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May 17, 2024

Creative fun for kids at Cornerstone Arts Centre’s Youth Activities Open Day

Cornerstone Arts Centre is offering a wide range of fun, low-cost taster activities for kids this July – including art classes, drama and street dance.

May 17, 2024

Leader’s Report – Annual Council Meeting 16 May 2024

Today I have circulated the names of the new cabinet which will be responsible for implementing the current and soon the new corporate plan. There are 3 new members of the cabinet and I would like to thank those stepping down: Cllrs Sue Cooper, Andrea Powell and Freddie van Mierlo for their work. You will […]

May 16, 2024

New Cabinet Members confirmed at South Oxfordshire District Council

Councillor David Rouane, Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council has this week (Thursday 16 May) confirmed details of the council’s new cabinet.

May 16, 2024

New signs give info on water quality at Wallingford

The signs are now up at Wallingford Beach after the site was granted Bathing Water status this week

May 13, 2024

Wallingford Beach awarded bathing water status

Defra has announced that a stretch of the River Thames at Wallingford Beach will officially become a designated bathing water, joining a total of 27 other bathing sites across the country.

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May 9, 2024

SO Charitable Lottery raises £139,000 for good causes in South Oxfordshire

Published 9 May 2024 Over £100,000 raised by the SO Charitable Lottery has been used to support 81 Voluntary and Community sector organisations across South Oxfordshire. The South Oxfordshire District Council scheme is a weekly lottery that benefits communities and organisations in the district by raising money for good causes. Since its launch in 2018, […]

Riverside Splash Pads Wallingford

May 9, 2024

Riverside prepares for a summer of fun

The pool and splash pad at Wallingford Riverside are set to open this month on Saturday 25 May, in good time for the half-term.

South Oxfordshire District Council, who owns the site, and their leisure contractors GLL, who manage the Better Leisure facilities on behalf of the council, are busy preparing the pool and splash pad ready to open for the summer.

May 7, 2024

May half-term activities and shows for young children

The events are expected to be very popular so book now to avoid disappointment! To find out more and to book a place, visit

May 2, 2024

Polls closed in the Police and Crime Commissioner Election

The votes in this election will be counted across Thames Valley on Saturday 4 May.

April 30, 2024

Council agrees new taxi fares for South Oxfordshire

South Oxfordshire District Council has agreed new Hackney carriage fares for the district this month. The new tariff sets a maximum hackney carriage fare and also outlines the time periods for when different costs apply. As a maximum tariff, drivers can choose to charge passengers a lower rate if they wish. Setting tariffs is a […]