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Read more: Local services and community funding guaranteed after South Oxfordshire budget approved
Quality, cost-effective local services, significant support for community projects and investment in local facilities are guaranteed in South Oxfordshire after members voted to approve the 2024-2025 district council budget.
Read more: Community grants and secure finances in South Oxfordshire’s draft 2024-25 budget
Careful financial management means that community projects across South Oxfordshire will continue to benefit from significant funding during 2024-25.
Read more: New planning rules mean good news for nature recovery
Biodiversity Net Gain – which came into law nationally on 12 February 2024 – is not a new concept for the councils, whose officers have been working on similar approaches to enhancing the wildlife value of new developments since becoming the first authorities in the UK to successfully secure a BNG agreement in 2013.
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Read more: Successful residential waste collection contract extended
One of the country’s most successful residential waste collection contracts has been extended this month. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils announced an agreement today, to extend their joint contract with waste contractor, Biffa, for two more years. The contract will now run until June 2026. The shared contract has helped keep the…
Read more: A statement from Cllr David Rouane, Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council
With another new year nearly upon us, it’s always a good time to reflect on what has been achieved in the past 12 months. As well as reflecting on achievements, it’s also important to recognise the challenges we’ve all faced. Although the pandemic feels behind us now, it’s still having an impact on economics and…