May 3, 2023
#NoMowMay: Councils support biodiversity during No Mow May and beyond
Councils across Oxfordshire will be supporting No Mow May by allowing grass verges to grow long in May and beyond – in order to prioritise and promote biodiversity across the county.
April 4, 2023
Electric car club pilot scheme puts hire vehicles in car parks across Oxfordshire
Issued on behalf of Oxfordshire County Council Launch believed to be UK’s biggest countywide EV car club rollout Read the story on the Oxfordshire County Council website or below: An Oxfordshire wide car sharing pilot scheme is this month making 14 new electric vehicles (EVs) available for people to hire on an hourly or daily […]
March 17, 2023
Councils challenge Oxford City’s plan for high housing numbers
South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse district councils have both responded firmly to Oxford City Council’s consultation that appears to be attempting to exceed the city’s remit and force more development across Oxfordshire’s rural countryside.
March 15, 2023
Tree planting and grants for community climate projects highlighted in latest Climate Action report
Tree planting and grants to help community climate projects have been highlighted in a new report from Vale of White Horse District Council. As part of its commitment towards tackling climate change, the Vale publishes a quarterly report showing the progress of its Climate Action Plan. The Plan sets out the steps it will take […]
March 8, 2023
Councils launch new nature recovery project
The councils have launched a new nature recovery project called Let It Bee which aims to increase biodiversity on council land by allowing wildflowers and plants to grow on specific sites.
February 21, 2023
EV charging has doubled in first six months of the council scheme
Our installation of Electric Vehicle chargers at its car parks has seen charging volumes double in its first six months.
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.