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Lucy Billen

January 4, 2023

Car park transformed with young people’s art

A graffiti-strewn car park in Wantage has been transformed into a colourful modern mural thanks to a local youth group and Vale of White Horse District Council.

December 5, 2022

Council services over Christmas and New Year 2022/23

A guide to council services over the Christmas and New Year period when the council offices are closed to the public.

November 30, 2022

Final Park and Charge electric vehicle charging hub goes live

Hundreds of charging points set up in council car parks around Oxfordshire The roll-out of hundreds of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in council-owned car parks in Oxfordshire has been completed. This includes 62 charging points in five of our council car parks in Abingdon, Faringdon and Wantage. The final EV charging hub in the […]

November 23, 2022

Council encourages tree planting ahead of National Tree Week

As National Tree Week begins on Saturday, Vale of White Horse District Council is encouraging community groups and residents across the district to plant trees to help tackle the climate emergency.

November 21, 2022

Put your Christmas recycling knowledge to the test and you could win a hamper worth £100

People across South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse have the chance of winning a fantastic hamper worth £100 by putting their Christmas recycling knowledge to the test.

November 1, 2022

Man ordered to pay more than £2,200 for fly tipping

A man was ordered to pay more than £2,200 after being caught on camera fly tipping on land at Watchfield. Following a successful prosecution by Vale of White Horse District Council, Paul Hiles, aged 29, from Quarry Crescent, Highworth, pleaded guilty at Oxford Magistrates Court on 21 October to one charge of unlawfully depositing controlled […]

October 17, 2022

Council presents colourful bench to the winner of its litter bug trails competition

There’s a new ‘seat of learning’ at Wootton St Peters School after the school was presented with a bright multi-coloured recycled plastic bench for their playground by Councillor Sally Povolotsky, Vale of White Horse District Council Cabinet Member for Climate Emergency and Environment.

October 10, 2022

World Homeless Day Monday 10 October 2022

We have a joint statement to mark World Homelessness Day today, Monday 10 October 2022.

October 3, 2022

Three men ordered to pay more than £4,600 after waste was fly tipped in Goosey

Vale of White Horse District Council has successfully prosecuted three men from Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire after rubbish was fly tipped into a brook running through the village of Goosey.

October 3, 2022

Changes to some waste collections in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse

From 10 October there will be changes to some waste collection routes in South Oxfordshire and Vale of the White Horse to make them more efficient and environmentally friendly.