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April 26, 2024

Cash boost for improvements across Didcot Garden Town

More than half a million pounds is being invested into Didcot to help deliver important community improvements as part of the ongoing delivery of plans for Didcot Garden Town. The funding, approved by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils, will be used to improve green spaces, encourage greater biodiversity and improve wayfinding […]

April 19, 2024

Cornerstone Arts Centre unveils a summer of self-discovery and cultural revelations

Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot is thrilled to unveil their upcoming summer season exhibitions. From May to August, members of the public can immerse themselves in a tapestry of artistic expressions, delving into themes of self-discovery, social commentary, and community heritage. Launching the new season displays is Eden Silver-Myer, whose exhibition ‘Befriending My Brain’ will […]

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April 16, 2024

Help set the ‘Way Ahead’ for South Oxfordshire

South Oxfordshire District Council is setting a new council plan for the next four years and is encouraging everyone within the district to join in the conversation

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April 12, 2024

Innovative engagement helps hundreds of new voices to shape our districts’ future

Well over a thousand individuals and organisations have shared their thoughts on an emerging plan for the future of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse. Their comments will contribute to the development of a new Joint Local Plan, which will guide planning decisions in the districts until 2041. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White […]

April 10, 2024

Find out who you can vote for in the Police and Crime Commissioner Election

Voters can now find out about the people standing to be the Thames Valley’s next Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). on Thursday 2 May

April 8, 2024

Voters urged to check they’re election ready before it’s too late

The deadline to register to vote in the Police and Crime Commissioner Election is midnight on 16 April.

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April 4, 2024

All you need to know about April’s extra garden waste collections

Residents who are subscribed to the district council brown bin garden waste service in South Oxfordshire or the Vale of White Horse can have extra garden waste collected for free, on their normal collection day only, between 15 and 26 April.

March 28, 2024

Some council car park fees to change from April 1

New fees for car parks in South Oxfordshire are being introduced from April 1.

March 26, 2024

Residents urged to sign up for polling station work in South Oxfordshire

South Oxfordshire District Council is appealing for more people to come forward to work as poll clerks and presiding officers to help run polling stations on Thursday 2 May for the Police and Crime Commissioner Election. 

March 25, 2024

Community placed at heart of decision making with new policy

A new initiative will put community at the centre of decision-making when South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils buy goods and services.