seek support for Local Electricity Bill

Released on April 26, 2020 Cllr Sue Cooper, Leader of the council and the Liberal Democrat party group, Robin Bennett, Leader of the Green party group, Mocky Khan, Leader of the Labour party group, Stefan Gawrysiak, Leader of the Henley Residents group, and Simon Hewerdine, Leader of SORT, have written to South Oxfordshire’s two members of Parliament to seek their support for the […]

June 8, 2020

Oxfordshire businesses urged to submit grant requests

Released on April 26, 2020 Businesses across Oxfordshire that are yet to submit their details for grant support in response to COVID-19 should do so as soon as possible, including those who already receive 100 per cent rate relief. Cherwell District Council, Oxford City Council, South Oxfordshire District Council, Vale of White Horse District Council […]

June 8, 2020

Council garden waste service welcomes new customers

Released on April 23, 2020 There’s good news for people in southern Oxfordshire looking for ways to dispose safely of their garden waste. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have reopened their paid-for garden waste service to new customers. The service has continued throughout the lockdown for existing subscribers and for a […]

June 8, 2020

Oxfordshire councils update Government on financial impacts of coronavirus

Released on April 21, 2020 The leaders of all six Oxfordshire councils have written a joint letter to Government and the county’s MPs setting out the scale of the financial impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation across the local authorities. Looking across the costs of delivering additional services, spend on emergency suppliers and the significant […]

June 8, 2020

Letter sent to Chancellor of the Exchequer about the plight of SMEs and micro-businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic

Released on April 20, 2020 On 20 April South Oxfordshire District Council leader, Councillor Sue Cooper and Councillor Robin Bennett Chair of the Green Group Deputy Leader & Cabinet Member for Development & Regeneration wrote to Rishi Sunake, the Chancellor of the Exchequer about the plight of SMEs and micro-businesses during the Covid-19 crisis. The letter is […]

June 8, 2020

Letter sent to MHCLG about planning system during the Coronavirus pandemic

On 20 April 2020  South Oxfordshire District Council leader Cllr Sue Cooper and cabinet member for planning, Cllr Anne-Marie Simpson sent a letter to to the Minister for Housing Communities and Local Government regarding the planning system during the covid emergency. The letter is printed below. Dear Mr Jenrick, I am writing to draw your attention […]

June 8, 2020

Councils collect bulky household waste again and warn against fly-tipping

Released on April 19, 2020 South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have reopened their paid for bulky waste collection service for large household items and are also issuing a warning about fly-tipping while other outlets for domestic waste remain closed. The bulky waste collection service was temporarily stopped to allow the councils’ […]

June 8, 2020

Businesses in South and Vale urged to submit COVID-19 grant requests

Released on April 19, 2020 Businesses in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse that are yet to submit their details for grant support in response to COVID-19 are being urged to do so as soon as possible. More than 65 per cent of businesses based in southern Oxfordshire have already submitted their details […]

June 8, 2020

Cornerstone and The Beacon are here for you #AtHome

Released on April 8, 2020 Arts and entertainment in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse have gone online! If you’re struggling to keep the kids entertained, or you’re fed up with endlessly scrolling through uninspiring choices on video streaming services, Cornerstone Arts Centre and The Beacon are here to help. South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse district councils’ […]

June 8, 2020

Three important messages for the bank holiday weekend

Released on April 8, 2020 South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have three very important messages for residents this bank holiday weekend: There’s help if you need it – our support lines are open Check the changes to waste collections between 10 and 17 April Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives. […]

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