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February 7, 2020
South and Vale District Councils push for zero carbon homes in joint response to Government consultation.
In their response to the Government’s Future Homes Standard Consultation, which closes later today, South Oxfordshire District Council and the Vale of White Horse District Council have agreed with the move to produce clearer standards and guidance in line with the recommendations of the Hackitt Review. Restructuring the guidance so that it is clearer about […]
February 5, 2020
Climate Emergency Advisory Committee agrees plan of action
South Oxfordshire District Council’s Climate Emergency Advisory Committee (CEAC) met on 28 January to discuss how the council could introduce new schemes help to tackle climate change. The committee has recommended a one-year programme of priorities be approved by Council to help start achieving their aims of becoming a carbon neutral council by 2025 and […]
February 4, 2020
Design for new council offices at Crowmarsh Gifford with a sustainable future at its core go on display at an interactive exhibition for the public.
South Oxfordshire District Council’s plans to move back to their site in Crowmarsh Gifford have moved a step closer after the fire that destroyed its former headquarters. On Thursday 13 February, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse residents, staff and councillors are all invited to an exhibition and feedback day where they can see […]
February 3, 2020
Oxfordshire care leavers to receive council tax discount
Young people leaving the care system in Oxfordshire will get a helping hand after local councils granted them council tax relief up to the age of 25. They want to see care leavers succeed into independence and be protected from threats that could lead to debt, eviction and ultimately homelessnes. Many Oxfordshire care leavers have […]