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July 3, 2023
Didcot prepares to party!
Who’s ready to party? Head to Didcot this summer, the place to be for free and fun activities for everyone to enjoy from the 22 July – 30 August. The Didcot Garden Party launches on Saturday 22 July with an all-day event at Cornerstone Arts Centre that will start at 11am and run through until […]
June 28, 2023
CCTV upgrade rolls out across Wallingford
Thirteen new high-definition CCTV cameras have been installed in Wallingford to provide a safer town centre for residents and visitors. The digital cameras directly replace the outdated analogue CCTV system which will provide CCTV operators and emergency services with much better picture clarity to help support public safety. The new cameras are also more energy […]
June 23, 2023
Latest images unveiled for new council HQ
A new building that will kickstart the revitalisation of Didcot Gateway is now one step closer, with updated images of the proposed council headquarters released today and a formal planning application expected soon. The building will be the first step to bring new life into this historically neglected site, providing more confidence for future business […]
June 23, 2023
Flag raised to mark Armed Forces Day
Armed Forces Day on Saturday 24 June is our chance to show our support to everyone in the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. To mark the occasion, Cllr David Bretherton, Armed Forces and Veteran’s Champion at South Oxfordshire District Council, helped to raise the official Armed Forces […]
June 21, 2023
Garden waste fly-tip is a costly mistake
A man has been ordered to pay more than £1,400 after garden waste was found dumped near Great Haseley in South Oxfordshire. Karl Horwood, 60, of Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Friday 16 June when he admitted failing in his duty of care for waste disposal. Mr Horwood had been arrested a […]
June 21, 2023
Ukrainian housing officer Olha now helping others find their feet
Supporting Refugee Week, Olha, who works as part of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils’ Ukraine Support, shares her experience leaving Ukraine, arriving in the UK, finding work and accommodation, and settling in her family to life in the UK. Olha arrived in the UK in May 2022 and came to the […]
June 19, 2023
Wallingford and Henley looking to secure bathing water status
We are planning to apply for bathing water status on the River Thames at Wallingford and Henley, which, if awarded, should result in a safer, less polluted environment for swimmers, river users and wildlife.
June 15, 2023
Have your say on air quality
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have put together a new plan of action for the next four years to improve air quality in the districts and now they are asking residents to have their say on the proposals. The current plans have been in place for eight to nine years and […]
June 12, 2023
Let’s talk rubbish! Tell us what you think of our waste services
Complete our wheelie big waste survey!
June 5, 2023
Didcot Garden Party has something for everyone to enjoy this summer
Didcot Garden Party is back this summer, bigger and better than before with a great selection of free activities for everyone to enjoy. From creative and arts activities, to sport, yoga and live music there is something to suit all ages and interests. The party starts on Saturday 22 July and will run through to […]