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June 17, 2022

Join the celebrations at the District Community Centre

Everyone is invited to visit and have fun at Great Western Park’s District Community Centre from 10am to midday on Saturday 25 June. 

June 8, 2022

Litter pickers urged to join the councils’ litter mapping project

Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire district councils have launched a joint litter mapping project aimed at identifying where and what type of items are littered, this information will then be used to target those areas.

May 25, 2022

First Electric Vehicle Charging Points Go Live

The first of a series of 62 EV chargers which have been installed in council-run car parks across the Vale of White Horse district are now up and running.

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May 19, 2022

Cabinet changes at Vale of White Horse District Council

At the annual council meeting of Vale of White Horse District Council last night (18 May), the council Leader, Emily Smith, announced a number of changes to the existing council cabinet.

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May 19, 2022

Leader’s statement – 18 May 2022

Cllr Emily Smith, Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council, delivered her Leader’s statement to Council at the meeting on 18 May 2022.

May 3, 2022

Man ordered to pay more than £2,700 after a fly tip in Shrivenham

A man from Shrivenham was ordered to pay more than £2,700 when a large amount of household waste was fly tipped by a roadside.

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April 8, 2022

Vale and South Oxfordshire councils step up to support Ukrainian refugees in their districts

Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire district councils are redeploying staff from across the councils to ensure Ukrainian refugees moving to the districts get the support and help they need.

March 31, 2022

A major milestone for the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme

The Environment Agency has submitted the planning application to build the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme.

March 23, 2022

The Vale rejects the need for gigantic new “environmentally disastrous” reservoir

Plans for an enormous reservoir near Abingdon should be halted due to significant environmental concerns says the Vale of White Horse District Council in its response to Thames Water’s public consultation on futureproofing water supplies in the area.

March 22, 2022

A glittering future for waste collections?

Waste crews in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse will use an electric waste truck for the first time over the next few weeks.