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October 8, 2021

Cllr David Rouane elected as new Leader at South Oxfordshire District Council

Cllr David Rouane is the new Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council. He was chosen by councillors during a vote at the Council meeting last night.

October 6, 2021

Joint leaders’ statement to mark World Homelessness Day – 10 October

A joint statement by the leaders of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils, Cllrs Sue Cooper and Emily Smith to mark World Homelessness Day on 10 October.

October 5, 2021

Councils confirm further support for Afghan refugees

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are to resettle a further six Afghan refugee families, three families each in their respective districts, as part of ongoing support for those forced to flee the country after it fell back under the control of the Taliban.  The councils have already delivered on their initial […]

October 5, 2021

Agenda items for South Oxfordshire District Council Planning Committee meeting Wednesday 13 October 2021

This is a temporary news item to allow people to access the agenda items for the South Oxfordshire District Council Planning Committee meeting on Wednesday 13 October 2021. The items can be accessed below. Front Sheet agenda (PDF) Item 7. Land NW of Stoke Talmage report (PDF) Item 7. Appendix (PDF) Item 8. Culham Science […]

October 5, 2021

New policy to boost the planting and protection of trees on public land

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have launched a new policy which outlines how they will protect, plant and manage trees on the land they own, and how they’ll support communities to apply to plant trees on council owned land. Protecting and increasing tree cover will ensure that trees across our districts […]

October 4, 2021

Litter picking equipment presented to Ladygrove Park Primary School in Didcot

Ladygrove Park Primary school was presented with 30 children’s hi-vis jackets and other litter picking equipment by South Oxfordshire District Council as part of a competition.

October 1, 2021

Cllr Sue Cooper to stand down as Leader

At the Cabinet meeting of South Oxfordshire District Council last night (30/9), Cllr Sue Cooper announced her intention to stand down as Leader of the council at next week’s full Council meeting.

September 30, 2021

Celebrating 10 years of enterprise success

It has been a decade since the first enterprise zone was created in Oxfordshire, and during that time the zones have helped scores of businesses to grow, created thousands of jobs and invested millions of pounds across southern Oxfordshire. Enterprise zones are a government initiative that allow local enterprise partnerships to keep business rates and, […]

Race competitors cycle through Henley-on-Thames

September 30, 2021

Get ready for The Women’s Tour on 4 October

Find out when and where you can see the race, and about the rolling road closures

September 27, 2021

Amazon wishlist for specific donations to help Afghan guests

People in Oxfordshire are being asked to make donations of very specific items to help Afghan people currently being looked after in the county after their recent arrival in the UK following events in their home country. As is the case throughout the country Oxfordshire is playing host to a number of Afghan people in […]