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May 21, 2021

Riverside outdoor pool and campsite to reopen for the summer season

The Riverside outdoor heated pool and campsite in Wallingford will reopen for its full summer season from the May bank holiday weekend under Covid-19 safety guidelines. South Oxfordshire District Council and its leisure contractor Better UK have confirmed the news that the campsite and pool will open on their usual opening weekend, following weeks of […]

May 21, 2021

South Oxfordshire District Council Appoints New Chair

South Oxfordshire District Council has appointed a new Chair at its Annual Council Meeting. Cllr Jo Robb has been appointed as Chair, with Cllr David Turner appointed as the Vice Chair.   The appointment was made at its annual meeting, which was the first time the council has met in person at the council offices at […]

May 21, 2021

Leaders Statement – Report to the council

Cllr Sue Cooper, Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council, delivered her latest Report to Council at the meeting on 20 May 2021: It is good to see everyone here this evening for a change although I must confess to having my doubts about the wisdom of having meetings of this size in this form. We […]

May 20, 2021

Changes confirmed for parking in South Oxfordshire from 1 June

Motorists in South Oxfordshire are advised that there will be a number of changes to parking arrangements across the district from next month. Following a public consultation, South Oxfordshire District Council has amended the district’s parking policy, including changes to charging periods to ensure towns are treated equally, and measures designed to encourage the use […]

May 18, 2021

Councils welcome call on climate action

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have welcomed a call from Oxford Friends of the Earth for all Oxfordshire councils to do everything they can to tackle the climate emergency, while highlighting the positive work that is already taking place. Oxford Friends of the Earth published a report entitled ‘In case of emergency…’ […]

May 17, 2021

Councils launch a Litter Bug Detectives Activity Trail for summer half term holiday

From Saturday 29 May to Saturday 5 June South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are running a FREE Litter Bug Detectives Trail for children in four parks across southern Oxfordshire. The trails will be available in Edmunds Park in Didcot, Southern Road Recreation Ground in Thame, Abbey Garden Meadows in Abingdon and […]

May 14, 2021

Councils offer the chance to win a Micro scooter as part of their air quality superhero competition for primary school children

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have launched a competition for primary school children to design a superhero to tackle air pollution. The councils will be giving a new Micro scooter* as a top prize to one winner in each district. Children can draw their superheroes or create them as models. The […]

May 6, 2021

Elections 2021

Polls are now closed. Find out who has been elected.

May 6, 2021

A statement from South Oxfordshire District Council

The council has received notification that Bioabundance CIC has made an application to the Court of Appeal seeking to overturn the 29 April High Court decision of The Honourable Mrs Justice Lang to refuse permission to proceed with an application for judicial review against the council’s decision to adopt the Local Plan 2035. Permission having […]

April 29, 2021

A statement from South Oxfordshire District Council

The Honourable Mrs Justice Lang has refused the oral plea from Bioabundance CIC for permission to proceed with an application for judicial review against the Council’s decision to adopt the South Oxfordshire Local Plan 2035. Mrs Justice Lang also agreed a costs award up to the maximum capped limit of £10,000, which covers the Council’s […]

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